"The Nashville Chamber has a connection that put our website out, and we got a hit on it, and it was Pepperidge Farm. Today, we serve buns to Pepperidge Farm and that wouldn't have happened without the connection through the Nashville Chamber."
Cordia Harrington ("The Bun Lady") - Tennessee Bun Company
  • Chair – Kent Adams, president and CEO, Caterpillar Financial Services Corporation
  • Vice Chair – Michael Shmerling, chairman, XMI Holdings, Inc.
  • 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
  • Doug Brandon, regional managing principal, Cassidy Turley
  • David Briggs, Tennessee market executive, senior vice president, U.S. Trust, Bank of America Private Wealth Management
  • Alison Brown, president, Compass Record Group
  • Teresa Broyles-Aplin, CFO and vice president of finance and administration, Nashville Electric Service
  • 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
  • Margaret Dolan, president and CEO, Saint Thomas Foundation; executive vice president for institutional advancement, Saint Thomas Health
  • Beth Fortune, vice chancellor for public affairs, Vanderbilt University
  • Gary Garfield, CEO and president, Bridgestone Americas, Inc.; vice president and senior officer, Bridgestone Corporation
  • 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
  • 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.
  • Charles I. Story, president, ECS Group, Inc.
  • Steve Turner, principal, Marketstreet Equities Company
  • Peter J. Weien, vice president and general manager, Gaylord Opryland Resort and Convention Center
  • W. Carl Whitmer, president and CEO, IASIS Healthcare