Regional Chief Executive Officer
(615) 250-4255 - Joel.Sullivan@redcross.org
Responsible for providing strategic direction and support of all regional activities within nine chapters and sixty-two counties. Holds direct fiduciary, leadership and national performance monitoring accountability for the Nashville Area Chapter and eight community Chapters.
(615) 631-6444 - Gregory.King@redcross.org
Directs, administers and coordinated the region’s organizational and business activities to ensure goals and priorities established by the RCEO are met. Supervises in-state business operations staff and serves as primary point of contact for HR, Finance and Admin, IT and OGC.
Regional Director of Communications
(615) 250-4285 - Sarah.Basel@redcross.org
As the Director of Communications, Sarah manages messaging and provides strategic communications oversight and responsibility for the Nashville Area and Tennessee Region of the American Red Cross. Working together with leadership and staff members, Sarah manages communications efforts to provide accurate information to the media and public about the American Red Cross in Tennessee. Please contact Sarah for media inquiries and opportunities.
Regional Communications and Marketing Program Manager
(615) 250-4326 - Devry.Dennis@redcross.org
Coordinates social media and blog for Tennessee Region. Responsible for 8 e-newsletters. Aids in sending media releases. Edits and produces videos for YouTube channel. Develops email communications. Creates marketing materials for events and promotions. Assists with various communications and marketing activities throughout the region.
Chief Emergency Programs Officer
(615) 250-4316 - David.Kitchen@redcross.org
Serves as department head for Disaster Cycle Services. Throughout the Tennessee Volunteer Region, is responsible for all aspects of DCS; programs, staff, administration, relationship management, and disaster relief operations. Ensures the efficient and timely delivery of all services while mentoring and coaching staff and volunteers. Serves during times of disaster in an operational leadership role for any scale of disaster. Participates in a leadership role on larger operations regionally, division or nationwide. Works at the state level as State Relations Disaster Liaison.
Disaster Program Specialist
(615) 250-4296 - Bobby.Young@redcross.org
Responsible for the implementation of the disaster services program in the Nashville Area Chapter Territory, while also working as a part of the Volunteer Region. Leads and manages a volunteer team. Responsible for the implementation of disaster preparedness, response, and recovery programs in the local area. Ensures the development of Disaster Leadership Volunteers in each of the program support functional areas of the disaster cycle in order to meet the needs of the territory, region, state and division.
Regional Manager, Disaster Workforce Engagement
(615) 250-4294 - Jennifer.Robins3@redcross.org
Responsible for leading and managing a volunteer team to support and provide Disaster Workforce engagement in the Volunteer Region. Serves as one of two DWE functional expert leads within the Region; tasked with supporting the disaster workforce. Tailors national program offerings for the Region and communities, provides technical expertise, training, and leads regional implementation of Disaster Workforce priorities. Continually works to build response and workforce capacity in the local community for the disaster cycle, while also performing remote team building.
Regional Manager II, Direct Services Support
(615) 250-4292 - Christopher.Robins@redcross.org
Responsible for leading and managing both volunteers and paid staff; efforts are focused on providing support to Mass Care, Logistics and Recovery programs. Serves as the lead functional expert in these same areas. Tailors national program offerings for the Region and communities within the Region, while providing technical expertise and training. Leads regional implementation of Mass Care, Logistics and Recovery.
Regional Manager, Mass Care and Logistics
(615) 250-4275 - Andrew.Perlman2@redcross.org
Responsible for leading and managing teams that support and provide Mass Care and Logistics in the State of Tennessee. Serves as the lead functional expert for the Mass Care and Logistics functions that include general population sheltering and feeding operations, bulk distribution of recovery items and the family reunification system known as “Safe and Well”. Ensures functional needs shelter requirements are identified, resourced and met. Serves as SME and provides oversight for the Mass Care role that the Red Cross plays at both the local level as well as in the co-lead role of ESF-6 within the National Response Framework. Tailors national program offerings for the State and communities within the State, providing technical expertise, training and leading implementation of Mass Care and Logistics.
Regional Chief Development Officer
(615) 250-4283 - Wendy.Buntin@redcross.org
The RCDO is responsible for developing funding growth and reaching assigned revenue targets while fostering a culture of philanthropy throughout the Region. Provide leadership, professional guidance, technical assistance, and training to volunteers and paid staff. Manages and coordinates volunteer committees, vendor support, event communications and donor follow-up and recognition. This position is also responsible for identification, cultivation, solicitation, and stewardship of individuals, corporations, and foundations with the capacity to make major gifts. The chief development officer's primary role is to develop and implement the organization's funding growth strategy; Identifying and addressing development issues; and evaluating internal operating procedures that support development.
Senior Director of Development
(615) 250-4298 - Brenda.Black@redcross.org
As Senior Director of Philanthropy, Brenda identifies, engages, cultivates, solicits, and stewards current and prospective donors, in expanding their financial support of the work of the American Red Cross.
Senior Major Gift Officer
(615) 250-4268 - Mandy.Peebles@redcross.org
Serves as Senior Major Gift Officer with a focus on identification, cultivation and stewardship of individual major donors who are willing to invest in the Red Cross’ core services. Works as Staff Liaison to the Red Cross Tiffany Circle, a network of women philanthropists whose mission is to raise money in order to help our community prepare for and respond to natural and man-made disasters. Coordinates the Annual Lifesaver Breakfast, the chapter’s largest and highly visible fundraising event.
Corporate Major Gift Officer
(615) 250-4264 - John.Lanier@redcross.org
As Corporate Major Gift Officer, John identifies, engages, cultivates, solicits, and stewards current and prospective corporate donors, in expanding their financial support of the work of the American Red Cross.
(615) 653-3625 - email@example.com
As the Grants/Foundations Specialist serving Louisiana and Tennessee, Flint supports the preparation, submission and management of grant proposals. From prospect research to final reports, Flint partners with the Red Cross team to match funding opportunities to our organizational strategies and to enhance our donor relationships.
Regional Service to the Armed Forces Lead
(615) 250-4289 - Rebekah.Brummett@redcross.org
Service to the Armed Forces Region Lead oversees the Service to the Armed Forces (SAF) program for the Tennessee Volunteer Region and the Nashville Area Chapter. SAF Region Lead ensures the program remains responsive to the needs of the military and veteran community by delivering SAF core services and providing outreach to military families throughout the region.
FPPG Finance Director
(615) 250-4284 - Mark.Evans@redcross.org
Finance director of group that handles all financial information for United Way and corporate/foundation grant applications for entire chapter network.