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.

EXECUTIVE COMMITTEE

  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

    MEMBERS 

    W. Ray Brakebill - Principal/ Owner, The Brakebill Co.
     
    Kent Farmer - President/CEO, Spectrum Corp.
    Jeff Hale- 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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