WilliamsonBusiness.Com 100 Leading Women 2018: Chief Deborah Faulkner

While Chief Faulkner has been a member of the Franklin Police Department for over three years, she has a vast law enforcement career. Deb was a member of the Metropolitan Nashville Police Department and came up through the ranks. She was one of the first female officers to work in the Patrol Division--she was assigned to the East Patrol Station. During her tenure at the MNPD she went up the chain of command ultimately becoming the first female Deputy Chief of Police. Next, she went to work for the State of Tennessee as the first Inspector General of the Office of Inspector General. The mission of the OIG is to identify, investigate, and prosecute individuals [...]

WilliamsonBusiness.Com: 100 Leading Women 2018: Nancy Conway

Click Here To Listen Williamson Business 100 Leading Women Nancy Conway Nancy is a native of Williamson County and a graduate of Franklin High School and the University of Georgia Institute of Organization Management. She has served two terms on the Institute’s Board of Regents. Her 30 year career as the President/CEO of the Williamson County-Franklin Chamber of Commerce demonstrated her dedication to the betterment of Williamson County. Her volunteer leadership to many non-profits is still ongoing. She is a past board member of the Carter House, Battle of Franklin Trust, Williamson Medical Center Foundation, Columbia State Community College Foundation and Columbia State Community College Executive Board, SOROPTIMIST International of Franklin charter member and Past [...]

WilliamsonBusiness.Com: 100 Leading Women 2018: Debbie Henry

Click Here To Listen Williamson Business 100 Leading Women Debbie Henry • Henry is responsible for the executive leadership and management of The TMA Group, ensuring that optimum results are achieved for existing programs and services while conceptualizing and developing new programs and funding opportunities. Current programs of work include: VanStar – commuter vanpool program serving 14 Middle Tennessee counties; Franklin Transit Authority – public transportation system serving City of Franklin; and Clean Air Partnership. She serves as the Marketing Officer for The TMA Group. • With over 25 years’ experience in non-profit management, communications and marketing, Henry serves as the chief organizational liaison with area businesses, governmental entities community organizations and key constituent groups [...]

WilliamsonBusiness.Com 100 Leading Women 2018: Dr. Shannon M. Zingle

Click Here To Listen Williamson Business 100 Leading Women Dr Shannon Zingle Dr. Shannon M. Zingle, owner and optometrist of Shannon Eye Care, dreamed of becoming a doctor from a very young age and recognized this calling at age 8 years old. Today, as an entrepreneur, her very dream has become reality since becoming an eye doctor and opening her private practice-Shannon Eye Care- in historic Downtown Franklin. Dr. Zingle up in Northville, Michigan where she graduated first in her high school class of nearly 500 students. She continued her education at the renowned University of Michigan and earned her Bachelor of Science degree in biological anthropology and zoology, ranked #1 in the nation for [...]

NashvilleBusiness.Net: 100 Leading Women 2018: Meg Gregg

Click Here To Listen Nashville Business 100 Leading Women Meg Gregg Meg has more than 20 years of financial, operational and HR experience spanning various industries including technology, marketing, real estate and entertainment, working within a diverse range of business settings from large and small agencies to corporations and startups. Meg currently serves as the Chief Operating Officer at S3 Recycling Solutions, the largest Nashville-based electronic recycler, where she oversees the day-today warehouse logistics, HR and finance activities. She manages fiscal operations including expense management, productivity, sustainability processes, compliance, and is responsible for investor relations reporting to a board of directors. Meg's independent, strategic and efficiency-minded personality prompted her to flourish as an entrepreneur, having [...]

WilliamsonBusiness.Net: 100 Leading Women 2018: Debby Rainey

Click Here To Listen Williamson Business 100 Leading Women Debbie Rainey Debby has lived her entire life in Tennessee. She attended UT Martin married a Fairview native and moved there 36 years ago. She and her husband were married 32 years before his death in 2006. Debby has two grandsons, Brenden and Deven. Debby was involved with the Franklin High School Marching Rebels as a volunteer, served on the Family Selection Committee of Habitat for Humanity Williamson County, Chair of the first Habitat build in Fairview, served on several church boards at Westview United Methodist Church, and most recently is working with the Williamson County Long Term Recovery Committee. Debby worked 14 years as the [...]

WilliamsonBusiness.Com: 100 Leading Women 2018: Elaine Whitney

Click Here To Listen Williamson Business 100 Leading Women Elaine Whitney Elaine is happily married to Chris for 31 years, mother of 3 girls, 2 sons-in- law and 4 grandchildren, with #5 on the way. Elaine has worked at One Generation Away for over 6 years. Elaine’s heart for people is unmatched. She never meets a stranger. Elaine’s leadership is marked by love for people, her drive to serve selflessly and her passion for life. Elaine and Chris together are passionate about helping those in need starting with their own community and reaching out to other cities, states, and the world. Their goal is to put others before themselves by serving through food and ultimately [...]

WilliamsonBusiness.Com 100 Leading Women 2018: Sharon Stewart

Click Here To Listen Williamson Business 100 Leading Women Sharon Stewart With more than 30 years of experience in Healthcare IT, Sharon helps hospitals make thoughtful, effective investments in information systems, people, processes, and technology. She empowers clients to deliver high-quality, affordable patient care through the use and optimization of information systems, including the implementation of Epic Community Connect systems. Believing that people, not systems, make hospitals work, Sharon takes a human-centered approach to IT system selection and implementation projects. Her strong track record in a variety of settings—including not-for-profit, for-profit, and managed care organizations—is evidence of her deep knowledge of industry trends, systems, and best practices. Sharon has led numerous ICD-10 assessments, implementation plans, [...]

WilliamsonBusiness.Com 100 Leading Women 2018: Shannon Taylor Gygi

Click Here To Listen Williamson Business 100 Leading Women Shannon Taylor Gygi Shannon Taylor Gygi serves as the Director of Community Engagement for Freedom’s Promise, a locally-based nonprofit that seeks to prevent human trafficking in Southeast Asia through community development. She also oversees marketing and communications for the local nonprofit social enterprise ThriftSmart. Originally from Athens, Georgia, Shannon received her BA from Miami University in Oxford, Ohio, and an MA in Nonprofit Management from the University of Georgia. Shannon has over 18 years of experience in the nonprofit sector, both in the US and internationally, including leadership in organizations focused on human trafficking, women’s and children’s issues, health care, social enterprise/retail and international missions. Prior [...]

WilliamsonBusiness.Com 100 Leading Women 2018: Kathie Moore

Click Here To Listen Williamson Business 100 Leading Women Kathie Moore Kathie Moore is a REALTOR with Benchmark Realty, LLC. Moore has been a successful, top producing REALTOR since 1998. She holds a Broker’s license in the State of Tennessee. Prior to becoming a REALTOR, Moore was CEO of Pathways, in Martin Tennessee. During that time, she was on the Board of Directors of the Tennessee Association of Mental Health Centers and served as President. Additionally, she was a management consultant specializing in professional coaching and quality management, Assistant Professor of Nursing at the University of Tennessee at Martin, a nursing instructor at Union University and Director of the Nursing Lab at Medical College of [...]