Debbie Nelson

About Debbie Nelson

Debbie Nelson is the founder of DNA Creative Communications, a marketing and public relations firm in Greenville, SC. She holds a AB degree from Smith College, a MHSA from the University of Michigan and an MBA from The Citadel. Connect with Debbie on

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DNA Employee Serves as SCPRSA Luncheon Chair

Whitney Howell, Account Executive at DNA Creative Communications (DNA), was recently selected as the South Carolina Public Relations Society of America (SCPRSA) Upstate Luncheon Chair. As Luncheon Chair, Howell handles all logistics for the Upstate chapter’s monthly luncheons, including writing and distributing press releases, collecting RSVPs, organizing refreshments for guests and tracking payments.

 Public Relations […]

By |March 19th, 2009|Blog, Press Releases|Comments Off on DNA Employee Serves as SCPRSA Luncheon Chair

Debbie Nelson Presents at City of Greenville Business Seminar

 Debbie Nelson, founder of DNA Creative Communications (DNA), recently presented  at a free, educational seminar hosted by the City of Greenville for owners, managers and employees of local businesses. In her presentation entitled “Energize Your Business: The DNA of Marketing,” Nelson shared tips for developing and implementing a successful, cost-effective marketing strategy.

The event was […]

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DNA Creative Communications Launches New Web site

DNA Creative Communications (DNA), formerly Debbie Nelson & Associates, announces the launch of its new web site, www.dnacc.com. The site focuses on the agency’s new identity in an interactive format. Visitors to the site can access DNA’s experience and industry knowledge through its e-newsletter, blog, whitepapers and other resources. The web site showcases the […]

By |March 1st, 2009|Blog, Press Releases|Comments Off on DNA Creative Communications Launches New Web site

DNA Helps Greenville Chamber Leadership with Community Project

Debbie Nelson & Associates (DNA) assisted the Greenville Chamber Leadership Class 35 in promoting their community project, in which they purchased a new whelping facility for Dogs for Autism (DFA), a donation-based organization that breeds, trains and places dogs with children diagnosed with autism at no cost to their families. The dogs are trained […]

By |February 24th, 2009|Blog, Press Releases|Comments Off on DNA Helps Greenville Chamber Leadership with Community Project

Debbie Nelson Presents Greenville Chamber Award

Debbie Nelson, founder of Debbie Nelson & Associates, presented the Greenville Chamber’s Small Business of the Month Award to Recruiting Solutions on February 19, 2009 at the Chamber Board of Directors monthly meeting. Recruiting Solutions President Debbie Varner accepted the award. As an active member for many years, Debbie has served on several Chamber […]

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Debbie Nelson & Associates Designs the New CDS Development Brochure

Debbie Nelson & Associates (DNA) proudly supports the Center for Developmental Services (CDS) by recently creating the new development brochure as an in-kind donation. DNA concepted and designed an updated look for the brochure, which contains important information about CDS, as well as raises awareness of CDS’s services and is a tool for fundraising.

CDS […]

By |February 16th, 2009|Blog, Press Releases|Comments Off on Debbie Nelson & Associates Designs the New CDS Development Brochure

Debbie Nelson & Associates Welcomes Genna Barry as Intern

Debbie Nelson & Associates, LLC (DNA) has added Genna Barry, a Greer resident, as an intern. Barry, a recent graduate of Furman University, received her B.A. in Sociology and Religion in May 2008 and is a member of the Phi Eta Sigma and AKD (Sociology) honor societies.

