Catholic Charities of West Tennessee Appoints Kiki Hall as Interim Executive Director

Memphis, Tenn., Sept. 8, 2023 –The Most Reverend David P. Talley, Bishop, Catholic Diocese of Memphis, and the Board of Directors of Catholic Charities of West Tennessee (CCWTN) approved the appointment of Kiki Hall to the position of Interim Executive Director, effective today, September 8, 2023. The appointment of Hall follows the resignation of Executive Director, Kelley Henderson.

As interim Executive Director, Kiki will oversee the continued implementation of the organization’s strategic plan which calls for expansion and growth of current programs and services throughout West Tennessee. She will provide leadership oversight of strategy, services, fundraising, finances, and operations, and work closely with the Board of Directors to assess organizational needs and future planning. Hall currently serves as the Senior Director of Community Engagement at CCWTN overseeing volunteer engagement, parish social ministry, family support programs, community and corporate partnerships, and communications and marketing.  She has been with the organization since May of 2020.

“We are pleased to have Kiki Hall, one of our CCWTN senior leaders, step into the role of Interim Executive Director,” said Bishop Talley. “Her leadership-level experience and commitment to the mission of Catholic Charities during the last three years will be valuable for the Board of Directors, staff, and supporters during this transitional period.”

“I have been blessed to be part of this team and this mission for several years now,” said Hall. “This organization is truly special as we live as God calls us to do… to love our neighbors and serve our brothers and sisters in need. I am honored to serve Catholic Charities and our community in this interim role.”

“Kiki’s experience and professional skills in strategic planning, partnerships, and community engagement will be an asset to CCWTN and our community’s most vulnerable neighbors across the 21-county service area,” said Jonathan Lyons, Catholic Charities of West Tennessee Board Chairman. “She has formed strong relationships with the Board, the staff, and our community during her tenure and we are excited to have Kiki lead Catholic Charities during this time.”

For more information about Catholic Charities of West Tennessee, visit or contact the office at 901-722-4700.

About Catholic Charities of West Tennessee

Following the teachings of Jesus Christ, Catholic Charities of West Tennessee (CCWTN) provides help to those in need and bring them hope by supporting them on the path from poverty to self-sufficiency. CCWTN has been serving West Tennessee for over 50 years, working to end hunger, end homelessness, and offer hope to families seeking a better tomorrow.  CCWTN approaches its work with a spirit of hospitality, intentionality, and service. Thanks to the support of donors and volunteers, last year the organization served over 40,000 individuals in need across West Tennessee.

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