Director of Resource Development
Boys & Girls Club
139 West Fowlkes Street, Suite 1000
Franklin, Tennessee 37064
Denise Carothers joined the Boys & Girls Club movement in 1996 as a Girl Scout troop leader for the Franklin Unit. After three years of volunteer service in 1999, she began working professionally with the Club. A native of Franklin, Denise is a graduate of Franklin High School, Tennessee State University, and holds a Master’s in Education from Lipscomb University. Single, Denise devotes time to a variety of local causes. She was the first African American President of the Franklin Rotary Club at Breakfast, serves as Assistant Governor of 6 Rotary Clubs in Williamson County, serves on the executive committee of the non-profit Hard Bargain Association serving the neighborhood in which she grew up. She is also a graduate of the 2007 Leadership Franklin Class, Community Service Day Chair for Youth Leadership Franklin, and a board member of United Way’s Patricia Hart Society.
Denise currently serves as Director of Resource Development for Boys & Girls Clubs of Middle Tennessee, where she oversees fundraising and community relations for all Williamson County Boys & Girls Clubs including grant proposal preparation, strategic planning, and special events. Annual events Denise oversees such as Wine Down Main Street and the Steak & Burger Dinner have become staples for the Williamson County community. She has worked professionally with Boys & Girls Clubs of Middle Tennessee for over 17 years and continues to make a significant impact on the Williamson County community and the youth served in the Clubs.
Fun Facts abut Denise from her childhood:
What was your favorite movie? Charlotte’s Web
What was your favorite book? Harriet the Spy
What was your favorite food? Ice Cream
Who was your favorite superhero or cartoon character? Mickey Mouse
What was your favorite activity or place to visit? Reading