Our Board

Our board members represent numerous fields and sectors, bringing with them a range of experiences and expertise. They provide invaluable counsel and direction to the Foundation.

Board Of Directors

Kasar Abdulla

Community Volunteer

Ronette Adams-Taylor

Meharry Medical College

Melinda Balser

Community Volunteer

McLean Barbieri

Annali Interiors

Alvaro Manrique Barrenechea

Vanderbilt University

Tricia Carswell

Furman University

Bonnie Dow

Vanderbilt University

Kate Ezell

Ezell Consulting

Imaan Ferdowsi

MICRO

Meg Harris

Community Volunteer

Lucy Haynes

Community Volunteer

Don Holmes

Chair, Community Volunteer, Executive/Human Resources Consultant

Matt Kisber

Silicon Ranch

Neil Krugman

Waller Lansden Dortch & Davis, LLC

Frank Loughlin

AllianceBernstein

Terri Luke

NPL Interim Director

Tyson Moore

Merrill Lynch

Hon. Freddie O’Connell

Mayor

Cristina Oakeley

Caliente Consulting

Kevin Orndorff

HCA

Brant Phillips

Bass, Berry & Sims PLC

Senton Pojani

Aon Risk Solutions

Jillian D. Robinson

YLC Intern

Maria Salas

Davidson County Chancery Court

Joyce Espy Searcy

Belmont University

Renata Soto

Mosaic Changemakers

Rhonda Taylor

Dollar General

Patrick Theobald

Community Volunteer

Christi Turner

Community Volunteer

Katy Varney

MP&F

Nahed Zehr

Community Volunteer

Advisory Board

Beth Alexander

Harry Allen

Grace Awh

Shawn Bakker

Jean Ann Banker

Cassidy Bentley

Anita Cochran

Doug Cruickshanks

Delta Ann Davis

Karl Dean

Missy Eason

Billy Eskind

David Esquivel

Janetta Fleming

David Fox

Emily Freitag

Frank Gordon

Barbara Haugen

Brittany Irby

Cathy Jackson

Jerry Johnson

Bill King

Gina Lodge

Mark Magnuson

Ben May

Rusty Miller

Lee Molette

Juli Mosley

Libby Page

Larry Papel

Keith Simmons

Joe Steakley

Beth Stein

Denine Torr

Byron Trauger

Jerry Williams

Linde Wilson

Allen Yuspeh