This year, we are proud to honor and celebrate two of our past presidents, Liz Allen Fey (2007-09) and Susan Short Jones (2010-11)!

Liz Allen is CEO of Strategy and Leadership, LLC, where she has helped hundreds of companies and organizations implement strategic plans and coached hundreds of leaders to become stronger. She serves on the advisory boards of First Tennessee Bank and the Middle Tennessee Workforce Investment Board, was appointed chair of the Nashville Homelessness Commission, and is an advisor with FLO {thinkery}. She is a founder of Nashville Emerging Leaders and received the inaugural Sage Award of the Nashville Emerging Leader Awards from the Young Professionals of Nashville.

Susan’s legal career includes roles as senior executive, business owner, transactional counsel and litigator. She serves as Senior Corporate Counsel with Healthcare Corporation of America, Inc. (HCA). Motivated by the opportunity to positively impact the lives of others, she has provided leadership as a member of some of Nashville’s leading not for profit organizations. She is the recipient of the prestigious Athena Award and HCA’s Phil Patton Community Service Award, and was inducted into the Academy of Women of Achievement.


The Host Committee for our 2018 fundraiser includes these members:

Julia Baker
Elaine Boyd
Jackie Cavnar
Colleen Conway-Welch
Kimberly Franks
Lisa Haupert
Angela Humphreys
Ann Marie Ives
Jaleesa Johnson
Joyce McDaniel
Sandra McRee
Rita Mitchell
Ginny Moore
Anissa Nelson-Carlisle
Rosetta Perry
Teri Powell
Allison Reynolds
Stephani Ryan
Sally Smallwood
Judy Spencer
Betsey Usher


For information about our annual fund-raiser, this year held April 12, please email us at