Meet the Board

Leon Drennan

Interim Chairman

Leon is former President of HCA Physician Services and has over 31 years of leadership experience with HCA. He is currently the Founder and President of Vision Leadership Foundation, which he created in 2010 to follow his passion of helping leaders, their teams and their organizations grow and be effective.

Beth Dunning

Secretary, Incoming Chair

Beth is an attorney in Nashville, TN with more than twenty years of experience in corporate, financial, litigation and general business legal matters. Beth is also an author and frequent lecturer for various professional publications and seminars.

Pleshetta Loftin

Interim Treasurer

Pleshetta is the COO/CCO for financial services at Persistent Captial Partners LLC in Nashville, TN, as well as the President of Consulting Services at Crown Perspective in Nashville, TN. She holds a BBA in Finance and Management, and an MBA in Global Management.

Alyson Walker


Alyson currently serves as Minister to Preschool Families at First Baptist Church in Allen, Texas. She has 18 years previous experience in preschool and children’s ministry in Oklahoma, Alabama and Georgia.

Paul Stringfellow


Paul has served as an Edward Jones Financial Partner for the past 15 years, specializing in estate, life insurance, college, and retirement savings investments.

Dana Maynor


Dana is a senior business analyst at HCA in Nashville, TN. She holds degrees in both psychology and industrial engineering, and has more than twenty years of experience in business operations, process and quality improvement.

Karen Tidwell


Karen is a financial planner and senior partner at CAP Partners in Franklin, TN. She has experience in many areas of the industry including private banking, brokerage operations, and advisory services. Karen and her family are members of Hillsboro Church of Christ in Nashville, TN.