Meet the 2017-18 Officers of the UTAA


Betsy Brasher Melby

Betsy Brasher Melby (Martin ’98, ’03), of Memphis, is senior vice president and relationship manager at First Tennessee Bank. In 2009-10, she served as chair of the Women’s Council. She also served on the UTAA Finance and Marketing Services committees and the UT Martin Alumni Council and School of Business Advisory Board.



John Staley

John Staley (Chattanooga ’93), of Knoxville, is president and chief executive officer of Champion Physical Therapy. Along with being past president of the UTC Physical Therapy Alumni Association, Staley served on the UTC Alumni Council and Board of Directors. He is involved with the UTAA Career Services Career Guide program. He also served on the UTAA Annual Giving, Communication, Marketing Services and Engagement committees. He is married to Stephanie (Knoxville ’94), and they have two sons, Garrett and Grayson.



Delmont Jones

Delmont Jones (Knoxville ’97), of Nashville, is a recruiting manager for Ettain Group. He has been active with the Davidson County alumni chapter and served as president of the Nashville Region UT Knoxville alumni chapter. Jones has served on the UTAA Communications, Engagement, Marketing Services and Nominating committees.


Past President/Chair of Annual Giving

Kimbrough Dunlap III

Kimbrough Dunlap III (Knoxville ’85), of Brentwood, Tennessee, recently retired after selling his company, American Cellular. He has been an active member of the Davidson County Alumni Chapter and served as president in 2008-09. He currently serves as a member of the Alumni Legislative Council and has served on the UTAA Annual Giving and Communication committees. He is married to Paula, and they have a son, Brody.