Board & Staff

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
 
   
 
 
   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 & Operation 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 
 
 
   
   
 


 


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

Bruce B. Hopkins  

Retired Chairman, First Horizon

Greg Baudoin

Owner, Greg Baudoin Interior Design

Greg Fletcher

Retired Attorney, Baker Donelson

Trow Gillespie
President, NewSouth Capital Management

Lucy Lee, 
Immediate Past Chair

Dr. Russ Wigginton
Chief Postsecondary Impact Officer, State Collaborative on Reforming Education

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
Terri S. Browne
Global Chief People Officer, Sedgwick
Michael Campanaro
VP, IT, AutoZone
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, 3RDSPACE

Wilton D. "Chick" Hill

WDH Holdings, LLC

Mary Hopkins

VP, Internal Audit, Servicemaster
Dianne Mall
 
Juanita Ortiz

Reginald R. Paige, Sr.
Associate General Counsel, Evergreen Packaging, LLC

Ashley Patterson

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

 
 

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