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Center for Developmental Services (CDS) Announces New Board Members

Greenville, S.C.  (February 5, 2018): The Center for Developmental Services is pleased to announce the selection of two new members to its 2018 Board of Directors.


Augustus Dicks is a Finance Manager at Fluor Corporation. He is a graduate of South Carolina State University and acted as Chair for the 2017 Golf for Greenville charity event. He is actively involved at CDS on their finance committee and looks forward to continuing to advocate for those with learning delays and disabilities.


Kelly Smith is a CPA and Audit Manager at Dixon Hughes Goodman LLP. She earned both her Bachelors and Masters Degrees in Accounting from the Moore School of Business at the University of South Carolina. Her focus areas are healthcare and non-profit audit services. Her financial skills will benefit CDS and its partners in helping to serve the Upstate community.

CDS is honored to welcome these two outstanding community leaders to our board as they commit their invaluable time and talent to supporting individuals 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 diagnosis, therapy, audiology, school placement, day care, and a family support network. The partnership is comprised of Clarity; Family Connection of SC; KidVentures of Thrive Upstate; and four programs of the Greenville Health System: Developmental-Behavioral Pediatrics, Kidnetics, The Wonder Center, and Prosthetics and Orthotics. CDS and its partners serve over 6,800 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