After 13 years of dedicated service to Tennessee Children’s Home as Director of Development, Bill Alsup is now setting his sights on a well-deserved retirement and spending more time with his wife, Sharon. Bill and Sharon have been married since June 25, 1965, they have 3 sons; Shannin, Mathew, and Jeremy, 1 daughter Shannon Marie and 4 grandchildren, Sage, Autumn, Feather, William.
Bill served his country from 1963 to 1976 as Active Duty and National Guard and in 1967 as a Commissioned Officer. He graduated in 1968 with his B.S. Health, Physical Education and Recreation, Florida State University-Tallahassee, Florida and received his M.Ed. in 1976 for Education Administration, Georgia State University- Atlanta, Georgia
From 1968 to 1973, Bill worked as Athletic Director Tallahassee Recreation Department, Tallahassee, Florida. In 1973-1991, he served as Teacher, Coach, Assistant Principal, Principal and Development Director of Satellite Campuses at Greater Atlanta Christian School, Atlanta, Georgia. In 1991-1996 he worked locally as President of Columbia Academy, Columbia, Tennessee. Then from 1996 to 2002, Bill worked as President for Gulf Coast Christian School St.Petersburg, Florida.
Bill is a member of West 7th Street Church of Christ, actively involved with several local groups such as, Leadership Maury- Graduate 1992, Alumni Board of Director 2006-2011, Kiwanis of Columbia-Past President, 2009-2010, Lt. Governor Division 11 KYTN District 2010-2011, Boys and Girls Committee, YLP Chairman 2005-present (working with Builders Club, Key Club and Board of Directors 2007-2011 and 2013 to present, Youth Leadership Maury 2012-2014, Hixon Fellowship 2012, Maury Regional Board of Directors, Maury Historical Commission, and the Zeller Award in 2013.
Bill began work with TCH in 2002. “Although we will all miss Bill, he has worked hard all of his career and has earned the opportunity to enjoy more time with his family and grandchildren. Please join me in wishing Bill Alsup all the best in his retirement.” stated Brian L. King, Tennessee Children’s Home President.
Bill Alsup will formally step down as Director of Development on December 31, 2015. He will still be active in the community with several civic, historical, and church related activities.
The entire community benefited from Bill’s leadership and passion to sustain the mission of Tennessee Children’s Home. All of us wish Bill the best in his retirement years.