Board & Staff
Board of Directors
Jeff Williams, President
Jeff Williams is the Chief Financial Officer and Secretary of Tri Star Energy in Nashville, TN. Tri Star is an $800 million, privately-held fuel services and convenience store company with a long history in the middle-Tennessee market.
Williams is a corporate veteran with over 23 years of public company financial experience. He joined O’Charley’s Inc. in 2001, and oversaw all accounting and finance functions during an 11 year career. In 2012, he assisted with the sale of the company to Fidelity National Financial and left the company in January 2013. Prior to joining O’Charley’s, Inc., Williams was corporate controller for the Krystal Company, a 400-unit quick service restaurant chain based in Chattanooga, TN and director of financial planning and analysis for the Cracker Barrel, a $2.5 billion 600-unit chain located in Lebanon, TN.
Williams is a certified public accountant and holds a bachelor’s degree in accounting from Middle Tennessee State University and an M.B.A. from Vanderbilt University’s Owen Graduate School of Management.
Joy Owens, Secretary & Co-founder
Joy is one of the original founders of ONEless Ministries. As co-owner and president of Owens Telecom Services, Inc., Joy contributes her perspective gained through her experience to the direction of ONEless Ministries. She has a passion for hospitality, serving others, and caring for the most underserved individuals.
Milt Owens, Board Member & Co-founder
Aaron Conklin, Board Member
Aaron graduated from Smyrna High School with honors in 1990, and attended Middle Tennessee State University, obtaining a Bachelor of Science degree in political science in 1994. After completing his law school studies at Cumberland School of Law at Samford University in Birmingham, Alabama in 1997, Aaron returned to Rutherford County to serve as law clerk to Circuit Court Judge J.S. “Steve” Daniel. He began the practice of law by opening a solo practice, sharing an office with two other attorneys. After a few years, Aaron joined a small litigation law firm that allowed him to practice in state and federal courts all across the state. As his family grew, Aaron moved his practice to the government sector, where he worked in judicial administration for the Tennessee Administrative Office of the Courts. After nearly a decade of being a public servant, Aaron joined a local business as its in house counsel in 2013.
Aaron has been an involved member of the legal community, serving a number of committees and commissions working to improve the legal and judicial systems. In addition, he is a member of the Rutherford/Cannon County Bar Association and Tennessee Bar Association, and is a 2013 graduate of the Tennessee Bar Association’s Leadership Law program.
Jeremy Norris, Board Member
Faye Hubbard, Board Member Emeritus
Faye is the wife of late Dr. Kenneth Hubbard, former Pastor of FBC Smyrna (LifePoint Church). After years of ministry experience, she has gained an incredible amount of godly wisdom which she uses to guide the direction of ONEless Ministries.