2019 Salute to Excellence Finalists

Piedmont Natural Gas Sustainable Practices Award

Habitat for Humanity of Greater Nashville
Justice Industries
Turnip Green Creative Reuse


Diversified Trust New Generations Award

Big Brothers Big Sisters of Middle Tennessee
Boys & Girls Clubs of Middle Tennessee
Tennessee Justice Center


SunTrust Foundation CFO of the Year Award

Mario Flores – HOPE Family Health
Courtney Hatfield – Mental Health America of the MidSouth
Deidre Matthews – Monroe Harding

Erie Chapman Foundation Servant’s Heart Award

Anthony Charles - Men of Valor
Ken Engel - Nashville Rescue Mission
Sharon Travis - Sexual Assault Center


KraftCPAs Board Member of the Year Award

Eddie DeGarmo – FrankTown Open Hearts
Luther Wright Jr. – STARS Nashville
Melinda Balser – The Nashville Food Project


Bank of America CEO of the Year Award

Lori Adukeh – 100 Black Men of Middle Tennessee
Lindsey Harris and Stephanie Teatro - Tennessee Immigrant & Refugee Rights Coalition
Hal Cato – Thistle Farms


The Memorial Foundation Leadership Award

Fannie Battle Day Home for Children
FrankTown Open Hearts
St. Luke’s Community House


The Healing Trust Catalyst for Change Award

Sexual Assault Center
Tennessee Immigrant & Refugee Rights Coalition
The Arc of Tennessee


The Healing Trust Compassionate Care Award

Bridges for the Deaf and Hard of Hearing
Crossroads Campus
HOPE Family Health


United Way of Metropolitan Nashville Community Impact Award

Nashville Adult Literacy Council – Adult Education Collective Impact
Prevent Child Abuse Tennessee – ACE Nashville


The Frist Foundation Award of Achievement - Innovation in Action

Girl Scouts of Middle Tennessee
Urban Green Lab
YWCA Nashville & Middle Tennessee


The Frist Foundation Award of Achievement - Team Building

Boys & Girls Clubs of Middle TN - Cleveland Park Boys & Girls Club
Conexión Américas - Envision Nolensville Pike Collaborative
Nourish Food Bank - Nourish Hub


The Frist Foundation Award of Achievement - Revenue Development

Harvest Hands CDC
Project Return
Thistle Farms