Board of Directors

Our Board of Directors

Board of Directors

Gilda’s Club Middle Tennessee’s Board of Directors is vital to helping us fulfill our mission: To ensure no one has to face cancer alone. Their expertise across various fields, coupled with their generosity, has propelled Gilda’s Club Middle Tennessee to what it is today.

Allen Huggins (Board Chair)

WH Properties Owner/Broker

Helen H. Lane (Immediate Past Board Chair)

Community Leader

Stuart Hall (Treasurer)


Rae Hirsch (Secretary)

Community Leader

Ken Bryant (Development Committee Chair)

Burr & Forman LLP Managing Partner

Rick Froio

Black River Records Executive Vice President

Andy Gill

PhyNet Dermatology, LLC Vice President, Supply Chain Operations

Dr. Steve Hecklin, DMD

Dr. Hecklin: Family & Cosmetic Dentistry Owner

Erica Jacobs

Community Leader

Howard Kirshner

Community Leader

Janet Kurtz

NFocus Magazine Editor-in-Chief

David Lewis

Zander Insurance Chief Legal Officer

Drew Mallory

Truxton Trust Wealth Management Services Chief Fiduciary Officer

Mary Mirabelli

Community Leader

Suzanne Reed

Chief Marketing Officer LBMC

Samantha Saturn (Marketing Chair)

SESAC Chief Marketing Officer

Kathi Whalen

Senior Vice President and Chief Ethics and Compliance Officer HCA

Kathy Winn

Compassus SVP, Chief Marketing Officer

Alicia Hudson Wilson

SEI Business Strategy & Technology Consultant

Our Advisory Board

Advisory Board

Our Advisory Council is comprised of individuals who generously offer their counsel to Gilda’s Club Middle Tennessee, who generously offer their counsel by serving in the capacity of formal community supporters and liaisons. The Advisory Council is also a place for past board members who remain dedicated to our mission.

Felice Apolinsky

Joseph Barker

MarketStreet Equities

Jim Brown


Walter Campbell

Big Garage Music Publishing

Mark Carver

Sherrard Roe Voigt Harbison

Fletcher Foster

Iconic Entertainment Group

Ron Galbraith

FH&G Consulting

Hope Hines


Cathy Jackson

Community Leader

Harriet Karro

Community Leader

Brian Marger

TriStar Summit Medical Center

Michael Radner

Brother of Gilda Radner

Pat Rogers

Community Leader

Ronna Rubin

Rubin Media

Tom Snyder

Truxton Trust

Sandy Towers

Founder, Gilda’s Club Middle Tennessee

Merwin Ullestad


Fleming Wilt

Christie Cookie Company

Pam Wylly

Community Leader