Board of Directors

Board of Directors

CBID relies upon the energies and vision of community volunteers to develop and execute its plans and programs. An active board of directors and standing committees focus on four principal areas: development, marketing and events, security and parking/transportation. For questions or concerns, please contact our Director, Michele Hummel at [email protected] or (865) 246-2654.

Tim Hill, Chair
Hatcher-Hill Properties, LLC
[email protected]
Stakeholder Representative

Matthew DeBardelaben, Vice Chair
Synergy
[email protected] 
Business Representative

Michael Riley, Treasurer
The Oliver Hotel
[email protected]
Business Representative

Becky Hancock, Secretary
Historical Tennessee Theatre Foundation
[email protected]
Stakeholder Representative

Robin Easter
Robin Easter Design
[email protected] 
Business Representative

Rick Emmett
City of Knoxville
[email protected]
Appt by Mayor of the City of Knoxville

Vince Fusco 
[email protected]
Resident Representative

Lorie Matthews
[email protected]
Resident Representative

Nanci Solomon
Rala
[email protected]
Business Representative   

Ex-officio Board Members

Representative Rick Staples
State House of Representatives
615-741-0768
[email protected]

Senator Richard Briggs
State Senate
615-741-1766
[email protected]