The Board of Directors is comprised of leaders from the Nashville community who support and lead the functions of the shelter through a variety of committees. The Safe Haven Family Shelter programs, events and services are run by CEO/ Executive Director, Jim Shulman and a team of experts devoted to giving more families a place to call home.

2022 Board of Directors

Executive Committee:

Ken Williamson, Ensemble Health Partners, President
Edmundo Cepeda, Fleetcor, Vice President
Thomas O’Neal Lasley, Truist, Treasurer
Tarek El Gammal, NEWMARK, Secretary
Candi Flowers, August Bioservices, At Large Member
John Nefflen, Shackelford, Bowen, McKinley & Norton, Immediate Past President & Legal Counsel

Board of Directors:

Jamie Adams, LifeWay Christian Resources
Kitty Barrow, Southwestern Consulting
Jeff Bradford, The Bradford Dalton Group
Anita Greenwood Cash, Greenwood Marketing & Communications
Heather Coffelt, Brasfield & Gorrie, LLC
Lisa Estrada, LifePoint Health
Elsie Faciane, HCA Healthcare
Warren Jackson, Pinnacle Financial Partners
Aileen Katcher, Katcher Strategic Communications
Christie Laird, Attorney
Leigh Lindsey, MP&F Strategic Communications
Liz Marchetti, Vaco
Scott Markert, BL Harbert International, LLC
Raj K. Patnaik, CEPA®, Morgan Stanley Private Wealth Management
Conrad Schneider, Messer Construction
Sandra Sepulveda, Metro Nashville City Council
Dr. Sharon Shaw-McEwen, Retired Educator
Shane Tarleton, Warner Music Nashville

Joseph Shelby, Cigna, YLC Intern
Candace Fox, Hawkins Hogan PLC, Jr. League Representative


2022 Advisory Council

Eric Baer, GE
Anita Bailey, Bailey Marketing Strategies, LLC
Henry Bedford, Southwestern/Great American
Jennifer Chalos, Non-Profit Consultant
Joe Christopher, Relode
Karen Conrad
Gary Cooper
Gari Cowan, Caterpillar Financial
Willie Diehl, Pinnacle Financial Partners
Kelly Dillon, Fear No Art
Jimmy E. Evans, Jr., Marsh, Inc.
Debbie Flack, Pinnacle Financial Partners
Howard Gentry, Office of the Criminal Court Clerk
Chad Greer, Northwestern Mutual
Michael Grooms, LifePoint
Dustin Hillis, Southwestern Consulting
Sean Kirk, Fleetcor Technologies, Inc.
Trey Lipman
Sameera Lowe, Loud & Clear Communications, Chair of the Advisory Board
Jerry Moss, Kraft CPAs
Kearstin Patterson, HCA Healthcare
Brian Roark, Bass Berry + Sims
Dave Roberson, SODEXO
Tammy Rutherford, Rustici Software
Scott Schumann, Renasant Bank
Slade Sevier, K&L Gates LLP
David Weil
Vicki Yates, News Channel 5

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