Barry’s responsibilities at DNA include writing press releases, […]

By |January 15th, 2009|Blog, Press Releases|Comments Off on Debbie Nelson & Associates Welcomes Genna Barry as Intern

DNA Employee Accepted to Furman Connections Program

Dana Morgan, Account Manager at DNA Creative Communications (DNA), was accepted as a participant in Furman University’s Connections Women Leadership Program for women leaders in the Upstate. Morgan will join a select, diverse group of approximately 30 other women in the Upstate for six events, including an orientation and kickoff presentation, a luncheon/lecture/discussion series on issues confronting women […]

By |January 12th, 2009|Blog, Press Releases|Comments Off on DNA Employee Accepted to Furman Connections Program

Debbie Nelson & Associates Conducts Workshop for SCRWA

 Debbie Nelson and Emily Kosa of Debbie Nelson & Associates, LLC (DNA) recently presented at the South Carolina Rural Water Association’s (SCRWA) Annual Board of Directors Conference. Working with several Upstate public utilities, DNA has developed a regional niche in the water and wastewater industry. Their growing experience reflects a detailed understanding of the […]

By |November 29th, 2008|Blog, Press Releases|Comments Off on Debbie Nelson & Associates Conducts Workshop for SCRWA

Debbie Nelson & Associates Sponsors Mentoring Group’s YES Program

Debbie Nelson & Associates, LLC (DNA) is proud to announce its sponsorship of The Mentoring Group’s upcoming Youth Economic Summit (YES). DNA is supporting YES by providing brand, logo and design services for the new event.

On October 24-26, the inaugural YES event will target youth, ages 14 to 18 years old and from diverse […]

By |September 8th, 2008|Blog, Press Releases|Comments Off on Debbie Nelson & Associates Sponsors Mentoring Group’s YES Program

Debbie Nelson Presents to FastTrac GrowthVenture

Debbie Nelson, of Debbie Nelson & Associates, LLC (DNA) gave a presentation to FastTrac GrowthVenture participants. FastTrac GrowthVenture is an entrepreneurial program that assists new business developers in evaluating their current business framework, and determining the changes needed to improve performance and grow the business.

 Nelson’s presentation addressed marketing strategies and plans. Topics included: how […]

By |July 28th, 2008|Blog, Press Releases|Comments Off on Debbie Nelson Presents to FastTrac GrowthVenture

Debbie Nelson & Associates Accept Two Matrix Awards

Debbie Nelson & Associates, LLC (DNA) was presented with two awards at the annual Matrix Awards. The first award presented to DNA was for an Annual Report of 4 or More Color. They received this award for their work on the Spartanburg Water 2006 Water Quality Report. The second award was in the category […]

By |June 30th, 2008|Blog, Press Releases|Comments Off on Debbie Nelson & Associates Accept Two Matrix Awards

Debbie Nelson & Associates Welcomes Sigourney Woodfork from AAF

Debbie Nelson & Associates, LLC (DNA) recently added Sigourney Woodfork as its summer intern. Woodfork, a Greer resident, is a rising senior at Riverside High School. She was selected as an intern through the Minority High School Internship Program.

The Greenville branch of the American Advertising Federation (AAF) recently launched its Minority High School Internship […]

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Debbie Nelson & Associates Welcomes Rachael Holman as Interim Intern

Debbie Nelson & Associates, LLC (DNA) has added Rachael Holman, of Greenville, as intern for the summer.

Holman, a junior and Dean’s List student at Northwestern University in Evanston, IL, is pursuing a Bachelor of Arts degree in communication studies with a concentration in Spanish. She is actively involved in many extracurricular activities, including the […]

By |June 16th, 2008|Blog, Press Releases|Comments Off on Debbie Nelson & Associates Welcomes Rachael Holman as Interim Intern

Debbie Nelson Presents to South Carolina SPD Association

Debbie Nelson of Debbie Nelson & Associates, LLC (DNA) gave a presentation to the South Carolina Special Purpose District (SPD) Association. There are more than 500 Special Purpose Districts providing water, sewer, fire, recreation, health, trash collection, natural gas and airport services. The goals of the SPD Association are achieved through training programs, seminars, […]

By |May 29th, 2008|Blog, Press Releases|Comments Off on Debbie Nelson Presents to South Carolina SPD Association

