Meet the Leaders of JA East Tennessee

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 — Shannon Harper, Vice President & COO Harper Auto Square

Secretary — Anne Rochester, NAI Koelle RM Moore – CFO

Treasurer — Eric Elliott, PYA – Tax Principal

Grant Rosenberg, Denark Construction – Vice President Business Development

Lisa Rottmann – Stowers Machinery

Tamara Boyer – East Tennessee Foundation – Legal Counsel & VP for Advancement

Travis Edmondson, First Bank – CEO

Christa Early, Staffing Solutions – Area Market Development Manager

Callie Archer, Junior Achievement of East TN – President

Board of Directors

Chris Allen, Tennessee Smokies – President & COO

Robert Barger, First Century Bank – President & CEO

Brandon Bruce, Cirrus Insight – Co-Founder

John Curry, Regal Entertainment Group – Senior Vice President

Curtis Dukes, Total Building Solutions, LLC

Zach Farrar, Regions Bank – Trust Officer

Becky Huckaby, Metropolitan Knoxville Airport, Vice President Public Relations

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

Marsha Hollingsworth, Philanthropist

Susan Law, The Trust Company of Knoxville – Vice President

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

Stephen Russell, First Tennessee Bank – Vice President, Trust

Bear Stephenson, Stephenson Auction & Realty – Owner

Michael Strickland, Bandit Lites – CEO & Chairman

Kris Tatum, Citadel Construction, Vice President of Business Development

Terry Turner, All Occasions Party Rentals – Owner

Peter Ullrich, Ullrich Printing – Owner

Casey Williams, Wal-Mart Clinton – Store GM