Board of Directors
Lynn Morrow Board Chairman
Adams and Reese LLP
Lynn Morrow is a partner with the Entertainment and New Media Team of Adams and Reese LLP and partner-in-charge of the Music Row office. She has extensive experience in representing clients in the music industry, representing many of the top country and contemporary Christian artists, producers and songwriters, as well as the Nashville Symphony. She is general counsel to the Gospel Music Association and the Christian Music Trade Association. Her practice also extends to representing the interests of authors, music publishers, managers and independent record companies. She writes extensively on copyright and entertainment-related subjects.
Lynn received her Bachelor of Arts degree from the University of California at Irvine. She received her Juris Doctorate from Pepperdine University School of Law, and a Masters of Law in International Business Legal Studies from the University of Exeter, England. She is licensed to practice law in California and Tennessee.
Nancy Alcorn Vice Chairman
Nancy Alcorn began her professional career in 1973 as the Athletic Director for the State of Tennessee’s correctional facility for juvenile delinquent girls where she worked until 1978. From 1978 to 1980 she worked as a Senior Social Service Counselor for the Department of Human Services where she supervised foster care and investigated child abuse cases in Nashville, TN. From 1981 to 1983 she worked as the Director of Women for Teen Challenge in Nashville, TN where she had general oversight of their residential program for girls, provided individual counseling services and supervised other staff members.
In 1983, Nancy founded Mercy Ministries of America, an organization which has been providing care for hurting young women from across the globe for over 25 years. Mercy Ministries of America now operates with multiple residential facilities in the United States. Nancy has also authored several books including Echoes of Mercy, Mercy Moves Mountains, Cut: Mercy for Self-Harm and Starved: Mercy for Eating Disorders, all of which are designed to help reach young women who are seeking freedom from life-controlling issues. Today, Nancy is the Founder and President of Mercy Ministries and continues in her effort to expand this life-changing program across the nations.
Nancy serves as a National Board Member for Athletes in Action and on the Board of Lakewood Church in Houston, Texas. She is a member of the Hillsong Network, the International Convention of Faith Ministries and the Global Network of Christian Ministries. In 2004, she served as co-chair of the building campaign for Christ Church in Nashville, TN. She has also served as a keynote speaker at Girls of Grace Conferences held in cities across the country and at women’s and church conferences around the world.
Kathy Campbell Member
Business Partners Network
Kathy Campbell, Executive Vice President and co-founder of Business Partners Network (BPN), is responsible for managing the company’s day-to-day operations including interfacing clients and network partners. BPN invests their time, capital, and resources in the businesses with whom they partner—to bridge the gap and help take their business to the next level.
Prior to BPN, Kathy worked with Private Business, Inc., where she created and developed the client services and business development managers support role for interfacing with the company’s bank clients.
Kathy’s previous experience also includes co-owning and operating DAD Financial, a direct marketing company specializing in targeted direct mail for banks and other financial services organizations. The business was ultimately purchased by a publicly traded point of sale firm in the UK.
Kathy has been involved at various levels with Mercy Ministries since its beginning in 1983 and serves on the Mercy Ministries of America board of trustees. She and her husband, Bill, live in Brentwood, Tennessee, and are members of Christ Church. They have two married children and three grand chlidren, and they enjoy Titans football and riding their horses in their free time.
Joe Cook, Jr. Member
Mountain Group Capital, LLC Nashville, TN
Joe is a principal and co-founder of Mountain Group Capital.
Joe is a founder and Past-Chairman of the Board of Ironwood Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (NASDAQ: IRWD) a biotechnology company in Cambridge, MA, where he continues to serve as a director. Also, Joe serves as a director of Corcept Therapeutics, Inc. (NASDAQ: CORT) a biopharmaceutical company in Palo Alto, CA. Joe served as Chairman of Amylin Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (NASDAQ:AMLN) from 1998 to 2009 and was Chief Executive Officer from 1998 to 2003. In 2009, Joe received the Pinnacle Award for Life Science Leadership from the Rady School of Management at the University of California at San Diego.
