2020 - 2021 Board of Directors

For over 20 years, Thistle Farms has worked to build and maintain the trust of our stakeholders — our supporters, our staff, and the community we serve.

ASHLEY NORTHINGTON

BOARD PRESIDENT

DENOR Public Relations

PARAG DESAI

PRESIDENT-ELECT

Genesco, Inc. 

ERIN BALER

4-Patriots

MENIE BELL

1221 Partners, LLC

CHRISTINE BRADLEY

Vanderbilt University 

CHRISTI BRANSCOM

State of Tennessee Commissioner

JEFFREY BROWN

Dollar General

INGRID COCKHREN

ACEs Connection/TSU

KATHLEEN FLAHERTY

K21 Communications

JENNY FORD

JF Government Strategies 

RACHEL GOLDZWEIG

Graduate Liason
Village Real Estate

CARLANA HARWELL

Community Leader and Volunteer

David Hutchens

Author and Leadership Development Consultant

Ryman Hospitality Properties

JAMES LEACH

Community Leader and Volunteer

MARY CATHERINE MCCLELLAN

Co-Founder Taigan

ELIZABETH MCDONALD

Community Leader and Volunteer

MAKESHA MONTGOMERY

FrostBrownTodd

ANNIE ORTMEIER

Universal Music Group

BROOKE K. SCHIFERLE

Assistant U.S. Attorney's Office
Middle District of Tennessee 

KATHRYN WALKER

Bass, Berry & Sims

JOHN C. WEISENSEEL

Alliance Bernstein

Kathi Whalen

HCA Healthcare