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.

Jim Corum, Chair
Diana Healthcare,
Co-Founder and COO

Helen Lane, Chair-Elect
Ankura (formerly c3/Consulting),
Senior Managing Director

Randy Goldstein, Treasurer
Community Leader

Lisa Taylor, Secretary
HCA, Group CFO, HR Group

Denise Alper
Community Leader

Jessica Averbuch
Zeitlin | Sotheby’s International Realty, CEO

Anthony Barton
Community Leader

Jim Brown
NFIB, Tennessee State Director

Ken Bryant
Burr + Forman, Partner

Jeff Fisher
RSM, Director

Rachel Goodrich
HCA, Corporate Counsel

Dr. Steven Hecklin, DMD
Steven R. Hecklin, DMD, Owner

Allen Huggins
WH Properties, Real Estate Consultant and Broker

Keith Kraft
Regency Company, Principal Broker

Janet Kurtz
Kurtz Hospitality Marketing, President

David Lewis
Zander Insurance, Chief Legal Officer

Drew Mallory
Truxton Trust Wealth Management Services, Managing Director

Jennifer McGugin
Office of Legal Affairs, VUMC, Division Counsel

Michael Moschel
Littler, Shareholder and Attorney

Samantha Saturn
SESAC Rights Management, Chief Marketing Officer

Carolyn Schneider
Community Leader

Flynn Tracy
AltoIRA, Senior Director, Product Marketing

Sharon Turner-Friley
Community Leader

Ben Sutter
Young Leaders Council, Intern

Kathy Winn
LifePoint Health, Vice President of Strategic Marketing

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

Jim Brown

Walter Campbell
Big Garage Music Publishing

Mark Carver
Sherrard Roe Voigt Harbison

Fletcher Foster
Iconic Entertainment Group

Ron Galbraith
FH&G Consulting

Hope Hines

Cathy Jackson
Community Leader

Harriet Karro
Community Leader

Brian Marger
TriStar Summit Medical Center

Michael Radner
Brother of Gilda Radner

Pat Rogers
Community Leader

Ronna Rubin
Rubin Media

Tom Snyder
Truxton Trust

Sandy Towers
Founder, Gilda's Club Middle Tennessee

Merwin Ullestad

Fleming Wilt
Christie Cookie Company

Pam Wylly
Community Leader

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 Anne Fletcher or Hayley Levy.

Anne Fletcher, Associate Board Chair, Travel Soul

Alicia Hudson, VP Chair, Ankura

Bryan Baker, Membership Chair, Vanderbilt University Medical Center 

Camille Cohen, Volunteer Co-Chair, Asurion

Anna Stern, Volunteer Co-Chair, USN

Zoe Yarborough, Marketing & Communications Chair, Lex Music Group

Hunter Bernstein, HealthTrust

Lee Cohen, Diversicare Healthcare

Michele George, SarahCannon

Molly Haley, Navihealth

Laura Mallory, Bass Berry Simms

Abby Murphy, Wilson Group Real Estate

Jim Morris, Birdie's Frozen Drinks

Ann Ralls Niewold, Stites & Harbison

Patrick Rafferty, TriStar Centennial Medical Center

Meredith Rosenblatt, Burr & Forman

Mareon Smit, Sarah Cannon

Robin White, Tennessee Oncology

Caroline West Turk, Belmont School of Nursing