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Meet Our Advisory Board

Board Chair

Senior Vice President, Paper the Americas International Paper

Michael Amick

Vice Chair

Chief Executive Officer First Horizon Advisors

Rhomes Aur

Chairman Shelby Group International

Hilliard Crews

Community Volunteer

Kristy Dorman

Community Volunteer

Maria Douglass

School Leader, Green Dot Public Schools President, The Collective Memphis

James Johnson



Director of Player Support, Memphis Grizzlies Community Advisor, Poplar Foundation

Elliot Perry

Principal Diversified Trust

Ashley Remmers

Chief Operating Officer & Principal Trust Marketing & Communications, Inc.

Beverly Robertson

Community Volunteer

Caitlyn Shores

Education Leadership Consultant

Tim Ware



Community Volunteer

Tate Wilson

Meet Our Leadership Circle

Doctoral Candidate Harvard Graduate School of Education

Jessica Ball



SVP, Chief Human Resources and Diversity Officer FedEx

D. Shannon Brown

Lead Administrator, College & Careers Shelby County Schools

Dr. Terrance Brown

Moss Chair of Excellence in Urban Education University of Memphis

Dr. Beverly Cross

President Edwin M. Jones Oil Co.

G. Douglas Edwards

President & Chief Executive Officer Diversified Trust

Samuel N. Graham

Community Volunteer

Laurie Meskin

EVP, Director of Sales and Branches Vining Sparks

Demetri Patikas

Corporate Vice President of Operations & Service Support (Retired) FedEx

Robert J. Quinn

President & Chief Executive Officer AutoZone Inc.

William C. Rhodes, III

Chair & Chief Executive Officer Hyde Family Foundation

Barbara Rosser Hyde

SVP, Regional Executive Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis

Douglas Scarboro

Co-Founder 275 Food Project

Diane Terrell

Owner & Founder Sweet Lala's Bakery

Lauren Young

Memphis Regional Manager EnrichED

Aaron Youngblood