Ari Baker, Executive Director
Ari Baker is a facilitator, project manager and librarian who is passionate about libraries’ powerful role in creating community, shaping change and improving society. Ari graduated from Maryville College in 2011 with a Bachelor’s in Sociology and a certificate in Nonprofit Management and later received a Master’s in Information Science from the University of Tennessee in 2015. Ari worked at Blount County Public Library for 13 years mostly as a programming and community outreach librarian before joining Tenn-Share in 2021.
Teresa Kline, Business Manager
Teresa Kline started with Tenn-Share in 2021, where she serves as Business Manager. Teresa and her family relocated to Tennessee in 2018. Previously, she worked with the Frederick County Public School System in Virginia for 12 years as a paraprofessional and at the University of Tennessee, Knox County Extension Office handling financials and human resources. Away from work, Teresa enjoys spending time with family, her two dogs, and outdoor activities.