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06.30.2019   |   Firm News

Burr’s Ken Bryant Elected to Board of Directors For Gilda’s Club Middle Tennessee

NASHVILLE, TENN. – July 1, 2019 – Gilda’s Club Middle Tennessee, an organization dedicated to providing support, education and hope to all people impacted by cancer, including family members and friends of those diagnosed, announced today the addition of four new members to its Board of Directors.

“We are excited to welcome these individuals to our Board. In addition to bringing professional expertise in their respective fields, each also brings passion, energy and determination – to both expanding awareness of our free cancer support program and improving access to it,” said Interim President and CEO Denise Alper. “As Middle Tennessee continues to grow and change at a rapid pace, awareness and access are among our areas of strategic focus.”

Joining the Gilda’s Club Middle Tennessee board as of July 1 are:

• Jessica Averbuch, CEO, Zeitlin | Sotheby’s International Realty
• Ken Bryant, Partner, Burr + Forman
• Dr. Steven Hecklin, DMD
• Samantha Saturn, Chief Marketing Officer, SESAC Rights Management

The four new members join the following incumbents:

• Jim Brown, Chair – NFIB, Tennessee State Director
• Jim Corum, Chair-Elect – Vanderbilt University Medical Center, Vice President, Business Development
• Jeff Fisher, Treasurer – RMS, Chief Financial Officer
• Lisa Taylor, Secretary – HCA, Group CFO, HR Group
• Anthony Barton – Community Leader
• Michelle Drinkard Balfour – Asurion, LLC, Attorney
• Randy Goldstein – Community Leader
• Rachel Goodrich – HCA, Corporate Counsel
• Allen Huggins – WH Properties, Real Estate Consultant and Broker
• Keith Kraft – Regency Company, Principal Broker
• Helen Lane – Ankura (formerly c3/Consulting), Senior Managing Director
• Michael Moschel – Littler, Shareholder and Attorney
• Consra Rosales Pacheco – New York Life, Managing Partner
• Carolyn Schneider – Corizon, Chief Human Resources Officer
• Flynn Tracy – Asurion, LLC, Director, Product Marketing
• Sharon Turner-Friley – Meharry Medical College, Assistant Dean, Special Programs
• Mareon Smit – Young Leaders Council, Intern

At Burr, Bryant is a Partner based in Burr & Forman’s Nashville office, where he focuses his practice on all types of commercial litigation. Ken serves as national coordinating counsel to the nation’s largest healthcare release-of-information company in litigation matters. In addition, Ken regularly represents a variety of businesses in the defense of class action litigation, non-compete and trade secret litigation, intermodal cargo damage and transportation litigation, securities litigation and arbitration, and general business litigation of all types in both state and federal court throughout the United States.

About Gilda’s Club of Middle Tennessee

Gilda’s Club Middle Tennessee, an affiliate of the Cancer Support Community, is dedicated to providing support, education and hope to all people impacted by cancer, including family members and friends of those diagnosed. Free of charge to everyone, Gilda’s Club Middle Tennessee provides a gathering place where people with cancer, as well as their families and friends, can join with others to actively involve themselves in building social and emotional support as a supplement to regular medical care. Our evidence-based programming includes support groups, healthy lifestyle workshops, mind-body classes, social activities, educational lectures, and community resource information. Offering approximately 60 professionally-led support and networking groups, and more than 50 educational workshops and lectures each month, Gilda’s Club Middle Tennessee is able to make a tangible difference in the lives of those impacted by cancer. We build community, so no one has to face cancer alone.

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