PAST HALL OF FAME HONOREES
Inspiring Innovation Award
The Educators’ Cooperative
A program of the Nashville Public Library
The Nashville Newcomer Academy
Inspiring Educator Award
Founder of Project LIT Community
Nelson C. Andrews Distinguished Service Award
Lewis Lavine (2018)
Nashville community and nonprofit leader
Judge Sheila Calloway (2017)
Davidson County Juvenile Court judge
Renata Soto (2016)
Cofounder and Executive Director of Conexion Americas
Ralph Mosley (2015)
Former CEO, Southwestern/Great American, Inc.
Juli Mosley (2015)
Phil Bredesen (2014)
Former Governor of Tennessee and Former Mayor of Nashville
Dr. Bill Frist (2014)
Former U.S. Senate Majority Leader and Founder of Tennessee SCOR
Margaret O. Dolan (2013)
President and CEO, LocalShares Knowledge, LLC
Dr. Robert Fisher (2012)
President, Belmont University
Orrin Ingram (2011)
President and CEO, Ingram Industries Inc.
Tammy Genovese (2010)
Former CEO, Country Musician Association
Kix Brooks (2010)
Thomas J. Sherrard, III (2009)
Founding Member, Sherrard & Roe, PLC
Bill Purcell (2008)
Former Mayor of Nashville
Nelson C. Andrews (2007)
Founder and Former Board Chairman, Brookside Properties
Dr. Jean Litterer (2006)
Former Principal, Hillsboro High School
Annette S. Eskind (2005)
Education Advocate and Founder of the Original Nashville Public Education
Distinguished Alumni Award
Co-founder, Executive Vice President and Chief Relationship Officer, Studio Bank
Engineering Supervisor, Nashville Electric Service
Anne Lowry Russell
Attorney, Adams and Reese LLP
Former Nashville Public Education Foundation President and CEO
Executive Vice President and Genera Manager of Skanska USA’s Midwest Region
Dr. Valerie Malyvanh Jansen
Medical oncologist at the Vanderbilt-Ingram Cancer Center in the Division of Hematology and Oncology
CEO of the Nashville office of Colliers International
Judge Waverly D. Crenshaw Jr.
Federal District Judge of the Middle District of Tennessee
Senior Vice President of the Internal Audit and Risk Services at HCA
The Rev. Dr. Becca Stevens
Founder and President of Thistle Farms
President and CEO, Nashville Electric Service
Mary Carol Humphreys Friddell
President, NATS, Inc.
President, Griffin Technology
Chair and Professor, Middle Tennessee State University’s Department of Recording Industry
Dr. Jeffrey Eskind
Saint Thomas Medical Group and Associate Professor of Medicine at Vanderbilt University
Community Leader and Volunteer
CEO of Gresham, Smith and Partners
Davidson County Clerk
General Manager, Tennessee Titans/LP Field
Dr. Steven Eskind
Director, Surgical Clerkship Program, Vanderbilt University Medical Center
President and CEO, Lipman Brothers, Inc.
Rev. Kenneth S. Robinson, M.D.
Senior Pastor, St. Andrew African Methodist Episcopal Church
Former Chief of Police, Metropolitan Nashville Police Department
Senior Vice President, Government Relations, Tennessee Valley Authority
CEO, Zeitlin & Company Realtors
Former Commissioner, Tennessee Department of Environment and Conservation, and Former Director, Metro Parks
CEO, Charles Davis Foundation
Dr. Keith Churchwell
Executive Director and Chief Medical Officer, Vanderbilt Heart and Vascular Institute
R. Milton Johnson
Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer, HCA
Former U.S. Representative and Former Mayor of Nashville
Founder, Walter Knestrick Contractors, Inc.
Managing General Partner, Council Capital
Former Vice President, Broadcast Music, Inc.
Dr. Kevin Churchwell
CEO, DuPont Hospital for Children
Founder, Swensson Associates, Inc.
Former General Manager, Atlanta Dream (WNBA Franchise)
Dr. Antonio Gotto Jr.
Weill Cornell Medical College
Actor and Producer
Former U.S. Senator
Dr. Judson Randolph
Retired Surgeon in Chief, Children’s Hospital, Washington, D.C.
Dr. T.B. Boyd, III
President and CEO, R.H. Boyd Publishing Company
President, Southern Writers Group
Charles Holliday Jr.
Former Chairman, Bank of America and Dupont
Perry E. Wallace Jr.
Professor of Law, Washington College of Law at American University
William P. Lawrence
Former Deputy Chief of Naval Operations, U.S. Navy
H. Jackson Brown
Author, “Life’s Little Instruction Book”