Haslam Young Alumni Board

The Haslam Young Alumni Board links alumni to students, fosters a culture of giving, supports the Haslam College of Business goal of excellence in education and fosters the engagement of Haslam’s young alumni community. The board, which is comprised of alumni who are 40 years old or younger, promotes and supports alumni programming and establishes a shared sense of community among graduates of Haslam. The board holds two meetings each year, on Fridays during the spring and fall semesters.

Board Member Responsibilities

  • Serve a two-year term.
  • Attend two in-person board meetings on campus. These all-day Friday meetings take place in the spring and the fall.
  • Make a minimum annual donation of $250 to the Haslam College Fund. This donation can be broken into monthly installments.
  • Participate in the mentor program with Haslam students.
  • Serve as an ambassador, advisor and advocate for Haslam.
  • Respond to inquiries and requests from Haslam faculty, staff and students.
  • Represent and be a contact for Haslam, the University of Tennessee, Knoxville, and other alumni groups in your area.
  • Spread positive news about Haslam and UT.

Young Alumni Board Members

Andrew Adams (‘15)

Revenue Cycle Optimization Business Coach


Charlotte, NC

Hannah Axley (‘16, ’17)

People Operations Generalist

Pepper Palace, Inc.

Sevierville, TN

Dustin Bailey (‘11)

Managing Partner

Big Spring Capital

Greeneville, TN

Finley Bandy (‘16)

SLED Account Manager


Nashville, TN

Cullen Bernal (‘20)

Financial Analyst

The Walt Disney Company

Kissimmee, FL

Meagan Burgio (‘09)

Vice President, Operations

Monument Economics Group

Denver, CO

Nadia Copley (‘16, ’20)

Category Manager


Nashville, TN

Will Coulter (‘13, ’14)

Vice President

Meridian Trust & Investment Company

Knoxville, TN

Ryan Cunningham (‘19)

Senior Operations Manager

Saddle Creek Logistics

Fort Worth, TX

Emily Edwards (‘09)

Finance Manager

Eastman Chemical Company

Germantown, TN

Christen Fleming (‘08)

Medical Doctor

Housecall Primary Care/121 Health

Knoxville, TN

Christopher Frost (‘20)

HR Innovation & Operations Manager


Dallas, TX

Ryan Genson (‘18)

Chief Operations Officer

Elevate Home Health

Auburndale, FL

Anthony George (‘15, ’15)

Investment Banking Associate


Boston, MA

Samantha Graves (‘12)

Senior manager

Chart Industries

Nashville, TN

John Gross (‘14, ’15)

Director, External Reporting


Atlanta, GA

Charles Hamrick (‘06)

Senior Director, Tournament Business & Sponsor Relations

PGA Tour

Ponte Vedra Beach, FL

Will Hays (‘09, ’14)

Senior Financial Analyst

Contessa Health

Nashville, TN

Sarah Hudson (‘16)

Supply Chain Analyst

Bridgestone Americas

Nashville, TN

Jeff Knotts (‘09)

First Vice President

Merrill Lynch

Woodbridge, VA

Elana Ladd (‘20)

Unit General Manager Designate


Collierville, TN

Sophie Lange (‘18)

Associate Attorney

Bradley Arant Boult Cummings LLP

Nashville, TN

Keegan Martin (‘11)

Division Controller

D.R. Horton

Knoxville, TN

Kevin Martin (‘13)

Regional Supplier Manager


Nashville, TN

Teresa McClung (‘11, ’12)

IT Risk & Controls Manager


Hendersonville, TN

Vincent Passafiume (‘07)

Director, Airport Operations Customer Service

United Airlines

San Francisco, CA

Magen Pearson (‘18)

Solutions Manager


Nashville, TN

Ryan Peters (‘05, ’17)

Accounting Manager

Tennessee Board of Regents

Nashville, TN

Amanda Prevost (‘15, ’16)

Product Manager


Denver, CO

Gregg Rader (‘13)


Cravath, Swaine & Moore

New York, NY

Wesley Rich (‘15)

Global Manager, Trust & Safety, Legal Content Policy & Standards


Boulder, CO

Rob Robinson (‘08)

Counsel, Legal Affairs

U.S. Xpress, Inc.

Signal Mountain, TN

Quint Robinson (‘17, ’19)

Sr. Product Analyst

HCA Healthcare

Nashville, TN

Hancen Sale (‘20)

Government Affairs and Policy Director

Knoxville Area Association of REALTORS®

Knoxville, TN

Sara Sobczyk (‘09)


Korn Ferry

Atlanta, GA

Andrew Stafford (‘12)



Knoxville, TN

Samantha Steichen (‘17)

ECommerce Senior Manager

Georgia-Pacific LLC

Atlanta, GA

Samuel Stevenson (‘16, ’17)

AVP, Portfolio Manager

Mountain Commerce Bank

Brentwood, TN

Ramsey Walsh (‘17)

Financial Advisor

Edward Jones

Louisville, TN

Carson Watts (‘20)

E&J Gallo Sales and Leadership Devlopment Program

Skyland Distributing

Asheville, NC

Carson West (‘15)

Product Analyst


Nashville, TN

Gibbs Wetherall (‘14)

Investment Banking Associate


Nashville, TN

Daniel Whitaker III (‘13, ’16)

Associate Attorney

Pepper Law, PLC

Nashville, TN

Chris Wilson (‘12)

Medical Student

University of Louisville School of Medicine

Louisville, KY

Xee Xiong (‘14, ’15)

JSOX Manager

Bridgestone Americas

Nashville, TN

Julia Yanchek (‘20)

Account Executive


Charleston, SC

Tucker Youngblood (‘18)

Supply Chain Analyst

FedEx Services

Memphis, TN