Staff & Board

Collage Dance Collective
photo: Melissa Sweazy

Get to know our team.


    Josie Ballin
    Director of Donor Engagement and Communications
    [email protected]
    direct: 901.341.0401
Colleen McCartney
   Colleen Chandler
   Development Manager

   [email protected]
   direct: 901.341.0403
    Bryce Goodloe
Program and Operations Manager
    [email protected]
    direct: 901.682.4701  

    Tracy Lauritzen Wright
    Chief Operating Officer

     [email protected]
     direct: 901.341.0407
Elizabeth Rouse
    Elizabeth Rouse
    President & Chief Executive Officer

    [email protected]
    direct: 901.341.0410 
    Julie Wiklund
    Chief Financial Officer
    direct: 901.341.0404

Board of Directors

Executive Committee

Kathy Gale Uhlhorn 

Dr. Russ Wigginton  Vice Chair
President, National Civil Rights Museum
Jon Moorehead  Secretary
Audit & Assurance Partner, Deloitte 

Mary Hopkins Treasurer
VP, Chief Accounting Officer, Terminix
Bruce B. Hopkins  
Retired Chairman, First Horizon

Greg Baudoin

Owner, Greg Baudoin Interior Design

Pat Danehy Immediate Past Chair
Principal, NewSouth Capital Management
Trow Gillespie
President, NewSouth Capital Management
Juanita Ortiz
Senior Manager, Consilience Group, LLC
Gary Wunderlich
Co-Founder & Managing Partner, Live Oak Merchant Partners
                 Oscar Adams
                  SVP, Trading Strategies Group, Vining Sparks
                 Bo Allen
                  West Tennessee Region President, First Horizon
                 C. David Biggers, Jr.
                 Michael Campanaro
                  VP, IT, AutoZone
                 Bill Carkeet, Jr.
                  Founder, Oden & Associates
                 Kate Connell
                  Investment Manager, Gilliland Investments

                 Bob Craddock
                  Partner, Wyatt, Tarrant & Combs, LLP
                 Michael Drake
                  President, JM Drake Enterprises
                 Martin Hand
                  Chief Donor Officer, ALSAC/St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital
                 Whitney Hardy
                  Founder & Executive Director, 3RDSPACE / Co-founder, Hardy Beverages
                 Lowry Howell
Senior Analyst, Principal - Southeastern Asset Management
                 Rachel Jackson
Managing Director, Colleague Resources Americans - Sedgwick
                 Lucy Lee
                 Dianne Mall
                 Reginald R. Paige, Sr.
                  Associate General Counsel, Sylvamo North America
                 Ron Walter
                  Retired President & General Manager, WREG-TV Channel 3
                  Kera Wright
                  Senior Vice President, Finance & Data Insights, ALSAC/St. Jude Children's Research Hospital

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