Meet Our Staff
No company can be successful without good people working for them. SCHAS has recruited a group of dedicated professionals to work for us and we thought it would be nice to reveal the faces behind the voices. When you call our office you will speak to people who can answer your questions and help you navigate your way through the maze of finding help for you or your loved one. Take a few minutes to browse through our photos and biographies. Say “Hello” to the SCHAS Team.
- Tim Howell - CEO
Tim began his career with SCHAS in 2001 as the Finance Director, and became the Chief Executive Officer in October 2008. He graduated from the University of Tennessee with a BS in Accounting, and passed the CPA exam in November 1991.
With his leadership and vision the agency has grown in area by serving more counties, increased the number of people being served, opened Renaissance Terrace – an affordable assisted living facility, began offering transportation services, formed partnerships with other companies, and improved the lives of thousands of people throughout the East Tennessee area.
As the American population continues to age, the need for services is growing. Tim is dedicated to offering high quality services at affordable prices so everyone can receive the help they need. He states, “It is a privilege to serve older Americans. They deserve to be treated with respect and dignity.”
- Ada Shannon - CFO
Chief Financial Officer T. (865)523-2920, ext 4318
215 Bearden Place F. (865)637-3817
Knoxville, TN 37917 email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Ada is Chief Financial Officer for Senior Citizens Home Assistance Service, Inc. (SCHAS)
and Renaissance Terrace Assisted Living, headquartered in Knoxville, TN.
Ada administrates a four person team Finance Department. These areas include Payroll, Accounts Payable, Accounts Receivable, Government billing, and banking duties. Ada writes numerous grants to fifteen East Tennessee United Ways as well as other local governments and charitable foundations on behalf of SCHAS.
Ada devotes her personal time to her husband, three children, and extensive, extended family as well as numerous church activities.
Education: Berea College, Berea Kentucky, B.S. Business Management, 1987
- Carrie B. Jordan - Marketing Director
Carrie Broadus Jordan
Marketing Director T. (865) 523-2920, ext 4300
215 Bearden Place F. (865) 637-3817
Knoxville, TN 37917 email: email@example.com
Carrie began her career with SCHAS in 2009 and has held various positions in the company. Before joining the SCHAS team she worked for over 17 years with her husband, Randy, in their family business.
Carrie oversees all the marketing efforts for SCHAS in all of our counties, including website, social media, print, booths, radio and television advertising.
Carrie is a wife, mother of four and grandmother. Her hobbies are: American history, gardening, reading, traveling, photography and singing karaoke with her husband.
- Jessica Popek - Development & Event Coordinator
Development & SOS Program Director
215 Bearden Place F. (865) 523-2920 Ext: 4301
Knoxville, TN 37917 F. (865) 637-3817
Jessica joined SCHAS in 2015. Her responsibilities include researching and writing grants, creating and executing fundraiser events, growing our Endowment and overseeing our SCHAS Out Shopping (S.O.S.) Program.
Jessica’s work experience includes fundraising and development, marketing and promotions and event management. She has worked for various organizations including the Knoxville Symphony, Knoxville Opera, WUOT at University of Tennessee, the Humane Society of the Tennessee Valley as well as private companies including Smoky Mountain Harley-Davidson, AC Entertainment and the Knoxville Convention Center. She has a Bachelor’s in History from the University of Alabama.
In addition to serving SCHAS, Jessica’s passion is animal welfare. She volunteers with Humane Society of Jefferson County and Slumdog Rescue Crew.
- Tricia Stooksbury - Human Resources Director
Tricia began her career with SCHAS in 2008 and became the Human Resource Director in February 2015. She graduated from the University of Phoenix in 2010 with a degree in Human Services.
She is very familiar with recruitment, benefits, compensation, labor laws and payroll.
When Tricia is not working, she enjoys traveling and reading.