Board of Directors

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YWCA CEO Sharon K. Roberson with Board Chair Janet Miller and Chair-Elect Wanda Lyle


The YWCA Board of Directors is one of the most diverse boards in Nashville and Middle Tennessee. The women and men who comprise our Board willingly give their time and energy to improve the lives of women, children and families in our community. Members serve two-year terms and steadfastly guide us in our efforts to realize our mission.


2018-19 Board of Directors

Wanda LyleBoard Chair
Managing Director | General Manager
UBS Nashville Business Solution

Rita Mitchell, Board Chair-Elect
Author, Community Volunteer

Gail Alexander
Community Volunteer

Caroline Bradshaw
SVP & Trust Officer
Cumberland Trust

Kendra Brown Deas
Community Volunteer

Rebekah Carroll
Ankura (formerly c3consulting)

Monica Cintado-Scokin
Vice President

Beth DeBauche
Ohio Valley Conference

Cindy Dempsey

Jamie Dunham
Founder and President
Brand Wise

Katharin Dyer
Career Global Chief Marketing Officer

Rashed Fakhruddin
Director of Community Partnerships
Islamic Center of Nashville

Lisa Ferrelli
SVP, Senior Relationship Manager
Bank of America Merrill Lynch

David Fischette
President, CEO and Chief Creative
Go West Creative Group

Beth Fortune
Community Volunteer

Glenn Funk
Davidson County District Attorney General

Charles K. Grant
Baker Donelson

Janie Greenwood HarrisAdvocacy Chair 
Community Volunteer

Joey HatchBoard Treasurer
Community Volunteer

Sean Henry
President and CEO
Nashville Predators & Bridgestone Arena

Kate Herman
President & Publisher
Nashville Business Journal

Rick Holton
Holton & Mayberry, P.C.

Rita Johnson-Mills
Healthcare Consultant

Mary Jones
Owner and Designer
AMAEZN Designs

Candice Lee
Associate Vice Chancellor for University Affairs and Deputy Athletic Director
Vanderbilt University

Jody Lentz
Jody Lentz Consulting

Carla Lovell
Sherrard Roe Voigt Harbison

Rhonda Marko
Community Volunteer

Jamie McPherson
VP of Development
Beacon Center of Tennessee

Osei Mevs
Community Volunteer

Janet Miller, Past Board Chair
CEO/Market Leader
Colliers International

Anne MorganSecretary

Hannah Paramore BreenMarketing Chair 
Community Volunteer

Tracey Pearson
Senior Vice President, Client Advisor

Lisa Quigley
Chief of Staff
U.S. House of Representative Jim Cooper

Sharon K. Roberson
President & CEO
YWCA Nashville & Middle Tennessee

Abby Rubenfeld
Attorney & Partner
Rubenfeld Law Office

Tara Scarlett
President & CEO
Scarlett Family Foundation

Amber Sims
Chief Strategy Officer
St. Thomas Health

Javier Solano
Vice President
MP&F Strategic Communications

Sunny Spyridon
Community Volunteer

DarKenya Waller
Executive Director
Legal Aid Society of Middle Tennessee and the Cumberlands

Jeffrey WebsterHuman Resources Chair
Director of Diversity & Inclusion
Nissan North America, Inc.

Amanda Weeks-GevedenDevelopment Chair
Senior Vice President, Managing Director
U.S. Bank

Evette White
Executive Director
Leadership Nashville

Cynthia Whitfield Story
Field Senior Vice President
Allstate Insurance Company