Board of Directors

"The Chamber has allowed me to reach out into the community and develop new relationships with people from all walks of life. I find myself really enjoying meeting with other business owners and discussing things that perhaps will help my own business."
Randy Rayburn - Midtown Cafe & Cabana

2015-2016

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    Chair – Kent Adams, president and CEO, Caterpillar Financial Services Corporation
    Vice Chair – Milton Johnson, chairman and chief executive officer, HCA
    Immediate Past Chair – Wayne Smith, chairman and CEO, Community Health Systems, Inc.
    President – Ralph Schulz, president, Nashville Area Chamber of Commerce
    General Counsel – Scott Carey, Nashville managing shareholder, Baker, Donelson, Bearman, Caldwell and Berkowitz, PC

    Tom Aaron, managing partner, Deloitte
    William F. Carpenter III, chairman and CEO, LifePoint Hospitals
    Beth Chase, CEO, c3/consulting
    Jeff Cogen, CEO and alternate governor, Nashville Predators; CEO, Bridgestone Arena
    Robert J. Dennis, chairman, president and CEO, Genesco Inc.
    Margaret Dolan, president and CEO, Saint Thomas Foundation; executive vice president for institutional advancement, Saint Thomas Health
    Jorge Dominicis, CEO, Correct Care Solutions
    Beth Fortune, vice chancellor for public affairs, Vanderbilt University
    Gary Garfield, CEO and president, Bridgestone Americas, Inc.; vice president and senior officer, Bridgestone Corporation
    Joey Hatch, COO, Skanska USA
    Robert B. Higgins, Jr., president and CEO, Barge Waggoner Sumner and Cannon
    Damon Hininger, president and CEO, Corrections Corporation of America
    Laura L. Hollingsworth, president and publisher, The Tennessean/tnMedia; central group president, Gannett U.S. Community Publishing
    MaryAnne Howland, founder, president and chief excitement officer, ibis Communications; founder and CEO, Global Diversity Leadership Exchange
    Orrin H. Ingram, president and CEO, Ingram Industries Inc, and chairman and CEO, Ingram Marine Group
    Decosta Jenkins, president and CEO, Nashville Electric Service
    David C. Kloeppel, chairman, EventaGlobal
    Susan Lanigan, community volunteer
    Ken Levitan, founder and co-president, Vector Management
    Wanda Lyle, managing director, general manager, UBS USA LLC | Nashville business solutions center
    Robert A. McCabe, Jr., chairman, Pinnacle Financial Partners
    Sydney McPhee, president, Middle Tennessee State University
    John Morgan, chancellor, Tennessee Board of Regents
    Bob Patterson, partner, Bradley Arant Boult Cummings
    Nelson Remus, president and CEO, Remar, Inc.
    Mike Schatzlein, M.D., president and CEO, Saint Thomas Health; market leader for Indiana and Tennessee, Ascension Health
    James R. Schmitz, executive VP and Middle Tennessee area president, Regions Bank
    Saurabh Sinha, founder and CEO, emids Technologies
    James W. Spradley, Jr., chairman and CEO, Standard Functional Foods Group
    Curt Stevens, CEO, Louisiana-Pacific Corporation
    Sherry Stewart-Deutschmann, CEO and founder, LetterLogic, Inc.
    Claire W. Tucker, president and CEO, CapStar Bank
    Peter J. Weien, vice president and general manager, Gaylord Opryland Resort and Convention Center
    W. Carl Whitmer, president and CEO, IASIS Healthcare