During more than a century of service to Mississippi’s children, Canopy has been fortunate to have five CEOs who have devoted many years to our organization. This stable leadership has enabled Canopy to remain steadfast in its mission. Our current leadership team includes the following dedicated individuals, each with a passion for helping the under-served children of Mississippi.

Meet Our Senior Management Team

John D. Damon, Ph.D.,
Chief Executive Officer


Meet John Damon

Tammy Amis, MBA
Chief of Staff


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Terry Hight, Ph.D.,
Chief Operating Officer


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Shea Hutchins, LCSW
Chief Solutions Officer


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Angie Sumrall, MBA, CPA, CFE
Chief Financial Officer


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Taheti Watson, SPHR, SHRM-SCP
Chief Engagement & Diversity Officer


Meet Taheti Watson