June 17, 2021
Carlton Willis is our Associate Executive Director of Programs, overseeing Children, Youth and Adult Programs. Carlton is a native of Abbeville, SC and attended Anderson College where he received a BA Degree in music with a concentration in business. After graduation, Carlton became Evening Director of Student Activities and worked in Admissions and Residence Life. After a year, he joined Carson-Newman University in Jefferson City, Tennessee where he was Assistant Director of Admissions and Coordinator of Minority Recruitment for seven and a half years. He also served as Director of Music at Oak Valley Baptist Church in Oak Ridge, TN for two years. Carlton joined Mission Waco as Director of the MPowerment Program in December of 2000.
Carlton enjoys singing, traveling, meeting people and hanging out with family and friends. He attends Greater New Light Missionary Baptist Church where he serves as Co-Choir Director, Praise Team Leader and Trustee.