News from CAK
July 3, 2019 (Knoxville, TN) – Christian Academy of Knoxville (CAK) is pleased to announce that Terry Gibson has accepted the offer to become Chief Administrative Officer (CAO). Gibson brings a wealth of knowledge with a background in business to help the school align goals with operational policies and procedures. This leadership position reports to Head of School Dan Perryman.
"I am excited about the experience that Terry brings to CAK,” said Perryman. “His ability to analyze operations and provide viable solutions to problems is an invaluable skill. I look forward to working with Terry.”
Gibson is retired from Smiths Detection where he worked for five years as President of US Operations and Vice President for Global Services. Since retirement, he has served on CAK’s Board of Trustees, and is often seen volunteering around campus and working with the middle school robotics team.
“The opportunity to serve God and support the CAK community is exciting to me,” says Gibson. “I am eager to work with our faculty, staff and families as we seek God’s guidance and implement His visions for the school.”
As a CAK grandparent, Gibson has a heart for the Warrior mission and vision. He and his wife, Betsy, have been married for 45 years and attend Fellowship Church. They have two daughters, Jennifer and Amber, and five grandchildren – Emma (16) and Ethan (14) both who attend CAK, and Olivia (11), Kalbe (12) and Ryley (21), who reside in Florida.
Christian Academy of Knoxville is an independent, Christian private school serving around 900 students in grades pre-K through 12th grade. The CAK Way is infused into our students, parents, faculty and staff to love God, love people, model Jesus, and make decisions that are best for our students.