CNM is proud to introduce our NEW Interim President & CEO, Wanda Lyle!

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.


Trace Blankenship, Bone McAllester Norton PLLC


Charles Sueing, Sueing Insurance Agency


Kristina Kirby, KraftCPAs


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


  • Chip Blaufuss, HCA Healthcare
  • Valencia Breckenridge, GraceWorks Ministries
  • Terrence Brooks, Google Fiber
  • Michelle Gaskin Brown, Amazon
  • Dr. Maya Bugg, Tennessee Charter School Center
  • Bob Cooper, Bass, Berry & Sims PLC
  • 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
  • Tari Hughes, Center for Nonprofit Management
  • Alex Jahangir, MD, Vanderbilt University Medical Center
  • Tom Jurkovich, III, Office of Mayor John Cooper
  • Nancy Keil, Second Harvest Food Bank of Middle Tennessee
  • Tiffany Kerns, CMA Foundation
  • Midori Lockett, Vanderbilt University
  • Cristina Oakeley, Caliente Consulting, LLC
  • Darshan Prabhu, Starr Investment Holdings
  • Viva Price, Youth Encouragement Services
  • Bill Purcell, Frost Brown Todd LLC
  • Lisa Quigley, Tusk Philanthropies
  • Laquita Stribling, Randstad USA
  • Rhonda Switzer-Nadasdi, Interfaith Dental
  • Joshua Farr, YLC Intern