Board of Trustees

Together we will make a better Nashville

United Way of Greater Nashville's Board of Trustees is committed to creating measurable and lasting impact in people’s lives. We are indebted to their tremendous guidance.



Jenneen Kaufman

Board Chair, Tennessee Titans


Gord Knapp

Immediate Past Board Chair & Succession Planning Committee Chair, Bridgestone Americas, Inc.


Heather Rohan

Vice Board Chair & Campaign Committee Chair, HCA Healthcare - TriStar Health


Brian Hassett

President & CEO, United Way of Greater Nashville


John Crosslin

Treasurer & Finance Committee Chair, Crosslin PLLC


Kevin Rome, PhD

Secretary, Fisk University


John Doerge

Community Impact Investment Committee, Deloitte


James Weaver

General Counsel & Government Relations Committee Chair, Waller


Robert (Bob) Dittus, MD, MPH

Member at Large & Strategy Committee Chair, Vanderbilt University Medical Center


Alberto Gonzales

Member at Large, Belmont University


Mickey McKay

Member at Large, Fifth Third Bank


Wayne Smith

Member at Large, Community Health Systems


Jim Schmitz

Member at Large, Elliott Davis


Blake Stinnette

Member at Large, PwC, LLP


Kristi Morrow

Member at Large, CaringWays, Inc.


Eric Stuckey

Member at Large, City of Franklin



Board Trustees 

Tim Adams

Ascension & Saint Thomas Health


Scott Becker

Genesco Inc.


Lee Blank

Regions Bank


Cathy Stewart Brown

Stewart Home & School


William F. Carpenter III

Former Chairman & CEO of LifePoint Health


Charlie Cook

CFMT Board Liaison, Truxton Trust


Honorable Karl Dean

Former Mayor of Nashville


Robert (Bob) Dennis

Genesco Inc.


Sam DeVane



Margaret Dolan

Launch Tennessee


David Freeman

36 Venture Capital


Randy Gibson

Gresham Smith


Jim Gingrich



E. Anthony (Tony) Heard

InfoWorks, Inc.


Damon Hininger



Lee Ann Ingram

Community Philanthropist


R. Milton Johnson

HCA Healthcare


Honorable William C. Koch, Jr.

Nashville School of Law


Rob McNeilly

Synovus Bank


Scott Pohlman

Truist (formerly SunTrust Bank)


Cher Porties



Ben L. Rechter

Rogers Group, Inc.


Ronald Q. Roberts

DVL Seigenthaler


Anne Russell

Adams and Reese LLP


Rev. R. Leigh Spruill

St. George’s Episcopal Church


Dave Walton

Caterpillar Financial Services Corporation


Emily Weiss

Ingram Industries Inc.

Board Officers

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