Board of Directors

Kirsten Dernbach – Founder, President, Director Kirsten is the founder of Trinity Development Alliance and also a professional REALTOR in the State of Tennessee. She has extensive experience in the wireless telecommunications industry working in information technology, sales, and service operations. She founded TDA because she believes rural areas are under-served communities that are fantastic places for people to live, work, and thrive.  Kirsten is located in Tennessee.

Michael Holle – Secretary, Director Mike is a Systems Engineer and Plant Programs Supervisor at Energy Northwest. Mike is versatile Mechanical Engineering Professional with 25+ years working with power and chemical plants.  Mike has extensive experience in analyzing and overseeing the operation of nuclear power plant support systems and supervising nuclear professionals.  Mike is located in Washington.

Marsha Moore – Treasurer, Director Marsha is a Project Manager with Chrisman Development Inc. With a versatile skill-set and background in many facets of housing management and development: tenant-landlord laws, affordable housing program compliance, and related federal regulations, Marsha has in-depth experience in the field of affordable, multifamily housing. Marsha is located in Oregon.

Catherine Echols – Director Catherine is Senior Marketing Manager with Accenture. As a digital customer marketing leader, Catherine lead’s teams to develop digital strategy for end to end digital customer experiences, which included overall site maintenance, CRM (email) strategy, and social media engagement.  Catherine is located in Georgia.

Savita Gupta – Director Savita is a Statutory Accountant with Elephant Auto Insurance.  She has over 20 years of experience performing specialized accounting and fiduciary responsibilities for large corporations.  She has served on the Board of Directors for the Nashville Center of Empowerment and The Harpeth Hall School. Savita is located in Virginia.