Greenville Area Development Corporation welcomes Kai Dowden to team as summer intern

June 12, 2024

The Greenville Area Development Corporation, the county-chartered organization charged with promoting and enhancing the economic growth of Greenville County, has added Kai Dowden as an intern for the summer of 2024.

Dowden will support GADC’s Research and Marketing Manager, conduct research, and assist other members of the GADC team. In addition, he will update office and industrial property databases, assist prospects with research, and market products for use in business attraction and retention.

Dowden joins the GADC team from the Wilbur O. and Ann Powers College of Business at Clemson University. He is pursuing his undergraduate in Financial Management with an emphasis in real estate and a minor in accounting and anticipates graduating in December. Dowden has interests in brokerage and development as well as a passion for Greenville and the Upstate.

During his summer internship with GADC, Dowden is looking forward to using quantitative and qualitive data to increase his knowledge about the market, assist further development in Greenville, and help his community thrive economically.

“We are excited to welcome Kai Dowden to the GADC team,” said Kevin Landmesser, Interim CEO & President. “His displayed work ethic as well as his passion for Greenville will serve our team well. We are looking forward to his efforts to help GADC better serve the Greenville community.”


About Greenville Area Development Corporation

The Greenville Area Development Corporation is a 501(c)(3) organization founded in 2001 by Greenville County Council. As leaders in economic development for Greenville, GADC provides support and resources to businesses of all sizes and acts as a liaison between the business community and local government and works closely with government officials and agencies to ensure that the needs and concerns of businesses are heard and addressed. For more information about Greenville Area Development Corporation, visit