Board of Directors

Meet the Leaders of JA East Tennessee

JA could never accomplish all that it does without the help of community leaders and our organizational leadership.

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JA’s influential board of directors is comprised of senior executives and business leaders who represent diverse facets of our local economy. In the quest to position JA as a vital educational force for children, they are willing and able to deliver their own organization’s resources and influence others to do the same.

Executive Board

Chairman of the Board — Lisa Rottmann, Stowers Machinery – Marketing Director

Secretary — Anne Rochester

Treasurer — Eric Elliott, PYA – Tax Principal

Grant Rosenberg, Denark Construction – Vice President Business Development

Shannon Harper, Harper Auto Square – Vice President

Tamara Boyer, US Bank – Private Client Group

Travis Edmondson, Clayton Bank and Trust – CEO

Chip Reed, Junior Achievement of East TN – President

 

Board of Directors

Chris Allen, Tennessee Smokies – President & CEO

Robert Barger, First Century Bank – President & CEO

John Curry, Regal Entertainment Group – Senior Vice President

Curtis Dukes, Pilot Flying J – Manager, Facilities & Maintenance

Zach Farrar, Regions Bank – Trust Officer

Becky Huckaby, Metropolitan Knoxville Airport, Vice President Public Relations

Diane Jones, Pinnacle Financial Partners – Branch Lead, Wealth Advisor

Rich Soenen, Youth Achievement Foundation, Chair

Christa Early, Staffing Solutions – Area Market Development Manager

Larry Foster, Anderson County Schools – Director of Schools, Retired

Tom Gallaher, Gallaher & Assoc. – CEO

David Gensterblum, Aqua-Chem – CEO

Thomas Hayden, Consolidated Nuclear Security – Senior Director, Safeguards & Security

Kelley Headrick, Home Federal Bank – Vice President

Marsha Hollingsworth, Philanthropist

Susan Law, The Trust Company of Knoxville – Vice President

Mark Lefler, Dura-Line – Director of Commercial Operations

Hoppy Merryman, Anderson County Schools – GEAR UP Anderson County Coordinator

Andrew Murr, Barge Waggoner – Vice President

Tim Romero, Enterprise Holdings – Regional Vice President

Frank Rothermel, Denark Construction – President

Bear Stephenson, Stephenson Auction & Realty – Owner

Michael Strickland, Bandit Lites – CEO & Chairman

Terry Turner, All Occasions Party Rentals – Owner

Peter Ullrich, Ullrich Printing – Owner

Casey Williams, Wal-Mart Clinton – Store GM