Knoxville’s Community Development Corporation board elects officers

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Kimberly Henry

Knoxville’s Community Development Corporation (KCDC) has elected 2023-24 officers for its Board of Commissioners.

Scott Broyles

Kimberly Henry, director of operations for Jim LaPinska’s team at Northwestern Mutual, will serve as chair. Scott Broyles, president and CEO at National Safe Skies Alliance, will take the role as vice chair. Felix Harris, vice president of housing and community development for the Knoxville Area Urban League, will serve as treasurer.

KCDC Executive Director and CEO Ben Bentley serves as secretary.

Felix Harris

The other KCDC board members are Kathy Hill, KCDC resident commissioner; Robyn McAdoo, a senior project manager at Partners Development; Bob Whetsel, retired City of Knoxville director of redevelopment; and John Winemiller, managing partner of intellectual property law firm Merchant & Gould’s Knoxville office.

Ben Bentley

Seven members of KCDC’s Board of Commissioners are appointed by the Knoxville mayor to oversee programs provided by the agency, including affordable housing administration and redevelopment. Board officers are elected for one-year terms.