Staff, Board & Supporters

Executive Committee

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Kay Kretsch

CEO

 

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Judge Lynda Jones

Board Chair

 

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Steve Cook

Chair Elect


 

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Dawn Mason

Operations Committee Chair


 

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Julia Baker & Stacy Widelitz

Development Co-Chairs

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Eric Jackson

Mktg & Communications Chair

 

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David Briggs

Finance Committee Chair


 

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David Hart

Program Chair


 

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Donald Holmes

HR and Governance Chair


 

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Patrick Theobold

Secretary/ Strategic Plan


 

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Paul Connelly

Board Member At-Large/ Finance Committee Member

 

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Jamaal Hipps

Professional Chair


 

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Thomas H. Stearns

Nominating Chair

 

 

Staff

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Dr. Julie Doochin

VP of Programs

jdoochin@dismas.org
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Kleopatra Gaiter

Admissions Manager

kgaiter@dismas.org
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Phillip Hill

VP of Operations

phill@dismas.org
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Dwanna Hughes

Special Events Director

dhughes@dismas.org 
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Brad Clark

Case Manager

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Gary Schwegmann

Facilities Manager

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Lolita Toney

Vice President of Development

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Board of Directors

  • Bob Adams Blankenship - CPA Group, PLLC
  • Anthony Allen - Willis Towers Watson
  • Bryce Atkins - Move On, Inc.
  • Jim Aylward - Preferral, Inc.
  • Julia Baker - Page/Duke Landscape Architects
  • Chris Blair - The Listening Room
  • Ellen Bonner - Callaway Bonner Law
  • David Briggs - Fifth Third Bank
  • Virginia - Burnett Fifth Third Bank
  • Lisa Button - DVL Seigenthaler, a FINN Partners Company
  • Gabrille Chapman, PhD - Vanderbilt University, Peabody College
  • Jennifer Charles - Office of District Attorney
  • Paul Connelly - HCA Healthcare
  • Steve Cook - LFM Capital
  • Lee Cummingham - Tennessee High Education
  • Ron Davis - Payble, LLC
  • Alfred Degrafinreid II - Vanderbilt University
  • Mike Dimler - Asurion
  • Charlene Donovan - Behavioral Health Services at Wellpath
  • Jolene Dressel - HireQuest Direct
  • Sarah Fairbank - Vanderbilt University - Owen Business College
  • Bret Fitchpatric - LKQ Corporation
  • Jon Frere - Retired
  • Patrick Frogge - Bell, Tennent & Frogge
  • Braden Gall - Sirius XM Radio
  • Michael Gengler - Retired
  • Dmetria Gibson - TRICOR
  • Sheriff Daron Hall - Davidson County Sheriff's Office
  • Dylan Hall - Silicon Ranch Corporation
  • David Hart - TRICOR
  • Todd Henry - Henry Construction
  • Jamal Hipps - MYPER Marketing & Advertising
  • Don Holmes - Central Parking
  • Eric Jackson - Element 47
  • Judge Lynda Jones - General Session Courts of Davidson County
  • Amanda Jones - Hermitage Lighting
  • Dr. Carl Keldie - Carl J. Keldie, MD
  • Chris Kincade Janarus - The Good Janitors
  • Steve Luttrell - CoreCivic
  • Brandee Madden - GateHouse Treatment
  • Lethia Mann - Regions Bank
  • Dawn Mason - CoreCivic
  • Cheryl Mayes - U.S. House of Representatives, TN 5th Congressional District
  • Joyce McDaniel - The Ferrell McDaniel Company
  • John McKennon - COVID-19 Response
  • Chelsea Moubarak - Self-Employed
  • Julie Perrey - The Roman Catholic Doicese of Nashville
  • Father Anhtuan Phan - Nashville Diocese
  • April Presley - Willis Towers Watson
  • Joan Pugh - Retired
  • Jolene Ramirez - Vanderbilt University Medical Center
  • Judge Gale Robinson - Metropolitan Nashville-Davidson County
  • Burns Rogers - The Counseling Center at St. Philip's Episcopal Church
  • John Rowley - CounterPoint Messaging
  • Mike Rustici - On Sabatical
  • Phil Ryan - Village Commercial Real Estate
  • Vice Mayor Jim Shulman - Metro Nashville-Davidson County
  • Marcus Shute - Shute Law
  • Ken Sledge - Lincoln Financial Advisors
  • Thomas Stearns - Retired
  • Chuck Taylor - TN Dept. of Corrections
  • Patrick Theobald - Asurion
  • Klaus Thieme - Luftikus Investments, LLC
  • Terry Vo - Comcast Cable
  • Stacy Widelitz - Nashville Opera
  • Tameka Winston - Tennessee State University
  • Terry Woodall - The Housing Fund
  • Evelyn Yeargin - Mental Health Cooperative

Advisory Board

  • Jim Aylward
  • Patrick Frogge
  • District Atty. Glenn Funk
  • Sheriff Daron Hall
  • Todd Henry 
  • Vice Mayor Jim Shulman

Supporters

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