Grayson Kelly

Grayson Kelly is vice president for institutional advancement and business relations at Tri-County Technical College in Pendleton. He also serves as executive director of the Tri-County Technical College Foundation.

Grayson oversees the college’s strategic marketing and communicationsas well as developing relationships with donors and alumni as well as community, corporate and business partners. He is also in charge of operations of the foundation which has subsidiaries including a real estate holding company and research foundation.

Grayson, a 2017 graduate of Leadership South Carolina, earned a bachelor’s in political science from Lander University and an MBA from Anderson University. He previously served as director of development for the Blue Ridge Council of the Boy Scouts of America, serving 10,000 young people in eight counties in upstate South Carolina. He also worked on the staff of U.S. Rep.  Gresham Barrett.

Grayson serves on the board of the Anderson Area Chamber of Commerce and the Anderson County Transportation Committee. He is active in Rotary and has previously served on the board of the Anderson-Oconee-Pickens Mental Health Center.


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