Staff & Board

Collage Dance Collective
photo: Melissa Sweazy

Get to know our team.


Keeosha Armstrong
Keeosha Armstrong
Studio Institute Intern
[email protected]
direct: 901.578.2787
Josie Ballin
Josie Ballin
Director of Donor Engagement and Communications
[email protected]
direct: 901.341.0401
Colleen Chandler
Colleen Chandler
Development Manager

[email protected]
direct: 901.341.0403
Bryce Goodloe
Bryce Goodloe
Program and Operations Manager
[email protected]
direct: 901.682.4701
Tracy Lauritzen Wright
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
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
Finance Sr. Director – Strategic Projects, International Paper
Bruce B. Hopkins  
Retired Chairman, First Horizon
Martin Hand
Chief Donor Officer, ALSAC/St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital
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
                   Director of Product Marketing – Fixed Income, Raymond James
                  Bo Allen
                   West Tennessee,Arkansas, North Mississippi Region President, First Horizon
                  C. David Biggers, Jr.
Senior Counsel, ALSAC/St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital
                  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
                  Lowry Howell
Senior Analyst, Principal - Southeastern Asset Management
                  Rachel Jackson
Managing Director, Colleague Resources Americans - Sedgwick
                  Dianne Mall
                  Carl E. Moore
                   Visual Artist | Senior Graphic Designer, WREG-TV                 
                  Reginald R. Paige, Sr.
                   Associate General Counsel, Sylvamo North America
                  Kera Wright
                   Chief Financial Officer, ALSAC/St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital

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