The Nelson and Sue Andrews Institute for Civic Leadership at Lipscomb University

Current Class

Leadership Tennessee - Class II

Class II of Leadership Tennessee was chosen from over 300 nominations by an anonymous sel[MSF]ection committee.  This group of 31 leaders represents each of the three Grand Divisions (East, Middle, West) and a variety of professional sectors:  education, government, business and nonprofit.  This group will convene for an Opening Retreat in August and conclude, after five sessions around the state, with a Closing Retreat in June 2015.  Nominations for Class III will be taken at any time and can be submitted on the website.  Class III will be chosen in May 2015 to begin in August 2015.

Mr. Calvin Anderson
Senior Vice President - Corporate Affairs
BlueCross BlueShield of Tennessee
Memphis

Dr. Douglas Banister
Senior Pastor
All Souls Church
Knoxville

 

Mr. Charles Robert Bone
Bone McAllester Norton
Nashville

 

 

 

 

Dr. Ted Brown
President
Martin Methodist College
Pulaski

 

 

Mr. Robert Campbell
Partner
Waller Landsden Dortch & Davis, LLP
Nashville

 

 

 

 

Mr. Mark Cate
Chief of Staff
State of Tennessee
Office of the Governor
Maryville

 

 

Mr. Darrell Cobbins
President/Principal Broker
Universal Commercial Real Estate
Memphis

 

 

 

 

Ms. Jennifer Cole
Executive Director
Metro Nashville Arts Commission
Nashville

 

 

Mrs. Joan Cronan
Women's Athletic Director Emeritus
University of Tennessee
Knoxville

 

 

Ms. Jaynee Day
President/CEO
Second Harvest Food Bank of Middle Tennessee
Nashville

 

 

Dr. Joseph DiPietro
President
University of Tennessee System
Knoxville

 

 

 

 

Ms. Carol Evans
Executive Director
Legacy Parks Foundation
Knoxville

 

 

Mr. Jose Gonzalez
Co-founder and Finance Director/Instructor of Managment and Entrepreneurship
Conexion Americas/Belmont University
Nashville

 

 

 

 

Mrs. Carolyn Chism Hardy
CEO
Chism Hardy Investments
Collierville

 

 

Secretary Tre Hargett
Secretary of State
State of Tennessee
Nashville

 

 

 

 

Speaker Beth Harwell
Speaker of the House
State of Tennessee
Nashville

 

 

Mr. Henry Hicks
President/CEO
The NMAAM
Nashville

 

 

Mr. Robert Higgins
President/CEO
Barge, Waggoner, Sumner and Cannon
Nashville

 

 

Dr. John Lowry
Vice President of External Affairs
Lipscomb University
Nashville

 

 

 

 

Commissioner Bob Martineau
Department of Environment and Conservation
State of Tennessee
Nashville

 

 

Dr. James McIntyre
Superintendent
Knox County Schools
Knoxville

 

 

 

 

Dr. Nancy Moody
President
Tusculum College
Greeneville

 

 

Mrs. Sarah Morgan
President
Benwood Foundation
Chattanooga

 

 

 

 

Mrs. Joelle Phillips
President - Tennessee
AT&T Tennessee
Nashville

 

 

Mrs. Dorothy Gunther Pugh
Founding/Artistic Director
Ballet Memphis
Memphis

 

 

Mayor Madeline Rogero
City of Knoxville
Knoxville

 

Mr. Michael Skipper
Executive Director
Nashville Area MPO
Nashville

 

 

 

 

Ms. Teresa Sloyan
Executive Director
Hyde Family Foundations
Memphis

 

 

Ms. Remziya Suleyman
Director of Policy & Administration
American Center for Outreach
Nashville 

 

 

 

Dr. Michael Ugwueke
President/COO
Methodist LeBonheur Healthcare
Memphis 

 

Mayor AC Wharton
City of Memphis
Knoxville