Executive Leadership

Rachel Freeman, President (she/her/hers)


Lorraine McGuire, Vice President of Development and Marketing (she/her/hers)


Tana Kimbro, Vice President of Finance (she/her/hers)


Jessica Barfield, Vice President of Programs (she/her/hers)



Board of Directors

Executive Committee

  • Chair- Steve Cook, Executive Managing Director, LFM Capital
  • Vice-Chair- Kim Carpenter Drake
  • Secretary- Alice Ailey, Vice President and Executive Director, Account Services, The Johnson Group
  • Treasurer- Rachel Kraft Johnson, Kraft & Company CPAs, Member

Board Members

  • Fabian Bedne, Planner, Neighborhood Development, Infrastructure, Mayor's Office
  • Anne Buckley, Community Activist
  • Nancy Bunting, Community Activist
  • Libby Callaway, Founder, The Callaway
  • Kim Case, Partner, Ernst & Young
  • Katherine Daniels, Assistant Vice President, Private Banking, INS Bank
  • Beth Davis, Assistant General Counsel, Asurion
  • Luke DeLaVergne, Regional Director, Bethany Christian Services 
  • Kelley Durham, Community Activist
  • Peter Erickson, Vice President, Commercial Banking, Synovus
  • Becca Fuqua, Young Leaders Intern, Studio Bank
  • Toi Gorham, Operations Manager, Vanderbilt University Medical Center
  • Dr. Juzer Husiani, Nashville Osteopathic and Integrative Medicine
  • Samuel L. Jackson, Senior Counsel, Bone, McAlister, Norton PLLC
  • Natalie Jeansonne, Program Manager, HCA Healthcare
  • Janel Lacy, Principal/Owner, Lacy Strategies LLC
  • Amy Lazarov, Clinical Therapist, Private Practice
  • Margaret Levine, Vice President of Corporate Security, Bridgestone Americas, Inc.
  • Melissa Mahanes, Community Activist
  • Dr. Andrew Pfeffer, Physician, Vanderbilt ER
  • Cynthia Pitts, Community Activist
  • Dr. Shree Walker, Metro Nashville Public School
  • Dr. Pampee Young, CMO, Red Cross
  • Brittany Weiner, News Anchor, WSMV Ch. 4
  • Mary Wilson, Community Activist

Advisory Board Members

  • Hayes Bryant
  • Laura Chadwick
  • Chris Coates
  • Jay Conner, Ph.D
  • Franke Elliott
  • John Gawaluck
  • Elena Graves
  • Sandra Lipman
  • Ellen Martin
  • Lynn Melkus
  • Emily Noel
  • Robin Patton
  • Stephen Zralek


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