Summit Staff

Matt Overby

President & Executive Director

Matt’s history in organizational leadership includes a background with Chick-fil-A, Starbucks Coffee Company, and Target. He passionately pursues making an impact through servant leadership. “Do for one what you wish you could do for everyone,” is one of the guiding principles he measures his life by.

Dave McAuley

Leadership Consultant & Coach

Dave has a broad background of leadership experience in business, non-profit and church settings. His undergraduate degree is in Mass Communications and he holds a graduate Seminary degree in Biblical Studies. His passion in life is to add value to the lives and vocations of leaders in order to help them be successful and add value to the lives of those they serve. Dave’s personal mission is to model, mentor and multiply servant leadership in all his spheres of influence. Leading group coaching sessions and teaching leadership through workshops and conferences are at the heart of his passion.

Myra Paessler

Chief Financial Officer

Myra has an extensive background as an accounting professional in for-profit and nonprofit sectors ranging from service, medical, manufacturing and construction industries.  She earned a Master of Business Administration from the University of South Mississippi.  Her passion is sharing her knowledge and experience to help business leaders interpret financial information for planning and decision making.

Michele King, M.S.

Director of Care Services

After earning her Bachelor’s Degree in Psychology from Virginia Tech, Michele attended Florida State University where she acquired her Masters of Science in Counseling and Human Systems.  From 2001-2009, Michele served as a Staff Member and Johnson City Office Director for TriCities Christian Counseling Center. In 2010, she joined Grace Fellowship Church as the Interim Director of Counseling.  Michele has been serving as the Director of Care Services for Summit since 2012.

Her passion is derived from seeing the healing power of Jesus Christ in the lives of emotionally hurting and spiritually wounded individuals.  She believes His forgiveness offered them redemption of their pain and is always amazing proof of His great love for each of us.

Eric Myers

The Church Mobilization Network Director

Eric grew up in Seymour, Indiana (home of John “Cougar” Mellencamp”) and earned a business degree from Ball State University. Following a stint in Johnson City working for Saturn, Eric met his wife, Cindy, and moved to Indiana to work for an Indiana corporation as their Director of Customer Service and Training departments. Eight years later, Eric resigned his position and enrolled in Asbury Seminary. Eric earned a Master of Divinity from Asbury in 2010 and began working with Summit as the Director of The Church Mobilization Network in 2014. Eric and Cindy live in Johnson City and have two daughters and a golden retriever. Eric is passionate about movies and cycling the beautiful roads of East Tennessee.

Chloe Campbell

Assistant Director & Development Lead

Chloe graduated from the UT Knoxville College of Social Work, where she received an MSSW with a concentration in Nonprofit Management, Leadership, and Community Practice. Prior to Summit, she worked with Knoxville Leadership Foundation and the Alliance for Better Nonprofits. Chloe’s passion is helping nonprofits build capacity for greater mission impact.  In her spare time, she enjoys spending time with her husband, Ben, and boxer puppy, Stella.

Constance Gray

Facility Hospitality Lead & Communications Assistant

Constance was born and raised in Johnson City, Tennessee. With over 12 years of experience in both retail and legal settings, she brings a strong administrative background to the team. Constance is very involved at her church, Grace Temple Church, and enjoys spending time with her husband and two children.

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