Collier Preserve Opens!

We are happy to announce that Collier Preserve, a 12-acre park located in the Powell community of Knoxville, had a ribbon-cutting ceremony at the end of March. The land for the new park was donated to Legacy Parks Foundation in 2016, who then approached the ETCDC for assistance in the design. Trey Benefield ASLA, AICP and Jessie Fears, Senior Staff … Read More

Meet the Board: Nathan Honeycutt, AIA – Immediate Past-President

Nathan is a Principal with McCarty Holsaple McCarty Architects whose previous experience at both large and small firms has allowed him to work on projects all over the world. Since joining MHM, he has been both an award winning designer and a project manager on a variety of office, retail, hospitality, and educational buildings, as well as having experience in … Read More

Meet the Board: Dr. Dasha Lundy – Secretary

  Dr. Dasha Lundy is a leader and community advocate. She was born and raised in East Knoxville and still resides in that area. She holds a Bachelor of Arts Degree in Chemistry from the University of TN at Chattanooga. She also has a Master and Doctorate Degree in Physical Therapy from Tennessee State University and the University of TN … Read More

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