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

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Ken Schnarrs

Board Treasurer

Finance Committee Chair

Executive Board Member

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Gloria Andreozzi

Executive Board Member

 

Rev. Andrew Wharton

Vice-President of the Board

Program Committee Chair

Executive Board Member

 

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Angelo Roman

Fundraising Committee Chair

Executive Board Member

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Joey Beretta

Board Member

Gabrielle Shepherd

Board Secretary

Executive Board Member

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Robert Dougherty

Marketing Committee Chair

Executive Board Member

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Samantha Beretta, MS, LPC-MHSP

Board Member

 

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Nadine Oglesby

Board Member

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Beth Roman

Board Member

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Gerard Yanuzzi

Board Member

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Cayce Ray, RN

Board Member

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Albert Jones

Board Member

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Erin Morris Huttlinger

Board Member

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Tim Spuler

Board Member

 

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Sharon Smith

Board Member

Yancy Belcher, Esq.

Board Member

 

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Carrie Burdy

Board Member

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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