Joe retired as a Group Vice-President, Global Operations, of Eli Lilly and Company in 1993 after more than 28 years of service. During his career at Lilly he served in various senior executive positions including manufacturing, engineering, finance, sales and marketing and general management. Joe took a leave of absence from Eli Lilly and Co. in 1976 and was employed by the US International Trade Commission in Washington, D.C. as a part of the President’s Executive Exchange Program.
Joe serves as Chairman of the Board of Mercy Ministries International, Inc. with headquarters in Nashville, TN. He is also a past Chair and current member of the University of Tennessee College of Engineering Advisory Board. In 1999, Joe received the Nathan W. Dougherty Award from the University of Tennessee for distinguished service in the engineering profession. Joe also serves on the national board of the American Diabetes Association.
Joe graduated from the University of Tennessee in 1965 where he received a BS in Engineering with High Honors and was a UT Torchbearer.
Lisa P. Lewis Member
In the spring of 2000 Lisa P. Lewis and her husband, Jerome L. Lewis, began Seeds of Greatness Ministries, Inc. with the foundational scripture, “Being born again, not of corruptible seed, but of incorruptible, by the word of God, which liveth and abideth forever.” (I Peter 1:23) In the fall of 2000, the ministry launched Seeds of Greatness Bible Church which today ministers to over 1000 in the weekly Sunday morning services and serves the community with multiple ministry outreaches including; marriage seminars, addiction recovery programs, divorce care, youth ministries, and more. Lisa is the Vice President of Seeds of Greatness Ministries, and serves as its full time Administrative Director.
Lisa also founded Girlfriends!, the women’s ministry of Seeds of Greatness, because she saw the spark of that greatness in women all around her. Under her direction, Girlfriends! hosts quarterly meetings and conferences - bringing women in the community together to get practical guidance and support on how to achieve the most out of life.
Beyond her service as a leader at Seeds of Greatness, Lisa is also well known in the community for her work in the area of domestic violence awareness. In 2003, with the support of her Girlfriends! Ministry, she launched The Domestic Violence Awareness Breakfast (DVAB). Her advocacy work in this area has been recognized in the community by Child Inc., a Delaware shelter for battered women, and the National Coalition of 100 Black Women, Delaware Chapter.
Prior to Seeds of Greatness, Lisa and her husband, Pastor Jerome, served as Youth Pastors for 14 years for a church in Pennsville, NJ. Lisa also enjoyed a successful 25-year career in the legal industry where she was employed as a Legal Administrator by several prominent Delaware Valley law firms.
Lisa has been married to Pastor Jerome Lewis for 30 years. They have two children, Jerome Jr. and Lauren and reside in New Castle, Delaware.
Matt Meinel Member
VP Strategy – Global Financial Services, Informatica
Matt Meinel has been an innovator in Capital Markets financial technology for over 20 years. He started with the team that designed Reuters RMDS and then spent more than 15 years at UBS Investment Bank and its predecessor organizations—Swiss Bank Corp. and O’Connor & Associates. At Swiss Bank he rose to co-CIO and later was Global Head of the Fixed Income & Treasury Division of UBS. Matt also served on the board of Swapswire.com (now MarkitServe) and helped create FPML, serving as founder co-chair of the Standards Committee.
Since joining 29West (now Informatica Ultra Messaging) in January 2006 Matt has been driving global product, customer engagement and solution strategies to meet the high performance, enterprise data management needs of top tier financial institutions worldwide. Matt’s current role at Informatica is VP Strategy - Global Financial Services.
Matt and his wife, Tammy, have also been active volunteers in church leadership and non-profits that focus on helping children and single mothers including Mercy Ministries and World Vision for many years. Matt and Tammy have three children and reside in Franklin, TN.
Sue Osborn Member
EMIT Technologies, Inc.
