We're Here to Start Something


Leading us in the right direction

From our Staff to our Board of Directors, Big Brothers Big Sisters has a compassionate and dedicated group of individuals on our side that are willing to do whatever it takes to help change children's lives for the better.

Our Staff


Jessica Whatley

Executive Director

(423)-698-8016

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Beth Coleman

Office Manager

(423)-664-8639

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Edward Ellis, III

Community-Based Case Manager

(423)-664-8645

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Tina Franklin

Director of Community-Based Programs

(423)-664-8642

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Dirisha Caslin

Community-Based Case Manager

(423)-664-8643

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Jan Johnston

Case Manager

(423)-664-8646

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Amber Hoyle

Director of Site-Based Programs

(423)-698-8018

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Blake Young

Site-Based Case Manager

(423)-664-8646

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Amanda Van Holland

Site-Based Case Manager

(423)-664-8649

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Morgan Wright

 Case Manager

(423)-698-8016

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Ansley Kellermann

Marketing and Special Events Director

(423)-698-8017

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Angela Kirk

Director of Grants and Partnerships

(312)-206-3602

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Bethany Hill

Customer Relations and Activities Coordinator

(423)-498-3185

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