Board of Trustees

Chris Jenkins, Chair
Vice President, Capital Group
wcjenkins@comcast.net

Susan Smallwood, Vice Chair
Alumni Parent and Community Volunteer
susan.smallwood@comcast.net 

Anthony FurlowTreasurer
Independent Insurance Broker
anthonyfur@comcast.net

Stephanie Steele, Secretary
Assistant Professor of Education, Union University
drstephaniesteele@gmail.com

Dr. Devin DeLaughter, Head of School
New Hope Academy
ddelaughter@nhafranklin.org

Gary Brandon, Trustee
Vice-President, Lewis Communications

Kristan Gordon,
Trustee
RDH, BSDH, MS, New Hope Parent, Academic Clinical Lead, Tennessee State Univeristy
kgordonrdh@msn.com

Adam Hicks, Trustee
Vice President, Skanska
adaghick@outlook.com

Razel Jones, Trustee
Director of Equity and Inclusion, Tennessee State University
razeljones@gmail.com

Paige PittsTrustee
Founder, New Hope Academy
popitts@aol.com

Karen SimpsonTrustee
Community Volunteer
karenann321@gmail.com

Brett WilliamsTrustee
President – CJC Technologies
bwilliams@cjcweb.com

Ronnie Williams, Trustee
AVP, Hospital Corporation of America
ronnie.williams2@hcahealthcare.com

Courtney Yezerski, Trustee
Parent Volunteer, New Hope Academy
courtney.yezerski@gmail.com