Ten Williamson County business leaders selected to serve three-year terms starting Jan. 1

FRANKLIN, Tenn.—Williamson, Inc. has tapped 10 accomplished business leaders to join the 2019 Board of Directors to help lead the strategic direction of the organization, comprised of Williamson County’s office of economic development and chamber of commerce. They will lend their respective talents and expertise to provide overall direction in accomplishing the mission and strategic goals of Williamson, Inc.

The new board members are:

  • Tim Adams, President and CEO, Saint Thomas Health
  • Mike Alday, President, Alday Communications
  • Meg Chamblee, Director, Consulting Services, CGI
  • JP Cowan, Associate Principal, TMPartners
  • Bryan Gregory, Division VP, Alliance Division, DaVita VillageHealth
  • Tony Johnson, Site Leader Nashville HUB, Schneider Electric
  • Cassie Jones, Owner, Williamson Herald and Southern Exposure Magazine
  • Laura Reinbold, National Director, Healthcare, Terracon
  • Dwayne West, Chief Financial Officer, Gresham Smith
  • John Wingo, Attorney, Stites & Harbison

With the start of the fiscal year in January, the board will also have a new slate of officers. They are: Richard Herrington, Franklin Synergy Bank (Chair); Chris Jones, Middle Tennessee Electric Membership Corporation (Vice Chair); Paul Bolin, Williamson Medical Center (Treasurer); andGail Powell, High Hopes Development Center (Secretary). Two members-at-large will serve on the Executive Community and will be appointed in January.

Rounding out the board will be its current members:

  • Tom Atema, Atema Partners
  • Bari Beasley, Williamson County Heritage Foundation
  • Kim Brady, Acadia Healthcare
  • Lisa Campbell, Mars Petcare
  • Heath Clark, H. Clark Distillery
  • Jim Detrude, Nissan North America
  • Dennis Georgatos, Skanska
  • Carl Haley, Grand Avenue Chauffeured Transportation
  • Chase Harper, The TMA Group / Franklin Transit Authority
  • Doug Kreulen, Metropolitan Nashville Airport Authority
  • Matt Laker, Jackson National Life Insurance Company
  • Vicki Manning, Pinnacle Financial Partners
  • Rob Mills, Tractor Supply Company
  • Luis Parodi, Fifth Third Bank
  • Daren Thompson, The UPS Store of Cool Springs
  • Nate Thompson, Landscaping Services, Inc.
  • Elaine Wells, Well Planned Events
  • Ellie Westman Chin, Williamson County Convention and Visitors Bureau (ex-officio)

The 32-member governing body includes 26 members, 1ex-officio, 4 officers and the President & CEO, Matt Largen. Board members serve three-year terms, with ten board members added every year on a rolling basis.