Board & Staff

Collage Dance Collective
photo: Melissa Sweazy

Get to know our team.


Staff

Ashley Ayikwei

    Ashley Ayikwei

    Database Coordinator

    aayikwei@artsmemphis.org
    direct: 901.578.2760
 
Sarah Blackburn

    Sarah Blackburn

    Manager, Development & Communications

    sblackburn@artsmemphis.org
    direct: 901.341.0403
 
Tracy Lauritzen-Wright

    Tracy Lauritzen Wright

    Director of Grants & Initiatives

    tlauritzenwright@artsmemphis.org
    direct: 901.341.0407
 
Ellen Lester

    Ellen Lester

    Chief Financial Officer

    elester@artsmemphis.org
    direct: 901.341.0404
 
Colleen McCartney

    Colleen McCartney

    Office & Program Coordinator

    cmccartney@artsmemphis.org
    direct: 901.578.2787
 
Will Murray

    Will Murray

    Director of Development & Communications

    wmurray@artsmemphis.org
    direct: 901.341.0401
 

Elizabeth Rouse

 

 


    Elizabeth Rouse

    President & Chief Executive Officer

    erouse@artsmemphis.org
    direct: 901.341.0410
 

 
 



Board of Directors

Executive Committee


Lucy Lee  
Chair
Community Volunteer

Pat Danehy  
Vice Chair
Partner, NewSouth Capital Management

Gretchen McLennon  
Secretary
Community Volunteer

Jon Moorehead  
Treasurer
Audit & Assurance Partner, Deloitte

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

Greg Baudoin

Owner, Greg Baudoin Interior Design

Greg Fletcher

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, Wunderlich Securities

 


Oscar Adams
SVP, Trading Strategies Group, Vining Sparks

Bo Allen

West Tennessee Region President, First Tennessee Bank

Jennie Anderson

VP Store Operations Support, Customer Satisfaction, AutoZone

C. David Biggers, Jr.

Executive Assistant U.S. Attorney, U.S. Attorney's Office

Bill Carkeet
Principal/CEO, Oden

Kate Connell
Investment Manager, Gilliland Investments

Bob Craddock
Partner, Wyatt, Tarrant & Combs, LLP

Maysey Craddock

Artist

Jon Ernst

Retired Vice President/General Manager, International Paper

Martin Hand

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

Wilton D. "Chick" Hill
 

Pitt Hyde

Chairman & CEO, Pittco Management, LLC

L.R. Jalenak, Jr.

Retired Chairman, Cleo, Inc.

Brad Johnson
EVP Operational Strategy and Shared Services, Sedgwick CMS 

Reginald R. Paige, Sr.

Associate General Counsel, Evergreen Packaging Inc.

Ashley Patterson
In-House Trial Counsel, FedEx

John Pettey

Managing Director, Raymond James & Associates

Peter Pettit

Attorney, Bass, Berry & Sims

Anne H. Stokes

Community Volunteer

Kathy Gale Uhlhorn

Community Volunteer

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

Jimmie Williams
SVP & CFO, Belz Enterprises

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