Community Foundation welcomes five new board members in 2023
The Community Foundation of Greenville welcomes five new board members in 2023. We are thrilled to have their expertise and knowledge and are thankful for their dedication to helping us bridge philanthropy and purpose!
Dr. Cedric Adderley serves as president of the South Carolina Governor’s School for the Arts and Humanities. Having held positions from elementary through the collegiate level, he has an impressive record of innovative leadership and scholarship in the arts and education. Prior to his current position, he served as the Academic Dean at Capital University in Columbus, Ohio. An accomplished composer and music educator, Cedric maintains an active schedule of artistic engagements throughout the United States and abroad. A native of Columbia, South Carolina, Dr. Adderley earned a Bachelor’s degree in music education from East Carolina University and both the Master of Music and Doctor of Musical Arts in composition from the University of South Carolina.
Reno Deaton has served as Executive Director of the Greer Development Corporation since 2007. The Greer Development Corporation is charged with recruiting new business and industry to the Greer Community, business retention, community marketing, and facilitating new product development. Since its creation in 2002, the Greer Development Corporation has partnered with County and State economic development agencies to facilitate more than $1 billion in new capital investment and 10,000 new jobs in the Greer community. Reno is a graduate of the University of Kentucky, a South Carolina Certified Economic Developer, and lives in Greer.
Danny Grover is an internist with Internal Medicine Associates of Greenville (IMA)/Prisma Health, where he currently serves as the immediate past president and managing partner. Danny has practiced there and served in various leadership roles for 26 years. He has dedicated time to providing volunteer medical services at each stage of his training and career, most recently with the Greenville Free Medical Clinic. A native of Piedmont, Danny received his MD degree from the Medical University of South Carolina and completed his medical training as a resident at Bowman Gray School of Medicine/Wake Forest University, where he served as assistant chief of medicine, before returning to Greenville and joining IMA in 1997. He and his wife, Amy, have three children, all currently students in college or graduate school.
Kelly Odom is the third generation owner of his family’s 75-year-old business, the Pickwick Pharmacy. Kelly’s volunteerism focuses on his interests in history and the visual arts. Along with acting as president of the Metropolitan Arts Council, Odom has served on the boards of the Greenville County Museum of Art, Friends of the Greenville Zoo, the Greenville County Historic Preservation Commission, the Palmetto Trust for Historic Preservation, the Augusta Road Business Association, and the Greenville County Historical Society. Kelly is proud to have chaired the Save the Wilkins House campaign and authored two books on Greenville history, Greenville’s Augusta Road and Greenville Textiles. He and his wife Katherine have two sons, Wade and Taylor.
Ginger Phillips is a partner with Dobson, Jones, Ball, Phillips & Bridges, P.A., and practices in the areas of estate planning and probate. She has been a South Carolina Certified Specialist in Probate and Estate Administration since 2005 and is listed in The Best Lawyers of America in the trusts and estates category. She received her Juris Doctor and Bachelor of Arts degrees from the University of Georgia. Ginger has been actively involved in community organizations, including serving as past chair of the JL Mann School Improvement Council and as a member of the Board of Directors of the March of Dimes of Greenville. She is a member of Buncombe Street United Methodist Church, the Greenville Estate Planning Study Group, Greenville Estate Planning Council, South Carolina Bar Association, Greenville County Bar Association, and the Georgia Bar Association.
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