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Board of Directors

Norman Merrifield, Chair

808 Education, LLC

Wes Payne, Vice Chair

Pinnacle Financial Partners

Robyn Williams, Secretary

Bridgestone Americas

Juan Williams, Treasurer

TN Department of Human Resources

Chuck Abbott Gray Line Tennessee

Kasar Abdulla Community Volunteer

Brittany Adams Dollar General

Craig Bledsoe Lipscomb University

Thomas Burns Belmont University

Sheila Calloway Davidson County Juvenile Court

Kenny Crapse Fifth Third Bank

Allen DeCuyper Parks Realty

Josh DePriest Rogers Group

John Doerge Deloitte

Shani Dowell Possip

Haley Eakin Pfeffer Torode

Rebecca Fair Dollar General

Todd Figler AllianceBernstein

Robert Fisher Results for America

Joan Fleming Citizens Savings Bank & Trust Co

Jacky Gomez Asurion

LeShane Greenhill Eminence Holdings LLC

Jeff Gregg SOLLEC

Emily Gruening Ryman Hospitality Properties

LeShane Greenhill Eminence Holdings LLC

Lila Hall Yazoo Brewing Company

Rachel Hawksworth HCA Healthcare

Herman Hicks First Horizon

Olivia Hill Community Volunteer

Colleen Hoy Education Networks of America

Cooper Jones HUB International Mid-South

Kaitlyn Jones R.C. Mathews Contractor

Meredith Jones Long Creative Artists Agency

Whitney Kalb FCA Venture Partners

Amani Kelly Guerrier Development

Christie Laird University of Tennessee College of Law

Devin Lintzenich Bass, Berry & Sims

John McCoy Pinnacle Financial Partners

Blake McDaniel Creative Artists Agency

Candice McQueen Lipscomb University

Raul Miranda Ameriprise Financial

Hasina Mohyuddin Vanderbilt University Peabody College

Mark Morrison Institute for Advanced Composites Manufacturing

Perry Moulds Belmont University

Thomas Mulgrew The Strategy Group

Elizabeth Papel Consultant

Brandyn Payne, Immediate Past Chair Consilio

Nicole Provonchee Bright Blue Consulting

Kendrick Robinson Bridgestone Americas

Mike Russell Synovus Bank

Frank Schriner Regions Bank

Sue Spickard PENCIL Founder

Zulfat Suara Meharry Medical College

Rachael Terrell CMT

Jacquie Thomas PNC

Don Walker LP Building Solutions

EX OFFICIO

Adrienne Battle, Ex Officio MNPS

Stephanie Bonner, Ex Officio Bank of America

Connor Byrd, Intern Creative Artists Agency

Erin Collar, JLN Representative Intern Vanderbilt University Medical Center

Rachael Anne Elrod, Ex Officio MNPS Board of Education

Chris Henson, Ex Officio MNPS

Ashley Johnson, YLC Intern EY

Emerging Leaders

Kirsten Dodson, Co-Chair

Lipscomb University

Logan Matthews, Co-Chair

Cooley Public Strategies

Lamar Allen Caterpillar Financial Services Corporation

Sindy Ascencio Bank of America

Kelton Brooks

Chirs Brophy Shoemaker Financial

Dane Brunett, Dev Chair Wilson Bank & Trust

Brandi Coates, Dev Vice-Chair Frist Art Museum

Carl Coates, Jr. M.S. Graduate Student, MTSU 

Daryl Curry College Connection at Oasis Center

Meadya Doski HDR, Inc

Maxwell Goodall, Partner Chair Fifth Third Bank

Samuel Henninger Waller Law

Sal Hernandez Community Health Systems

Nicole Keefe Burr & Forman

Tanisha Kizer First South Financial Credit Union

Ryan McMorrow PCM + Design Architects

Nick Newsome, Partner Vice Chair LP Building Solutions

Raeruth Oleshansky Nurses for Newborns Tennessee

Sharond Poag Fifth Third Bank

Julio Rodriguez DocAir

Karen Schillinger Creative Artists Agency

Bailey Via, Nom Chair Vanderbilt University-Margaret Cuninggim Women’s Center

Brandon Ward Caterpillar Financial Services Corporation

Artetta Webster, Immediate Past Chair Nashville Electric Service