Phil Cobucci | Past President

Phil Cobucci | Past President

...In the same year, Phil launched BAM! Social Business, a boutique social media and digital marketing agency.  His agency has grown over the past five years and has thrived thanks to the creative culture and entrepreneur drive seen throughout Nashville. BAM! was one of the first companies in Nashville to become a National LGBT Certified Business Enterprise through the Nashville LGBT Chamber of Commerce and the National Gay and Lesbian Chamber of Commerce....

Jack Davis | Festival Director (ex-officio)

Jack Davis | Festival Director (ex-officio)

Jack Davis manages JD Events and Festivals who annually produces several large festivals in the Nashville area.  Jack has been managing and executing large events for over 15 years.  Prior to starting the event company Jack managed large events at the University of Michigan, Southeast Missouri State, and Vanderbilt University.  Jack graduated from Missouri State University with a BA in Public Relations.  

Hal Cato | Board Member

Hal Cato | Board Member

With extensive experience in the nonprofit and private sector including founding Hands on Nashville, The Youth Opportunity Center, The Bright Horizons Foundation for Children, and Zeumo, his latest technology company, as well as serving as CEO of Oasis Center from 2001–2011, Hal currently serves as CEO of Thistle Farms. Hal is known for his servant-style leadership and is equally compelled to chart new growth for any organization he serves. 

Eric Brown | Board Member

Eric Brown | Board Member

As one of the last natives still in Nashville, Eric is a mix of community connector and executor. With a passion for children’s rights advocacy with the Children’s Defense Fund, restorative justice when volunteering at Riverbend Prisons, to socially conscious ministries at Jefferson Street Missionary Baptist Church, he believes service is the rent we pay in being grateful for the life we live.