Quinton Cancel - President

Dr. Quinton V. Cancel is a Board Certified Urologist practicing General Urology with an emphasis on Robotic Surgery and Men’s Health.  He obtained his undergraduate degree in Biology at Washington University, in St. Louis.  Dr. Cancel received his medical training at Duke University Medical Center and is a partner at Upper Cumberland Urology Associates in Cookeville. Dr. Cancel is the Chairman of the Robotic Surgery Committee at CRMC where he oversees the first 5-Specialty Robotics Program in the state of Tennessee.  In 2012, Dr. Cancel was elected president by the executive board and has lead IMPACT into a new era of expansion and inclusion. He is passionate about impacting the lives of the marginalized and enjoys living in Cookeville with his wife, Kristea and two boys, Quinton II and Jackson. 

Jasen Knight - Vice President

Jasen is an East TN native and works as a Global Product Manager for an industry leader Flowserve Corporation.  He obtained his undergraduate degree in Finance from Tennessee Tech University - Cookeville, TN and his MBA with a concentration in Marketing from King University- Bristol, TN. Jasen and his wife Tara have a beautiful blended family with children Lyric and Aiden. His personal motto: “If I don’t love the person I am, no one else will”.

Harry Ingle, Jr. - Treasurer

Harry Ingle, Jr., a Nashville native graduated from Tennessee Technological University with his B.S. in Business Administration and Masters of Arts in Educational Psychology & Counseling.  Mr. Ingle is currently pursuing his Doctorate of Education in Educational Leadership with a concentration in Higher Education Administration at Tennessee State University in Nashville, TN.  He currently serves as the Director of the Clay N. Hixson Student Success Center for the College of Engineering at Tennessee Technological University. Harry serves on the executive board for Cookeville IMPACT Inc. as the Treasurer.  Additionally, he is the Vice-President for the Putnam County Library Board of Trustees in Cookeville, TN.

He and his wife Sarah reside in Cookeville, TN and have two sons, Harrison and Braxton and a daughter, Sally Kate.

Megan Trotter - Secretary

Megan Trotter is the assistant to the regional president of Wilson Bank & Trust. Previously, she was a journalist for 10 years with the Herald-Citizen newspaper. Her favorite stories were those where she found seemingly ordinary people with hidden talents, knowledge, or life stories that she got to display for the world to appreciate. She won second place in the Associated Press Awards for her work on the weekly Living section of the paper, and was awarded the Media Award from the TN Association of Mental Health Organizations for coverage of mental health awareness throughout 2014. Megan was also a member of the first graduating class of IMPACT Leadership, serving on the first alumni board as the secretary.

Jeffrey Rahming - Director of Community Education

Jeffrey is an Engineering Supervisor at a local valve manufacturer, Flowserve Corporation. Prior to his current assignment in Cookeville Jeff has made corporate stops in Oregon, Washington State, and Florida. Jeffery and his family; wife Dian, and son Jeffery J Rahming have resided in  Cookeville since 2012. He holds a Bachelor of Science in Mechanical Engineering from Walla Walla College (Wa), a Master of Arts in Emergency & Disaster Management from American Public University, and is currently pursuing a Master of Science in Engineering Management from the University of Arkansas.

Kevin Christopher - Director of Economic Empowerment

​Kevin is an intellectual property attorney and founder of Ridgeline Venture Law. He relocated from Oakland, California (Go Dubs!) in 2016, and is married to Lauren Christopher with children Leif, Jack Henry, and Indi (don’t ask, just roll with it). Kevin serves on advisory boards for Cookeville’s Biz Foundry, Chattanooga’s INCubator, and Tennessee’s statewide patent pro bono program LAVPA.

Tori Vann - Director of Marketing/Social Media

Tori is a recent graduate from Tennessee Tech University where she attained her Bachelor of  Fine Arts Degree in graphic design.  She is a native Tennessean hailing from the city of La Vergne.  She had the opportunity of working for Tennessee Tech University’s iCube where she helped create content for statewide campaigns for organizations such as TNeCampus, The Ollie Otter Program, and  The Tennessee Highway Safety Office. She currently freelances as a graphic designer in the Middle Tennessee area.

Imone Uduehi - Director of Community Engagement

Blessed to be employed with Cummins Inc. (Filtration Business), Imone has been working in the Global Sales Support Organization. He has been privileged to have enjoyed a career with Cummins in multiple functions, ranging from Operations, through Supply Chain, Quality, and Sales. He is a strong promoter of end-to-end Supply Chain Excellence, and is the current President of the Upper Cumberland APICS Chapter. His passion for community and involvement in Workforce Development via a mutual contact at the APICS Chapter led to a wonderful encounter with Brothers’ Quinton Cancel and Jasen Knight. A partnership borne of service towards our community that has since not looked back.

Our Mission

We believe in community building community and seek to positively impact those that are socially marginalized through inclusion.

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