BBB® of the Upstate Welcomes Dorothy Freeman Self to the 2018 Board of Directors

Dorothy Self with DFS Creative Concepts

Better Business Bureau® serving the Upstate welcomes Dorothy Freeman Self, principal and founder of DFS Creative Concepts as the newest member of the BBB Board of Directors.

"I am humbled and honored to have been asked to serve the Better Business Bureau of the Upstate. Creating a community of trustworthy businesses is integral to our Upstate community,” says Dorothy. “An ethical marketplace where businesses and consumers promote and trust each other is imperative as our Upstate community flourishes."

As one of the leaders in advancing marketplace trust, BBB and Board of Directors aim to create a community of trustworthy businesses while providing mission-based leadership and strategic governance.

The Better Business Bureau Board of Directors is made up of Upstate business leaders. These leaders possess experience across various types of business and bring a wealth of knowledge and guidance to the BBB. Board members volunteer their time and are responsible for the strategic direction and for recognizing the BBB vision of an ethical marketplace where buyers and sellers can trust each other.

“BBB of the Upstate is pleased to work with strong business leaders like Dorothy, who volunteer their time to assist in the mission of supporting ethical business practices throughout the Upstate,” said Vee Daniel, Better Business Bureau CEO and President. “We are especially excited to add her Public Relations and Marketing talent and expertise to the board.”

About the Better Business Bureau (BBB):
For more than 100 years, Better Business Bureau has been helping consumers find businesses, brands and charities they can trust. In 2017, consumers turned to BBB 160 million times for Business Reviews on more than 5.2 million companies and Charity Reports on 11,000 charities, all available for free at BBB Serving Upstate, South Carolina was founded in 1983 and serves 10 counties, including Abbeville, Anderson, Cherokee, Greenville, Greenwood, Laurens, Oconee, Pickens, Spartanburg, and Union. Businesses that earn BBB Accreditation contractually agree and adhere to the organization's high standards of ethical business behavior. BBB is the preeminent resource to turn to for objective, unbiased information on businesses and charities. For more information, call (864) 242-5052 or visit

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