Senior Management

Matthew Bourlakas
President and CEO

Ralph Forsythe
Chief Financial Officer

Christofer Burr
Sr. Director of Donated Goods

Mike Eisenbraun
Sr. Director of Operations

Matt Gloster
Sr. Director of Career Solutions

Karl Houston
Sr. Director of Marketing & Community Relations

Mary La Haie
Sr. Director of Accounting

Ed O’Kelley
Sr. Director of Information Technology

Karen Samuel
Sr. Director of Human Resources

Board of Directors


Fred T. McLaughlin
Senior Vice President
Robert W. Baird & Co., Inc.

Vice Chairperson
Julie F. Wilson
Senior Vice President
Healthcare Realty Trust

Chad M. Grout
Principal Broker
Urban Grout Commercial Real Estate

Dave M. Fentress
Vice President-Internal Audit
Dollar General Corporation, Inc.

Legal Counsel
Christopher S. Dunn
Waller Lansden
Dortch & Davis, LLP Attorneys

Matthew Bourlakas
President and CEO
Goodwill Industries of
Middle Tennessee, Inc.

Betty J. Johnson
VP & Chief People Officer
Goodwill Industries of
Middle Tennessee, Inc.

Mary La Haie
Vice President of Finance
Goodwill Industries of
Middle Tennessee, Inc.



Woodretta Allen
Cost Containment Manager
United Parcel Service

J.B. Baker
Chief Executive Officer
Sprint Logistics, LLC

Bryan Bean
First Vice President
SunTrust Bank

Steele Clayton
Bass Berry & Sims, PLC

Andrew Davidson
Account Executive
Frank E. Neal & Co., Inc.

James B. Foley
Vice President
CBRE, Inc.

Kathryn S. Gibson
Assistant Director
VUMC Finance

Philip G. Hull
CPA/Senior Consultant

R. Craig Laine
Senior Vice President
CB Richard Ellis

Ryan R. Loyd
VP – Deputy Chief Accounting Officer
Cigna-Health Spring

Ty H. Osman
Solomon Builders

Christine E. Skold
VP, Investor Relations,
Strategy & Continuous Improvement
Tractor Supply Company

Grant E. Starrett **
Vice President and Special Counsel
Lion Real Estate Group

Todd A. Spaanstra
Crowe Horwarth, LLP

John W. Stone, III *
White & Reasor, PLC

Kathryn I. Thompson
Partner, CEO
Thompson Research Group (TRG)

John C. Tishler *
Waller Lansden Dortch & Davis, LLP

John Van Mol *
Chairman & CEO
DVL Public Relations and Advertising

Jeff Young
Vice President
Tennessee Bank & Trust

Donna Yurdin
Credo Management Consulting

*Ex Officio  |  **Intern


Robert Duthie
Duthie Associates, dba Duthie Learning

Kathryn I. Thompson, Partner,
Partner, CEO
Thompson Research Group

Robert McNeilly, III
President & CEO
SunTrust Bank – Nashville

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