Knoxville’s Community Development Corporation board elects officers

May 26, 2023

Kimberly Henry

Knoxville’s Community Development Corporation (KCDC) has elected 2023-24 officers for its Board of Commissioners.

Scott Broyles

Kimberly Henry, an associate wealth management advisor for Axiom Wealth Management, will serve as chair. Scott Broyles, president and CEO at National Safe Skies Alliance, will take the role as vice chair. Felix Harris, vice president of housing and community development for the Knoxville Area Urban League, will serve as treasurer.

Felix Harris

KCDC Executive Director and CEO Ben Bentley serves as secretary.

Ben Bentley

The other KCDC board members are Kathy Hill, KCDC resident commissioner; Robyn McAdoo, a senior project manager at Partners Development; Bob Whetsel, retired City of Knoxville director of redevelopment; and John Winemiller, managing partner of intellectual property law firm Merchant & Gould’s Knoxville office.

Seven members of KCDC’s Board of Commissioners are appointed by the Knoxville mayor to oversee programs provided by the agency, including affordable housing administration and redevelopment. Board officers are elected for one-year terms.

About Knoxville’s Community Development Corporation

Since 1936, KCDC has been dedicated to enhancing the quality of life for the citizens of Knoxville. KCDC’s mission is to improve and transform neighborhoods and communities by providing high-quality affordable housing, advancing development initiatives and fostering self-sufficiency. For more information, call 865-403-1100 or visit