CMW Advisory Board Members
Curt Henry is a seasoned business executive with seven years general management experience and over 20 years in domestic and international marketing and sales. In 2000, Curt was chosen to lead the turnaround of a local manufacturing company with struggling product lines. Over the next six years, Curt and his team increased revenues from $9.3 to $16.2 million, improved both profit margins and cash flow significantly, and increased both productivity and product quality. Curt’s leadership resulted in improved employee morale and a significant reduction in personnel turnover.
Curt and his wife, Linda, have been married for 37 years. They have three adult children; Scott, Mark, and Lauren. Living in Greeneville, Tennessee, Curt has been Commissioner of the Boy Scouts of America, Board Member of Hands on Museum, Board Member of Kiwanis, President of the board for The Capitol Theatre of Greeneville, and a Deacon at his local church.
A graduate of Robert Morris College in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania with a Master of Science in Business Administration and Pennsylvania State University with a Bachelor of Science in Electrical Engineering, Curt is passionate about helping local business leaders improve their business results, generate more jobs for the community, and regain balance in their lives.
After 30 years of increasing contributions in publicly held businesses, Curt decided to form his own company to share his experience and knowledge with other private business leaders in the community. In May of 2007, he was awarded an ActionCOACH Business Coaching Franchise where his focus is to help like-minded business owners build their businesses, increase their contribution to the community, and achieve their full business and personal potential. In June of 2012 Curt became part of the Summit Companies joining a team of executive consultants helping businesses in a variety of fields.
Randy Hensley has served as the Executive Director of Coalition For Kids since its founding in 1998. Starting with approximately 25 children in the Johnson City area, they now serve over 400 children per day, 50+ paid team members, 1,000+ volunteers a year and a budget of $1.2million. Randy has ensured Coalition For Kids remains steadfast in their mission to positively impact children at-risk. His desire is to offer faith based after school care to every child in Washington County. Randy’s team of servant leaders and a board with vision ensure the ministry of C4K is unparalleled in the state of Tennessee. To assist in this hope they received a very generous gift of property valued in excess of $2,000,000 from Mitch Cox in 2016.
Randy began his pastoral ministry with the United Methodist Church in 1994 at Rockhold UMC and tenured there for 7 years watching as the church grew from 19 to 160 active congregants. He began the Rock Fellowship Church, a non-denominational church, in 2001 in a community center with a small group of 20 and has enjoyed wonderful growth of over 200 active attendants weekly and now residing in a recently purchased 33,000 sq ft facility.
Randy and his wife, Melanie, have been married for 29 years and they have six beautiful children and one grandson.
Rich holds a degree in the Science in Marketing Management as well as a Juris Doctorate from Pepperdine School of Law, which he obtained in 1975.
He practiced law for 40 years in SoCal, mainly focusing on business, corporate, wills/trusts, and domestic law clients for the first 5 years. During this same time he began representing homeowner associations, as well as homeowners, and gradually his practice evolved into exclusively homeowner associations. He represented some of the largest HOAs in the state of CA. For the first 25 years of practice he did a number of trials, always to a judge, not a jury.
Rich has authored more than a dozen successful appellate briefs and has had five of them published, creating law in California. For more than 25 years, he lobbied the California legislature for specific language in new laws, which would help not only his clients, but also those owners living in HOAs.
Acting as the Attorney for HOA, Rich was constantly involved in creating and reviewing documents including, but not limited to, contracts of every sort, easements, agreements, and use restrictions. Rich’s opposite number was often representing a public utility, another HOA, a homeowner, and/or a government entity.
Rich was given a prestigious honor by his peers and was inducted as a member of the inaugural class of members of Community Association Institute’s College of Community Association Lawyers. Twenty years later, this world wide College has just a few more than 120 lawyer members.
Rich has taught HOA managers and lawyers on many subjects during legal seminars on both the West and East Coast. He possesses a permanent license from the State of California to teach business law at the community college level. Additionally, he was approved by the California Department of Real Estate to teach law classes as part of the certification of property managers.
In his role as the President & Executive Director of Summit Leadership Foundation Matt works with over 100 non-profits, businesses, and churches utilizing Summit’s four “C’s” of connecting, consulting, coaching, and caring. Through their core belief that better leaders equal better communities, he is able to serve leaders out of his passion for connecting the right people to the right resources at the right time. Before joining Summit in 2011, he was in operational leadership roles with Chick-fil-A, Starbucks Coffee Company, and Target. Educated in business and marine biology at Florida State University, he considers himself a lifelong student of leadership. Matt and Charlee have been married for 18 years and have two high-spirited little boys, Lincoln (4), and Jackson (2).
Dr. Dr. Judith P. Patton is a retired Executive of Eagle Performance Improvement Company, a management
consulting company, devoted to helping organizations increase human and financial performance. She is
a former human resources manager with more than three decades of experience in helping organizations
increase profitability and market share through strategic planning, change management, organizational
development and customer effectiveness. At Eagle, she founded and directed “Learning in the Woods,” a
Global Teambuilding Experience, delivered to clients in three languages throughout the world.
Additionally, Dr. Patton’s experience included line management, operations, budgeting, and corporate
human resources, as a former Director of Administrative Services, for the Pittsburgh Operating Unit of
KPMG (a public accounting firm).
As a skilled consultant, Dr. Patton traveled across the globe conducting problem solving and leadership
workshops. She has trained more than 10,000 people, facilitated teams in the use of problem solving
tools and authored the “Process Improvement Cycle Team Handbook” and the Eagle “Business
Leadership Performance 2000 course. She designed and delivered interactive workshops in Leadership
Development, Teambuilding, Communications, Quality Improvement Processes, Statistical Process
Control, Coaching Skills, Negotiation and Customer Service. She has conducted management workshops
for organizations in the profit and non-profit sectors, and two of her clients have won the Malcolm
Baldrige National Quality Award, the highest honor for quality excellence in the United States.
Dr. Patton was conferred her doctorate in Organization and Management from Capella University (2008),
received a Master’s degree in Management from Carnegie Mellon University (1991), and graduated
Magna Cum Laude with a Bachelor’s degree in Business Management from La Roche College (1986). In
2013, Dr. Patton was recognized as a “Distinguished Graduate” from La Roche College. She is a Dale
Carnegie graduate in Customer Relations/Employee Development and received an Associate Degree in
Applied Science in Public Affairs from the Community College of the Air Force.
Dr. Patton served in the United States Air Force Reserve, Medical Service Corps, and retired at the rank
of Colonel. She has extensive knowledge in aeromedical evacuation operations, aeromedical staging, and
aerospace medicine, and received the prestigious Donald B. Wagner Administrative Excellence Award,
the highest honor in her Corps. She has served in three command positions and deployed to Europe,
Southwest Asia, South Korea and the Middle East in support of SOUTHERN WATCH, NOBEL EAGLE,
OPERATION ENDURING FREEDOM and OPERATION IRAQI FREEDOM. Dr. Patton is a Life
Member of the Association of Military Surgeons of the United States, the Reserve Officers Association,
and a Fellow in the American College for Healthcare Executives.
Dr. Patton resides in Sedona, Arizona, with her husband, John Skaneski, a retired veteran. Even in
retirement, she continues to speak to various forums on the subject of leadership, strategic planning, and
women in the military. She is a volunteer member of the Marine Corps League Sedona Detachment
#1237 and The Sedona Women.