Kandy Childress

Executive Director

Kandy Childress began working with Healthy Kingsport on November 2, 2015 as Executive Director. Kandy holds a bachelor’s degree in English Literature from the University of Tennessee and a master’s degree in English Literature from Wright State University in Dayton, Ohio. She brings a decade of international business experience to her role at Healthy Kingsport. Her previous job assignments have taken her all over the United States and Europe, but she calls Kingsport “home.”

Johanna Montgomery

Associate Director

Johanna Montgomery began working with Healthy Kingsport in February 15, 2016 as Associate Director. Johanna holds a B.A. degree in Technical Communications and a master’s in business administration from King University. Johanna manages the Live Sugarfreed Campaign, Tobacco-Free Campuses, Healthier Tennessee, and the Eat Good – Feel Good Campaign. She helps partners to reach their health and wellness goals by becoming Healthy Kingsport Platinum Partners, which are organizations at the highest level of our initiatives.

Logan Bailey


Logan Bailey, a native of Kingsport, and recent graduate from East Tennessee State University’s College of Public Health assumed the role of Coordinator July 1, 2016. Her role was subsequent to an internship that she performed with Healthy Kingsport from January-May 2016. Logan works directly with the community through an array of events, including “Walk and Roll” and the “Walk for Wellness Expo”. Logan also manages the Million Mile City Challenge with the goal of Kingsport becoming the second city in the US and first in Tennessee to walk a million miles as a community.

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Kingsport Wellmont Health Systems Indian Path Medical Center - Mountain States Health Alliance Eastman Blue Cross Blue Shield of Tennessee YMCA United Way Regional Eye Center Sullivan County Health Department BAE Systems Mountain Region Family Medicine Kingsport Chamber of Commerce Kingsport Times News Eastman Credit Union Associated Orthopedics Cumberland Marketing - A Full Service Advertising and Marketing Agency Bank of Tennessee Citizens Bank Cigna Sullivan County, TennesseeBays Mountain Park Holston Valley Medical Center Mountain States Health Alliance
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