2016 In Charge: Nonprofits
Wednesday, March 23, 2016 | The leaders directing the growth of good causes across Middle Tennessee
As has become an annual tradition, the Post presents In Charge, a compendium of Middle Tennessee’s top business, politics and civic leaders. The more than 450 women and men on our list, the Post’s seventh, represent the best of the best — and always are “in charge.”
Pete Bird — President and CEO, Frist Foundation: Has served as foundation head since 2002 but with the entity since 1983. Oversees more than $140 million in foundation assets.
Glenn Cranfield — President and CEO, Nashville Rescue Mission: Oversees large-scale operation that includes staff, a 25-member board and hundreds of citizens. Mission facility property is being engulfed by SoBro redevelopment.
Jaynee Day — President and CEO, Second Harvest Food Bank: Has led since 1988 an organization fighting hunger with a network of more than 450 nonprofits working within 46 counties.
Albert Menefee — President, Iroquois Steeplechase Race Committee: Has served on committee for 15-plus years as secretary and treasurer before appointment to president in 2008. Steeplechase, celebrating 75th anniversary in 2016, has raised more than $10 million for Monroe Carell Jr. Children’s Hospital since 1981.
Read the rest of the article & see a complete list of honorees here.