Greenwood, SC (April 23, 2018) – The Greenwood Genetic Center (GGC) welcomes Greenwood attorney and community leader, Dawn Puderbaugh Hodges, as Administrator of the Center. Hodges will oversee the day-to-day financial operations, human resources and facilities, as well as compliance matters of the Center. She assumes the role from Boo Ramage who has moved into the position of Special Assistant to the Director.
Hodges earned a law degree and Master of Social Work from the University of Kansas. She came to GGC from the SC Department of Social Services and previously was an Assistant Solicitor for the Eighth Judicial Circuit. Hodges has also served as Executive Director at Bowers-Rodgers Children’s Home. She is past president of the Greenwood Kiwanis Club, past governor of the Carolinas District of Kiwanis, and has served on numerous boards, including the local United Way Board of Trustees.
“We are excited to welcome Dawn to the Greenwood Genetic Center,” shared GGC Director, Dr. Steve Skinner. “Her legal background, as well as her passion for serving children and families in our community, will be invaluable to help guide GGC’s future development.”
Ramage agrees, “Dawn is a perfect fit for GGC. Her values align so well with our mission to serve and support families.”
“The Greenwood Genetic Center is an incredible asset to the Greenwood community, and I have always had great respect for their work on behalf of families and children,” shared Hodges. “I'm honored to become a part of the GGC team.”
About Greenwood Genetic Center and GGC Foundation
The Greenwood Genetic Center (GGC), founded in 1974, is a nonprofit organization advancing the field of medical genetics and caring for families impacted by genetic disease and birth defects. At its home campus in Greenwood, South Carolina, a talented team of physicians and scientists provides clinical genetic services, diagnostic laboratory testing, educational programs and resources, and research in the field of medical genetics. GGC’s faculty and staff are committed to the goal of developing preventive and curative therapies for the individuals and families they serve. GGC extends its reach as a resource to all residents of South Carolina with satellite offices in Charleston, Columbia, Florence and Greenville. The GGC Foundation provides philanthropic financial support for the mission of the Center. For more information about GGC or the GGC Foundation please visit www.ggc.org.