Board of Directors
The Board of Directors of the Fire Museum of Memphis leads the Museum along with the staff so that the mission of the Museum is accomplished. The Board meets once a month and includes a diverse group of individuals.
David Arick (Executive Committee Chair) - Assistant Treasurer, Global Risk, International Paper Co.
Tyler McBride (Co-Chair & Past Chair) - General Manager, State Systems
Eddie Floyd - (Vice-Chair) Managing Director, Kemmons Wilson Insurance Group
Susan Helms (Secretary) - Director Injury Prevention and Safe Kids, LeBonheur Children’s Hospital
Kyle Hatler (Treasurer) - Vice President, Business Banking, Regions Financial Corp.
Richard Arwood (At Large) - Retired Director, Memphis Fire Dept.
Jeff Gaudino (At Large) - Vice President, Belz Enterprises
W. Ray Brakebill - Principal/ Owner, The Brakebill Co.
Kent Farmer - President/CEO, Spectrum Corp.
- Director of Sales
Mickell Lowery - Sales Executive, FedEx
Thomas A. Malone - President, IAFF, Local 1784
Tim McCullough, AIA
- Architect, LEED Green Assciate, CM-BIM Urban ARCH Associates
Henry Posey - Retired Chief, Memphis Fire Dept./ Fire Chief, Atoka (TN) Fire Dept.
Dr. James E. Sexton, D.D.S.
- Director, Christian Mobile Dental Clinic
Brian Stephens - Founder, Caissa Public Strategy
Mary H. Tibbets - Vice President, Menard, Gates and Mathis, Inc.
Bobby Wharton - President, G&W Diesel and EVS MidSouth
Michael Putt (Non-Voting Member) - Director, Memphis Fire Services
Gina Sweat (Non-Voting Member) - Acting Deputy Director, Memphis Fire Services
Joe Payne (Non-Voting Member) - Chief Fire Marshal, Memphis Fire Services
J. Kevin Walsh (Board Attorney) - Harris, Shelton, Hanover and Walsh, PLLC
Jerome Hanover (Member Emeritus) - Senior Vice President, Belz Investment Co.
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