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Board Of Directors

Executive Director
Dr. Rondy M. Smith

Dr. Rondy M. Smith is Founder and Executive Director of Rest Stop Ministries, Inc.  Rondy is an ordained elder in the Church of the Nazarene and served as Community Life Pastor of the Hermitage congregation from 2001-2015. Previously, she was Associate Professor of Management and directed the graduate degree program at Trevecca Nazarene University from 1991-2001. Dr. Smith began her career in the corporate sector serving the Leadership Development Center at Northern Telecom, Inc. She was also a consultant with Executive Learning, Inc. and continued her consulting practice after joining the academic ranks as university faculty.


Rondy earned a Master’s degree in Organizational Communication from the University of Kansas in 1987 and a Doctorate in Human and Organizational Development from Peabody College of Vanderbilt University in 1996. She and her husband, Bobby, have been married 33 years. Bobby has been in sales with AT&T for 20+ years. They have 2 adult sons.  Rondy loves to travel and read.   


Board Members Anchor

Our Board Members

Matthew Mullins - Owner, Momentum Law, PLLC 



Dr. Corlis McGee - Retired, Adjunct Professor of Economics, Trevecca University



Dr. Jeffery Norfleet - Director of Academic Affairs, Tennessee Higher Education Commission



Heather Whigham - Owner/Principal, Whigham Advisors
Brady Plummer - CIO, Parallon Business Performance Group
Jill Satterlee - Owner/Chef, Cooking Around Town
Ken Glaus - Director of Safety and Organizational Development, Grade A Construction
Dee Anne Irwin - Community Volunteer
Lisa Unger - Community Volunteer


Advisory Council

Our Advisory Coucil includes Survivor Leaders, collaborative partners, church partners, community business-legal-medical-human services professionals,

small business owners, and international representatives.

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