Clinic Now Has Human Resources Manager

scott williamsScott Williams has been hard at work since January this year as Mountain Hope Good Shepherd Clinic’s first human resources manager.

“I handle legal compliance and payroll” among other duties, he said. The Clinic has 20 paid employees. His part-time job also includes coordinating activities of the Clinic’s 30 volunteers.

He has a Master’s degree in organizational management and also in human resources development, both from Tusculum College.

He grew up in Gatlinburg and attended Gatlinburg-Pittman High School before spending five years in the U.S. Army. He was a forward observer for the 101st Airborne Division. Later, for 15 years he worked as a licensed paramedic in various agencies in East Tennessee, serving as a firefighter and SWAT deputy.

Scott is married to Yanci Williams, counselor at Caton’s Chapel School. The couple are in the process of adopting two boys, ages 8 and 13. They live in Sevierville.

“I love SCUBA diving,” he said, though his opportunities for doing it are limited. He enjoys spending time with his family, hiking and target shooting.

As for his new job, “I love it,” he said. “It has its challenges,” for example researching labor law on the computer, but he enjoys research and interacting with other Clinic employees.