Who We Are

Echelon mission:

  • Echelon Chattanooga seeks to promote and support the values and programs of the Army through networking, events, volunteer projects and fundraisers to the benefit of The Salvation Army.
Echelon was founded in 2010 in Dallas, TX.  Echelon Chattanooga was founded in 2018.

Together, we are:
  • Engaging people throughout our community 
  • Encouraging participation in the mission and programs of The Army
  • Elevating all people without discrimination
We invite you to follow us on social media and join us at our next Meet and Greet to see what we're all about! 


Echelon Chattanooga Advisory Board


Tripp Thurston 
President
First Bank
Caroline Carlin 
Executive Vice President
Girls Preparatory School
Ryan Marshall 
Secretary
Bancorp South
John Baker 
Treasurer
SunTrust

Brendan Hawks
Corporate Relations Co-Chair
SunTrust


David Burke 
Co-Chair of Membership
NGI Sports

Melissa Guth
Co-Chair of Communications
VATS

Alissa Miller 
Service Co-Chair
The Chambliss Center


Kyle Briner
Service Co-Chair
Henderson, Hutcherson, McCullough CPAs

Michael Henry 
Co-Chair Social Media
Consultant

Lt. James Harvin 
Echelon Officer
The Salvation Army Chattanooga Area Command

Abby Callahan
Co-Chair Communications

Olivia Ruiz 
Co-Chair of Membership
SEES Group