The Community Foundation of Middle Tennessee Names New Board Members and Officers
NASHVILLE, Tenn. – The board of directors of The Community Foundation of Middle Tennessee, a charitable organization that connects generosity with need throughout Middle Tennessee, announces the appointment of six new members to the board of directors and three community leaders appointed to officer positions.
The newly appointed board officers are Francis S. Guess, chairman; Jerry B. Williams, vice chairman; and Kitty Moon Emery, secretary. Charles W. Cook, Jr. continues as treasurer. The Community Foundation welcomes to the board Leilani S. Boulware, Dr. Stephen F. Flatt, the Hon. Alberto R. Gonzales, Carl T. Haley, Jr., Don MacLachlan, and Stephen F. Moore.
“Each of our new members will be a valuable addition to our outstanding board, thanks to their diverse fields of expertise and strong commitment to our community,” said Ellen Lehman, president of The Community Foundation of Middle Tennessee. “Our board is comprised of some of the finest civic and business leaders in the region, and we’re incredibly grateful they’ve dedicated their leadership to The Community Foundation’s enduring mission to address Middle Tennessee’s needs and opportunities.”
Leilani S. Boulware is chief administrative officer and chief legal counsel with Correct Care Solutions, a community healthcare provider offering health services for inmates. With over 15 years experience providing counsel and representation for corporate and institutional clients, Boulware provides legal counsel, establishes administrative policies and addresses medical compliance for CCS. Boulware completed her Juris Doctor at Vanderbilt University School of Law.
Dr. Stephen F. Flatt is president of National HealthCare, one of the country’s largest senior care companies. Dr. Flatt previously was David Lipscomb University’s 16th president, where during his eight-year tenure, the University added a school of nursing, the Jones School of Engineering, and MBA and Master of Divinity degrees. Dr. Flatt was also the president of Ezell-Harding Christian School and worked with the Madison Church of Christ, both in Nashville.
The Hon. Alberto R. Gonzales is counsel at Nashville’s Waller Lansden Dortch & Davis LLP, and the Doyle Rogers Distinguished Chair of Law at Belmont University. Previously, Gonzales served as the 80th United States Attorney General under President George W. Bush from 2005-2007, and Counsel to the President from 2001-2005. In 1995, he served as General Counsel to the Governor of Texas. After three years, the Governor appointed Gonzales as Texas Secretary of State. He was appointed to the Texas Supreme Court in 1999 and elected by the citizens of Texas to serve a full six-year term in the November 2000 general election. Before entering public service, Gonzales practiced business law at the Houston law firm of Vinson & Elkins.
Carl T. Haley Jr. is the founder and president of Grand Avenue and oversees business development, operations, reservations, marketing, and fleet management. Before forming Grand Avenue, he worked as executive vice president of Aim Healthcare, a leading provider of payment accuracy solutions for health care payer and hospital clients. Haley was also the director of operations at SallieMae for nine years, where he managed purchasing student loan portfolios, among other responsibilities.
Don MacLachlan is executive vice president of the Tennessee Titans, is president of Tennessee Titans Entertainment, Inc. and oversees LP Field and Baptist Sports Park. He began his tenure with the Houston Oilers/Titans in March 1991, as vice president of marketing and broadcasting. He was later promoted to senior vice president and executive vice president of marketing, broadcasting and ticketing. MacLachlan began his career in the athletic department at Northwestern University, where he served a variety of roles. MacLachlan currently sits on the board for the Nashville Sports Council, Music City Bowl and the Tennessee Sports Hall of Fame.
Stephen F. Moore is the chief executive officer of the Country Music Association. Moore has been a prominent figure in the Nashville music community for decades, previously serving as senior vice president at AEG Live!, founding the touring company Moore Entertainment, and serving as the first executive director of the Starwood Amphitheater. Moore is highly involved in CMA’s Keep the Music Playing charitable campaign and led CMA in helping raise awareness for victims of the Nashville flood of 2010. Moore created the Shalom Foundation with a mission to improve the lives of impoverished children throughout Guatemala.
About The Community Foundation of Middle Tennessee
The Community Foundation of Middle Tennessee oversees more than 840 charitable funds, providing customized philanthropic solutions with flexibility for donors, nonprofit organizations and the community. In the past 20 years, The Community Foundation has distributed more than $600 million to community programs and institutions. It is located at 3833 Cleghorn Avenue, #400, Nashville, Tennessee 37215. For more information, call 615-321-4939 or visit www.cfmt.org.