Carolyn J. Joy


Carolyn worked as the Executive Assistant for The National Association of State Boards of Accountants (NASBA) for 5 years before joining the Fisk family. She assisted the Chief Operating Officer, Director of International Relations, and Director of Government Affairs, primarily by preparing expense reports, making travel arrangements, and developing and coordinating correspondence. She was also responsible for a myriad of other administrative duties.

Prior to her work with NASBA, Carolyn worked for New Level Community Development Corporation, an outreach of MT. Zion Baptist Church in Nashville, TN, which is the Church’s 501(C)3 program. She served as the program coordinator, working to help individuals find solutions to some of the economic challenges plaguing the Nashville community. Her primary role was connecting people to resources, providing access to valuable knowledge to improve their lifestyles. She also worked with a number of community programs, including VITA Tax filing, home buying classes, pre-purchase counseling for home buyers, financial management, foster-care classes, HIV- AIDS workshops, drug and alcohol Rehab, YWCA workshops, and various other workshops and classes.

Carolyn is the mother of one adult daughter.

Carolyn J. Joy
Administrative Assistant

Tennessee State University – Bachelor of Science (B.S.) Medical Records Administration May 1988

Erastus Milo Cravath Hall
Fisk University
1000 17th Ave. N.
Nashville, TN 37208 

Office: 615-329-8555