Matthew Ballard, a licensed realtor with Uptown Firm, has been appointed to the Hospice of Chattanooga Foundation board of directors.
"Mr. Ballard, who personally invests in Chattanooga real estate, brings a strong relationship-building ethic and long-standing experience in all facets of property management, analysis and consultation to the Hospice of Chattanooga Foundation," officials said.
“It is a privilege to serve on the governing board for the Hospice of Chattanooga Foundation. For me it is a rewarding opportunity to support the life-changing impacts Hospice of Chattanooga has on families who have lost a loved one,” Mr. Ballard said.
He joins his wife Daisy Maurya-Ballard, who also serves on the Hospice of Chattanooga governing board of directors. The couple co-chaired Hospice of Chattanooga Foundation’s black tie fundraiser Journey 2019 and will co-chair Journey 2020. The annual event will showcase Hospice of Chattanooga’s free grief counseling services for patients, their families and the community at-large.
“Matthew brings a potent combination of compassion and business expertise to the Hospice of Chattanooga Foundation board of directors. He fully embraces our mission to meet the medical, emotional and spiritual needs of patients on their end-of-life journeys and to comfort their loved ones,” said Tracy Wood, president and CEO of Hospice of Chattanooga.
"For me it is a rewarding opportunity to support the life-changing impacts Hospice of Chattanooga has on families who have lost a loved one," said Mr. Ballard.
Mr. Ballard and his wife have one son, Davyin. In their free time they travel around the world and go rock climbing.