Reneé S. Frazier, MHSA, FACHE
CEO Emeritus

Reneé S. Frazier is an experienced leader in the health care management arena with expertise in hospital operations, managed care, volunteer and community service, health promotion, strategic planning and organizational excellence. She is known for her advocacy toward greater transparency of health care quality indicators and patient experience report cards. She is also a strong leader in the Memphis Shelby County community addressing issues of Health Policy, Environmental Barriers, Health Equity and Community Engagement that will lead our region to better health. 

Prior to joining Common Table Health Alliance, formerly Healthy Memphis Common Table, in January 2009, Frazier served as the regional senior vice president and executive officer of VHA Pennsylvania, the Pittsburgh division of VHA Inc., a national hospital alliance of more than 2,200 health care organizations across the U.S. She has also served as a vice president of BlueCross BlueShield of Maryland, chief operating officer for Liberty Medical Center and Lutheran Health Care Corporation in Baltimore, and a strategic consultant for Community Health Centers in Maryland.

Frazier has written a number of health care-related articles and conducted workshops on a variety of health, leadership and lifestyle topics. She holds a Bachelor of Arts degree in business and sociology from the University of Maryland and a master's degree in health services administration from George Washington University. As of May 2016, Frazier transitioned her role as CTHA's first Chief Executive Officer to CEO Emeritus to assist in fundraising and serve as co-principle investigator on the Memphis Breast Cancer Coalition initiative while the organization conducts a search for its next leader.


Carla Baker
Memphis Breast Cancer Consortium Project Director

Monica Morgan, CPA
Chief Financial Officer

Katrina Kimble
Programs Officer & Executive Assistant


Chris Owens, MBA, CFRE
Director of Development, Marketing and Community Relations


Rose Lindsey-Giulian, RN, RHIA, PHD
CTHA Faculty





Advisory Committee To The BOARD

The Common Table Health Alliance Advisory Committee brings together a diverse group of community leaders to provide strategic input regarding the Common Table Health Alliance's programs and initiatives.

Co-Chair: Peg Thorman Hartig, PhD: Past Chair, Board of Directors, Common Table Health Alliance

Co-Chair: Cecilia Sawyer: The Links, Incorporated

Baptist Memorial Health Care: Cynthia Allen, System Community Involvement Manager

Boys & Girls Clubs of Greater Memphis: Tiffanie Grier, Technical Training Center Career Placement Director

City of Memphis: Maria Fuhrmann, Research Analyst

City of Memphis: Doug Mcgowen, Chief Operating Officer

Delta Medical Center of Memphis: Lynn Doyle, Executive Director Business Development/Marketing

Life Enhancement Services: Mark Yates, President & CEO

Livable Memphis: John-Paul Schaffer, Program Director

Memphis Academy of Nutrition and Dietitics: Deidra Nelson, President

Memphis Challenge: Cassandra Webster, Executive Director

Methodist LeBonheur Healthcare: Bobby Baker, Director, Faith & Community Partnerships

MIFA: Sally Heinz, Executive Director

PeopleFirst Partnership: Lora Jobe, Executive Director

Porter Leath: Charles Griffin, Family Service Supervisor

Regional One Health: Tish Towns, Senior Vice President, External Relations

Shelby County Health Department: Michelle Taylor, MD, Attending Physician

St. Jude Research Hospital: Kate Ayers

Urban Land Institute: Andrew Trippel, Planner

Well Child: Karen Pease, Executive Director

YMCA: Connie Binkowitz, Program Director

Youth Villages: Tim Goldsmith, Chief Clinical Officer


Legacy Collaborators

David Archer: President & CEO, Saint Francis Healthcare

Stephen Reynolds: Former President & CEO, Baptist Memorial Health Care Corporation

Gary Shorb: President & CEO, Methodist/Le Bonheur Healthcare



board of directors


Reggie_Crenshaw.jpg                       Board Chair
Reggie Crenshaw, MBA, Principal
Crenshaw & Associates 
Chandler.jpg                     Vice Chair
Zach Chandler, Executive Vice President
Baptist Memorial Health Care 
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Chuck Utterback, MHSA, Assistant Vice President, Network Management
Cigna Health Care of Tennessee, Inc.  

Sherrie K. Hollis, Senior Vice President, Senior Client Manager
Bank of America Merrill Lynch

Other Directors


Lisa Abbay, RDN, LDN, Talent Acquisition Recruiter
Morrison Healthcare and Morrison Senior Living


Denise D. Burke, Esq., Partner
Waller Lansden Dortch & Davis LLP


Jim E. Horsey, MBA, Director, Regional Marketing
Pfizer, Inc.

Mark McMath, Senior Vice President and Chief Information Officer
Methodist Le Bonheur Healthcare

Bobby Peters, MBA, Chief Investment Officer
LPL Financial | Trulytics Financial Corporation

Pamela Shields, MBA, Corporate Trainer - Wellness Chair
First Horizon National Corporation/First Tennessee Bank