About Us

Meet Our Team


Each day, we embrace our role ensuring the best care is available through a health care system that is both accessible and exceptional.

We embrace the philosophy and mission of healing and service to those who are struggling and the patients, families and communities served by our ministry.

Meet Our Team

Foundation Board Of Directors

Beth Newell

Board Chair

Doug Small

Chair Elect

Harold Fogelberg

Outreach Committee Chair

Bryan Bell

Investment Committee Chair

Susan Mosley-Howard

Grants Committee Chair

Fahad Tahir

President & CEO, Ascension Saint Thomas Ministry Market Executive, Ascension Tennessee

Foundation Board Members

Robert Barbieri

Chief Financial Officer, Inseego Corp

Fabian Bedne

Senior Manager, Community Development, Office of Mayor

Bryan Bell

Regional Director and Vice President, First Horizon Bank

James H. Clayton, III

Executive Chairman of Board, InfoWorks, Inc.

Carroll Crosslin

Community Activist

Adelaide Davis

Writer and Entrepreneur

Harold Fogelberg

Professor, Belmont University and Retired Banker, First American

Shubhada Jagasia

President & CEO, Ascension Saint Thomas Hospital

Allison Jones

Senior Vice President, Pinnacle Financial Partners

Patricia Kyger

Community Activist

Bill Martin

CEO, Cushion Employer Services

Scott R. Mertie

President, Kraft Healthcare Consulting, LLC

Troy Munn

Vice President of Foundations, Philanthropy

Susan Mosley-Howard

Retired Dean and Professor, Ascension Saint Thomas Volunteer

Beth Newell

Author and Community Activist

Brooks Parker

Sales Manager, Streamline Event Agency

Molly Petroni

Community Activist

Patrick (Pat) Shepherd

Managing Partner, Avondale Partners

Doug Small

Founder and CEO, Blue Dog Merch

Stuart Spears

Executive Director at Project Connect Nashville

Fahad Tahir

Chief Strategy Officer, Ascension Saint Thomas

Bryant Tirrill

Senior VP, Pinnacle Financial Partners

Carol Titus

Retired Senior Vice President, Pinnacle Financial Partners

Brandon Williams

Chief Financial Officer, Ascension Saint Thomas

Nancy Zoretic

Retired Senior Vice President at Pinnacle Financial Partners

Committee Members

Mike Yopp

Partner, Waller Landsen Dortch & Davis, LLP

David LaRoche

Attorney, LaRoche Law Office

Landon Gibbs

Managing Partner, Altitude Ventures

Rosemary Walters

Community Activist

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