Leadership & Board of Trustees

Senior Team

Jane O. MacLeod: President/CEO
Penny Bruckse: Vice President of Human Resources
Peter Grimaldi: Vice President of Gardens & Facilities
Nathalie Lavine: Vice President of Education & Outreach
Daniel Miller: Chief Financial Officer
Elizabeth A. Murdock: Chief Operating Officer
Elizabeth Epley Sheets: Chief Advancement Officer
James W. Tottis: Vice President of Museum Affairs

2020 Board of Trustees

Lisa Z. Manning, Chairman*
Barry Stowe, Vice Chairman*
Russell Bates, Treasurer*
Charles Robert Bone, Secretary*

Trustees

Nancy Abbott, Elizabeth N. Akers, Grace Awh*, Russell W. Bates*, Rob Beckham*, Martin Brown, Jr., John H. Bryan III*, Andrew W. Byrd, Christopher W. Cardwell*, R. Lee Carter*, Brenda J. Corbin, Katie Crumbo, Pete DeLay*, Barbara T. Freeman*, Kate R. W. Grayken, Carl T. Haley, Jr.*, Randall R. Harness, William Hastings, Gary L. Hawkins, Eric T. Helman*, James V. Hunt*, Shaun Inman, Edith C. Johnson, Mike Johnson, Bob Keith, Carol A. Kirshner, Lisa Kranc, Robert Lipman, Rita P. Mitchell, Tree Paine, Emilio Pardo, Joelle J. Phillips, Ronald Roberts, Michael J. Spalding, Barry Stowe*, Barbara Turner*, Barbara S. White*, Dudley White, Betsy Wills*

*Executive Committee Member

Representatives to the Board

Elizabeth H. Foss (Antiques & Garden Show)
L. Owen Kelly (ECON)
Carla K. Nelson (Horticultural Society of Middle Tennessee)
Betsy Brittain (Swan Ball)

Board Intern

Rachel Lemons

Honorary Members of the Board

William F. Andrews, Jr., Clare C. Armistead, Edith McBride Bass, Barbara T. Bovender*, Lillian R. Bradford, Joan Cheek, Homer B. Gibbs, Jr., Cathy Jackson, Gigi Lazenby, Ellen H. Martin, Robert A. McCabe, Jr., Anne L. Russell, George B. Stadler, Paul Sternberg, Jr., Bruce Sullivan

Business Council

Richard M. Bracken, Bill Carpenter, Mark Cate, James H. Cheek III, Sandy Cochran, Marty G. Dickens (Co-Chair), Betsy Hindman, Damon Hininger, Joelle J. Phillips (Co-Chair), Colin V. Reed, Bob Rolfe, Michael Shmerling

Cheekwood Alumni Council

Vandana Abramson, Stephen E. Blackmon, Barbara Burns (Chair), Barney D. Byrd, Andre L. Churchwell, Ann G. Coleman, Ronald L. Corbin, Katherine H. DeLay, Josephine D. Doubleday, Jeffrey B. Eskind, Joel C. Gordon, Julie S. Gordon, William F. Hagerty, Lydia A. Howarth, Gordon E. Inman, William P. Johnston, Mary Evelyn Jones, Heloise Werthan Kuhn, Jennie T. McCabe, Donald I. N. McKenzie, Michael Shane Neal, David I. Obolensky, Hal N. Pennington, Deborah K. Pitts, Keith B. Pitts, W. Brian Reames, Anne W. Shepherd, Beverly Small, Elise S. Small, Irvin L. Small, Bennett Tarleton, Emily P. Zerfoss

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