2021 Campaign team

Our Campaign Team is an incredible group of volunteers working in the four counties we serve across 10+ sectors of the local economy. These individuals work to strengthen our existing relationships and cultivate new ones for our organization. They are led by our Campaign Chair.

*Denotes Previous Campaign Chair


Campaign Chair – Lester Lattany*

Rev. Lester D. Lattany has served Northeast, TN for nearly 30 years, currently pastoring Friendship Baptist Church in Johnson City. Lattany first held the role of Campaign Chair in 2010. He was then chosen to lead our United Way for 14 years until his retirement in 2016. He now returns in a volunteer role with the goal of building a bridge to the future for the members of our community.


Brenda Whitson

Visit Johnson City

Becky Buchanan*

City of Johnson City (Retired)

Carter & Johnson County

Andrew McKeehan*

Carter County Bank

Donna Depew

Community Volunteer

Sharon Sheppard

Sycamore Shoals Hospital

Kathy Campbell

Northeast Community Credit Union

Contractors & Construction

Jonathan Minga

Tony Seaton & Associates

Mark Eades*



Collin Brooks

Johnson City Schools

Dr. Keith Johnson


Mark Fox*

Milligan University


Rick Van Hoever


Kim Holley*

Cary Street Partners

Health Services

Dr. Lisa Inge Stewart

Ascendis Pharma

Morgan May

Ballad Health

Lindy White*

Ballad Health

Leadership & Individual Giving

Mark Finucane

Morris-Baker Funeral Home

Mary Finucane

First Horizon Bank

Gary Mabrey*


Manufacturing & Industrial

Bob Parker

Johnson City Bedding

Jason Andes

Johnson City Bedding

Jonathon Adkins

Johnson City Bedding

Mark Eades*


Nonprofit & Government

John Goetz

Bridge Public Affairs

Tim Swecker*

Pepsi (Retired)


Kristen Bare

Blackburn, Childers & Steagall

Lohan Kotze

Rodefer Moss

Melissa Steagall-Jones* Blackburn, Childers & Steagall

Services (Utilites & Call Centers

Eric Horvath*


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