Meet Our Leadership Team

Our Staff Members

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Katharine Ray
Executive Director

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Missy Hamilton
Garden Manager

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Chef Juan Kirby
Chef & Teen Coordinator

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Bijal Mehta
Volunteer Manager

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Robin Mizaur
Client Manager

Susan Poteet
Kitchen Manager & Delivery Coordinator

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Lexy Vogel, RD
Nutrition Educator

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Nan Zierden
Fundraising & Development Manager

Board of Directors

Gwen McCoy
President of the Board: Director of Telehealth Services at HCA
Joseph Conner
Senior Publicist at
Essential Broadcast Media
Lynda Davenport
Practice Manager at Endodontic Associates
Don Diffendorf
VP, Financial Services Account Manager at GE Healthcare
Kevin Elkins
Associate Attorney at Waller Lansden Dortch and
Davis LLP
Tim Falade
Director, Ascension Saint Thomas Health
Kathie Heimerdinger
Founder of The Heimerdinger Foundation
Christa Gassler
Senior Director of Affordablity at eviCore Healthcare, a Cigna subsidiary
James O'Brien
VP, Partnerships at AltoIRA
Dr. Sharon D. Peters
Board Secretary: Executive Director for Community College Initiatives at Tennessee State University
Wade Weaver
Board Treasurer: Director at PricewaterhouseCoopers, LLP
Chris Wobensmith
VP, Clinical Informatics
at HCA

Advisory Board

Lacy Wright

Lacy Wright, RD, LDN, CLT

Jennifer Camilletti

Jennifer Camilletti with Sarah Cannon