Our Board



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Lillie McLain
Chairwoman, Board of Directors

Lillie McClain is a homemaker, wife, mother and grandmother. She received her B.S in Education from University of Memphis and worked for the Federal Government for over 20 years. After her career, she is devoting herself to many volunteer duties. Lillie became a believer and follower of Jesus Christ early in her life. She is a member of the Strong Tower Bible Church where she is active on the Women’s Leadership team, children’s ministry and the Resource Trailer ministry. She has a servant’s heart, loves Jesus and is currently involved with outreach programs through her church, neighborhood and the public school systems where she lives. She currently resides in Franklin, TN with her husband. Lillie loves children and sports (especially football).

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Dorena Williamson

Dorena Williamson is the first lady of Strong Tower Bible Church, a multicultural fellowship she planted with her husband Dr. Chris Williamson in 1995. As a longtime bridge builder and mother of four, she is passionate about planting seeds of truth that celebrate God’s Diverse Kingdom. She is the author of ColorFull, ThoughtFull, and GraceFull (Feb 2019) with B&H Kids.

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Keith Hays

A 24-year stock market veteran, Keith started his career as a financial advisor before launching a money management firm with his brother Jeff, now called Cypress Capital. He participates on the Investment Committee, providing input on all of his firm’s investment models. As a principal and member of the board, Keith is also instrumental in the development of the vision and long-term business strategies of his company.

Keith, along with his wife Kim and three children (Taylor, Lauren and Grant) is dedicated to social economic justice, and has spent more than 15 years involved with The Red Road. He also serves as chairman of the board for New Hope Academy and works with Daystar Christian Counseling Services.

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LaSonya Thompson

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Scott Roley

Rev. Scott Roley is Director of The Franklin Table, a not-for-profit working to carry, coach and connect various Christian Community Development Initiatives in Franklin, Tennessee, Nashville, Tennessee, and Taos, New Mexico. These Christian Ministries include (1) caring for the poor through education, housing and food programs; (2) the intentional relocation by Christian people into neighborhoods of need; (3) widow and orphan care through adoption and foster care; and (4) reconciliation of Christians who are separated by race, economics and denominational divides.

Scott has been in Christian Ministry for 45 years. He and his wife Linda have been married for 43 years and have five children and ten grand-children. They live in the Bordeaux neighborhood of North Nashville, Tennessee.