Our executive staff members are experienced, caring professionals committed to the SCHAS mission and to providing the highest quality care to Renaissance Terrace residents. Meet the people responsible for making Renaissance Terrace a wonderful place to live.

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Tim Howell, CEO

Tim began his career with Senior Citizens Home Assistance Services in 2001 as Finance Director. He was promoted to CEO in 2008. He is president of the Tennessee Association of Homemaker Service Providers, a member of the National Council on Aging and the Downtown Rotary. Tim graduated from the University of Tennessee in 1990 with a B.S. degree in accounting and has a non-profit certificate from Harvard University.

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Ada Shannon CFO

Ada is Chief Financial Officer for Senior Citizens Home Assistance Service, Inc. and Renaissance Terrace Assisted Living, headquartered in Knoxville, TN.  She supervises the areas of Payroll, Accounts Payable & Receivable and Billing as well as Human Resources, Marketing and Development.  Ada prepares Governing Board financial reports monthly and works closely with United Way with whom SCHAS is partners in 15 East Tennessee Counties.  Ada is a Business Administration graduate of Berea College and a member of Kiwanis.

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Anne Murphy Administrator

Anne came to Senior Citizens Home Assistance Service with more than 25 years of experience in operations, marketing and management in hospitals, nursing homes, assisted living facilities, senior housing programs and home health care organizations. She holds a Board of Regents Bachelor of Arts degree from West Virginia University and is a licensed nursing home administrator.

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Millie Phillips, Nurse Coordinator

Millie came to RT in 2014 and works closely with families and residents to establish a plan of care that provides all the services the resident needs.

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Katie Kinney Activities Coordinator

Katie was born and raised in Holyoke, Massachusetts. She served in the U.S. Navy from 1980-89 as a Cryptologist.  She has always been creative and has experience in many fields from acting to artwork and jewelry making. Katie and her husband moved to Tennessee in 2005 to care for an aging relative. She became involved in SCHAS as a board member in 2007 and resigned to become the Activities Director for RT in 2011.

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Michelle Franklin, Dining Services

Michelle graduated from Sullivan University in 2001 with an Associates Degree in the Culinary Arts, but has over 25 years experience in the food industry.  Following graduation Michelle worked in catering, hotels, hospitals and Assisted Livings in food and Beverage Departments.  She has worked closely with Dietitians creating eating plans tailored toward the needs of seniors.  Michelle came to RT in 2009 as the Dining Services Director.


Bill Gilliam Environmental Services Coordinator

Born and raised in East Tennessee, Bill served in the United Stated Air Force (USAF) as an Avionics Technician from 1981 thru 2001. Upon retirement from the USAF he came back to Tennessee stating “I’ve seen the world and I’m not impressed”. Bill graduated from Tennessee Institute of Electronics with a degree in Information Technology in 2004. He is a devoted family man, and enjoys volunteering for his church.

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