Debbie Nelson & Associates Welcomes Adrienne Young as Intern

Debbie Nelson & Associates, LLC (DNA) has added Adrienne Young of Pawleys Island as an intern. Young, a senior and Dean’s List student, is pursuing a Bachelor of Arts degree in Spanish and International Trade at Clemson University.  Young is actively involved in many extracurricular activities including Alpha Delta Pi Sorority, Mortar Board, and […]

By |May 27th, 2008|Blog, Press Releases|Comments Off on Debbie Nelson & Associates Welcomes Adrienne Young as Intern

Chamber Workshop Gives Local Businesses a Competitive Edge

Debbie Nelson, of Debbie Nelson & Associates, along with Brad Majors, Director of Marketing for Greenville Technical College, will present a marketing seminar at the Greater Greenville Chamber of Commerce on Wednesday, April 20 at noon.  Titled, “Filling the Pipeline,” the seminar will teach Chamber members strategies for building strong relationships with clients. The […]

By |April 29th, 2008|Blog, Press Releases|Comments Off on Chamber Workshop Gives Local Businesses a Competitive Edge

Debbie Nelson & Associates Hires Two New Interns for Spring

Debbie Nelson and Associates (DNA) has hired Kristy Hill of Chapel Hill, N.C., and Katy Wynn of Roswell, G.A., as interns for the Spring semester.

Hill is a marketing major with a minor in advertising at Clemson University. She is a Dean’s List and President’s List student in her junior year. Hill is the Historian […]

By |January 15th, 2008|Blog, Press Releases|Comments Off on Debbie Nelson & Associates Hires Two New Interns for Spring

Debbie Nelson Hosts Seminar at YWCA’s yW Empowerment Center

Debbie Nelson, small business owner, recently presented the November seminar for the YWCA’s monthly yW Emerging Entrepreneur series. The group focuses on educating and equipping women and minorities with the skills for success in business.

Nelson, owner of Debbie Nelson & Associates and the 2005 Small Business of the Year recipient, spoke on business marketing. […]

By |November 19th, 2007|Blog, Press Releases|Comments Off on Debbie Nelson Hosts Seminar at YWCA’s yW Empowerment Center

Nelson Attends Second Wind’s Certified Agency Operations School

Debbie Nelson & Associates (DNA) is pleased to announce that owner Debbie Nelson completed the Certified Agency Operations School hosted by Second Wind College.

The three-day learning seminar, hosted in Chicago, provided educational tools for maximizing an agency’s business. The Second Wind College connects agency of all sizes in the advertising, marketing and public relations […]

By |November 14th, 2007|Blog, Press Releases|Comments Off on Nelson Attends Second Wind’s Certified Agency Operations School

DNA Executive Attends Second Wind College

Debbie Nelson & Associates (DNA) is pleased to announce that Dana Morgan, account manager at DNA completed the Certified Account Executive College hosted by Second Wind.

The three-day learning seminar, hosted in Cost Mesa, CA, provided hands on training for professionals across from the nation. The Second Wind College targets agency of all sizes in […]

By |November 13th, 2007|Blog, Press Releases|Comments Off on DNA Executive Attends Second Wind College

Debbie Nelson & Associates Welcomes New Graphic Designer

Debbie Nelson and Associates (DNA) has added Dean Morgan as an in-house graphic designer. He will be responsible for all client creative design for the firm.

Morgan comes to DNA with several years of experience in the design industry. Before joining DNA, he worked as a Regional Graphic Designer with the Greenville County Library System, […]

By |November 8th, 2007|Blog, Press Releases|Comments Off on Debbie Nelson & Associates Welcomes New Graphic Designer

Debbie Nelson & Associates Welcomes Two New Staff Members

Debbie Nelson and Associates (DNA) has added two new members to its staff. Emily Kosa, of Greenville SC, has been named public relations assistant. In May, she graduated Magna Cum Laude from Clemson University with a Bachelor of Arts in Communications with a minor in Psychology and a Bachelor of Arts in Modern Languages […]

By |June 25th, 2007|Blog, Press Releases|Comments Off on Debbie Nelson & Associates Welcomes Two New Staff Members