Orange Grove Welcomes 4 New Board Members

Saturday, October 10, 2020

Orange Grove Center welcomes Sonia Fears, Tyler Forrest, Karen McReynolds and Gregory Reabold to serve on the Board of Directors.

Ms. Fears, with more than 20 years of experience in private and governmental organizations, is the executive assistant in Human Resources for the city of Chattanooga. Ms. Fears has worked for the city of Chattanooga since 2014 and she’s the program leader and coordinator for Mayor Berke’s initiative of creating volunteer opportunities for citizens with disabilities, ensuring that the city is an inclusive employer.

Mr. Forrest is the associate vice chancellor for Administration and Finance at UTC. Mr. Forrest is the University’s senior financial officer and he actively manages the operating and capital budget.

Ms. McReynolds is the director of Multicultural Affairs for the Mayor’s Office where she’s responsible for all programmatic, supervisory/financial/budgetary oversight for daily agency operations. Ms. McReynolds also establishes and maintains partnerships and collaborative relationships within the community.

Mr. Reabold is a financial advisor for Raymond James where he provides wealth management services to clients and trains new advisors in the Chattanooga office. Mr. Reabold is currently pursuing his Master’s in Business Administration at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.

Ms. Fears, Mr. Forrest, Ms. McReynolds and Mr. Reabold join 21 business, community leaders, and parents who make up Orange Grove’s Board of Directors to ensure the prosperity and furtherance of the mission of Orange Grove Center.

“It’s a privilege to serve on the board for Orange Grove Center, and we look forward to see the new ideas from our new board members,” said Sharon Matthews, Board president for Orange Grove Center.


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