Current Class

We are pleased to announce the selection of the following community and civic leaders to participate in the Flagship Program of Leadership Knoxville. During the year, class members will participate in monthly sessions and focus on Servant Leadership. We are excited to begin our journey with this year’s class of 44 community leaders.

Please join us in congratulating the Leadership Knoxville Class of 2022. We look forward to working with them throughout the 2021-2022 year and helping them become the Best Class Ever!

Angelique Adams, Ph.D.

Angelique Adams Media Solutions

Jackie Ansley

CEO / Owner
Performance Training, Inc.

Sam Brown

Senior Pastor
Logan Temple AME Zion Church

Doug Campbell

General Counsel
Covenant Health

Carol Carden


Chuck Carringer

Chuck Carringer Executive Coaching

Karen Claussen

Vice Chairman
Gulf & Ohio Railways

Terry Cline

Market President / Market Executive
Bank of America

Ryan Dobbs

Vice President
BarberMcMurry Architects

Meghann B. Erhart

VP, Business Process Improvement and Robotics
Pilot Company

Bryan Ford

Chief Financial Officer
Massey Group

Julieanne Foy

Executive Director
Lakeshore Park Conservancy

Lee Freeman

CEO / Executive Director
Sertoma Center, Inc.

Susan A. Gennoe

Chief Financial Officer
City of Knoxville

Bryan Goldberg

President; General Manager
Knoxville Jewish Alliance; Belfor

Felix Harris

Vice President of Programs & Community Engagement
Knoxville Area Urban League

Jonathan Haskell

Executive Director

Janetta Jamerson, Ph.D.

Clinical Psychologist
Your Life Is Now

David P. Jones

EVP and Chief Financial Officer

Neil Koonce

Healthcare Receivables Group

Dr. Mónica M. Lebrón

Deputy AD for Championship Resources
University of Tennessee Athletics

Denise Ledden

Chief Operating Officer
The Trust Company of Tennessee

John Ley

Senior Vice President
Truist Bank

Clay Linkous

Vice President & Co-Founder (FIG & Freedom); Managing Director of Patient Experience (ChenMed)
FIG Solutions; Freedom Investment Group; ChenMed

Dr. Dasha Lundy

Executive VP / COO
Knoxville College

Tiffany Martin

Vice President and Chief Customer Officer
Knoxville Utilities Board

Michael (Lane) Morris

Associate Dean - Undergraduate Programs, Ergen Professor of Business
University of Tennessee, Haslam College of Business

Tonia Mostella

Director, Human Resources & Customer Care; Real Estate Agent
Jewelry Television; Exit Real Estate Professionals Network

Nadim R. Jubran


Susana Navarro

President & CEO
Navarro Research & Engineering, Inc.

Theresa Nixon

Director of Teaching & Learning Supports
Knox County Schools

Townes L. Osborn

Lamp Foundation

Bradley Peters

VP, Redevelopment / Legal Services
Knoxville's Community Development Corporation

Alofa Porter

Vice President of Operations
Corporate Quarters, Inc.

Josh Smith

Founder & CEO
4th Purpose Foundation

Deborah R. Spencer

Public Relations Coordinator
Overcoming Believers Church

Claudia Stallings

Owner / VP of Residential Sales
Coldwell Banker Wallace

Kris Tatum

President & Founder
Company Distilling

Yassin Terou

Yassin’s Falafel House

Kendall Terry

Assistant Director
Clayton-Bradley Academy

Robert Threlkeld

Team Leader / Listing Agent
Threlkeld Homes/Keller Williams Signature

Marisol Torres

Area Director
Rural Development, USDA

Li Wang

McCarty Holsaple McCarty Inc.

Chris Whaley

Roane State Community College