Board of Trustees
At the foundation of every thriving, successful university is a board that is committed to the success of its students and its community through visionary leadership and strategic planning.
Lipscomb University’s Board of Trustees is led by David Scobey, who was elected chair of the board on Nov. 4, 2011. Scobey is former president and CEO of AT&T Southeastern Region. He has served on the Lipscomb board since 2008.
Current members of Lipscomb University’s Board of Trustees are:
James C. Allen, treasurer; Destin, Fla.
Jay Addision Barry, Lebanon, Tenn.
Robert A. Brackett, Vero Beach, Fla.
John Bradley, Nashville, Tenn.
Lori Sutton Bridges, Brentwood, Tenn.
D. Gerald Coggin, Murfreesboro, Tenn.
Jerry Cover, Brentwood, Tenn.
Richard G. Cowart, Brentwood, Tenn.
Robbie B. Davis, Nashville, Tenn.
Sallie Dean, Nashville, Tenn.
Stanley M. Ezell Jr., Nashville, Tenn.
Pete T. Gunn III, Benton, Ky.
J. Gregory Hardeman, Nashville, Tenn.
Bart Harper, Duluth, Ga.
Bill Huston, Dallas, Texas
Linda Heflin Johnston, Brentwood, Tenn.
Marty Kittrell, Franklin, Tenn.
John Little, Knoxville, Tenn.
Billy Long, Madison, Miss.
L. Randolph Lowry III, ex officio; Nashville, Tenn.
J.W. Pitts Jr., Birmingham, Ala.
David Scobey, chair; Alpharetta, Ga.
Harriette Shivers, secretary; Nashville, Tenn.
Kenneth Shumard, Atlanta, Ga.
Cicely Simpson, Washington, D.C.
Douglas Smith, Nashville, Tenn.
David L. Solomon, vice chair; Nashville, Tenn.
Neika Stephens, Nashville, Tenn.
Tim S. Thomas, Clarksville, Tenn.
William Thomas, Nashville, Tenn.
Robert E. Wood, Brentwood, Tenn.
Mark H. Yokley, Huntsville, Ala.