Leadership Knoxville Board of Directors

BOARD LEADERSHIP

CHAIR 
Tom Catani (’07)
Vice President – Sales
U.S. Cellular

CHAIR-ELECT
Avice Evans Reid (’95)
Senior Director – Community Relations
City of Knoxville

SECRETARY/TREASURER
Greg Gilbert 
(’14)
Shareholder & Practice Leader – Knoxville
LBMC 

PAST CHAIR
Pam Fansler (’94)
Chair – East Tennessee Region
First Tennessee Bank

ALUMNI CHAIR
Tolly Harris 
(’19)
Vice President – Customer Care
Jewelry Television

COMMUNITY IMPACT CHAIR 
Dr. Bill Fox (’92)
Director – Boyd Center for Business & Economic Research
University of Tennessee

CONNECT KNOX CHAIR  
John Tolsma (’13)
CEO
Knowledge Launch, LLC

CURRICULUM CHAIR
Robert Baird (’16)
Senior Vice President
FirstBank

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

FACILITATION CHAIR
Connie Hutchins (’88)
President / Designer
Temptations, Inc.

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

INTRODUCTION KNOXVILLE CHAIR
Gayle Bustin (IK’13)
Community Volunteer

LEADERSHIP KNOXVILLE SCHOLARS CHAIR
Tiffany Gardner (’11)
Senior Vice President
First Horizon Bank

SELECTION CHAIR
Alan Carmichael (’00)
COO / President
Moxley Carmichael

YOUTH LEADERSHIP KNOXVILLE CHAIR
Dr. Anthony Wise (’13)
President
Pellissippi State Community College

At-Large

Pastor Daryl Arnold (’16)
Senior Pastor
Overcoming Believers Church

Patrick Birmingham (’11)
Vice President – Philanthropy
Covenant Health

Leslye Hartsell (’09)
Manager – Communications and Environmental Stewardship
Knoxville Utilities Board

Shannon Harper (’15)
President & Dealer Principal
Harper Auto Square

Lifetime Honorary Members

Bill E. Arant (’85)
Retired Bank Executive

Donna M. Cobble (’85)
Community Volunteer

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

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

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