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CDS Announces New Board Members for 2021

Greenville, SC (November 20, 2020): The Center for Developmental Services announces the appointment of three new members to its Board of Directors:  Thomas Kuckhoff, Tish Lanier and Ryan Tiller.

“We are excited to have these new community leaders join our board,” said Executive Director Dana McConnell. “They each bring a unique skillset and perspective that will help CDS navigate our continued challenges due to the pandemic.”

Thomas Kuckhoff is an engineer for ABB Motors and Mechanical Inc. and is completing his MBA at Clemson. He was introduced to CDS through the Propel GVL program and has volunteered for the organization during their events.

Tronda “Tish” Lanier works at Advantage Building Services as a contractor for AGFA Healthcare.  She is a long-time friend and volunteer of CDS who advocates for the organization’s mission through speaking engagements in the community.

Ryan Tiller is Vice President at Hubbell Lighting. His background in operational management will be a strong addition to the board as well as his experience from other nonprofit advisory roles.

CDS is honored to welcome these three outstanding community leaders to our board as they commit their invaluable time and talent to supporting children with developmental needs and their families.


About CDS

CDS is the largest multi-disciplinary treatment facility in the Upstate for children with disabilities and developmental delays. In one location, children receive services in therapy, diagnosis, psychology, legal help, day care needs for the medically fragile, early intervention, and a family support network. The partnership is comprised of Clarity; Family Connection of SC; Medical-Legal Partnership; KidVentures of Thrive Upstate; and four programs of Prisma Health – Upstate: Developmental-Behavioral Pediatrics, Kidnetics, The Wonder Center, and Prosthetics and Orthotics. CDS and its partners serve over 8,000 children and their families each year on property donated by the First Presbyterian Church at 29 North Academy Street in Greenville. For more information about CDS or its partners, visit