Team

Joshua Abbott

Joshua Abbott

Empowerment Specialist

Bridget Bailey

Bridget Bailey

Empowerment Specialist

Chasten Bugge

Chasten Bugge

Empowerment Specialist

Aura Ciungan

Aura Ciungan

Empowerment Specialist

Mary Ann Copeland

Mary Ann Copeland

Senior Director of Business Affairs

Maddie Dugan

Maddie Dugan

Empowerment Specialist

Sarah Edwards, M.A., RDT

Sarah Edwards, M.A., RDT

Director of Advocacy Through the Arts

Audria Frattini, M.Ed., CRC, CVE

Audria Frattini, M.Ed., CRC, CVE

Chief Operating Officer

Waverly Ann Harris , M.S.Ed.

Waverly Ann Harris , M.S.Ed.

CEO

Jennifer Haston

Jennifer Haston

Visual Arts Program Coordinator

India-Jane Hodge

India-Jane Hodge

Empowerment Specialist

Julianne Hughart

Julianne Hughart

Empowerment Specialist

Camille Mayle

Camille Mayle

Director of Partnerships and Social Enterprise

Spencer Overbay

Spencer Overbay

Empowerment Specialist

Sarah Perkins

Sarah Perkins

Business Office Coordinator

Nikkita Staggs

Nikkita Staggs

Performng Arts Program Coordinator

Dre Todd

Dre Todd

Empowerment Specialist

Patsy Webb, M.S.Ed., CESP, ACRE

Patsy Webb, M.S.Ed., CESP, ACRE

Director of Pathways to Independence

Lauren B. Zook

Lauren B. Zook

VP of Philanthropy

Join Our Team

See current career opportunities below.

Client Empowerment Specialist

Performing Arts Empowerment Specialist

Board of Directors

Annalisa Baltz, HCA Healthcare, AVP Physician Engagement
Treasurer, Sibling of a Friend

Keane Barger, J.D., Riley, Warnock, & Jacobson

Chris Beckler, Edley’s Restaurant Group, President
Officer 2019-2021

Michael Flatt, P.E.
Chair, Parent of Friend

Raleigh Harwell, Insight Risk Management, Secretary

Sharon Cheek, TN Brewers Guild

Andrew Neilson, Client Executive InfoWorks, Inc.

Jennifer Ogden

Amy Richards, active at Christ Presbyterian Church, Board Chair at Explore Community School, Board Member at Tennessee Innocence Project

Molly Rollins, J.D., Parent of a Friend

Jennifer Turner, President/CEO Tennessee Performing Arts Center

Mary Ann Weprin, AJ Capital Partners

Carly Young, MBA. Sales and Marketing Manager at Eddie V’s Prime Seafood. Active member at Covenant Presbyterian Church.

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