2016 Salute to Excellence Finalists

                                      Congratulations to our 2016

                             Salute to Excellence award finalists!


Kraft CPAs: Board Member of the Year

Clare Armistead, Friends of Warner Parks
Overton Thompson III, Men of Valor
Michelle York, Nashville Rescue Mission

The Healing Trust: Catalyst for Change

National Health Care for the Homeless Council
Open Table Nashville

Bank of America: CEO of the Year

Renée Rizzo, Hope Clinic for Women
Casey Summar, Arts & Business Council of Greater Nashville
Tim Tohill, Sexual Assault Center

SunTrust Bank: CFO of the Year

Melisa Currey, The Community Foundation of Middle Tennessee
Dianna Murphy, Make-A-Wish Middle Tennessee
Doug Weaver, Matthew Walker Comprehensive Health Center, Inc.

The Healing Trust: Compassionate Care

Interfaith Dental Clinic
Open Table Nashville
The Refuge Center for Counseling

Skanska: Educational Enhancement

Communities In Schools of Tennessee
Conexión Américas
Homework Hotline


Frist Foundation: Innovation in Action

Pet Community Center
Project Return/PRO Employment
The Next Door

The Memorial Foundation Leadership Award

Mental Health America of Middle Tennessee
Smyrna-La Vergne Food Bank
Tennessee Alliance for Legal Services

Diversified Trust: New Generations

Goodwill Industries of Middle Tennessee, Inc. - #IGotItAtGoodwill Campaign
• NASBA Center for the Public Trust - Ethics in Action Video Competition
Renewal House, Inc. - Race the Hill: Pedal with a Purpose

Frist Foundation: Revenue Development

Cheekwood Botanical Garden & Museum of Art
The Conservancy for Parthenon and Centennial Park
2616 - A YWCA Women's Resale Boutique

Erie Chapman Foundation: Servant’s Heart

Alicia Bunch, Sexual Assault Center
Erin Keafer, Tennessee Foreign Language Institute
Thriashaun Stephens, Bethlehem Centers of Nashville

Piedmont Natural Gas: Sustainable Practices

Hands On Nashville
Turnip Green Creative Reuse
Urban Green Lab

Frist Foundation: Team Building

Arts & Business Council of Greater Nashville - Periscope Planning Team
End Slavery Tennessee - Building a Survivor Care Team
Preston Taylor Ministries - PTM's Intern Team