Board of Directors

Our Board of Directors

Board of Directors

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

Allen Huggins (Board Chair)

WH Properties

Helen H. Lane (Immediate Past Board Chair)

Community Leader

Stuart Hall (Treasurer)


Rae Hirsch (Secretary)

Community Leader

Ken Bryant (Development Committee Chair)

Burr & Forman LLP
Managing Partner

Rick Froio

Black River Records
Executive Vice President

Andy Gill

PhyNet Dermatology, LLC
Vice President, Supply Chain Operations

Dr. Steve Hecklin, DMD

Dr. Hecklin: Family & Cosmetic Dentistry

Erica Jacobs

Community Leader

Howard Kirshner

Community Leader

Janet Kurtz

NFocus Magazine

David Lewis

Zander Insurance
Chief Legal Officer

Drew Mallory

Truxton Trust Wealth Management Services
Chief Fiduciary Officer

Mary Mirabelli

Community Leader

Suzanne Reed

Chief Marketing Officer

Samantha Saturn (Marketing Chair)

Chief Marketing Officer

Kathi Whalen

Senior Vice President and Chief Ethics and Compliance Officer

Kathy Winn

SVP, Chief Marketing Officer

Alicia Hudson Wilson

Business Strategy & Technology Consultant

Our Advisory Board

Advisory Board

Our Advisory Council is comprised of individuals who generously offer their counsel to Gilda’s Club Middle Tennessee, who generously offer their counsel by serving in the capacity of formal community supporters and liaisons. The Advisory Council is also a place for past board members who remain dedicated to our mission.

Felice Apolinsky

Founding Program Director, Gilda’s Club Middle Tennessee

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

Tom Snyder

Truxton Trust

Sandy Towers

Founder, Gilda’s Club Middle Tennessee

Merwin Ullestad


Fleming Wilt

Christie Cookie Company

Pam Wylly

Community Leader