The Massey Advisory Board

The Massey Advisory Board is a consultative group that provides guidance to the dean and the school in its endeavors. Advice is regularly sought from the board as to how the school might increase its service and value to the Tennessee business community.


  • Dennis C.Bottorff, Co-founder and Managing Partner, Council Ventures
  • Gene Cheatham, President & CEO, Choice Rx, Inc.
  • E. Townes Duncan, President, Solidus Company
  • John W. Eakin, Chairman, Eakin Partnership, LLC
  • Howard Eley, Co - Founder & CEO, Infrastructure Corporation of America
  • Sam Franklin, President (retired), SunTrust Bank, Nashville
  • Ben S. Gambill, Jr., Managing Partner, G & G Properties
  • Claire M. Gulmi, CFO, AmSurg Corp.
  • Merilyn H. Herbert, (retired), Healthcare Executive
  • Damon T. Hininger, President & CEO, Corrections Corporation of America
  • Joseph C. Hutts, President & CEO, Breathe America
  • Donald M. Johnston, President, Massey Burch Capital Corp.
  • Raleigh F. Lane, Jr., President (retired), Financial Outreach
  • Joe B. Massey, M.D., Medical Director, Optiva Medical, LLC
  • Robert A. McCabe, Jr., Chairman, Pinnacle Financial Partners
  • J. Bradbury Reed, Partner, Bass, Berry & Sims, PLC
  • Bailey P. Robinson III, Partner, Robinson Holdings, LLC
  • Barbara Massey Rogers, Massey Foundation
  • Ronald L. Samuels, Chairman, President & CEO, Avenue Bank
  • W. Lucas Simons, (retired), UBS Investment Banking
  • E.W. Wendell, Chairman, President & CEO (retired), Gaylord Entertainment Co.
  • George L. Yowell, President (retired), Tennessee Tomorrow