Staff & Board

Collage Dance Collective
photo: Melissa Sweazy

Get to know our team.


Staff

 

   
    Josie Ballin
    Director of Marketing and Donor Engagement

    [email protected]
    direct: 901.341.0401
   
Colleen McCartney
 
    Colleen Chandler
    Grants & Initiatives Manager

    [email protected]
    direct: 901.341.0403
 
 
 
   Tracy Lauritzen Wright
   Chief Operating Officer

    [email protected]
    direct: 901.341.0407
 
Ellen Lester

    Ellen Lester

    Chief Financial Officer

    [email protected]
    direct: 901.341.0404
 
 

    Kelsea Lewis

    Development & Operations Coordinator

    [email protected]
    direct: 901.578.2787
 

Elizabeth Rouse

    Elizabeth Rouse
    President & Chief Executive Officer

    [email protected]
    direct: 901.341.0410 
 
 
   
   
 


 


Board of Directors

Executive Committee


Pat Danehy Chair
Principal, NewSouth Capital Management

Kathy Gale Uhlhorn 
Vice Chair

Jon Moorehead  
Treasurer
Audit & Assurance Partner, Deloitte & Touche LLP
 
Dr. Russ Wigginton, Secretary
Chief Postsecondary Impact Officer, State Collaborative on Reforming Education

Bruce B. Hopkins  

Retired Chairman, First Horizon

Greg Baudoin

Owner, Greg Baudoin Interior Design

Trow Gillespie
President, NewSouth Capital Management

Lucy Lee, 
Immediate Past Chair


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.
Executive Assistant U.S. Attorney, U.S. Attorney's Office
Michael Campanaro
VP, IT, AutoZone
Bill Carkeet, Jr.
Founder, Oden & Associates
Kate Connell
Investment Manager, Gilliland Investments

Bob Craddock
Partner, Wyatt, Tarrant & Combs, LLP
Maysey Craddock
Artist
Michael Drake
President, JM Drake Enterprises
Martin Hand
Chief Donor Officer, ALSAC/St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital
Whitney Hardy
Founder & Executive Director, 3RDSPACE / Chief Capacity Officer, Epicenter

Mary Hopkins
VP, Chief Accounting Officer, Terminix
Dianne Mall
Juanita Ortiz
Reginald R. Paige, Sr.
Associate General Counsel, Evergreen Packaging, LLC
Ashley Patterson, Reaves Law Firm
Ron Walter
President & General Manager, WREG-TV Channel 3

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