Meet the Board: Lizz Wetherall, NCIDQ – New Board Member

  My name is Lizz Wetherall and I am the Regional Manager for Steve Ward & Associates in East Tennessee. Every day, I work toward being a better resource for architects, designers, contractors, and facilities planners for their casework and millwork needs. Through my love for serving the community and my background in interior design, I am excited to spend … Read More

Meet the Board: Christian Corts – New Board Member

  Mr. Christian Corts is a native of South Carolina and a graduate of Samford University. His wife, Katie, and their two sons relocated to Knoxville in April of 2018. Corts is currently the Regional President of BB&T now Truist, and serves on the boards for the American Heart Association, Knoxville Symphony Orchestra, Clarence Brown Theatre. He is also a … Read More

Meet the Board: Scott Busby, AIA – President

J. Scott Busby, AIA is a partner with Smee + Busby Architects in Knoxville, Scott is the recipient of numerous local and state awards and received the 2000 American Institute of Architects (AIA) Young Architects Award, given to only five recipients nationwide. Scott received his Bachelors of Architecture with Honors from the University of Tennessee, where he was a member … Read More

Meet the Board: Carey Parker – 2nd Vice-President

  Carey is the Chief Executive Officer for LHP Capital, a firm who develops and manages multi-family housing properties with a primary emphasis on affordable housing. Since 1998, LHP has developed over 13,500 apartment units across 105 properties. She earned a Bachelor of Science in Accounting from the University of Tennessee, Knoxville and her MBA from the University of Tennessee, … Read More

Meet the Board: Nathaniel Shelso – Treasurer

  Nathaniel lived his early childhood years in Iowa and South Dakota and came to Memphis in the 8th grade. After graduating from high school, he moved to Knoxville to attend the University of Tennessee and has since adopted it as his hometown.</p> After graduating from UT with majors in both economics and finance, Nathaniel ventured into the financial services … Read More

Meet the Board: Megan Chafin, AIA – New Board Member

  Megan Chafin, AIA, LEED AP, WELL AP is a Senior Associate at BarberMcMurry Architects where she serves as a project manager, BIM coordinator and a leader of both the middle management group and sustainability team. Originally from Indiana, Megan earned her Bachelor of Science in Architecture with a Minor in Mathematics from Washington University in St. Louis and her … Read More

Meet the Board: Kathryn Baldwin, AICP – New Board Member

  Kathryn joined Lose Design in August 2017 as manager of the Knoxville office.&nbsp; Prior to joining the firm, she served as Director of Community Development for the City of Oak Ridge for sixteen years, managing the Planning and Codes Division, in addition to housing, blight elimination and redevelopment efforts.&nbsp; Prior to employment in Oak Ridge she served as Planning … Read More