Dianna Gracely is currently the City Administrator of the City of Simpsonville, South Carolina where she has held that position since March, 2018. Prior to that, Ms. Gracely was the City Administrator for the City of Travelers Rest, South Carolina for 13 years. During her tenure, Travelers Rest achieved unparalleled growth and redevelopment, and being named one of the Coolest Small Towns in America. Ms. Gracely has been in public administration and economic development her entire career, which began in 1990 as a Legislative Program Manager with the Greater Greenville Chamber of Commerce. She has also worked with the Appalachian Council of Governments and the City of Landrum, South Carolina. She is a graduate of Winthrop University and Clemson University, where she earned a Bachelor of Arts Degree in Political Science and a Masters of Public Administration, respectively. Ms. Gracely has two grown children and two rescue dogs.