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


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, MBA


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 Southern Mississippi. Her passion is sharing her knowledge and experience to help business leaders interpret financial information for planning and decision making.

T.R. Dunn

DIRECTOR OF 4thirTEEN and Youth Leadership Development

T.R. graduated from Science Hill High School. He acknowledged his calling into the ministry with his wife Carla and together they became certified Marriage facilitators through Family Dynamics of Franklin, TN. Prior to Summit, he worked as the Behavior Supervisor for the transit division of the City of Johnson City. Recently, T.R. has founded 4thirTEEN a faith-based organization that is for teens and run by teens. T.R. ‘s passions include pouring into teens to see them develop into adulthood, engaging in the community, serving, mentoring and inspiring other leaders to become successful. In his spare time, he enjoys photography, singing with his friends, and ministering to married couples. Along with his wife, they have 4 young men and 7 grandchildren.

Chloe Campbell, MSSW


Chloe graduated from the University of Tennessee – Knoxville’s 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 the Alliance for Better Nonprofits serving over 300 nonprofit agencies in East Tennessee. Chloe’s passions include advocacy, social justice, and helping nonprofits build capacity for greater mission impact. She serves as a supervisor for graduate-level interns and member of two local Board of Directors. In her spare time, she enjoys raising her two “furry” children, Stella & Asher, with her husband, Ben.

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 and is a certified life coach. Her passion is derived from seeing the healing power of Jesus 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, MDIV


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.

Daniele Pitsenbarger


Danielle graduated from Johnson and Whales University with degrees in Business Management and Marketing. She joins the team with over 18 years of experience in retail with Target, Mattress Firm, and most recently The Vitamin Shoppe. Danielle spent the last eight and a half years learning everything about health, wellness, and supplementation and is happy to help you with any health or supplement questions you may have! She and her husband, Blaine, have been married for 10 years and they love being outside with their daughter, Claire.