2018 Salute to Excellence Award Winners


Skanska Educational Enhancement Award 

Southern Word - WINNER

Communities in Schools of Tennessee

Moves & Grooves, Inc.


Piedmont Natural Gas Sustainable Practices Award

Country Music Hall of Fame and Museum - WINNER

The Nashville Food Project

Urban Green Lab


Diversified Trust New Generations Award

Nashville in Harmony - WINNER

NASBA Center for Public Trust

United Way of Rutherford and Cannon Counties


SunTrust CFO of the Year Award

Louis Orman, Boys & Girls Clubs of Middle Tennessee - WINNER

Robert Adams-Ghee, Soles4Souls 

Leslie McGilberry, Siloam Health


Erie Chapman Foundation Servant’s Heart Award

Kawema, Communities in Schools of Tennessee - WINNER

Jane Beasley, Tennessee Justice Center

Michael Desjardins, Matthew Walker Comprehensive Health Center


KraftCPAs Board Member of the Year Award

Harriet Karro, Gilda’s Club Middle Tennessee - WINNER

Lisa Campbell, Sexual Assault Center 

Lucia Folk, Arts & Business Council of Greater Nashville


Bank of America CEO of the Year Award

Jaynee K. Day, Second Harvest Food Bank of Middle Tennessee - WINNER

Heather Higgins, First Steps, Inc.

Tallu Schuyler Quinn, The Nashville Food Project


The Memorial Foundation Leadership Award

Tennessee Justice Center - WINNER

Boys & Girls Clubs of Middle Tennessee

Dismas House


The Healing Trust Catalyst for Change Award

Prevent Child Abuse Tennessee - WINNER

Bridges for the Deaf and Hard of Hearing

Oasis Center


The Healing Trust Compassionate Care Award

The Nashville Food Project – WINNER

Alive Hospice

Medical Foundation of Nashville


The Frist Foundation Innovation in Action Award

Men of Valor - WINNER

Crossroads Campus

Nations Ministry Center


The Frist Foundation Team Building Award

Pet Community Center (and Metro Animal Care and Control) - WINNER

Council on Aging of Middle Tennessee (and the Senior Transportation Leadership Coalition)

YWCA Nashville & Middle Tennessee (Lethality Assessment Program)


The Frist Foundation Revenue Development Award

NASBA Center for Public Trust - WINNER

Crossroads Campus

Pet Community Center


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