Williamson County legislators Sen. Jack Johnson, Rep. Sam Whitson, and Rep. Charles Sargeant speak to the Leadership Brentwood Class of 2017 during Government Day.



July 11, 2017


BRENTWOOD, Tenn.—Leadership Brentwood, a leadership development program of the Williamson County Chamber Foundation, today announced the Class of 2018. Twenty community members were selected based on their demonstrated leadership abilities and commitment to City of Brentwood and the surrounding area.

The Class of 2018 members are:

  • Glenn Allison, Vice President of Information Technology, Tractor Supply Company
  • Amanda Blanck, Managing Partner, Deviate
  • Chris Cummins, Chief Networking Officer, The Cummins Group
  • Kathy Dooley-Smith, Substitute Teacher, Williamson County Schools
  • Brian Evans, Vice President of Human Resources, Tractor Supply Company
  • Chris Foley, Chief Financial Officer, Tennessee Department of Education
  • Randy Gibson, Chief Strategy Officer and President International, Gresham, Smith & Partners
  • Cindy Harrison, Project Manager, Metro Nashville Parks & Recreation Greenways
  • David Hopkins, Middle Tennessee Market Regional President, First Citizens National Bank
  • Darren Kennedy, Principal, Grassland Middle School
  • David Kumatz, Assistant General Counsel, AIG/American General
  • Deanna Lambert, Community Relations Director, City of Brentwood
  • Jeanne Natwick, Marketing Manager, Brentwood Academy
  • Kacy Pendergrass, Vice President Commercial Lending, Reliant Bank
  • Jennifer Shepard, Financial Advisor, Pinnacle Financial Partners
  • Brian Shore, Director Financial Planning & Analysis, PathGroup
  • Kelly Smith, Consultant, Lighthouse Counsel
  • Tom Tunnicliffe, Account Manager, Data Blue
  • David Windrow, Assistant Chief, City of Brentwood Fire & Rescue
  • Reid Zwickel, Principal, TM Partners

“This year’s applicants bring a diverse set of backgrounds that will create a valuable learning experience,” said Paul Demastus, Leadership Brentwood’s board chair. “The quality, character and reputation of this year’s class is very impressive and represents the very best of our community. We look forward to seeing them use their leadership skills to make a significant impact on the Brentwood community and beyond.”

Leadership Brentwood identifies leaders from the civic, educational, government, religious and business communities who will use the principles learned to leave a lasting legacy on the Brentwood community. The nine-month program includes an overnight retreat in August, seven daylong sessions held on the second Thursday of each month from September through March, planned community service projects, and a wrap-up session and graduation in April. Class members discuss topics pertaining to business, education, entertainment and media, history, government and quality of life.

LBMC is the presenting sponsor for the Leadership Brentwood Class of 2018. Annual funding also comes from local businesses, Leadership Brentwood alumni and contributions from the Williamson County Chamber Foundation.

About Leadership Brentwood

Leadership Brentwood is sponsored by the Williamson County Chamber Foundation, the non-profit arm of Williamson, Inc. The leadership development program offers local leaders an opportunity to become more involved in the community. The daylong seminars, group discussions, field trips and community service team projects are designed to enhance exposure to and understanding of all aspects of life in Brentwood and in Williamson County. For more information, contact Foundation Director Lynn Tucker at lynn@williamsonchamber.com or 615-771-1912.


Contact: Charlane Oliver, Director of Communication, Williamson, Inc.