Michelle J. Hill
Michelle was born in Frankfort, Kentucky and has lived in Wilson County, Tennessee since 1997. She graduated from Virginia Commonwealth University Medical College of Virginia in 1991 with a Bachelor of Science Degree in Occupational Therapy.
She is owner of Empowering Therapy Services, Inc., a professional therapy company providing occupational therapy, physical therapy, and speech language pathology services to school systems, private agencies, and early intervention clients. She employs ten therapists and specifically oversees the occupational therapy programs for Smith County and Lebanon Special School Systems (Tennessee) . She is also a partner at Dynamic Solutions for Kids, a pediatric outpatient therapy center serving birth through twenty-one years of age.
In 1999, Michelle founded Empower Me Day Camp, A Nonprofit Corporation for children with special needs and currently serves on the Board and as Executive Director.
Michelle is a County Contact for the Autism Society of Middle Tennessee and leads the Wilson County Autism Parent Support Group. as well as volunteers her time as Director of the West Wilson Basketball Association Shooting Stars League, a basketball league for children with disabilities.
Michelle was named by The Rotary Foundation of Rotary International as a "Paul Harris Fellow." She is a 2002 graduate of Leadership Wilson and was presented in 2011 with the Commitment to Leadership Award, and was previously chosen as one of The Tennessean's "Top 40 Under 40" who make a difference in Middle Tennessee Communities.
Contact via email: MichelleHill@empowermecenter.com
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Beth graduated from Lebanon High School in Lebanon, Tennessee, in June of 1995. She then attended Cumberland University in Lebanon, Tennessee and graduated in 2000, with an Under-graduate Degree in Elementary Education. While teaching at the Wilson County Alternative School, she studied for and graduated with her Master and Specialist in Education Degrees in Instructional Leadership from Tennessee Technological University in Cookeville, Tennessee.
While spending the summers working for Empower Me Day Camp, Beth worked during the school years as a Principal for a Residential Facility in Paint Rock Valley, Alabama, and most recently as the Director of the Alternative School Program for the Lebanon Special School District in Lebanon, Tennessee.
Beth received the Teacher of the Year Award in 2002 representing her school in Wilson County, Tennessee. She was website designer and served on the Board of Directors for the Tennessee Alternative Educators Association for several years, and served as President of the Wilson County Junior Chamber of Commerce in 2002. Beth has also served on the Board of Directors for Empower Me Day Camp since 2002.
Beth resides in Lebanon, Tennessee with her husband, Jason, and their four amazing kids, Brittany, Justin, Brandon, and Jackson. They are members of Fairview Church and enjoy spending time together as a family as often as possible.
Contact via email: BethGoolesby@empowermecenter.com
Britney joined Empower Me full time as the Recreation Director in August 2015. She has served many positions with the Empower Me organization such as: team counselor, team leader, and assistant Day Camp Director since Summer of 2000.
Contact via email: BritneyWilkerson@empowermecenter.com