Our Team

United Way Staff

Erin Akery

Senior Financial Counseling Specialists, Financial Empowerment Center

Email Erin

615.861.3009

 

Dandrea Alexander

Manager, HIV/AIDS Initiative

Email Dandrea

615.780.2471

 

Tamiko Anderson

Customer Service Specialist

Email Tamiko

615.780.2443

 

Sara Atwood

Account Manager, Workplace Engagement

Email Sara

615.780.2433

 

John Ball

Director, Information Technology

Email John

615.780.2440

 

Courtney Barlar

Associate Director, Workplace & Community Engagement

Email Courtney

615.780.2407

 

Ann Barry

Accounts Payable Analyst

Email Ann

615.780.2457

 

Michael Bigley

Associate Director, Workplace Engagement

Email Michael

615.780.2453

 

Sarah Bishop

Manager, Communications 

Email Sarah

615.780.2482

 

Mia Boozer-Sharp, Ed.D.

Senior Manager, HIV/AIDS Initiative

Email Mia

615.780.2445

 

Sherry Byrum

Leadership Giving Specialist

Email Sherry

615.780.2437

 

Chrishell Calhoun

Manager, HIV/AIDS Initiative - Knoxville

Email Chrishell

865.521.5585

 

Rebecca Carter

Director, Community Impact - Health

Email Rebecca

615.780.2438

 

Blake Changnon

Digital Content Specialist

Email Blake

615.780.2470

 

Jim Conner

Data Specialist, Family Empowerment Program

Email Jim

615.780.2439

 

Diana Copelin

Accounts Receivable Specialist

Email Diana

615.780.2456

 

Tracey Dill

Director, Community Impact - Financial Stability

Email Tracey

615.780.2461

 

Debby Dillingham

Senior Manager, eCommerce & 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

Human Resources Specialist

Email Denese

615.780.2419

 

Angela Ferguson

Manager, Human Resources

Email Angela

615.780.2416

 

Financial Empowerment Center

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615.748.3620

 

Sydney Finchum

HIV/AIDS Technical Assistance Coordinator

Email Sydney

615.780.2475

 

Sarah Fleming

Senior Manager, 2-1-1 Helpline

Email Sarah

615.780.2417

 

Sabrina Franklin

Senior Financial Counseling Specialists, Financial Empowerment Center

Email Sabrina

615.861.3010

 

Brandi Ghergia

Sr. Manager, Nashville Alliance for Financial Independence (NAFI)

Email Brandi

615.861.3023

 

Brian Hassett

President & CEO

Email Brian

615.780.2432

 

Renee Henderson

Administrative Assistant

Email Renee

615.780.2472

 

Atmanand (AJ) Jaikarran

Data Analyst

Email AJ

615-780-2465

 

Rickey James

Building Associate

Email Rickey

615.780.2415

 

Emily Kearney

Executive Assistant 

Email Emily

615.780.2442

 

Kate Keene

Associate Director, Leadership & Tocqueville Society Engagement

Email Kate

615.780.2460

 

Tamara Kreigh

Manager, VITA

Email Tamara

615.861.3008

 

Felicia Lacy

Financial Counselor

Email Felicia

615.861.3026

 

Elandriel Lewis

Manager, Early Learning Initiatives

Email Elandriel

615.780.2446

 

Matt Lim

Associate Director, Finance

Email Matt

615.780.2444

 

LaKelia Lovan

2-1-1 Helpline Resource Specialist

Email LaKelia

615.780.2449

 

Megan McGuire

Events & Marketing Coordinator

Email Megan

615.780.2466

 

Erica Mitchell

Chief Community Impact Officer

Email Erica

615.780.2434

 

Alex Norsworthy

Sr. Account Manager, Workplace Engagement

Email Alex

615.780.2413

 

Candice Nunn

Special Projects Coordinator - HIV/AIDS Initiative

Email Candice

615.780.2474

 

Annie Paraison

Education Coach

Email Annie

615.780.2463

 

Kathy Payne

Senior Financial Counseling Specialists, Financial Empowerment Center

Email Kathy

615.861-3004

 

Summor Pennington

Chief Financial Officer

Email Summor

615.780.2451

 

Nicole Piispanen

Family Empowerment Program Coordinator

Email Nicole

615.780.2447

 

Matt Preston

Sr. Manager, Family Empowerment Program

Email Matt 

615.780.2425

 

Victoria Quigley

Account Manager, Workplace Engagement

Email Victoria

615.780.2422

 

Ariana Ramos

Financial Independence Center (FIC) Office Administrator

Email Ariana

615.748.3620

 

Brooke Seigle-Rochelle

Manager, Imagination Library of Middle Tennessee

Email Brooke

615.780.2464

 

Ying Rollins

Data Reporting & Web Application Specialist

Email Ying

615.780.2441

 

Jamie Wallace

Account Manager, Workplace Engagement 

Email Jamie

615.780.2414

 

Leslie Watt

Sr. Manager, Education

Email Leslie

615.780.2409

 

Mary Jo Wiggins

Chief Development Officer

Email Mary Jo

615.780.2455

 

Samantha Williams 

Manager, Financial Empowerment Network 

Email Samantha

615.861.3024

 

Celeste Wilson

Director, Major Gifts & Strategic Engagement

Email Celeste

615.780.2403

 

Jennifer Wright

Chief Marketing Officer

Email Jennifer

615.780.2452

Senior Leadership

    Engagement, Fundraising, and Marketing

      Community Impact

        Information Technology

          Finance & Human Resources