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Board Members

  • Tom Griscom Chairman
    Consultant and Former Executive 
    Editor & Publisher                                    Chattanooga Times Free Press
  • Tim Kelly Vice Chairman
    Owner                        
    Kelly Auto Group
  • Andrew Kean Secretary
    Partner 
    Alderman Holdings
  • John Giblin Treasurer
    CFO
    BlueCross BlueShield of Tennessee
  • Charlie Arant Past Chair
    Former President
    Tennessee Aquarium
  • Dr. Steve Angle
    Chancellor
    University of Tennessee Chattanooga
  • Valoria Armstrong
    President
    Tennessee American Water
  • Dr. Rebecca Ashford
    President
    Chattanooga State Community College
  • Mayor Andy Berke
    City Mayor
    City of Chattanooga
  • Corky Coker 
    President
    Coker Tire Company 
  • Mayor Jim Coppinger
    County Mayor
    Hamilton County
  • Ken DeFoor
    Owner
    DeFoor Developments
  • Breege Farrell
    Chief Investment Officer
    Unum
  • Steve Jett
    CARTA Board Chairman and Compliance Officer
    RBA Benefits

                                   
  • Mitch Patel 
    President & CEO
    Vision Hospitality Group, Inc.
  • Jimar Sanders 
    Partner                        
    Waller Lansden Dortch & Davis, LLP
  • Marcus Shaw
    CEO                         
    The Company Lab 
  • Sabrena Smedley
    Commissioner - District 7 & Chair
    Hamilton County Board of Commissioners
  • Ken Smith
    City Councilperson - District 3 and Chair
    Chattanooga City Council
  • David Wade
    President & CEO                         
    EPB
  • Barry White
    President & CEO                                                  
    Chattanooga Convention & Visitors Bureau