Debbie Nelson & Associates, LLC (DNA) is proud to announce that Emily Kosa and Whitney Howell, a Greer resident, have become Certified Agency Account Managers. Both employees recently attended Second Wind’s Certified Account Executive College in Atlanta, GA for a three-day seminar on topics pertaining to account management.

On September 23-25, the training sessions commenced at the Grand Hyatt in Buckhead, GA. Each day covered a different topic including: A Complete Guide to Service Account, Account Planning and Strategic Planning, and Writing Winning Proposals and Giving Winning Pitches. Each seminar was designed to cover a different aspect of account managing followed by a certification exam.

Second Wind:

Second Wind is the world’s leading trainer of advertising agency people. They have trained over 15,000 agency professionals over the past 20 years. They offer multiple certifications that cover account management, agency operations, and agency financial management. If you would like additional information, visit

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