Tennessee Children’s Home Director of Development Retires

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After 13 years of dedicated service to Tennessee Children’s Home as Director of Development, Bill Alsup is now setting his sights on a well-deserved retirement and spending more time with his wife, Sharon. Bill and Sharon have been married since June 25, 1965, they have 3 sons; Shannin, Mathew, and Jeremy, 1 daughter Shannon Marie and 4 grandchildren, Sage, Autumn, Feather and William.

bill aslup, the children's homeBill served his country from 1963 to 1976 as Active Duty and National Guard and in 1967 as a Commissioned Officer. He graduated in 1968 with his B.S. Health, Physical Education and Recreation, Florida State University-Tallahassee and received his M.Ed. in 1976 for Education Administration, Georgia State University.

From 1968 to 1973, Bill worked as the Athletic Director of the Tallahassee Recreation Department. From 1973-1991, he served as Teacher, Coach, Assistant Principal, Principal and Development Director of Satellite Campuses at Greater Atlanta Christian School, Atlanta, Georgia. In 1991 he began his work as the President of Columbia Academy, a position he held until 1996. Then from 1996 to 2002, Bill worked as President for Gulf Coast Christian School in St., Petersburg, Florida.

Bill began work with Tennessee Children’s Home in 2002. “Although we will all miss Bill, he has worked hard all of his career and has earned the opportunity to enjoy more time with his family and grandchildren. Please join me in wishing Bill Alsup all the best in his retirement.” stated Brian L. King, Tennessee Children’s Home President
Bill Alsup’s official last day as Director of Development was December 31, 2015. He will still be active in the community with several civic, historical, and church related activities.

scott mcfarlin, the children's homeIn Bill’s place, Scott McFarlin joins Tennessee Children’s Home as the Director of Development. Scott brings over five years of Development and Top Donor experience to Tennessee Children’s Home and strong familiarity with the region. As the Director of Development, Scott will serve as the Community Educator to share our story as well as assisting in the overall capital campaigns. “As Tennessee Children’s Home grows to impact more lives, we are excited to have Scott join our Development team, helping us build community relationships on the local level within the State of Tennessee for which we serve. His upbeat personality, knowledge, and professionalism will represent Tennessee Children’s Home well”, said President, Brian L. King.

About Tennessee Children’s Home:

Serving children since 1909, Tennessee Children’s Home’s mission is “Tennessee Children’s Home is committed to serving abused, neglected, abandoned, wayward, or orphaned children and youth, as well as their families, in a Christian manner. Utilizing all available resources, TCH will provide for the physical, social, emotional, spiritual, and educational needs of the children and youth they serve in a safe and secure environment.