Meet the 2024 Elevate Council


Christy Ames, EVP, General Counsel, Republic Bank & Trust Company
Jill Bell, Vice President, Marketing and Public Relations, Molina Healthcare
Kimberly Bunton, President, TKT & Associates Inc.
Divya Cantor, Chief Medical Officer UHC KY Medicaid, United Healthcare
Tiffany Cardwell, Senior Manager, Cherry Bekaert
Debra Clary, Speaker
Toni Clem, Executive Coach, TLC Coaching
Karen Cost, Chief of Immunology, Norton Healthcare
Kim Dickey, Vice President Human Resources – Gaming, Churchill Downs Incorporated
Cathe Dykstra, CEO, Family Scholar House
Angie Evans, VP and Chief DEI Officer, PPL Corporation


Yvette Gentry, Director of Safety, LDG Development
Elaine Gravatte, President, Givaudan Sense Colour
Kim Halbauer, Regional President – Kentucky, Fifth Third Bank
Jennifer Hancock, President & CEO, Volunteers of America Mid-States
Maggie Harlow, CEO, Signarama Downtown
Schuyler Heuser, Director, Physician Relations, Norton Healthcare
Emma Hutchens, Chief People Officer, Impossible Foods
Keturah Jenkins, Associate Vice President – Clinical Operations, Humana Inc.
Christine Koenig, Director, DMLO CPAs
Carly Launius, Global Community Relations Manager, Brown-Forman Corporation


Virginia Lee, President, Balanced Solutions LLC
Gretchen Leiterman, Chief Operating Officer, Baptist Health
Annie Likins, Chief People Officer, Bamboo Health
Martha Mather, Chief Operating Officer
Tammy McClanahan, Chief Administrative Officer, Norton Women’s & Children’s Hospital, Norton Healthcare
Paula McCraney, Councilwoman, Louisville Metro Council
Tess McNair, Executive Director, E. and S. Foundation, Inc.
Lynn Moore, CEO/Owner, HJI Supply Chain Solutions
Renee Murphy, Senior VP & Chief Marketing & Communications Officer, Norton Healthcare
Tawanda Owsley, SVP / Chief Development & Marketing Officer, Hosparus Health


Becky Phillips, Partner, Not-For-Profit Services Team Leader (Retired)
Von Purdy, VP of Advancement & Community Engagement, Simmons College of Kentucky
Theresa Reno-Weber, COO, GoodMaps
Mason Rummel, President and CEO, James Graham Brown Foundation
Danielle Schaefer, COO, Pappy & Company
Evon Smith, President and Chief Executive Officer, OneWest Corporation
Pamela Stevenson, Kentucky State Representative
Heather Vidourek, Chief Administrative Officer, Farm Credit Mid-America | Rural 1st
Tina Walters, Director of Investor Relations, Poe Companies
Michelle Wells, VP Finance & Information Technology
Mary Gwen Wheeler, former Executive Director of 55,000 Degrees, Chrysalis Ventures
Chris Whelan, VP Communications and Corporate Responsibility, LG&E and KU Energy
Jill Wilcox, Market Executive, JPMorgan Chase


Deborah Williams, SVP, Community Development Market Manager, PNC Bank
Marita Willis, President of Community Engagement, Community Ventures Corporation
Tammy York Day, President & CEO, Louisville Healthcare CEO Council
Cathy Zion, Publisher, Today’s Transitions