Leadership Middle Tennessee Announces Class of 2017

Regional leadership organization continues to offer unprecedented educational and networking opportunities for class members and the 10 counties that represent the Middle Tennessee area

Leadership Middle Tennessee (LMT), Inc.  the regional leadership organization that encompasses a 10-county collective of community leaders in Middle Tennessee,  announces the 39 members of the incoming Class of 2017.  The class is selected by a vetting process within the leadership of the LMT Board of Directors that received a record number of applications for the 2017 program. 

LMT President Ms. Lee Rucks says, “This class offers a diversity of skill sets that will surely encourage great dialogue while offering numerous insights on how to continue to better our region through effective leadership.”

Class of 2017 members listed by county:

  • Tony Gross – Cheatham – City of Kingston Springs – Mayor
  • Jennifer Halverson – Cheatham – Adventureworks – Owner/President
  • Mark Blaze – Davidson – DEX Imaging – President
  • Laura Creekmore – Davidson – Creek Content – Owner
  • Stephen Francescon – Piedmont Natural Gas – Community Relations Manager
  • Brenda Gadd – Davidson – Tennessee Bar Association – Public Policy Director
  • Joycelyn Gray – Davidson – Deloitte – Manager
  • Mina Johnson – Davidson – Metro Nashville Government – Council member
  • Michelle Lacewell – Davidson - MPO – Deputy Director & Communications Officer
  • Terence McGhee – USDA Rural Development – South Region Asset Risk Manager
  • Will Radford – Davidson - Lend Lease – Sr. Development Manager
  • Mary Roskilly – Davidson – Tuck Hinton Architects – Owner/Principal
  • Dustin Greene – Dickson/Williamson – HCA/TriStar Horizon Med. Center – CEO
  • Andrew Thompson – Dickson – Andrew Thompson Construction, LLC – Owner
  • Lucas Burt – Maury – First Farmers and Merchant Bank – Trust Officer
  • Gaye Pike – Maury -  Caledonian – COO
  • Scott Walker – Maury/Williamson – First Tennessee Bank – Community President
  • Carol Daniels – Montgomery – The Leaf-Chronicle – Sales and Marketing Director
  • Robert Giles – Montgomery – F & M Bank – VP- Credit Administration
  • Leo Millan – Montgomery – Millan Enterprises – Chief Member
  • Bill Powers – Montgomery – Wyatt Johnson Automotive – Owner
  • Derek van der Merwe – Montgomery – APSU – VP, Advancement, Communication & Strategic Initiatives
  • Paula Farmer – Robertson – Consultant/Life Coach/Corporate Trainer
  • Donna Griggs – Robertson – E3 Performance Group – CEO
  • Murat Arik – Rutherford – MTSU – Director/Assistant Professor
  • Jerome Dempsey – Rutherford – Dempsey, Dilling & Associates – Founding Partner/President
  • Brad Gibson – Rutherford – Middle TN Electric Membership Corp – Chief Cooperative Business Officer
  • Susan Dye – Sumner – Unipres USA - GM of Administration
  • Jim Harrison – Sumner –Civil Site Design Group – Principal
  • Jay Ingrum – Sumner – Phillips & Ingrum Attorneys at Law – Attorney
  • Amy Wilhite – Sumner – Aegis Sciences Foundation – Executive Director
  • Brooke Barrett – Williamson – Tenn. Dept. of Environment and Conservation – Regional Director for External Affairs Nashville
  • Hamilton Bowman – Williamson – ENABLE Comp – COO
  • Kelly Gilfillan – Williamson – Home Page Media Group, LLC – CEO
  • Susan Hosbach –Williamson - Adventure Science Center – Development Director
  • Elisa Putman – Williamson - Music City Center – Sr. VP, COO
  • Rick Bell – Wilson – Cumberland University – Instructor
  • Mitchel Bone – Wilson – Wilson County Motors, LLC – Owner
  • Melanie Minter – Wilson – Lebanon Wilson County Chamber of Commerce – President/CEO