Our Leadership

 2018 Board of Directors

*Indicates member of the Executive Committee

Janice Baker
Human Resource Manager

Ralph Baldwin
Cleveland Daily Banner

Keith Barrett
Area Manager

Milan Blake
County Commissioner,
3rd District
Chairman Finance Committee

Ron Braam
Community Advocate


Bruce Bradford
Senior Loan Officer
River Valley AgCredit

Mike Callaway
Community Advocate

Dr. Linda Cash
Director of Schools
Bradley County Schools

Nancy Casson*
The Red Ribbon

Brenda Choate
Human Resources Manager
Cormetech, Inc.

Delita Cobb
Plant Manager

Dr. Phil Cook*
Vice President of Admissions
Lee University

Dr. Russell Dyer
Director of Schools
Cleveland City Schools

Ron England
Project Manager

Cesar Escarcega
Plant Manager
Eaton Electrical

Dr. Bill Estes
Dean, Helen DeVos College of Education
Lee University

Gary Farlow*
Bradley/Cleveland Chamber of Commerce

Cameron Fisher*
Communications Coordinator
Church of God International Offices

Dr. Rodney Fitzgerald*
Community Advocate

Joe Fivas
City Manager
City of Cleveland

Mike Griffin*
Community President
First TN Bank

Dr. Shane Griffith*
Associate Professor & Director of Graduate Studies in Business
Lee University

Tim Henderson
President & CEO
Cleveland Utilities

Terry Henry*
Senior Vice President of Accounting
Life Care Centers of America, Inc.

Taylor Howard
Senior Vice President, Lending
Athens Federal Community Bank

Chuck Jabaley
Community Advocate

Carolyn Jackson
Community Advocate

Matt Jenne*
Sr. Vice President and Market Leader
Smart Bank

Steve Ledbetter
Southern Heritage Bank

Don Lorton*
Community Advocate

Paulette Madson
Director of Human Resources
CSC Investments

Bill Moats
Ocoee Regional Health Corporation

Erika Moore
Bonlife Coffee

Jeff Morelock
Community Advocate

Chris Newton*
Director of Human Resources & Compliance
Brenda Lawson & Associates

Verrill Norwood, Jr.
Community Advocate

Jim Nowack
Manager, IT Projects
Eaton Corporation

Dr. Rubi Porter*
Community Advocate

Art Rhodes
President & CEO
Church of God Benefits Board

Ron Sellers
Community Advocate

Dr. Bill Seymour*
Cleveland State Community College

Randall Slack
Elder’s Ace Hardware

Alex Starling
General Manager

Barbara Stone
Community Advocate

Thomas Tirabassi
Vice President, Supply Chain Management
Olin Corporation

Dr. Matthew Tolbert*
Department Chair of Social Sciences & Associate Professor of Psychology
Cleveland State Community College

WM (Mickey) Torbett*
Community Advocate

Madison Torrence
Emergency Department Physician           
Tennova Healthcare, Cleveland

Donnie Upshaw
Vice President of Human Resources
Check Into Cash

Dicky Walters
Plant Leader
Whirlpool Corporation – Cleveland Operations

Gabriele Weber
Manager, Employee Relations and Global Mobility

Andy Williams*
Senior Executive of Sales & Account Management
Ed Jacobs & Associates

Nelson Wooldridge
Community Advocate