Franklin Tomorrow Inc. has added seven new members to its Board of Directors and posted a slate of officers for 2017 for the nonprofit community visioning organization based in Franklin, Tenn.


Franklin Tomorrow Board President Tim Murphy announced the following members have joined the Board of Directors for three-year terms:

  • Patrick Baggett, vice president, Full Service Insurance Agency Inc.
  • Mary Lee Bennett, marketing manager, Westhaven
  • Kelly Dannenfelser, long range planning supervisor, City of Franklin
  • Drew Freeman, executive director, Franklin Family YMCA
  • Chris Henson, director of fund development, Columbia State Community College
  • Jimmy Moody III, co-owner, Moody’s Tire & Auto Service
  • Kurt Winstead, attorney/partner, Rudy Winstead Turner PLLC

    Baggett, Bennett, Dannenfelser, Freeman, Henson, Moody, Winstead


With the addition of the seven members, Franklin Tomorrow has 25 members on its Board of Directors. Other Board members include: Mike Alexander, Signs First; Patty Bearden, Harpeth TrueValue/WAKM Radio; Allena Bell, The Refuge Center/Franklin Special School District Board of Education; Scott Black, Bristol Development Group; J. Edward Campbell, Synergy Realty Network; Nancy Conway, Williamson Inc.; Preston Elliott, RPM Transportation Consultants; Greg Gamble, Gamble Design Collaborative; Dolores Greenwald, Williamson County Public Library; Michael Grier, Elmington Construction; Paula Harris, Barge Waggoner Sumner & Cannon Inc.; Monique McCullough, City of Franklin; Elizabeth Mefferd, Better Business Bureau of Middle Tennessee; Tim Murphy, CapWealth Advisors; Will Powell, Franklin Synergy Bank; Jim Roberts, retired; Brad Thompson, Volkert Inc.; and Diane Thorne, The TMA Group.

Ex-officio board members include Kathie Moore, Benchmark Realty, who served three years as president; Williamson County Mayor Rogers Anderson; Franklin Mayor Ken Moore; and Franklin Alderman Brandy Blanton.

Tim Murphy

Murphy is serving his second year as Board president. Other officers include Elliott as vice president; Bell as secretary; and Roberts as treasurer. Greenwald, Grier, Harris, and Thompson also serve on the Executive Committee of the organization.

Franklin Tomorrow is a community visioning nonprofit which has as its mission to engage the community, foster collaboration, and advocate for a shared vision for the future of Franklin. With its community partners, it is the host of the quarterly Breakfast With the Mayors, as well as a monthly lecture series called FrankTalks.