Staff Directory


Emerald Avenue UMC JustLead (North City)

(865) 637-3236
Cory Carmichael, JustLead Youth Director,

Mount Zion Baptist JustLead (East City)

(865) 522-2715

Laurel Church of Christ JustLead (West City)

(865) 524-1122
Matt Deen, JustLead Children's Director,
Janddirah DaSilva, JustLead Children's Assistant,

Second UMC (West City)

(865) 524-1689
Rachel Hopper, JustLead Children's Director,

Virginia Avenue JustLead (West City)

(865) 566-0308
Jovette Johnson, JustLead Children's Director,
Quana Fields,  JustLead Youth Director,

Western Heights Baptist Center (West City)

(865) 525-9068


Tyler Hardin, Gym Coordinator, (865) 637-3227 ext. 109,
Derrick Long, Soccer Manager / General Manager - Knoxville Force, (865) 724-5971,
Dwayne Sanders, Director, (865) 637-3227 ext. 111,


Staff below can be reached at (865) 637-3227 and then enter the extension.

Anne Marie Atkins, Grants & Development Administrator, ext. 108,
John Crooks, Marketing & Communications Director, ext. 119, (Media Contact)
Rachel Davis, Staffing Manager, ext. 112,
Steve Diggs, President & CEO, ext. 100,
Kevin DuBose, Church & Community Development Director, ext. 121,
Mary Kay Emge, Assistant to the President & CEO, ext. 100,
Pat Fearnow, Accounting Clerk, ext. 116,
Margaret Fuson, Assistant Controller, ext. 113,
Kyle Hale, Facilities & Maintenance, ext. 107,
Shawn Hedrick, Vice President - Human Resources and Administration, ext. 105,
Hannah Hopper, Chief of Staff, ext. 114,
Cedric Jackson, Stewardship Director, 865-705-1102 (Mobile),
Marlena Jones, Accountant, ext. 116, 
Ron McPherson, Chief Financial Officer, ext. 124,
Madison Moreland, Data Analyst & Soccer Coordinator, ext. 126,
Shara Shoup, Chief Operating Officer, ext. 103,
Kent Stanger, JustLead Director, ext. 120,
Lindsay McNeely, JustLead Associate Director, ext. 106,
David Wells, Vice President - Development, ext. 104,
Susie Worley, Programs Support, ext. 118,
Sam Wright, Maintenance Technician,