Middle Tennessee Local Leadership

Youth Villages Local Staff

Charmaine Kromer
Executive Director – Tennessee

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Jennifer Cougill Harris
Program Director – Rural Middle Tennessee

Stephanie Grissom
Regional Program Director – Middle Tennessee 

Rae Hummell
Director – Development for Middle Tennessee

Nikki Swann
Program Director – Middle Tennessee

Brittany Farrar
Director – Tennessee Specialized Crisis Services

Local Board

Community leaders serve on Youth Villages’ Middle Tennessee Board to actively promote and support our mission to help children and families live successfully and advocate proven solutions for the foster care/child welfare and juvenile justice systems. Board members play a significant role at the local level establishing Youth Villages as the leading provider of effective programs for troubled children and their families.

Bill Hamburg
Community Volunteer

Chris Patterson
Vision Software Technologies
Vice President

Sarah Looney

Michael Baron
Acuff & Associates
Regional Director of Sales

Paul Dent
Cumberland Consulting Group
Managing Consultant

Vaughan DePillo
Reimbursements HCA
Reporting Director

Jason Egly
Farmers Insurance

Matthew Gann
Tennessee Board or Regions
Assistant Vice Chancellor

Ann Gilbert
Community Volunteer

Nate Kenney
Thomas & Company
Chief Operating Officer

Kim Lapidus
Gordon Jewish Community Center

Shannon Lapsley
Vanderbilt University
Assistant Director of Community

Meghan Markie
Instructional Designer
Global Sales Operations

Heather Neisen
Enliven LLC,
Director of Account Services

Helen Roudi
Tivity Health
Senior Specialist
Corporate Events and Social Responsibility

Tony Sharpe
Renasant Bank
Banking Center
Vice President

Lisa Small
Community volunteer

Shirley Speyer
Community volunteer

Pat Wallace
Community Volunteer

Jeremy Werthan
Community Volunteer

Betsy Walkup
Honorary Board

Betsy Walkup
Honorary Board