Erlanger Foundation Board Announces 5 New Members

Tuesday, February 1, 2022

Erlanger Health System Foundation Board announces Rachel Allred, John Clark, Donna Elle Harrison, Marcus Cade Johnson and Dr. Rachael Tindell as board members for 2022. 
 
Lynn Mosier Bryant, Erlanger Foundation board chair, said, “Erlanger Heath System Foundation continues to attract the best, the brightest, the broadest in talent and skill in Chattanooga to our board. We are so excited and proud to welcome this new class of leadership to the foundation board.” 
 
Ms.
Allred is a lawyer with Electric Power Board of Chattanooga, where she manages and negotiates EPB’s contracts and insurance. After her son was born with a congenital heart defect requiring surgery and routine care, Ms. Allred discovered a passion for connecting with patient families and raising awareness for Erlanger’s needs to continue serving the community. She serves on the Forrest Spence Fund Chattanooga Advisory Board and the Children's Miracle Networks Hospitals Corporate Pillars Committee for the Erlanger Foundation. 
 
Mr. Clark has over 30 years of experience as a real estate developer, focusing in downtown Chattanooga and serving as lead developer on many pioneering projects in the retail, office and multifamily markets. With a lifetime passion for community service, he has served as a volunteer leader for many organizations, including the Community Foundation of Greater Chattanooga, the Chattanooga Area Food Bank, the Bright School, the Rotary Club, the University of the South, the CDFI of Chattanooga Neighborhood Enterprises and the Carpenters Fund.
 
Ms. Harrison has 20 years of experience leading teams in marketing, brand awareness and media relations. She works with Chattanooga Tourism Company as the director of Cultural Tourism and Inclusive Marketing and is a media personality and producer for Brewer Media Group. She owns Donna’s D.I.V.A.s workout classes, is a motivational speaker and is author of a food addiction self-help book. Ms. Harrison volunteers and sits on the boards of several organizations and is a proud member of Delta Sigma Theta Sorority Inc.
 
Mr. Johnson is a business lender at Tennessee Valley Federal Credit Union with over ten years of experience in the financial industry. He serves on the company's Inclusion Council and Mentorship Committee. Mr. Johnson is active in the community, serving as youth football coach for the River City Bills and on the boards of The Urban League Chattanooga, LAUNCH and The Northside Neighborhood House. He is also a graduate of Urban League's 2018 Inclusion by Design Leadership Program and Leadership Chattanooga.  
 
Dr. Tindell is a board-certified and fellowship-trained neonatologist at Children’s Hospital at Erlanger. She received her undergraduate from the University of Georgia and completed medical school at the University of Tennessee in Memphis. Dr. Tindell went on to complete her residency and fellowship at the University of Alabama in Birmingham. Dr. Tindell and her husband, a local veterinarian, are both Chattanooga natives. 
 
“We are really excited about this year’s new board members and the diversity of skillsets that they bring to the Foundation,” said Erlanger Foundation President Julie Taylor. 
 
The Erlanger Health System Foundation is governed by a board of directors comprised of volunteers. Led by Chairwoman Bryant, Vice Chair Less Lee, Secretary Dr. Dave Bhattacharya and Treasurer Larvizo Wright, the board of directors serves to build community awareness and raise funds for the Foundation’s fundraising initiatives.

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