Gov. Bill Haslam has appointed Theresa Carl president of the Governor’s Books from Birth Foundation.
A former strategy consultant at Solutions Simplified, Carl brings more than 20 years of experience in fundraising, relationship building, resource connecting and creative marketing to GBBF. She will focus on developing strategies for promoting and strengthening the statewide Imagination Library program, established in 2004 in each of Tennessee’s 95 counties.
Carl has worked as director of development for LEAD Public Schools, Inc.; vice president of fund development for Girl Scouts of Middle Tennessee; and director of development for the First Center for Visual Arts.
A native of Union City, Carl has a B.A. with distinction in political science and urban studies from Rhodes College.