Board of Trustees

Barbara Landers Bowles
Chairperson of the Board
CEO (ret.)
The Kenwood Group
Illinois

Patricia Castles Meadows­
Vice Chairperson of the Board
President, Dixie Graphics, Inc.
Tennessee

Frank L. Sims
Interim President
Fisk University
Georgia

Lamar M. Allen
Student Representative
Vice President, Student Government Association 
Tennessee

Jacquelyn Denton Alton
President
Almeda Travel
Texas

Philip Autry, D.M.A.
Faculty Representative
Professor of Music
Music Discipline Coordinator
Tennessee

Linda Brown Coleman, Ph.D.
CEO
R & L Group, Inc.
Texas

Marcus D. Cosby, Ph. D.
Senior Pastor
Wheeler Avenue Baptist Church
Texas

Mike Curb, J.D.
Trustee Emeritus
Chairman
Curb Records
Tennessee

Gina R. Davis, Esq.
Chair
General Alumni Association of Fisk University, Inc.
Illinois

Patty Litton Delony
Principal (ret.)
Delony Associates, Inc.
Illinois

Kate Read Ezell
Principal
Ezell Education Consulting
Tennessee

Stacey Garrett Koju
Corporate Secretary
Tennessee

Anita Estell
President & CEO
Estell Group
District of Columbia

Michael E. Hampton
CEO and Sole Shareholder
Mike Hampton Properties
Tennessee

Brianna M. Herman
Student Representative
President, Student Government Association
Tennessee

Amanda Griscom Little
Journalist and Writer-in-Residence
Vanderbilt University
Tennessee

Challis M. Lowe
Senior Vice President (ret.)
Ascension Health
New York

Cynthia R. McIntyre, Ph.D.
Senior Vice President
Council on Competitiveness
District of Columbia

Leatrice B. McKissack
Hon. D.H.L.

Trustee Emerita
CEO (ret)
McKissack & McKissack
Nashville

Adrienne S. McWilliams
Senior Account Manager, Multimedia Sales
ESPN New York
New York

Kendall P. Norris
Director
Deloitte
Tennessee

Robert W. Norton
Hon. D. H. L.

Trustee Emeritus
Sr. Vice President (ret.)
Pfizer, Inc.
South Carolina

Sheila Peters, Ph.D.
Faculty Representative
Professor of Psychology
Psychology Discipline Coordinator
Tennessee

Benjamin R. Rechter
Hon. D. H. L.

Trustee Emeritus
President
Rogers Group Investment, Inc

Rashaun L. Williams
Partner
Bonwick Capital Partners
California