Rich Carnes has been in Knoxville for almost three decades and lives in Friendsville on his family farm. He graduated with a master's at the University of Tennessee and has worked as a teacher and in the financial industry before joining Emerald Youth Foundation.
Rich attends church at Axley's Chapel United Methodist Church and serves there as a pastor. He has been married 25 years and has two wonderful daughters, Eden and Zee. In his free time he enjoys working on the farm, reading and spending time with his family.
Fun fact about Rich: He has met three U.S. Presidents!