Our Team

  • Courtney Chandler

    Courtney Chandler


    Courtney  holds a BS in Exceptional Learning & BA in Art Education. She began her career with Signal Centers as an Assessment & Evaluation Specialist in the agency’s Families First Program. Her work within the agency allowed her the opportunity to work with a variety of individuals seeking job skills training, educational services and employment placement. In 2007, she became the Director of Adult Services and in 2021 she became the Director of the H*art Gallery.


  • Brooke Lawrence Montague

    Brooke Lawrence Montague

    Director of Programming and Outreach

    Brooke received her Bachelor of Fine Arts emphasizing in Drawing and Painting from the University of Georgia. She has a dual degree; Master of Art Therapy and Marriage, Family, and Child Counselor. She brings to the gallery her personal love of art as an artist and her interest in the art process with others.


  • Cassie Terpening

    Cassie Terpening

    Gallery Communications & Volunteer Coordinator

    Cassie has her Bachelors of Science in Nonprofit Management and Government Administration from the University of Tennessee at Chattanooga. She is a former intern and Arts and Economic Prosperity Report Coordinator for ArtsBuild. Cassie has also served as an Americorps Volunteer in Service to America stationed at Partnership for Families, Children, and Adults. She has been teaching for Hart Gallery for over five years at Salvation Army's ReCreate Cafe. Now she is the Marketing and Social Media Diva, Volunteer Coordinator and a community class teacher for her favorite organization, the H*art Gallery.