Rotaract Club Of Chattanooga Announces New Member Class Of 2023

  • Monday, March 13, 2023

The Rotaract Club of Chattanooga on Monday announced it has welcomed 30 new members for 2023. Rotaract is a Rotary-sponsored service club for young professionals, age 22-35, who put service to others above self in an effort to enhance their local community. New members were selected from a competitive nomination process and represent a wide variety of industries.

“As one of Chattanooga's most prominent young professionals’ clubs, we are excited to welcome a record-breaking 30 new members,” said Cassidy Barnett, senior account manager, CBI Workplace Solutions. "This is an impressive group of young professionals. Our goal is to help cultivate strong leaders who will continue to positively impact change in our community. We’re proud of this new class, our existing members, and look forward to many great things to come.”

Rotaract Class of 2023
Andrew Austin, Director of Development, Austin Real Estate
Alayna Best, Program Officer, McKenzie Foundation
Avery Boggess, New Market Tax Credits Program Manager, BrightBridge Capital
Sam Campbell, Operations Director, Chattanooga Bakery, Inc.
Austin Cantrell, Vice President, Bridge Public Affairs
Jack Carroll, III, Sr. Financial Analyst , Shaw Industries, Inc.
Amie Cohorst, Corporate Recruiter, Axle Logistics
Emily Danek, Director of Employee and Business Operations, Ntracts
Frazier DeVaney, Vice President, NAI Charter Real Estate
Emerie Germ, Assistant Account Manager, Marsh McLennan
Lane Gutridge, Alumni Affairs & Special Initiatives Coordinator, UTC-UC Foundation
Kortney Hobbs, Executive Assistant for COO, City of Chattanooga
Tatem Holton, Benefits Specialist, Silberman Group
Maggie Ingvalson, Social Media Specialist, Southern Surgical Arts
Sean Jagels, Warehouse Associate, Chattanooga Area Food Bank
Abigail Jansen, Fiduciary Officer, Pendleton Square Trust Company
Kelsey Keef, Associate Attorney, Spears, Moore, Rebman & Williams, PC
Danielle Kelvas, Physician, Doctor of Medicine, Self Employed
Will Moore, Sales Representative, Reliable Heating and Air Conditioning Co.
Emily Osborne, Executive Assistant, Austin Hatcher Foundation for Pediatric Cancer
Azurae Redmond, Founder & CEO, Young, Black & Widowed Inc.
Dylan Rivera, Director of Policy Planning and Implementation, The City of Chattanooga
Ivory Roberts, Director of Community Engagement, College Access, and Athletics, Chattanooga Girls Leadership Academy
David Serodino, Project Manager, Southern Marine Construction Co.
Katelyn Statom, Legal Assistant, Burd Raulston Attorneys
Logan Threadgill, Associate Attorney, Chambliss, Bahner & Stophel, P.C.
Jarrah Vella-Wright, Sr. Ticket Partnership Manager, Chattanooga Lookouts
Stephanie Wood, Benchmarking Specialist, FreightWaves
Patrick Wright, Attorney, Rainey Kizer, Reviere & Bell
Lauren Ziebold, Business Development Officer/ Relationship Manager, FirstBank

2023 Board of Directors
President: Cassidy Barnett, Senior Account Manager, CBI Workplace Solutions
Vice President and Programs Co-Chair: Davis McDougal, Product Manager, Environmental Solutions Group
Secretary: Margaret Morgan, Senior Fiduciary Analyst, Cox Family Office
Treasurer: Matt Kerr, Senior Wealth Advisor, Keel Point
Communications Co-Chair: Presley Abney, Executive Assistant, Bridge Public Affairs
Communications Co-Chair: Katie Sanchez, Private Client Relationship Manager, Acumen Wealth
Rotary Co-Chair: Matt Wayne, Associate Attorney, Copeland, Stair, Valz & Lovell, LLP
Service Co-Chair: Madyson Smith, Director of Corporate Partnerships, Chattanooga Football Club
Service Co-Chair: Lauren Schuman, Sr. Manager, Operational Excellence, Kenco Group
Social Co-Chair: Michael Allen, Project Manager, Shaw Sports Turf
Social Co-Chair and Rotary Co-Chair: Justin Whitaker, VP Commercial Banker, Regions Bank
Membership Chair: Shawnice Beard, Project Coordinator, BlueCross Blueshield of TN
Immediate Past President and Programs Co-Chair: Austin Corcoran, Chief of Staff, CO.LAB


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