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Administrative Appointments

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Scott Bolton appointed Interim Executive Director of Human Resources
Scott Bolton has been appointed as interim executive director of human resources for Knox County Schools. Mr. Bolton joined Knox County Schools in 2014 as a staffing manager in human resources.
Mr. Bolton most recently served as director of employee benefits. He previously worked as a teacher, assistant principal, principal and human resources manager for Hamblen County Schools.
Mr. Bolton holds a bachelor's degree in Mathematics from Carson-Newman College and a master's degree in Educational Administration from Lincoln Memorial University.

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Ron McPherson appointed to oversee Finance and Human Resources operations
Ron McPherson has been appointed to oversee finance and human resources operations for Knox County Schools. Mr. McPherson returns to Knox County Schools from Emerald Youth Foundation, where he currently serves as chief financial officer.
Mr. McPherson held the positions of supervisor of accounting systems and financial controls for Knox County Schools from 2001-2005 and executive director of finance from 2005-2015. He previously worked in various accounting positions for Knox County government.
Mr. McPherson holds a bachelor's degree in Accounting from the University of Tennessee, Knoxville and was a participant in the Haslam College of Business' Consortium for Social Enterprise Effectiveness Program.