Closer to Home, Inc.

7608 Aubrey Ridge Court, Fairview, TN 37062

Phone: (615) 319-9751


Board of Directors


The Board of Closer to Home (from left to right):

Kenny Young, Mary Rector, Michele Pillar, Jill Arnold, Beth Ingram


President and Founder

Michele Pillar, 3 x Grammy nominated Christian singer, author & Key Note speaker, Michele ministers throughout the U.S., each year. Shortly after moving to TN in 1995, Michele volunteered to raise funds for The Nashville Chapter of The Salvation Army's Angel Tree Program but shifted her focus to honor her single mother in the year 2000 when she founded Closer to Home.


Vice President & Director of Gifting

Mary Rector moved to Fairview, TN in 2004 from Southern California. She has over 50 years’ experience in serving charitable organizations. She facilitates and processes CtH applications, daily. Mary has strong relationships with our Third-Party Referral Sources who apply each day to CtH, on behalf of those they come in contact with who need assistance. Mary is able to suggest other forms of assistance when CtH is not the answer.


Chairman of the Board

Beth Ingram

We are honored to have Beth as our Chairman. A pillar of the community, Beth brings a wealth of knowledge, heart and influence to CtH.



Jill Arnold is a 30-year resident of Williamson County, working 20 years in real estate with Keller Williams Realty as a ABR, CRS, Broker.

She serves on the Agent Leadership Council at KW and served on the Williamson Co. Association of Realtors Board of Directors for two years. She’s an, “I’ll do anything to help” kind of woman and we are thankful for her service to CtH.


Advisory Board Member & Legal Council

Kenny Young

A Franklin resident with offices nestled on the Historic Franklin Square, Kenny is an attorney specializing in 501(c)(3) corporations. What a great gift and asset to have Kenny as our advisor. Thank you, Kenny!

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