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concerning EDUCATION

Thursday, February 17th

The Hermitage Hotel
231 6th Ave North

6:00 PM VIP Reception at The Veranda
6:30 PM Cocktail Supper in Lobby
7:15 PM Conversation
8:30 PM Dessert in Lobby



ECE is honored to welcome the following distinguished guests as our 2022 panelists:

Jon Ellis Meacham

Jon Ellis Meacham

Jon is an American writer, reviewer, historian and presidential biographer who is serving as the current Canon Historian of the Washington National Cathedral.

He is also a Nashville native.

Donald E. Graham

Donald E. Graham

Don is Chairman of the Graham Holding Company (previously The Washington Post). His family published The Washington Post from 1946 until 2013. Upon learning of the plight of undocumented students with no access to college, Graham co-founded TheDream.US, a national scholarship fund for DREAMers, created to help undocumented immigrant youth get access to a college education.

John Seigenthaler

John Seigenthaler

John Seigenthaler is an award-winning communications professional, a former anchor and Special Correspondent for NBC News.  John is now a Senior Partner with the global communications firm Finn Partners.  John anchored NBC Nightly News on Saturday and Sunday for more than a decade.  In addition, he on appeared Meet The Press, Dateline, TODAY, CNBC and the Discovery Channel.  After 25 years in New York and Connecticut, Seigenthaler and his wife Kerry recently moved back to his hometown of Nashville.

The Evening's Committee

Event Chairs

Neil Krugman and Lee Pratt

Event Host Committee

Charles Robert and Sasha Bone
Andre Churchwell
Trey Lipman
Mark and Diane Janbakhsh
Melissa Mahanes
Tricia Munro
Celeste Reed
Michael Spalding

The Evening's Sponsors

Thank you to our generous Host Sponsor:
The Sandra Schatten Foundation

Presenting Sponsors

Trevecca Nazarene University
The Henry Laird Smith Family Foundation

Benefactor Sponsors

Joyner & Hogan Printers
Lipman Brothers

Contributing Sponsors

The Danner Foundation

Cumberland University

Supporting Sponsors

HCA Healthcare
Renasant Bank

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