Debbie Nelson & Associates received the 2005 Small Business of the Year Award on January 26, 2005. The award was presented to Debbie Nelson by Mark Crocker of Dixon Hughes, PLLC at the Greenville Chamber of Commerce‘s Annual Meeting held at the Palmetto Expo.

DNA, established in 1997 by Debbie Nelson, is a full service public relations and marketing agency specializing in developing campaigns for banking and financial institutions, homebuilders and developers, medical group practices, government agencies, and small businesses. The team at DNA includes Debbie Nelson, President, Dana Morgan, Account Executive, and Meghan Spigner, Public Relations Specialist. This group takes a hands-on approach to handling all accounts, taking time to develop personal relationships with each client.

Debbie Nelson is actively involved with the Greenville Chamber of Commerce and has served on a variety of nonprofit boards. She is a graduate of Leadership Greenville Class XXI and served on the Board of Regents for a three-year term. In 2005, she served on the Upstate Diversity Expo planning committee and the Ambassador’s team. She currently serves on the Chamber’s Business Women In Action Committee and is on the board for the local chapter of the American Business Women’s Association. Her current non profit involvement includes assisting A Child’s Haven, Lapsits for Early Literacy, and Dining for Women with their public relations needs.

DNA Creative Communications

DNA is the leading communications expert in South Carolina for nonprofit and government organizations that enhance quality of life in their communities. We build relationships with key audiences through branding, public relations, event management and online strategies. Our partners are organizations within the education, human services and sustainability sectors.

Founded in 1997, DNA has worked with more than 230 organizations and is the proud recipient of numerous awards from the Association of Marketing & Communication Professionals, the South Carolina Public Relations Society of America and the American Advertising Federation. Annually, DNA offers our Live Here Give Here program and Shine the Light on Your Nonprofit educational series, featuring training and workshops for nonprofit organizations. For more information, call 864.235.0959 x2 or visit