Board Members2017-01-18T12:00:18+00:00

Board of Directors

Robert Barker
IT Professional (retired), Asheville, NC

Lindsay Bridges
Attorney, Auburn, AL

Mike Edwards
Business Owner, Charleston, SC

Russell DeVore
Medical Doctor, Knoxville, TN

Ed James
Commercial Banker (retired), Atlanta, GA

Stephen McSween
Attorney, Knoxville, TN

Randy Pardue, MD
Medical Doctor, Knoxville, TN

Clayton Wood
Attorney, Knoxville, TN

Jim Wood
Wears Valley Ranch Founder/Executive Director, Sevierville, TN

Elizabeth Wright
Businesswoman, Knoxville, TN

Charles Ownby (Emeritus)
Businessman, Sevierville, TN

Advisory Board

Steve Aceto,
Attorney, Montreat, NC

Charles Carr, Ph.D.
Clinical Psychologist, Asheville, NC

Russell L. French, Ph.D.
Director Institute for Assessment and Evaluations, Professor College of Education, UT Knoxville

Mike Hannum, Ed. D.
Associate Professor, College of Education, UT Knoxville

Lewis Hodge, Ph.D.
Associate Professor, College of Education, UT Knoxville

Dr. Joe Johnson
President Emeritus, University of Tennessee, Knoxville, TN

Bruce J. McDonald
Owner, Craftsmen Printing Company, Atlanta, GA

Mac McQuiston
President and CEO, CEO Forum, Colorado Springs, CO

Lynn Mirts, Businessman
Dealers Warehouse Corporation, Knoxville, TN

Margie Newman
Education & Field Services Manager Christian Camping International USA, French Camp, MS

Pam Sekulow
Homemaker, Atlanta, GA

Eddie Staub, Founder
Eagle Ranch, Chestnut Mountain, GA

Sam Thielman, MD, Ph.D.
Psychiatrist, England

Sandy Willson
Senior Pastor, Second Presbyterian Church, Memphis, TN

John Wood
Senior Pastor, Cedar Springs Presbyterian Church, Knoxville, TN

Bryant Wright
Senior Pastor, Johnson Ferry Baptist Church, Atlanta, GA

Michael Youssef
Rector, Church of the Apostles, Atlanta, GA

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Wears Valley Ranch provides Christian children's homes, a Christian boarding school, and Biblical counseling to children in crisis situations. Our vision is to see each child inspired to follow Christ, healed from the past, and equipped to reach their full potential.
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