Board of Directors

Thank you for a fantastic 2016! We will begin announcing our 2017 Festival dates in August

Memphis In May 2016-2017 Board of Directors


Bobbi Gillis

Chairman

Executive Vice President,
Faxon Gillis Homes, Inc.

Kristen Wright

Chairman Elect

Vice President, AutoZone

Barry Yoakum

Vice Chairman

Principal, Archimania

Earl Blankenship

Treasurer

Chairman & CEO
Mercury Investment Management

James Baker

Secretary

Owner, Owen Brennan's
Restaurant

Doug Browne

Past Chairman

President & General Manager
The Peabody Hotel

Susan Arney

Philanthropist

Shannon Brown

Sr. Vice President
FedEx

John Carroll

Executive Director
City Leadership

Wei Chen

CEO
Sunshine Enterprises, Inc.

Ron Coleman

CEO
Competition Cams, Inc.

Erica Coopwood

Community Volunteer

Charles Ewing

President & CEO
Ewing Moving and Storage

John Farris

RDC Representative

Kim Hackney

Representing Shelby County
Mayor Mark Luttrell

Kevin Kane

President & CEO,
Memphis Convention & Visitors Bureau

Stacy McCall

CEO & President
Servicemaster by Stratos

Ken Moody

Representing City of Memphis
Mayor Jim Strickland

Lenoir Owens

Volunteer Representative

Jose Rodriguez

Sr. Global Program Manager
Medtronic

Leigh Shockey

Chairman/CEO
Drexel Chemical

Philip Spinosa

City Council Liaison

Ernest Strickland

Vice President, International
Greater Memphis Chamber

Prince Chambliss

Ex-Officio

Assistant City Attorney
City of Memphis

Beth Flannagan

Ex-Officio

Independent Public Policy Consultant

Al Lyons

Ex-Officio

President
RHB Innovations

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