Planning, Development and Preservation

Faculty Bio

Nexsen, Julian (Jay)

Retired as President and CEO, Greenwood Communities & Resorts

Phone: 864-941-4017
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Julian J. Nexsen, Jr. is a retired President and CEO of Greenwood Communities and Resorts, Inc. f/k/a Greenwood Development Corporation. A graduate of Washington & Lee University and the University of South Carolina School of Law, Nexsen began his career as an associate with the Columbia law firm of Nexsen Pruet Jacobs & Pollard. He currently serves on the boards of the Presbyterian Homes of South Carolina, Palmetto Trust for Historic Preservation, Greenwood Genetic Center and the South Carolina State Museum Foundation. He also serves on the Board of the Genetics Endowment of South Carolina and The CountyBank. Nexsen and his wife, Christy, live in Greenwood and have three children: Kincaid, Julian and Sally.