Name: Mike McElhinney
Title: President and CEO
Responsibilities: Overall management of the organization.
Experience: 2 years in a management training program with Emerson Electric Corporation in St. Louis, 3 years as a student pastor, and over 20 years working with children and adults with disabilities and disadvantages.
Education: BS Juniata College, 1976; M. Div Lexington Theological Seminary, 1983; MSW University of Kentucky, 1983
Goals for your department or the agency in general: Continue our tradition of excellent services to children and adults with disabilities; Improve staff compensation, benefits and training; Upgrade the buildings and grounds of all Michael Dunn Center programs; Expand services to include all children and adults with disabilities and disadvantages in Roane and surrounding counties.
Any other information you would like to provide: My wife Jeanette works as a Registered Nurse in Knoxville. We enjoy gardening and traveling. Our son Adam graduated from Indiana University and is living and working in Chicago.