Keener, Cady Nell

Executive Director, GGC Foundation

Keener, Cady Nell

Cady Nell joined the Greenwood Genetic Center (GGC) Foundation in 2022 as the Executive Director. She oversees the day-to-day operations of the foundation, the fundraising arm of the Greenwood Genetic Center. Cady Nell works collaboratively across the GGC campus and externally with philanthropists who are eager to support the mission of the GGC. She comes to the GGC after 9.5 years in higher education development, most recently serving as the Associate Vice President for Development & Special Gifts at Charleston Southern University. Cady Nell became a Certified Fund Raising Executive (CFRE) in 2020.

Contact Information

Office (864)388-1813
Email [email protected]


  • B.S., Business Administration, University of South Carolina, 2009
  • M.B.A., Charleston Southern University, 2015

Meet the Shenal Family

Our daughter, Ryleigh, was diagnosed with a rare chromosomal deletion shortly after she was born in 2010. Since we received her diagnosis, the Greenwood Genetic Center has become part of our family. They made certain that we did not feel alone, and they continue to provide ongoing, compassionate care for our child. The impact they have had on our family and others across the globe everyday is immeasurable. We can't imagine walking this journey without...

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