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Board of Directors

The CNM board is a team of cross-sector leaders committed to the success and growth of the nonprofit industry. Board meetings are held quarterly. The board takes an active role in the strategic direction of CNM, attending at least one board/staff retreat annually. All serve on at least one committee: Executive, Development, Governance, and Programs.


Charles Sueing, Sueing Insurance Agency




Kristina Kirby, Jones Brothers Contractors


Sara J. Finley, Threshold Corporate Consulting, L.L.C.


  • Trace Blankenship, Spencer Fane Bone McAllester, PLLC (Immediate Past Chair )
  • Valencia Breckenridge, Grace Works Ministries
  • Terrence Brooks, Google Fiber
  • Michelle Gaskin Brown, Amazon
  • Dr. Maya Bugg, Tennessee Charter School Center
  • Joshua Farr, Asurion (YLC Intern)
  • Meagan Flippin, Center for nonprofit Management
  • Ray Guzman, Switch Point Ventures
  • Donald R. Hardin Jr., Don Hardin Group
  • Candias Hayes-Mercier, The PNC Financial Group
  • Melissa Hudson-Gant, Big Brothers Big Sisters of Middle Tennessee
  • Nancy Keil, Second Harvest Food Bank of Middle Tennessee
  • Tiffany Kerns, CMA Foundation
  • Todd Lawrence, Urban Green Lab
  • Midori Lockett, Vanderbilt University
  • Tyra Palmer, Retired Ardent Health Services
  • Darshan Prabhu, Whistler Capital Partners LLC
  • Megan Pratt, Ingram Industries
  • Viva Price, Youth Encouragement Services
  • Dr. Laquita Stribling, Randstad USA
  • Dr. Rhonda Switzer-Nadasdi, Interfaith Dental
  • Joseph Underwood, Tractor Supply Company (YLC Intern)