Board & Staff

Collage Dance Collective
photo: Melissa Sweazy

Get to know our team.


Staff

Ashley Ayikwei

    Ashley Ayikwei

    Database Coordinator

    [email protected]
    direct: 901.578.2760
 
Tracy Lauritzen-Wright

    Tracy Lauritzen Wright

    Director of Grants & Initiatives

    [email protected]
    direct: 901.341.0407
 
Ellen Lester

    Ellen Lester

    Chief Financial Officer

    [email protected]
    direct: 901.341.0404
 
 

    Kelsea Lewis

    Development & Office Coordinator

    [email protected]
    direct: 901.578.2787
 
Colleen McCartney

    Colleen McCartney

    Grants & Initiatives Manager

    [email protected]
    direct: 901.341.0403
 
Elizabeth Rouse
    Elizabeth Rouse
    President & Chief Executive Officer

    [email protected]
    direct: 901.341.0410 
 
    Jana Tayloe
   
Event & Sponsorship Coordinator
   
    [email protected]  
    direct: 901.341.0409
   
   
 



Board of Directors

Executive Committee


Lucy Lee  
Chair

Pat Danehy  
Vice Chair
Principal, Client Communications, NewSouth Capital Management

Gretchen McLennon  
Secretary

Jon Moorehead  
Treasurer
Audit & Assurance Partner, Deloitte & Touche LLP

Bruce B. Hopkins  
Immediate Past Chair
Chairman, West Tennessee Region, First Tennessee Bank

Greg Baudoin

Owner, Greg Baudoin Interior Design

Greg Fletcher

Retired Attorney, Baker Donelson

Trow Gillespie
President, NewSouth Capital Management

Dr. Russ Wigginton
VP of Student Life & Dean of Students, Rhodes College

Gary Wunderlich

Chief Executive Officer, B Riley Wealth Management
 

Oscar Adams
SVP, Trading Strategies Group, Vining Sparks

Bo Allen

West Tennessee Region President, First Tennessee Bank

Jennie Anderson

VP Loss Prevention, Customer Satisfaction, AutoZone

C. David Biggers, Jr.
Executive Assistant U.S. Attorney, U.S. Attorney's Office

Terri S. Browne
EVP, Chief People Officer Americans, Sedgwick
Bill Carkeet, Jr.
Principal/CEO, Oden & Associates
Kate Connell
Investment Manager, Gilliland Investments

Bob Craddock
Partner, Wyatt, Tarrant & Combs, LLP

Maysey Craddock

Artist
Michael Drake
CEO, masterIT
Jon Ernst
Retired Vice President/General Manager, International Paper

Martin Hand

Chief Donor Officer, ALSAC/St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital

Whitney Hardy
Founder & Executive Director, Young Arts Patrons | Young Collectors Contemporary
Wilton D. "Chick" Hill
WDH Holdings, LLC

Pitt Hyde

Chairman & CEO, Pittco Management, LLC

L.R. Jalenak, Jr.

Retired Chairman, Cleo, Inc.
Juanita Ortiz
Senior Director, Global Education, ALSAC

Reginald R. Paige, Sr.

Associate General Counsel, Evergreen Packaging, LLC

Ashley Patterson
In-House Trial Counsel, FedEx

John Pettey

Managing Director, Raymond James & Associates

Kathy Gale Uhlhorn


Ron Walter
President & General Manager, WREG-TV Channel 3

Jimmie Williams

SVP & CFO, Belz Enterprises
 

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