Leadership Knoxville Board of Directors

BOARD LEADERSHIP

CHAIR 
Wes Stowers (’96)
CEO
Stowers Machinery Corporation

CHAIR ELECT
Pam Fansler (’94)
Advisory Board Chair
First Tennessee Bank

SECRETARY/TREASURER
Mike Parton  
(’10)
Principal
Coulter & Justus, PC

PAST CHAIR
A. David Martin 
(’89)
Retired Executive
Martin & Co Inc.

ALUMNI CHAIR
Mary Bogert 
(’11)
General Manager
Knoxville Convention Center – SMG

COMMUNITY IMPACT CHAIR 
Jim B. Clayton (’03)
Retired EVP
Scripps Networks Interactive

CONNECT KNOX CHAIR  
Laurens Tullock (’88)
President
Cornerstone Foundation of Knoxville

CURRICULUM CHAIR
Liz Stowers (’14)
Community Volunteer

DEVELOPMENT CHAIR
Jerry Bodie (’05)
EVP & COO
White Realty & Service Corporation

ENCORE (SENIORS) CHAIR
Jack Lacey (’97)
Retired Senior Vice-President and Chief Medical Officer
The University of Tennessee Medical Center

FACILITATION CHAIR
Avice Reid (’95)
Senior Director of Community Relations
City of Knoxville

GOVERNANCE CHAIR
Chip Finn (’12)
Partner
Kramer Rayson LLP

INTRODUCTION KNOXVILLE CHAIR
Alex Kleto (IK’14)
Manager of Existing Industries
Knoxville Chamber

LEADERSHIP KNOXVILLE SCHOLARS CHAIR
Jerry Askew (’92)
President
Alliance for Better Nonprofits

SELECTION CHAIR
Rhonda Rice Clayton (’03)
Executive Vice President
Knoxville Chamber

YOUTH LEADERSHIP KNOXVILLE CHAIR
David Rausch (’11)
Police Chief
Knoxville Police Department

At-Large

Greg Gilbert (’14)
CPA
LBMC

Jordana Nelson (’15)
Senior Public Finance Attorney
Bass Berry & Sims PLC

Stephanie Welch (’12)
VP of Operations
Great Schools Partnership

Susan R. Williams (’98)
Owner/Partner
SRW & Associates

Lifetime Honorary Members

Bill E. Arant (’85)
Executive Vice President
SmartBank

Donna M. Cobble (’85)
Community Volunteer

Jim A. Haslam, II (’85)
Chairman of the Board
Pilot Corporation

Dale A. Keasling (’85)
President & CEO
Home Federal Bank

Bill B. Sansom (’85)
Chairman and CEO
The H.T. Hackney Company