Board of Directors

Committed to the mission of providing support and resources to those in need.

At SOAR TN, we are passionate about helping others and creating a positive impact in our local communities. We believe that the power of collective action can bring about real change and make a real difference in the lives of people in need.

Our Board of Directors is made up of experienced professionals from different backgrounds, who are all committed to the mission of providing support and resources to those in need. Through our network of volunteers and partners, we are able to provide practical assistance and hope to those who need it most.

Cheryl Hintz


Ms. Hintz is an accomplished executive with over 40 years’ experience in the financial service industry, driving business strategy to achieve optimal performance. She recently retired from U.S. Bank where her responsibilities included improving profitability through economic analysis and leveraging strategic partnerships.
Cheryl has a bachelor’s degree in both Marketing and Finance from Alverno College in Milwaukee, Wisconsin. She moved to Blount County in 2016 where she currently resides with her husband, David and intellectually disabled son, Richie.

Nikki Goodwin

Vice President

Nikki Goodwin has devoted her life to improving the lives of the intellectually disabled and her community. She has served on multiple boards and committees within her church and Blount County. Exceptional leadership and relationship management skills combined with her passion to help others is the perfect blend to successfully lead and grow SOAR TN. The Goodwin family resides in Alcoa with her daughter Mia and son Rashad who has intellectual disabilities.

Carol Ross


Carol Ross is an entrepreneur with a focus on small business start up and growth. Her varied background includes computer systems analysis & design, consulting, corporate training, numerous volunteer opportunities and in-home dog training. She is a graduate of the University of Georgia with Bachelor’s Degrees in Finance and Management Information Systems. Her most recent business venture is a real estate investing company focused on transforming houses that need a little TLC to create beautiful, affordable homes.

She and her husband, Duncan a retired corporate executive, along with their intellectually disabled daughter, Abby, moved to Blount County in May of 2022 from the Chicago area. Their three other adult children live across the country in Illinois, Colorado and Montana.

Daniel Bailey

For over 20 years, Daniel Bailey has been a noteworthy leader in the provider space. You may know him from his works in east Tennessee as an experienced Director. He can be credited for contributions in leading the continuous improvement in individualized support for in-home, community, employment supports, and electronic documentation management for hundreds of people. He holds a masters in business administration from Bryan College in Dayton, Tennessee. 

Dr. Aimee Wehber

Dr. Wehber is an accomplished Cardiologist who has devoted the last 9 years training and caring for the community. She received her Doctorate in Medicine from Creighton University, and then relocated to East Tennessee to complete her internal medicine residency and cardiovascular disease fellowship.

The Wehber family immediately fell in love with the area and decided to call it home. In addition to spending time with her husband, Brenton and two children, she enjoys fashion, interior design, and Bernese Mountain Dogs!

Brenton Wehber

Brenton possesses a diverse professional background, with expertise in engineering, contracting and R&D. HIs extensive experience has equipped him with a nuanced understanding of the challenges faced by diverse teams and complex workgroups. Through his work, Brenton has championed policies and initiatives aimed at fostering the development and growth of both individuals and multi-national organizations. 
Brenton’s journey in advocacy began with a personal connection to the cause, igniting a fervor to make a positive impact. His empathy, kindness, and understanding make him not only an effective advocate but also a compassionate advocate for the cause.
Brenton enjoys spending time with his wife, two children and Bernese Mountain dog, Rex. He enjoys home improvement projects, spending time outdoors and on the water.

Adam Posan

Adam Posan is the President of Posan & Company where he advocates on behalf of policyholders around the country on large property insurance claims. He devotes his time to helping others through volunteer work and ministry.  Adam works at local schools as a soccer coach. He is a devoted father to his 5 sons and 1 daughter,  one of which is autistic and supported by SOAR TN. In his free time, Adam enjoys time with his fiancé, Jennifer and his children.