Achilles International Inc.
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234 Boxmere Place
Nashville, TN 37215
Organization Details

Board Chair

Board Chair John Lavey
Company Affiliation Hammock, President & CEO
Term January 2013 to January 2022

Board of Directors

Board Members
Name Affiliation Status
Hank Art Assistant Professor of Biology, Williams College Voting
James Benson Benson Botsford, LLC Voting
Richard Bernstein Justice, Michigan Supreme Court Voting
Michael Burlant Cushman & Wakefield Voting
Russell Charlton Senior Vice President, Internal Audit, Time Inc.; Treasurer, Achilles International Voting
Kirstin Cole Reporter, WPIX-11 Voting
Robert Cremin Board of Directors, Knowles Voting
Robert D'Loren XCel Brands Voting
Mark Degnan General Motors Voting
Matthew Eilers Managing Director, Co-Head Global Financial Sponsors, UBS Investment Bank Voting
Alisa Fastenberg no affiliation Voting
Lisa Fasullo no affiliation Voting
Donna Golkin Perry and Donna Golkin Family Foundation Voting
David Greenstein VP, Lakin Tire East, Inc. Voting
John Kelly CEO, Bluegrass Business Media Voting
Sal Lifrieri President, Protective Countermeasures, Inc. Voting
Marcel Lignon Real Estate Developer, Achilles Athlete Voting
Bonnie Marks Rusk Institute, NYU Medical Center Voting
Mark Marsters Cigna Voting
Trisha Meili Founding Chairman, Achilles International Voting
David Paterson Former Governor NY State, Co-Chairman, Achilles International, Distinguished Professor of Health Care and Public Policy, Touro College of Osteopathic Medicine Voting
Ken Podziba President & CEO, Bike NY Voting
Jonathan Prokup Cigna Voting
Theodore Rogers American Industrial Partners Voting
Valerie Rosen Director Compass Project, Jewish Child Care Association Voting
F. Russo Achilles Ambassador Voting
Tyrrell Schmidt TD Bank Voting
Richard Shutran O'Melveny & Myers, LLP Voting
Lili Siegelson Voting
Mark Weiss Cushman & Wakefield Voting
David Wolf CBRE Limited Voting
Jamie Zimmerman Litespeed Management LLC Voting

Advisory Board Members
Name Affiliation Status
Mrs. Allison Brooks Secretary Voting
Mr. Matt Davis National Wheelcats Voting
Mr. Frank Downey Treasurer, Achilles International - Nashville Chapter; VP, Investments, Robert Baird Voting
Mr. Harvey Freedman Brookdale Sr. Living Voting
Ms. Amy Harris Co-Executive Director Exofficio
Ms. Collins Hooper Legal Counsel Voting
Mr. John Lavey President, Achilles International - Nashville Chapter; President, Hammock Inc Voting
Mr. Phil Meyer Industrial Automation Voting
Ms. Christy Ray Tennessee Association of Blind Athletes
Ms. Amy Saffell Coach, ABLE Youth Voting
Ms. Sara Solomon Co- Executive Director Exofficio
Mr. Eric Stengel Stengel Architecture Voting
Ms. Christine Tarkenton Lee Howell & Company Voting
Mrs. Melanie Yappen Voting


Board Term Lengths 3.00 years
Board Term Limits 0
Board Meeting Attendance % 47%
Does the organization have written Board Selection Criteria? No
Does the organization have a written Conflict of Interest Policy? Yes
Percentage Making Monetary Contributions 66%
Percentage of Board Members making In-Kind Contributions 100%
Does the Board include Client Representation? Info Not Provided
Number of Full Board Meetings Annually 4

Standing Committees

Human Resources / Personnel and Finance and marketing and Nominating and By-laws

Risk Management Provisions

Commercial General Liability

CEO/Executive Director/Board Comments

Our chapter is governed by our charter and the National Achilles Board of Directors. Our local chapter has an Advisory Board comprised of community leaders in athletics and disabilities. In compliance with our charter, our chapter is responsible for raising our own funds and spending in accordance with our needs. Our Nashville Advisory Board was established to assist with the governance of major decisions, like strategic planning and distribution of grant funds.