Fuller Named East Tennessee Vice President For American Heart Association

Monday, August 11, 2014

The American Heart Association has appointed Emily Daily Fuller to the role of Vice President for their East Tennessee Team covering Chattanooga, Knoxville and the Tri-Cities area. 

An American Heart Association colleague since 2008, Ms. Fuller most recently served as Senior Regional Director, managing Go Red for Women and Heart Ball campaigns in both Knoxville and Chattanooga areas. 

"Emily is extremely capable. She is an excellent representative of the AHA and Craig and I so admire her tenacious attitude and unwavering work ethic. Emily is the right person to lead the AHA effort in east Tennessee to build healthier lives, free of cardiovascular diseases and stroke. We congratulate her and wish her continued success" said Terri Holley, past Heart Ball Co-Chair. 

Ms. Fuller will oversee all business operations, mission related activity and fundraising campaigns for East Tennessee. She is a graduate of the University of Tennessee at Chattanooga and will continue to reside in Chattanooga, TN with her husband and daughter.



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