our team

Executive Director

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Davey has served as the executive director of The Joe Beretta Foundation since it's establishment in 2016.  Davey brings more than a decade of experience in non-profit work to his role overseeing the administration, programming and strategic plan of TJBF.  

Contact: 

615-852-7804

dshepherd@thejoeberettafoundation.com

 

Davey Shepherd

Our highly engaged board is made up of experts in the fields of:

​Medicine  |  VADs  |  Social Work  |  Nonprofit Management  |  Fundraising  |  Finance  |  Marketing

 

board of directors

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Lillian Beretta

President of the Board

Nominating Committee Chair

Executive Board Member

Rev. Andrew Wharton

Vice-President of the Board

Program Committee Chair

Executive Board Member

Lead Pastor, The Church at Pleasant Grove

 

Gabrielle Shepherd

Board Secretary

Executive Board Member

Operations Manager, BF Group

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Ken Schnarrs

Board Treasurer

Finance Committee Chair

Executive Board Member

CFO, Regent Holding Companies

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Angelo Roman

Fundraising Committee Chair

Executive Board Member

President/Owner, Roman Wealth Management, LLC

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Robert Dougherty

Marketing Committee Chair

Executive Board Member

President/Group Publisher, Matrix Medical Communications

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Gloria Andreozzi

Executive Board Member

Specialist Sales, AP Branded Solution

 

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Joey Beretta

Board Member

Owner, Nightly, LLC

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Samantha Beretta, MS, LPC-MHSP

Board Member

Owner, Samantha Beretta Counseling

 

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Nadine Oglesby

Board Member

Non-Profit Fundraising Consultant

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Beth Roman

Board Member

Fundraising Co-chair

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Gerard Yanuzzi

Board Member

Marketer, BBB Industries, LLC

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Cayce Ray, RN

Board Member

RN, BSN, Vanderbilt University Medical Center

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Erin Morris Huttlinger

Board Member

Owner, Morris Public Relations

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Lynn Turner

Board Member

Marketing Committee

Senior Project Manager, Schneider Electric

 

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Albert Jones

Board Member

Performance Improvement-SWAT Team Director at HCA Healthcare

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Sharon Smith

Board Member

Operations Manager, The Smith House at

The Standard

Yancy Belcher, Esq.

Board Member

Owner, Law Office of Yancy Belcher

 

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Carrie Burdy

Board Member

General Manager, J.C. Mottinger Assoc., Inc.

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Marla Cochran

Board Member

Marketing Committee

Associate Executive Director, M3 Events

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Advisory Board Members offer steering, direction, and insight to the mission and activities of the Foundation.  We're proud of the level of expertise represented on our Advisory Board and grateful for the contribution of it's members.

 

Advisory board

Ashish S. Shah, MD

Surgical Director of Heart Transplant 

and Mechanical Support at Vanderbilt 

University Medical Center

Michael Mathier, MD

Director of the Heart failure and Pulmonary Hypertension program at University of Pittsburgh Medical Center

 

Scott C. Silvestry, MD

Surgical Director of Thoracic Transplant

AdventHealth Transplant Institute