Our Team

“The staff members are amazing and always so supportive. They are helpful, kind, compassionate, enthusiastic, loving, and dedicated.” — Parent of a Friend

Board of Directors

Annalisa Baltz, HCA Healthcare, AVP Physician Engagement
Chair 2022, Sibling of a Friend

Keane Barger, J.D., Riley, Warnock, & Jacobson
Secretary 2022

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

Clay Ezell, President, The Compost Company

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

Suzanna Hendricks, Sr. Producer, Premier Events at Salesforce.org
Sibling to a Friend

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

Logan Rogers, President/Founder Lightning Rod Records, VP Marketing New West Records

Molly Rollins, J.D.
Parent of a Friend

Daniel Talbert, Vanderbilt University
Chair 2019-2021

Jennifer Turner, President/CEO Tennessee Performing Arts Center

Team

Jessica Braden

Jessica Braden

Client Success Coordinator

Chasten Bugge

Chasten Bugge

Social Club Coordinator

Allan Burtt

Allan Burtt

Performing Arts Intern

Mary Ann Copeland

Mary Ann Copeland

Director of Business Affairs

Sarah Edwards, M.A., RDT

Sarah Edwards, M.A., RDT

Advocacy Through the Arts Program Manager

Waverly Ann Harris , M.S.Ed.

Waverly Ann Harris , M.S.Ed.

CEO

Jennifer Haston

Jennifer Haston

Visual Arts Program Coordinator

Eden Lathem

Eden Lathem

Program Coordinator

J. Robert Lindsey

J. Robert Lindsey

Operations & Education Manager

Camille Mayle

Camille Mayle

Social Enterprise Program Manager

Olivia Moore, M.S.Ed.

Olivia Moore, M.S.Ed.

Program Director

Sarah Perkins

Sarah Perkins

Business Affairs Assistant

Delaney Richardson

Delaney Richardson

Client Success Coordinator

Phoebe Scott

Phoebe Scott

Program Coordinator

Shaina Stroh

Shaina Stroh

Client Success Coordinator

Patsy Webb, M.S.Ed., CESP

Patsy Webb, M.S.Ed., CESP

Dream - Grow - Achieve Program Manager

Lauren B. Zook

Lauren B. Zook

Director of Philanthropy

Get in Touch

Please send any press inquiries, program questions, or general comments to admin@friendslife.org or call 615-730-9370.

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