Ten at the Top is pleased to announce the addition of two new staff members, Adelyn
Nottingham and Dewey Evans, both of whom will serve as Program Managers for the organization. Ten at the
Top is a nonprofit organization focused on promoting collaboration and strategic planning across the Upstate
Adelyn joins the TATT team after working for The Haven Homeless Shelter in Spartanburg, South Carolina. She
previously served as in the Americorps Vista program through the United Way of the Piedmont working
specifically with the Know(2) Program in Cherokee County. Due to her experience in enhancing the quality of
life for community members, her efforts will focus on Human Potential, specifically on The Pique, a young
professional development initiative, as well as issues facing Upstate seniors. She is also serving as the lead
program manager for the Connecting Our Future Transportation, Mobility and Connectivity initiative.
Originally from West Virginia, she now makes her home in Spartanburg, South Carolina.
Dewey will coordinate the efforts around Economic and Entrepreneurial Vitality, Sustainable Growth and
Community Vibrancy. These areas will focus on improving the Upstate’s entrepreneurial ecosystem,
encouraging responsible future growth and embracing the cultural heritage of the Upstate. He comes to TATT
with a strong desire to make an impact in the economic and community development arena and is excited to
contribute to the Upstate’s regional development strategy. A graduate of Appalachian State University and
Pickens High School, Evans currently resides in Easley, South Carolina.
“To ensure that Ten at the Top is appropriately structured to continue accomplishing our mission to build the
collective capacity of the region around issues that impact economic vitality and quality of life, we felt it was
important to focus as much of our staff resources as possible around our programs and initiatives,” Dean Hybl,
TATT Executive Director, said. “Thus, we are doubling our staff of program managers and are very fortunate to
have two young professionals with a familiarity for the region as well as a passion for making the Upstate a
better place to live, learn, do business and raise a family.”
About Ten at the Top
Comprised of public, private and civic leaders from across the ten-county Upstate South Carolina Region, Ten
at the Top was created to connect and encourage regional collaboration through data-driven research and
regular convening of leaders and citizens to address key issues facing the region. Ten at the Top works with
regional partners to foster collaboration and strategic planning to enhance the economic vitality and quality of
life for Upstate residents both today and as the region continues to grow. For more information, visit https://tenatthetop.org/.