Leadership Knoxville Board of Directors

BOARD LEADERSHIP

CHAIR
Mike Parton (LK ’10)
Managing Principal
Coulter & Justus

CHAIR-ELECT
Amy Cathey (LK ’05)
Executive Director, Graduate and Executive Education
Haslam College of Business, University of Tennessee

SECRETARY
Pam White 
(LK ’16)
CFO
Cellular Sales

TREASURER
Andy Lowe 
(LK ’19/IK ’15)
Knoxville Market Leader
LBMC 

PAST CHAIR
Avice Evans Reid (LK ’95)
Retired
City of Knoxville

ALUMNI CHAIR
Clarence Vaughn 
(LK ’20/IK ’17)
Director, Diversity & Community Relations
Haslam College of Business, University of Tennessee

COMMUNITY IMPACT CHAIR 
Dr. Bill Lyons (LK ’03)
Professor Emeritus, Department of Political Science
University of Tennessee

CONNECT KNOX CHAIR  
Justin Bailey (LK ’20)
CEO
Realty Executives Associates

CURRICULUM CHAIR
Ellie Kittrell (LK ’15/IK ’15)
Executive Director
The Muse Knoxville

DEVELOPMENT CHAIR 
Anna Ford (LK ’14)
Clover Mountain, Inc.

FACILITATION CHAIR
Kathy Hamilton (LK ’93)
Retired
Facilitator/Consultant

GOVERNANCE CHAIR
Sam Lee (LK ’18)
Chief Deputy District Attorney
6th District

INTRODUCTION KNOXVILLE CHAIR
Andrew Hart (IK’16)
Associate Director for Employer Development
University of Tennessee

LEADERSHIP KNOXVILLE SCHOLARS CHAIR
Victoria Niederhauser (LK ’14)
Dean
College of Nursing, University of Tennessee

SELECTION CHAIR
Susan Dakak (LK ’16/IK’13)
President
Smart Views, LLC

YOUTH LEADERSHIP KNOXVILLE CHAIR
Brandon Bruce (LK ’17/IK ’16)
CEO/Co-founder
Uncat

SENIORS LEADERSHIP KNOXVILLE CHAIR
Alyson Gallaher (LK ’20)
Executive Director
Volunteer East Tennessee

At-Large

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

Renee Kelly (LK ’16)
Chief of Staff
Knox County Schools

Jan Brown (LK ’14/IK ’09)
Director, Ethics & Compliance
TVA

Jorge Sanabria (LK ’17)
President
ExpoQuip

 

Lifetime Honorary Members

Bill E. Arant (LK ’85) *1936-2021*
Retired Bank Executive

Donna M. Cobble (LK ’85)
Community Volunteer

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

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

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