July 22, 2015
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Contact: Charlane Oliver
Leadership Brentwood Announces Class of 2016
BRENTWOOD, Tenn.—Leadership Brentwood, a program of the Williamson County Chamber Foundation, is pleased to announce the Class of 2016. Nineteen class members were selected based on their demonstrated leadership abilities and commitment to Brentwood and the surrounding community.
The 2016 class members are:
- Jennifer Anderson, director of financial compliance, Genesco, Inc.
- Chip Bratten, director of business development, TMPartners, PLLC
- Sheila Cleveland, partner, Terragena Group, LLC
- David Cripe, project executive, Skanska USA Building
- Lori Sharpe Day, managing partner, The Ashcroft Law Firm
- Paul Demastus, partner, accounting and assurance services, Lattimore Black Morgan & Cain
- Brian Goss, fire chief, City of Brentwood
- Chris Henson, director of fund development, Columbia State Community College
- Dennis Jackson, owner, WorX Solutions Management, LLC
- Kelly Lee, reference librarian, City of Brentwood
- Pryor Manning, manager of business transformation, Nissan North America
- Dave Morgan Jr., assistant vice president, strategic sourcing, HealthTrust
- Dan Price, vice president-Nashville office, BL Harbert International, LLC
- John Reidy, division vice president, Gresham Smith and Partners
- Jodi Schroer, executive director, Maryland Farms Family YMCA, YMCA of Middle Tennessee
- Cheryl Stewart, vice president of marketing and communications, United Way of Williamson County
- Mark Thompson, vice president of finance, market CFO, Healthways
- Jordan Waldron, vice president of public relations and marketing, FirstBank-Nashville
- Nancy Windley, community leader
“We are thrilled with the abundance of quality applications this year,” said John Byers, 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.”
Now in its 25th year, 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 eight-month program includes an overnight retreat in August, six daylong sessions held on the second Thursday of each month from September through February, planned community service projects, and a wrap-up session and graduation in March. Class members discuss topics pertaining to business, education, entertainment and media, history, government and quality of life.
Nissan North America is the presenting sponsor for the Leadership Brentwood Class of 2016. 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 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 Lynn Tucker, foundation director, at firstname.lastname@example.org or 615-771-1912.