James “O’Bee” O’Bryant has been selected as Executive Director of the Clarksville-Montgomery County Education Foundation, replacing Abby Binkley who was named Assistant Principal at Glenellen Elementary School. O’Bryant currently is Vice President of Development for Progressive Directions where he has been since 2015. Prior to that, he served as Executive Director of the Clarksville Area YMCA, where he was responsible for overseeing a $3.2 million budget. His experience includes fundraising for an annual giving campaign, totaling $260,000; and securing grant funding of more than $100,000. In total, he has more than 20 years of experience in not-for-profit leadership. He earned his B.S. from Union University in Jackson, Tenn. He will be joining the staff full-time Oct. 29.