Moves & Grooves, Inc.
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301 S. Perimeter Park Drive, Suite 100
Nashville, TN 37211
Organization Details

Executive Director

Executive Director Dr. Emerald Mitchell
Term Start June 2002
Emerald's Experience: Emerald Mitchell is a native of Portland Oregon where she was a successful graduate of Self Enhancement Inc. (the program after which Moves and Grooves is modeled). Dr. Mitchell graduated from Fisk University in 2004 with a B.S. degree in Business Administration and went on to receive her MBA and M.Ed from Tennessee State University in 2010. Dr. Mitchell is a former Metro School teacher where she taught at the elementary school level for an exciting 4 years. Mrs. Mitchell is currently enrolled at Trevecca of Nazarene University where she will be receiving her doctoral degree in Leadership & Professional Practice in May 2016.

Senior Staff

Name Title
Dr. Emerald Mitchell Executive Director


Full Time Staff 1
Part Time Staff 6
Volunteers 0
Contractors 2
Retention Rate 75%

Plans & Policies

Does your organization have a Fundraising Plan? Yes
Does your organization have a Strategic Plan? Yes
Years Strategic Plan Considers 3
When was the Strategic Plan adopted? July 2022
Does your organization have a Management Succession Plan? Under Development
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? Yes
Does the organization have a Document Destruction Policy? Yes


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


Affiliation Year
Afterschool Alliance 2013
Alignment Nashville 2014
Arts & Business Council of Greater Nashville 2019
Association of Fundraising Professionals - Member 2019
CABLE 2017
Center for Nonprofit Management CEO Network 2016
Metro Nashville Public Schools/Chamber of Commerce Alignment Process 2004
Nashville Area Chamber of Commerce 2019
National Endowment for the Arts - Partner 2015


Award / Recognition Organization Year
Best In Nashville -Youth Fitness Organization Nashville Fit Magazine 2017
Kid's that Care Opry Mills 2005
YOU ROCK AWARD -Outstanding Youth Program Services Nashville After Zone Alliance 2015