Board of Directors

YWCA Nashville & Middle Tennessee is honored to have an amazing group of women and men who willingly gives their time and energy to improve the lives of women, children and families in our community. Our board of directors steadfastly guides us in our efforts and enables us to realize our mission of eliminating racism, empowering women and promoting peace, justice, dignity and freedom for all.

Janet Miller, Board Chair
CEO/Market Leader, Colliers International

Gail Alexander
Community Volunteer

Kendra Brown Deas
Director Corporate Human Resources, Cracker Barrel Old Country Store

Beth Chase, Past Board Chair
Founder & CEO, C3 Consulting

Monica Cintado-Scokin
Vice President, Hospital Corporation of America

Beth DeBauche
Commissioner, Ohio Valley Conference

Jamie Dunham, Marketing Chair
Founder and President, Brand Wise

Katharin Dyer
Partner, IBM Advanced Analytics and Watson IoT, Financial Services Sector

Ana L. Escobar, Esq., Advocacy Chair
Assistant District Attorney General - Davidson County

Sarah Ann Ezzell
Community Volunteer

Rashed Fakhruddin
President, Islamic Center of Nashville

David Fischette
President, CEO and Chief Creative, Go West Creative Group

Dana Ford
Head Men's Basketball Coach, Tennessee State University

Beth Fortune
Community Volunteer

Glenn Funk
Davidson County District Attorney General

Gerry Gorman
Chief Information Officer, Caterpillar Financial Services Corporation

Charles K. Grant
Shareholder, Baker Donelson

Janie Greenwood Harris
Community Volunteer

Yolanda Harris-Jackson
Director of Spiritual Development, Olive Branch Church

Joey Hatch, Board Treasurer
Executive Vice President/General Manager, Skanska USA Building Inc.

Sean Henry
President and CEO, Nashville Predators & Bridgestone Arena

Rick Holton
President, Holton & Mayberry, P.C.

Rita Johnson-Mills
Healthcare Consultant

Mary Jones
Owner and Designer, AMAEZN Designs

Candice Lee
Associate Vice Chancellor for University Affairs and Deputy Athletic Director, Vanderbilt University

Jody Lentz
Owner, Jody Lentz Consulting

David Levy
President and Chief Executive Officer, Levy's Inc.

Wanda Lyle, Board Chair-Elect
Managing Director | General Manager, UBS Nashville Business Solution

Rhonda Marko
President and CEO, Destination Nashville

Jamie McPherson
Community Volunteer

Rita Mitchell
Executive Vice President & Manager, First Tennessee

Sarah Moore, Board Treasurer
Vice President, JPMorgan Private Bank

Anne Morgan
Counselor, NCC

Hannah Paramore Breen, Secretary
President, Paramore | the Digital Agency

Lisa Quigley
Chief of Staff, U.S. House of Representative Jim Cooper

Sharon K. Roberson
YWCA President & CEO

Dr. Frances Roy
Sr. Vice President, Chief Talent Officer, Ascension Health

Abby Rubenfeld
Attorney & Partner, Rubenfeld Law Office

Javier Solano
Vice President, MP&F Public Relations

Sunny Spyridon
Community Volunteer

DarKenya Waller
Executive Director, Legal Aid Society of Middle Tennessee and the Cumberlands

Jeffrey Webster, Human Resources Chair
Director of Diversity & Inclusion, Nissan North America, Inc.

Amanda Weeks-Geveden, Development Chair
Senior Vice President, Managing Director, U.S. Bank

Evette White
CEO, Executive Selection

Cynthia Whitfield
Field Senior Vice President, Allstate Insurance Company

Upcoming Events

Strike Out Violence

STRIKE OUT VIOLENCE is an annual bowling fundraiser that allows the YWCA to continue empowering domestic violence survivors to take control… Learn More

Vanderbilt Legends Charity Game

The Vanderbilt Legends Charity Softball Game is powered by New England Patriots star and Vandy alum Jordan Matthews. Jordan… Learn More

The AMEND Experience

The AMEND Experience is an annual event focused on teaching healthy masculinity to those who work with and can… Learn More

Academy for Women of Achievement

Each year, the YWCA honors a select group of women who are dedicated to improving our community and the lives of women, children, and… Learn More