Our Team

Emily Walker, Executive Director

Emily Walker has nearly two decades of experience helping clients meet their programming and fundraising goals. After graduating from Furman University with a bachelor’s degree in communications, she helped launch TLC’s successful television series, Trading Spaces, which earned an Emmy nomination. Emily has also helped to produce new television series for HGTV, Food Network, DIY, Animal Planet and The Weather Channel.

She has also worked with multiple non-profits and universities with their online fundraising activities including Sacred Heart University and the University of Pittsburgh. Emily has also led e-solicitation campaigns for the University of Rochester, the Duke Cancer Institute, and the University of California at Davis

Board of Directors

Bret Moore,
President of the Board

President & CEO, Cool Springs Wine and Spirits

Eric Hardesty,
Treasurer

Broker, The Kirkland Company

Jessica Torres,
Recording Secretary

Affiliate Broker,
Zeitlin Sotheby’s International Realty

Autumn Ayres

Community Volunteer

Cole Dowsley

Attorney
Thompson Burton, PLLC

Ashley Klekamp

Community Volunteer

Mark Lombardi

Business Leader
GE Healthcare Financial Services

Holly McDaniel

Government Relations Manager,
Adams and Reese

Tommy Patey

Group Chief Financial Officer,
Summit BHC’s SUD Division

Elizabeth Reavis

Elizabeth Reavis

Lissa Roussel

Community Volunteer

Joe Saig

VP, Sales & Marketing
Stock & Option Solutions, Inc.

Cara Sanders

Managing Editor & Director Of Digital Marketing,
Livability.com

Diane Spencer

Vice President and Financial Wellness Relationship Manager, Regions Bank

Emeritus Board

David Callahan
Partner, UltraSignUp

Joe Goodman

Micah Lacher
President, Anchor Investments LLC

Dave Morgan
Vice President, OMNIA Partners