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Rebuild Upstate promotes Rose Davis to Community Engagement Director

GREENVILLE, S.C. – Rose Davis is the new Director of Community Engagement for Rebuild Upstate.

In this role, Davis will sit on the Leadership Team of the organization and oversee a wide range of community engagement activities. Her oversight will include fundraising, events, volunteer engagement, marketing, and special projects.

Davis graduated from Clemson University in 2017 with a bachelor’s in communication and minor in nonprofit leadership. She holds certifications in Volunteer Management with Habitat for Humanity and in Leadership with Clemson University. Davis was awarded The James Malcolm Geddes Memorial Award for Excellence in Civic Leadership by Clemson University's Communication Studies Department in 2017. Davis was named as a 2023 40 Under 40 Honoree by the Greenville Business Journal and has raised more than $1,200,000 for organizations that provide real solutions to the affordable housing crisis in her career.

After graduating from Clemson University, Davis became a resource development manager for Habitat for Humanity of Pickens County. She joined Rebuild Upstate in 2021 as a development specialist. In her free time, Davis is a musician and an advocate for agritourism. With her siblings, she supports The Venue at Davis Pond Family Farms, an event venue located on her family’s legacy farm.

“Rose is a proven asset to our team,” said Jake Beaty, CEO of Rebuild Upstate. “As a housing and community development nonprofit, our role is to be a puzzle-solver for the community. We help put together pieces so community members have things they need, like good homes that people can afford. We can’t do that without champions like Rose, who bring together housing advocates, businesses, churches, and other community development organizations to create positive change.”

About Rebuild Upstate:

Rebuild Upstate is a nonprofit organization serving the Upstate of South Carolina. The nonprofit strengthens the communities by providing volunteers and materials to create a safe, healthy, sustainable home environment for disabled, low-income and elderly homeowners. The organization exclusively focuses on repairs and improving existing homes. The nonprofit is also the reigning Chamber Max Heller award recipient. Learn more at


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