Gilda’s Club Middle Tennessee's Board of Directors is vital to helping us fulfill our mission: To ensure that no one has to face cancer alone. Their expertise across various fields, coupled with their generosity, have propelled Gilda’s Club Middle Tennessee to what it is today.

Denise Alper
Community Leader

Anthony Barton
SVP Consumer Marketing & Creative

Jim Brown, Chair
Nat’l Federation of Independent Business
Tennessee State Director

Jim Corum
Vanderbilt University Medical Center
Vice President, Business Development

Kristen Daniels
HCA Children’s Services
Project Director

Michelle Drinkard Balfour
Frost Brown Todd

Jeff Fisher
Integrated Healing Technologies
Chief Financial Officer

Randy Goldstein
Community Leader

Rachel Goodrich
Corporate Counsel

Caroline Hodgson
Christie Cookie Co.
Regional Marketing Manager

Harriet Karro
Community Leader

Keith Kraft
Regency Company
Principal Broker

Helen H. Lane
Executive Vice President & Partner

Jody Mattison
Community Leader

Wendy Miller
Ogletree Deakins

Shelby McFadden
First Tennessee Bank
Vice President, Relationship Manager

Michael Moschel
Shareholder/ Attorney

Elizabeth Pace
Healthcare Executive
Community Leader

Consra R. Rosales Pachec
New York Life
Managing Partner

Micail Samiere
Urology Associates, P.C.

Carolyn Schneider
Human Resources Executive
Community Leader

Lisa Taylor
Group CFO, HR Group

Flynn Tracy
Asurion, LLC
Director, Product Marketing

Sharon Turner-Friley
Meharry Medical College
Assistant Dean, Special Programs

Our Advisory Council is comprised of a group of individuals who generously offer their counsel and guidance to Gilda’s Club Middle Tennessee, but for whatever reason may not be able to serve on our Board of Directors. The Advisory Council is also a place for past board members, who are still dedicated to our mission.

Joseph Barker
MarketStreet Equities

Walter Campbell
Big Garage Music Publishing

Fletcher Foster
President/CEO, Iconic Entertainment Group

Hope Hines
Former Sports Director

Michael Radner
Brother of Gilda Radner

Ronna Rubin
Rubin Media

Sandy Towers
Gilda's Club Middle Tennessee

Merwin Ullestad
Tax Consultant

Fleming Wilt
Christie Cookie Company

The Associate Board of Gilda's Club Middle Tennessee, previously known as the Young Professional Society, is comprised of a group of dedicated professionals who work to provide resources, ideas, and fundraising opportunities for our organization. To learn more about joining the Associate Board, contact Caroline Hodgson or Hayley Levy.

Executive Committee:

Caroline Hodgson, Chair
Christie Cookie Co.
Regional Marketing Manager

Clara Belden, Volunteer Chair

Laura Bermudez, Events and Fundraising Co-Chair
Director of Organizational Development 

Kristen Daniels, Secretary
Assistant Regional Vice President, Women's & Children's Services

Woods Drinkwater, Governance Chair
State of Tennessee, 20th Judicial District, Fifth Circuit Court
Judicial Law Clerk

Hayley Levy, Membership Chair
Gilda’s Club Middle Tennessee
Major Gift & Foundation Officer

Janie Rolfe, Events and Fundraising Co-Chair

Zoe Yarborough, Communications Chair
Lex Music Group
Vice President