NASHVILLE, TN — United Way of Greater Nashville’s CEO and president Brian Hassett was chosen by Global Action Platform for a Harvard Business School leadership program that centers on supporting communities to prosper.
The program starts in June and will assemble representatives from 14 US cities. Hassett is one of 10 academic, business, clergy, government, and nonprofit leaders from Middle Tennessee, which include:
- Andrea Blackman, Chief Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Officer, Metropolitan Government of Nashville and Davidson Count
- Ashlee Davis, Senior Manager—Diversity and Inclusion, AllianceBernstein
- Bonnie Dow, Dean of Academic Initiatives, College of Arts and Sciences, Vanderbilt University
- Joanne Pulles, President, HCA Healthcare Foundation
- Lissa Smith, Associate for Pastoral Care and Cathedral Life, Christ Church Cathedral
- Michael P. Thompson, Executive Director, JP Morgan
- Mike Molinar, General Manager, Big Machine Music
- Marcie Allen Van Mol, President and Founder, MAC Presents
- Tara Scarlett, President, The Scarlett Family Foundation
“I’m honored and humbled to be considered among such innovative leaders in our community,” Hassett said. “I’m looking forward to working alongside these individuals to better understand and facilitate how we can work together for the shared growth and prosperity of our region in today’s global economy.
Global Action Platform is the regional affiliate of the Institute for Strategy and Competitiveness, Harvard Business School and the Young American Leaders program for Nashville.
The partnership grows out of the profound concern and a great hope shared by Global Action Platform and the Harvard Business School’s ongoing project on US competitiveness.