Leadership & Board of Trustees

Senior Team

Jane O. MacLeod: President/CEO
Daniel Miller: Chief Financial Officer
Elizabeth A. Murdock: Chief Operating Officer
Elizabeth Epley Sheets: Chief Advancement Officer
Peter Grimaldi: Vice President of Gardens & Facilities 

2019 Board of Trustees

James V. Hunt, Sr., Chairman*
Lisa Z. Manning, Vice Chairman*
Bruce D. Sullivan, Treasurer*
Charles Robert Bone, Secretary*

Trustees

Nancy Abbott, Vandana Abramson, Elizabeth N. Akers, Grace Awh*, Russell W. Bates, Rob Beckham*, John H. Bryan III*, Barbara L. Burns, Andrew W. Byrd, Christopher W. Cardwell*, R. Lee Carter*, Joan Cheek*, Brenda J. Corbin, Pete DeLay*, Barbara T. Freeman*, Kate R. W. Grayken, Carl T. Haley, Jr.*, Randall R. Harness, William Hastings, Gary L. Hawkins, Eric T. Helman*, Shaun Inman, Edith C. Johnson, Carol A. Kirshner, Virginia B. Lazenby, Rita P. Mitchell, Tree Paine, Joelle J. Phillips, Joe D. Roper, Michael J. Spalding, Barry Stowe*, Barbara Turner, Jimmy Webb*, Barbara S. White*, Dudley White, Betsy Wills*

*Executive Committee Member

Representatives to the Board

Elizabeth H. Foss (Antiques & Garden Show)
L. Owen Kelly (ECON)
Dean G. Reeves (Horticultural Society of Middle Tennessee)
Betsy Brittain (Swan Ball)

Board Intern

Emily Brinser

Honorary Members of the Board

William F. Andrews, Jr., Clare C. Armistead, Edith McBride Bass, Barbara T. Bovender, Lillian R. Bradford, Homer B. Gibbs, Jr., Alice I. Hooker, Cathy Jackson, Ellen H. Martin, Robert A. McCabe, Jr., Anne L. Russell, George B. Stadler, Paul Sternberg, Jr.

Business Council

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

Cheekwood Alumni Council

Stephen E. Blackmon, 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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