New Members Corner


Chad Schollaert

The Trust Company - Trust Officer
The Trust Company is a locally owned, state chartered bank offering a full line of wealth management services, including corporate retirement plans, individual investment management, and personal trust services. Founded in 1987, The Trust Company has grown to $1.3 billion under management and 53 employees. Chad joined The Trust Company in 2002 and focuses the majority of his time on corporate retirement plans and serves on the investment committee of The Trust Company. Chad and his wife Elizabeth have 4 children and live in Farragut.

Erin Brownlee
The Wakefield Corporation - Secretary / Treasurer
Wakefield is a light gauge metal framing and drywall subcontractor established in 1986.  Erin is also past president of Associated Construction Women of Knoxville.

Karin Davis
Sequoyah Limited, LLC - Chief Financial Officer
Sequoyah is a General Contractor established in 1997.  Karin is a graduate of the University of Tennessee and holds both a Bachelor of Science and Master of Accountancy.  She has approximately eight years of experience in the construction accounting industry and was previously a senior audit manager for a regional public accounting firm.

Jennifer Holland
The Wakefield Corporation - Financial Manager
Wakefield is a light gauge metal framing and drywall subcontractor established in 1986.  Jennifer started with Wakefield in February 2006 as an accounting clerk and was promoted to Financial Manager in May 2007.

Chad Martin
TIS Insurance Services - Contract Bond Producer
Construction Division
Chad joined the TIS Construction Division in October of 2006 as a bond producer. Chad provides comprehensive financial advice to construction clients in order to guide them in the development and maintenance of surety programs. Prior to joining TIS, Chad worked with Morgan Stanley as a Financial Adviser and most recently with Wachovia Bank in Destin, Florida where he served as a private banker to large commercial clients. Chad graduated from the University of Tennessee in 2003 with a degree in Economics and a minor in Business.

Jeff Phillips
CNA Surety Companies