Our Team

United Way Staff

Erin Akery

Manager, Financial Empowerment Counselors

Email Erin

615.861.3009

 

Dandrea Alexander

Manager, HIV/AIDS Initiative

Email Dandrea

615.780.2471

 

Tricia Allison

Office Manager Assistant

Email Tricia

615.780.2513

 

Tamiko Anderson

Specialist, Customer Service

Email Tamiko

615.780.2443

 

Sara Atwood

Associate Director, Workplace Engagement

Email Sara

615.780.2433

 

John Ball

Senior Director, Information Technology

Email John

615.780.2440

 

Courtney Barlar

Chief Development Officer

Email Courtney

615.780.2407

 

Sarah Bishop

Manager, Communications 

Email Sarah

615.780.2482

 

Mia Boozer-Sharp, Ed.D.

Associate Director, HIV/AIDS Initiative

Email Mia

615.780.2445

 

Pam Bryant

Area President, Williamson County

Email Pam 

615.780.2507

 

Christiane Buggs

Manager, Literacy Partnerships

Email Christiane

615.780.2410

 

Sherry Byrum

Specialist, Donor Engagement

Email Sherry

615.780.2437

 

Chrishell Calhoun

Manager, HIV/AIDS Initiative - Knoxville

Email Chrishell

865.521.5585

 

Rebecca Carter

Director, Health

Email Rebecca

615.780.2438

 

Im Cashen

Coordinator, VITA/SNAP Employment and Training

Email Im

615.780.2505

 

Lauren Curry

Specialist, Marketing and Communications

Email Lauren

615.780.2518

 

Diana Copelin

Specialist, Accounts Receivable 

Email Diana

615.780.2456

 

Lesley Costello

Specialist, Finance

Email Lesley

615.780.2512

 

Emily DeVito

Specialist, Accounts Payable

Email Emily

615.780.2457

 

Tracey Dill

Director, Economic and Financial Mobility

Email Tracey

615.780.2461

 

Rene Dillard

Manager, Early Literacy

Email Rene

615.780.2421

 

Debby Dillingham

Senior Manager, Web Applications

Email Debby

615.780.2450

 

Niki Easley

Director, HIV/AIDS Initiative

Email Niki

615.780.2427

 

Nikita Edwards

Manager, HIV/AIDS Initiative - Chattanooga

Email Nikita

423.698.7337 ext.108

 

Denese Farmer

Senior Specialist, Human Resources 

Email Denese

615.780.2419

 

Angela Ferguson

Director, Human Resources

Email Angela

615.780.2416

 

Financial Empowerment Center

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615.748.3620

 

Sydney Finchum

Technical Assistance Coordinator, HIV/AIDS

Email Sydney

615.780.2475

 

Sabrina Franklin

Manager, Financial Empowerment Counselors

Email Sabrina

615.861.3010

 

Tierra Fuller

Counselor, Financial Empowerment Center

Email Tierra

615.780.2402

 

Tenisa Gardner

Coordinator, Special Projects - HIV/AIDS Initiative

Email Tenisa

615.780.2474

 

Apri Gassaway

Associate Director, Education

Email Apri

615.780.2408

 

Brandon Haney

Counselor, Financial Empowerment Center

Email Brandon

615.861.3004

 

Pat Hansberry

Executive Assistant

Email Pat 

615.780.2506

 

Brian Hassett

President and Chief Executive Officer

Email Brian

615.780.2432

 

Renee Henderson

Administrative Assistant

Email Renee

615.780.2472

 

Heather Hill

Senior Manager, Workplace Engagement

Email Heather

615.780.2515

 

Atmanand (AJ) Jaikarran

Senior Analyst, Data and Donor Giving

Email AJ

615.780.2465

 

Rickey James

Manager, Building Operations

Email Rickey

615.780.2415

 

Sonya Johnson

Manager, Education Initiatives

Email Sonya

615.780.2526

 

Emily Kearney

Executive Assistant 

Email Emily

615.780.2442

 

Kate Keene

Director, Donor Engagement

Email Kate

615.780.2460

 

Tamara Kreigh

Regional Coordinator, VITA

Email Tamara

615.861.3008

 

Felicia Lacy

Counselor, Financial Empowerment Center

Email Felicia

615.861.3026

 

Joy Lehmann

Senior Manager, Workplace Engagement

Email Joy

615.780.2517

 

Ambere Lewis

Manager, Read to Succeed

Email Ambere

615.780.2478

 

Elandriel Lewis

Manager, Early Learning and Training

Email Elandriel

615.780.2446

 

Matt Lim

Director, Finance

Email Matt

615.780.2444

 

LaKelia Lovan

Manager, 211

Email LaKelia

615.780.2449

 

LaToya A. Lowery

Senior Manager, Economic and Financial Mobility

Email LaToya

615.780.2436

 

Anne Mathis

Associate Director, Workplace Engagement

Email Anne

615.780.2516

 

Jay Mazon

Manager, Student Resource

Email Jay

615.780.2469

 

Megan McGuire

Manager, Community Engagement

Email Megan

615.780.2466

 

Erica Mitchell

Chief Community Impact Officer

Email Erica

615.780.2434

 

Alex Norsworthy

Associate Director, Workplace Engagement

Email Alex

615.780.2413

 

Elizabeth Payne

Director, Workplace Engagement

Email Elizabeth

615.780.2462

 

Summor Pennington

Chief Financial Officer

Email Summor

615.780.2451

 

Nicole Piispanen

Manager, Family Empowerment Program 

Email Nicole

615.780.2447

 

Matt Preston

Senior Manager, Family Empowerment Program

Email Matt 

615.780.2425

 

Brian Pulley

Manager, Workplace Engagement

Email Brian 

615.780.2401

 

Victoria Quigley

Manager, Workplace Engagement

Email Victoria

615.780.2422

 

Bev Roberts

Analyst, Finance

Email Bev

615.780.2509

 

Ariana Ramos

Office Administrator, Financial Empowerment Center

Email Ariana

615.748.3620

 

Brooke Seigle-Rochelle

Manager, Imagination Library of Middle Tennessee

Email Brooke

615.780.2464

 

Elizabeth Spence

Specialist, Data Reporting and Web Application

Email Elizabeth

615.780.2441

 

Angela Stafford

Senior Director, Finance

Email Angela

615.780.2508

 

Cheryl Stewart

Director, Creative Services

Email Cheryl

615.780.2459

 

Asailio "Ace" Timmermeier

Manager, Community Impact

Email Ace

615.780.2511

 

Annika Victorson

Resource Specialist, 211

Email Annika

615.780.2454

 

Jamie Wallace

Senior Manager, Workplace Engagement 

Email Jamie

615.780.2414

 

Leslie Watt

Director, Education

Email Leslie

615.780.2409

 

Rebecca Webb

Manager, Donor and Volunteer Engagement

Email Rebecca

615.780.2504

 

Adam Wilczek

Director, Endowment and Donor Engagement

Email Adam

615.780.2514

 

Amanda Williams

Graphic Designer 

Email Amanda

615.780.2420

 

Samantha Williams 

Manager, Financial Empowerment Network 

Email Samantha

615.861.3024

 

Celeste Wilson

Senior Director, Donor Engagement

Email Celeste

615.780.2403

 

Courtney Wilson

Manager, Workplace Engagement

Email Courtney

615.780.2453

 

Jennifer Wright

Chief Marketing Officer

Email Jennifer

615.780.2452

Senior Leadership

    Engagement, Fundraising, and Marketing

      Community Impact

        Information Technology

          Finance & Human Resources