Sue Osborn and her husband Casey founded EMIT Technologies in 2000 to provide the natural gas industry with environmental solutions for air quality regulatory issues. Headquartered in Sheridan, Wyoming, EMIT Technologies is a recognized industry leader with locations in five states serving clients throughout the United States and internationally.
Prior to the formation of EMIT Technologies, Sue and Casey were involved in multiple phases of the oil and gas industry. During 2002-2008, they were principals in EMIT Water Discharge Technology, an innovative technology startup company that was eventually purchased by an international strategic firm.
Sue is a director for EMIT, Green River Basin Well Service, Seven Pillars Resources, and Seven Pillars Foundation. Sue is also a board member for Sure Foundation Family Ministries, a ministry that works to transform Native American People groups with the freedom and truth available through Jesus Christ.
Sue graduated summa cum laude from South Dakota School of Mines and Technology in 1978 with a BS in Chemical Engineering.
Sue and Casey have been married 37 years. They have three children and four grandchildren and are members of Cornerstone Community Church.
Steven Pruett Member
Steven Pruett has strong experience in U.S. power markets having been involved in them for over 20 years. His experience started in accounting with PSI Energy in 1978. He held various accounting positions and then moved to wholesale market activities. He was involved in market studies and developing wholesale market strategies for PSI. From this, he became responsible for pricing wholesale transactions. When PSI became Cinergy, he was then charged with setting up the power trading business in Cincinnati.
Steven was hired by Goldman Sachs, advisor to Constellation Power Source (CPS), in February 1997. During the period of 1997-2001, he was involved in managing risk and trading the power markets. He learned the risk management practices and the management style of Goldman Sachs and gained significant exposure on how risk is managed both for individual trades and CPS. Goldman was bought out of the advisor agreement in Spring of 2001, and he became Co-COO of CPS for 6 months. He returned to work for Goldman Sachs in New York City in December 2001.
Steven was Managing Director for Goldman Sachs in New York City during the period of December 2001 to November 2006. There, he was responsible to create, establish and run U.S. Power Business in the Commodities group of Goldman Sachs. In doing so, he was responsible for managing the risks and the profits of the U.S. Power Business.
Steven has been married to his wife, Deanna, for over 20 years. They have five children and four grandchildren. They are members of Naples Christian Church and reside in Naples, Florida.
Rob Martin Member
Omega HealthCare Resources
Rob Martin currently works as President and CEO of Omega HealthCare Resources in Brentwood, TN. In this role, Rob provides advisory, consulting and evaluative services within the complex and diversified healthcare industry primarily to Private Equity Firms and Hedge Funds seeking to make investments in healthcare both domestically and internationally. He also provides “turnaround and interim management,” operational assessment and improvement expertise to companies or investors with troubled companies and investments.
Prior to his current position, Rob founded and worked as Chairman, President and CEO of BridgeWay Health Systems. BridgeWay Health Systems acquires urban and suburban acute hospitals and provides training and management with the goal of “turning around” and improving operating performance. Rob began his healthcare career in 1976 after serving in various capacities within Bank Holding Company and in public accounting with Deloitte and Touche.
Since 1976, Rob not only started and ran Omega HealthCare Resources and BridgeWay Health Systems, but he has also held numerous senior level management and advisory positions within various healthcare organizations, including HCA, HealthTrust and Vanguard Health Systems. He has also engaged in several successful entrepreneurial ventures including founding, owning and operating HealthStar Corporation and New American Healthcare Corporation, which he led through a successful “initial public offering.”
Rob is a strong leader with 24 years of senior and executive management and leadership experience as well as 35 years of operational management and successful “turnaround” experience.
Rob has served in an advisory and consulting role to many local and national organizations including Fremont Capital, Oak Hill Capital, Mountain Group Capital, Genesis Capital, and MHR Fund Management. He is also a member of the Nashville Healthcare Council.
Rob and his wife Deanna have two adult children, Alicia and Adam.