The college's executives-in-residence are accomplished business people who volunteer time and expertise with faculty and students.
John Riddell, 2004-present
John Riddell is a graduate of the University of the South. He served as president of Turnbull Baking Company. He is director of the Center for Entrepreneurial Growth and writes a weekly column on entrepreneurship for the Chattanooga Times Free Press.
John is an adjunct professor at UTC and teaches international marketing and international management.
Judy Finley Stone, 2004-present
Judy is an alum of the UTC accounting program. She was employed with Joseph Decosimo & Co. for 10 years as a tax manager specializing in taxation of estates and trusts. She has been recognized for her contributions to the accounting profession and her outstanding volunteer efforts.
Judy serves on the Accounting Advisory Board and has taught business etiquette classes to current business students.
Jenny Whitener, 2010-present
Jenny is the Chief Executive of Bridge Consulting International in the US and former Global Director of Learning at Ernst & Young Consulting. With over 22 years of experience, Jenny specializes in leadership development, acceleration workshops, executive coaching & team development, and performance and rewards systems. An innovator in her field, she is known for research based needs analysis, use of acceleration and collaboration tools, active learning techniques in solution designs, experience with psychometric tools, and the linkage of knowledge management, learning and performance & rewards processes to achieve a total performance improvement solution. She also has experience in human resource management in the areas of competency modeling, recruiting and credentialing, performance coaching and management, culture change, organizational effectiveness, communications, and team dynamics. Her business experience includes marketing and sales, strategic planning, outsourcing, operational improvement, and de-Nuevo opportunities.
Jenny serves on the the Dean's Advisory Board.