YWCA Knoxville and the Tennessee Valley | Executive Staff

Executive Staff

Meet Our Staff

Alizza Punzalan-Randle
Chief Executive Officer

Alizza Punzalan-Randle joined the YWCA Knoxville as CEO in August 2018. She is responsible for providing the executive, administrative and program leadership necessary for the YWCA to achieve its mission.

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Marigail Mullin
Chief Capital Campaign Officer

Marigail Mullin joined the YWCA Knoxville in 2006 as the CEO and transitioned to Chief Capital Campaign Officer in 2018. Marigail leads the development and expansion of the Capital Campaign for the YWCA Downtown Knoxville building.

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Rachel Haverkamp
Senior Director of Development

Rachel Haverkamp joined the YWCA in December 2017 as Director of Events.  Rachel oversees fundraising and grants for the YWCA, and directly manages all special events, fundraisers, and development opportunities for the YWCA.

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Ally Diaz
Director of Social Services

Ally Diaz joined the YWCA in 2017. As the Director of Director of Social Services, Ally oversees the Keys of Hope Women's Program, the Victim Advocacy Program, the Freedom Inside Program in Knox County. 

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Ally Johnson
Community Engagement Manager

As Community Engagement Manager, Ally Johnson coordinates community outreach for GameChangers, serves as volunteer coordinator, and supports the development department with special events.  Ally joined the YWCA in 2017.

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Lauren Lindback
Director of Anderson County Services

Lauren Lindback joined the YWCA in 2019. As Director of Anderson County Services, Lauren oversees all programming and operations in Oak Ridge and Anderson County. These services include the domestic violence services, scattered-site transitional housing and supervised visitation. 

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Karlyn Reel
Director of Public Relations

Karlyn Reel joined the YWCA in 2015 and became the Director of Public Relations in 2017.  Karlyn manages all media for the YWCA including social, print or television as well as all marketing, public relations and website development.

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Shelby Schilling
Director of Business Operations

Shelby Schilling joined the YWCA Knoxville in May 2016 and is currently the Director of Business Operations.  Shelby oversees administrative, front desk and business operations as well as Human Resources and Club W.

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Monica Smith-Albright
Director of Phyllis Wheatley Center

Joining the YWCA team in July 2020,  Monica Smith-Albright  serves as Director of the Phyllis Wheatley Center. Monica oversees the delivery of current programming services and provides leadership toward expansion of programming.

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