Wednesday, September 16, 2015

The Megan Barry transition team

Here’s the full list of Barry’s transition team:

  • Kasar Abdulla – Director of Community Relations, Valor Collegiate 
  • Samar Ali – Attorney, Bone McAllester Norton
  • Cristina O. Allen – Management Adviser, Compass Executives
  • Leon Berrios – Director of Immigration and Legal Affairs, Hispanic Family Foundation
  • Charles Robert Bone – Chair – Entrepreneur and attorney, Bone McAllester Norton
  • Brian Brockman – Nashville Fire Department
  • Dave Cooley – Principal, Cooley Public Strategies
  • Rev. Dr. Judy Cummings – Pastor, New Covenant Christian Church
  • Glenn Farner - Business Manager and Secretary-Treasurer, Southeast Laborers' District Council
  • Beth Fortune – Vice Chancellor for Public Affairs, Vanderbilt University
  • Ben Freeland – Owner, Freeland Chevrolet Superstore
  • Hon. Howard Gentry – Criminal Court Clerk
  • Don Hardin – Owner, Don Hardin Group
  • Ed Hardy – Co-chair, Music City Council
  • Clay Haynes – Managing Member, Oak Tree Properties
  • Henry Hicks - President &CEO, National Museum of African American Music
  • Claudia Huskey – Ex-officio – Campaign Manager, Megan Barry for Mayor
  • Shannon Hunt – President &; CEO, Nashville Public Education Foundation
  • Milton Johnson – Chairman &CEO, HCA
  • Tom Jurkovich - Vice President of Strategic Communications and External Affairs, Metro Nashville Airport Authority
  • Kristine LaLonde – Mayor’s Office of Innovation
  • Debby Dale Mason - Chief Community Development Officer, Nashville Area Chamber of Commerce
  • David McMurry – President-elect, Madison-Rivergate Chamber of Commerce
  • Stuart McWhorter – CEO, Entrepreneur Center
  • Breonus Mitchell – Pastor, Greater Grace Temple Community Church
  • Hon. Betty Nixon – Former Vice Chancellor for Community Relations, Vanderbilt University
  • Bill Phillips – Principal, Windrow Phillips Group
  • Hon. Phil Ponder – former Metro Council member
  • Avi Poster – Community Activist
  • Rich Riebeling – Ex-officio – Metro Finance Director
  • Carolyn Schott – Attorney, Sherrard & Roe
  • Walter Searcy – Attorney
  • Pat Shea – CEO, YWCA of Nashville & Middle Tennessee
  • Stephanie Silverman – Executive Director, The Belcourt
  • Keith Simmons – Attorney, Bass Berry & Sims
  • Renata Soto – Executive Director, Conexion Americas
  • Hon. Edith Taylor Langster – Former Metro Council member
  • Frank Trew – President of Hip Donelson
  • Katy Varney – Partner, MP&F Public Relations
  • Hershell Warren – Former Senior Adviser to Mayor Karl Dean
  • Grant Winrow – University Relations & Development, Tennessee State University
  • Hon. Brenda Wynn – Davidson County Clerk

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  1. One of Haslams people

    Republican Gov. Bill Haslam appointed Samar Ali as international director of the Tennessee Department of Economic and Community Development (ECD). Attempts to connect her to stealth jihad have been ridiculed. Yet when one connects the dots between Ali and several organizations and individuals, a number of troubling relationships arise, especially regarding the phenomenon known as Sharia-compliant finance (SCF).

  2. Your statement should be ridiculed. Quit hogging the tin foil!