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Board of Directors

The board at STARS has been called the best board of the directors on the face of the Earth. Business, nonprofit and community leaders and thinkers dedicated to helping STARS achieve our mission.

Executive Committee

Erin Tomlinson
Chair

Built

Rita McDonald
Past Chair

Nashville Area Chamber of Commerce

John Thetford

Chair-Elect

Thetford Insurance Services, Inc.
Carnell Elliott
Building Chair
Built
Robin Barrick
Treasurer

SS&R (retired)

Jamaal Oldham
Secretary
Sperry Bell Simmons
Co-Development Chair
Community Volunteer
Lizzie McKeand
Co-Development
Truxton Trust
Casey Mulligan
Associate Board Liaison
Pinnacle Financial Partners
  • Kerry Burke, Community Volunteer
  • Karen Chan, Vanderbilt University
  • Patrick Fears, Aon
  • Lisa Fisch, Community Volunteer
  • Katie Grant, Kraft CPAs
  • Rasheen Hartwell, StretchZone
  • Tracey Henry, Community Volunteer
  • Richard Howell, Jr., Cushman and Wakefield
  • Ellie Ivancich, Morgan Stanley
  • Nikki Jones
  • Sharon Kay, WFSK Jazzy 88.1
  • Tyler Layne, Holland & Knight, LLP
  • Shelby Lomax, Husch Blackwell
  • Andrew Maraniss, Vanderbilt Athletics
  • Mary Wessel, Hands On Nashville
  • Ellis Metz, Jarrard Phillips Cate & Hancock
  • Renease Perkins, Belmont University
  • Mary Leigh Pirtle, Bass, Berry, & Sims
  • Andrew Quinn, AJ Advisors
  • Robert Rosario, Zeitlin Sotheby’s International Realty
  • Andrew Solinger, Holland & Knight, LLP
  • Richard Stone, CapStar Bank
  • Grace Sweeney, Promises Behavioral Health
  • Alden Ward, TN Society of Certified Public Accountants
  • James R. Williams, Nashville Veterinary Specialists & Animal Emergency
  • Blake Maschmeier, Pillsbury Winthrop Shaw Pittman Chair
  • Margaret Anne Byerly, Enterprise Solutions, LLC
  • Tiara Coleman, Enterprise Holdings
  • Brianna Collins, Apostrophe
  • Josh Curtis, Lyft, Inc.
  • Sam Curtis, IQVIA
  • Birdie Loeffler, ProAssurance – Chair Elect 
  • Miranda McDonald, Tennessee Titans
  • Lexi Witkin, KidPro Pediatric Therapies & Family Services
  • James Bradshaw III, Wyatt Tarrant & Combs, LLP
  • Brogan Bunnell, Nuffer Smith Tucker Public Relations
  • Daphne Butler, Therapist
  • Jacques Cabell, Williamson County Court Magistrate
  • Karla Calderon, Community Volunteer
  • Mike Coupe, Place of Hope
  • Beth Cox, Decisions Choices & Options Inc.
  • Kevin T. Dyson, Centennial High School
  • Bryan Edwards, Hughes-Edwards Custom Homes
  • Hilton B. “Buck” Forcum, Nashville Office Consulting
  • Jillian Frist, Ankura
  • LeShane Greenhill, Pishon Consulting
  • Orrin Ingram, Ingram Industries, Inc.
  • William A. (Tinker) Kelly, VEBA
  • Paige Kisber, Hospital Alliance of TN
  • Mary LaGrone, Attorney at Law
  • Darwin Mason Sr., Ed.D., MNPS (retired)
  • Derrick Mason Sr., NFL (retired)
  • Colton Mulligan, FoxFuel Creative
  • *Brackney Reed, Gresham Smith & Partners
  • John R. Robinson, Nashville Lawn Care
  • Sabrina S. Ruderer, HCA (retired)
  • Bill Rutherford, HCA
  • Christopher C. Sabis, Sherrard Roe Voigt & Harbison
  • J.C. Siegrist Jr., Retired
  • Douglas M. Smith, UPS (retired)
  • Tricia Spehr, Community Volunteer
  • Sammy V. Swor, Belmont University
  • Christian von Allmen
  • Kimberly Watts, athenahealth
  • Richard Winstead, Crosslin & Associates
  • Luther Wright Jr., Olgetree Deakins Nash Smoak & Stewart, PC
  • Ron York, York & Friends Fine Art Gallery (retired)

*Charter Board Member

STARS is deeply committed to creating a culture and work space that centers on the power of relationships, that values diversity of perspective and experience, and that honors the dignity, worth, and contributions of all.