Be A Helping Hand Foundation
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827 West McKennie Avenue
Nashville, TN 37206
Organization Details

Executive Director

Executive Director Mr. Mark Wright
Term Start January 2001
Mark's Experience: Mr. Wright has 24+ years of experience in the construction industry. He has an AAS degree in Architectural Engineering Technology. He is the Vice President of 12 Stones Development Corporation. As the executive director of Be A Helping Hand, he has acquired, negotiated and managed over 40 projects, construction loans, and permanent financing to the amount of over 7 million in CHDO, THDA, CITC, NSP, and Bank financing funding. Mr. Wright has been extensively involved in helping the community. He is the former Chairman and former President of The New Level Community Development Corporation and is a current Budget and Finance Committee Member; the former Chairman and former President of The Neighborhoods Resource Center where during his tenure was able to pull the organization up from the brink of closure to become a thriving resource now serving communities throughout Nashville. He is the former Chairman and former President of the Historic Buena Vista Association and was able to secure generous grants which provided crosswalks, decorative lighting, boundary signs, historic street signs, and a median; former Chairman of the Personnel Committee for the NAACP, and the Co-Chair for the MDHA Scovel Street Advisory Committee; former member of the Nashville Electric Service Diversity Board; former member of the Youth About Business organization for 17 years, and is a mentor for the program. The quick brown fox jumps over the lazy dog.

Senior Staff

Name Title
Mr. Mark Wright Executive Director
Ms. Monique Neeley Administrative Assistant
Ms. Tonya Sherrell Bookkeeper


Full Time Staff 1
Part Time Staff 2
Volunteers 5
Contractors 2
Retention Rate 0%

Plans & Policies

Does your organization have a Fundraising Plan? Yes
Does your organization have a Strategic Plan? Yes
Years Strategic Plan Considers 1
When was the Strategic Plan adopted?
Does your organization have a Management Succession Plan? No
Does your organization have a Policy and Procedure Plan? Yes
Does the organization have a Nondiscrimination Policy? Yes
Does the organization have a Whistle Blower Policy?
Does the organization have a Document Destruction Policy?


Is there a formal evaluation for... Frequency (if applicable)
CEO/Executive Director Yes Semi-Annually
Senior Management No N/A
Non-Management No N/A