Board of Directors

The Saint Thomas Rutherford Hospital Foundation Board of Directors is a 30-member board that meets bi-monthly and is staffed with a full-time executive director. Committees include: Executive, Grants & Investment, Community Relations, Committee on Trustees, Donor Recognition, Development, Major Gifts and Planned Giving.

Saint Thomas Rutherford Hospital Foundation Board of Directors      

  • President - Mark Polk - Attorney, White & Polk, P.C.
  • Vice President - Kristin Demos - Peter D's Co-Owner
  • Secretary - Earl Hull - Retired Broker, Edward Jones
  • Treasurer - Rebecca Upton, Depmsey, Vantrease & Follis
  • Past President - Mike Ussery - COO, National Healthcare Corporation

Members

  • The Reverend Colin Ambrose - Assoc. Rector, Saint Paul's Episcopal Church
  • James L. Boerner, MD
  • Dallas Caudle - President and COO, MidSouth Bank
  • Mary Jo Cherney - Manager Centralized Maintenance NISSAN 
  • Debbie Cope - Community Volunteer 
  • Anne Davis - Director, Saint Thomas Rutherford Foundation
  • Gina DeJean - President, Saint Thomas Rutherford Ambassadors
  • Kristin Demos - Peter D's Co-Owner
  • Vicki Eastham - Project Manager, Campus Planning at MTSU
  • Boyd Evans - Retired Professor of Economics, MTSU 
  • Gordon B. Ferguson, FACHE – President and CEO Saint Thomas Rutherford Hospital
  • Ken Halliburton - Principle Manager, Miller Loughry Beach Insurance Agency
  • Ashley Holloway - VP and Controller, Iroquois Capital Group, LLC
  • Earl Hull - Retired Broker, Edward Jones
  • Deb Insell - State Farm Agent, Shelbyville
  • David Jones - Investor
  • Caroline Lampley - Area Business Manager at Biogen Idec
  • Paula Mansfield - Senior VP Community Bank Relationship Manager, First Tennessee
  • Patty Marschel - Realtor, Bob Parks Realty and Community Volunteer
  • Newton F. Molloy - Independent Non-Profit Organization Management Professional
  • Ben Parsley - Attorney, Waldron, Fann & Parsley Attorneys at Law
  • Shannon Parsons – Director of Programs and Family Relations at Woodfin Funeral Chapels
  • Mark Polk - Attorney, White & Polk, P.C. 
  • Arundati Ramesh, MD - Internist, MMC
  • Elizabeth Rhea, MD - Retired Radiologist 
  • John Roberts - John Roberts NISSAN, Manchester
  • Ronald Roberts
  • Suresh Saraswat, MD - Cardiologist
  • George W. Smith, MD - Family Health Associates
  • Adrienne Tarola - Community Volunteer
  • Joyce Taylor - Community Volunteer
  • Rebecca Upton - CPA Dempsey Vantrease & Follis
  • Mike Ussery - COO, National Healthcare Corporation
  • Tom Vance - Retired CEO First National Bank