The Board of Trustees are New Memphis graduates with direct oversight of the organization, offering close guidance and strategic direction to the staff leadership.
- Kontji Anthony | Youdle
- Nancy Averwater | Baptist Memorial Health Care
- Renee Bailey | Pfizer
- Vernell Bennet-Fairs | LeMoyne-Owen College
- Peter Bunce | Indigo Ag
- Darrell Cobbins | Universal Commercial
- John Daniel | Consultant
- Tannera George Gibson | Burch Porter & Johnson, PLLC
- Neil Gibson | FedEx Services
- Jil Greene | AutoZone, Inc.
- Matt Harrell | Armstrong Relocation Companies
- Tanya Hart | First Horizon
- Don Hutson | Methodist Le Bonheur Healthcare
- Mike Lambert | Green Mountain Technologies
- Daphne Large | Data Facts, Inc.
- Justin Lawhead | University of Memphis
- Kelly Lomax | Dunavant Enterprises, Inc.
- Mickell Lowery | FedEx Services
- Kennedy McCleskey | Nike, Inc.
- Dr. Isaac Rodriguez | SweetBio, Inc.
- Chandell Ryan | City of Memphis
- Andrew Schaeffer | MAA
- Amanda Seidl | Stryker
- Greg Spillyards | Commercial Advisors
- Susan Stephenson | Independent Bank
- Jim Summerville | Novvia
- Fred Towler | International Paper, Inc.
- Tish Towns | Regional One Health
- Ted Townsend | Greater Memphis Chamber of Commerce
- Gil Uhlhorn | Bass, Berry & Sims, PLC
- Duncan Williams | Duncan-Williams
- Kevin Woods | BlueCross BlueShield of Tennessee
- Paul Young | Downtown Memphis Commission
The Board of Governors complements the Trustees, meeting twice each year for an infusion of fresh insight into New Memphis’ work. We count on our Governors for thought leadership and advocacy.
- Calvin Anderson | Clear Strategies Group
- Carrie Burke | Kemmons Wilson Family Foundation
- Brandon Cooper | Simmons Bank
- Reginald Coopwood | Regional One Health
- Rosie Phillips Davis | University of Memphis
- Bill Dunavant | Dunavant
- Mark Fogelman | Fogelman
- Andre Fowlkes | StartCo. / Launch Your City
- Trow Gillespie | NewSouth Capital Management, Inc
- Willie Gregory | Nike, Inc.
- Carolyn Hardy | Chism Hardy Investments, LLC
- Sheleah Harris | Kroger
- Stuart Kronauge | Juice Plus+
- Jason Landrum | Sedgwick
- Jason Little | Baptist Memorial Health Care Corporation
- Tammy LoCascio | First Horizon National Corporation
- Joe Lyons | Barr Brands International
- Neely Mallory | Mallory Group
- Tom Marino | Poplar Foundation (Anonymous)
- Phillip May | Pinnacle Bank
- Kevin McEniry | nexAir
- Doug McGowen | City of Memphis
- David McKinney | AutoZone, Inc.
- Jim Meeks | Northwestern Mutual
- Donna Nash | Thomas W. Briggs Foundation
- Jonathan Pennington | Deloitte
- Brett Ponton | Terminix
- Frank Ricks | LRK Inc.
- Kenneth Robinson | United Way of the Mid-South
- Douglas Scarboro | Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis
- Michael Scarbrough | Prospero Health
- Bill Seely | Varsity Spirit
- Gary Shorb | The Urban Child Institute
- Teresa Sloyan | Hyde Family Foundation
- Rory Thomas | Memphis Medical District Collaborative
- Michael Ugwueke | Methodist Le Bonheur Healthcare
- David Waddell | Waddell & Associates
- May Walker | Bryce Corporation
- John Webb | Cigna
- Karen Weddle-West | University of Memphis
- Russ Wigginton | National Civil Rights Museum
- Webb Wilson | Kemmons Wilson Companies