Caprice Morgan is an experienced leader in the health care management arena with over 25 years of expertise in managed care, volunteer and community service, health promotions, strategic planning, and organizational excellence. She is known for her advocacy toward greater transparency of health care quality, and working to eliminate health disparities for those citizens that struggle to access basic health care. She is also a strong leader in the Memphis Shelby County community addressing issues of Health Disparities, Health Policy, Environmental Barriers, and Community Engagement, that will lead our region and state to better health. She holds a Bachelor of Arts Degree, and continues to promote a healthier Tennessee in her current role with United Healthcare as the Community Outreach Coordinator.
Dr. Jahangir is an associate professor of orthopaedic surgery and an orthopedic trauma surgeon at Vanderbilt University Medical Center. Dr. Jahangir is the medical director of Vanderbilt Center for Trauma, Burn, and Emergency Surgery, and assistant chief of staff of Vanderbilt University Hospital. Dr. Jahangir previously served as the medical director of the Patient Care Center at the Vanderbilt Orthopaedic Institute, overseeing the delivery of care for over 200,000 orthopaedic patients annually. Dr. Jahangir is the co-founder of the Vanderbilt Orthopaedic Institute Center for Health Policy, and has written and lectured extensively on health policy. He has served as a Washington Health Policy Fellow for the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons and is currently participating in the AAOS Leadership Fellows Program. Dr. Jahangir received his Bachelors of Science from the George Washington University, his Doctor of Medicine from the University of Tennessee, and his Masters of Management in Healthcare from the Vanderbilt University Owen Graduate School of Management. Dr. Jahangir completed his orthopaedic surgery residency at the Campbell Clinic in Memphis, TN, and his orthopaedic trauma fellowship at Hennepin County Medical Center in Minneapolis, MN. Dr. Jahangir, was raised in Nashville and is a board member of the Adventure Science Center. Dr. Jahangir resides in Nashville with his wife Helen, and their three daughters.
Ming Wang, MD, PhD, is the Director of Wang Vision Cataract and LASIK Center in Nashville, TN, Clinical Associate Professor of the University of Tennessee and International president of Shanghai Aier Eye Hospital, Shanghai, China. Dr. Wang graduated from Harvard Medical School and Massachusetts Institute of Technology in Boston, Massachusetts, holds a doctorate degree in laser spectroscopy, and completed his residency at Wills Eye Hospital in Philadelphia, PA and corneal and refractive surgery fellowship at Bascom Palmer Eye Institute, Miami, FL. He founded a 501c(3) non-profit charity, the Wang Foundation for Sight Restoration, which has also helped patients from over 40 states in the U.S. and 55 countries worldwide with all sight restoration surgeries performed free-of-charge.
Dr. Wang is a champion amateur ballroom dancer, and a former finalist in the world ballroom dance championships in the open pro-am international 10 dance.
Ms. Mandy Peebles serves as Director of Special Events and Philanthropy Officer at the American Red Cross with a focus on identification, cultivation and stewardship of major donors who are willing to invest in the Red Cross’ core services. She works as Staff Liaison to the Red Cross Tiffany Circle, a network of women philanthropists whose mission is to raise money in order to help our community prepare for and respond to natural and man-made disasters. Ms. Peebles also coordinates the Annual Lifesaver Breakfast, the chapter’s largest and highly visible fundraising event.
Dr. Ronald Baker is an assistant professor of Orthopaedic Surgery at Meharry Medical College. Born in Miami Florida, he attended the University of South Florida College of Medicine for medical school. Dr. Baker is currently on the steering committee for “Movement is Life” Musculoskeletal Health Caucus as well as a section chair for the National Medical Association for Orthopaedic Surgery. He is married with four children.
Mr. John Roberts owns several leading Nissan and Toyota dealerships in Manchester, Tennessee. He is a critical player in business and government in Coffee County. Mr. Roberts has served on many boards and is part of multiple committees developing business across the county. His leadership in many ways has led to the development of a thriving business community in Manchester. Mr. Roberts has known Dr. Manny since he was three years old and has been a great friend of the Sethi family.
Mr. Scott Bowers serves as the company’s top operations executive and member of the Corizon Senior Executive Leadership Team. He is responsible for the key outcomes, goals, and strategic plan of Corizon’s operations group. Mr. Bowers works closely with key managers as a leader, coach and mentor. For the past several years, he served as President and CEO of UnitedHealthcare Community Plan of Tennessee. Prior to that, he was President and CEO of UnitedHealthcare of Mid-Atlantic and Unison Health Plan of Ohio. Mr. Bowers received his BA in Psychology from Princeton University and his MBA from Washington University. He currently serves on the Board of Directors for Second Harvest Food Bank of Middle Tennessee, Community Nashville, and has been a member of Governor Bill Haslam’s Foundation for Health and Wellness.
Chris Devaney has served as Chairman of the Tennessee Republican Party since 2009. Born in Texas, Mr. Devaney graduated from the University of Oklahoma where he received a Bachelor of Arts in Political Science. He began his career as a journalist for NBC Radio News in Washington, D.C. and later worked in media relations for the Republican Conference of the United States Senate. Mr. Devaney worked as a senior staff member for Phil Gramm, Senator from Texas from 1985 to 2002. In 1994, he moved to Tennessee to work on Fred Thompson’s campaign for the United States Senate and later became Executive Director of the Tennessee Republican Party. He worked on Bob Corker’s 2006 senatorial campaign, and became his State Director shortly after his election. Mr. Devaney also serves as the Executive Director of Children’s Nutrition Fund of Haiti. He is married to Heather Devaney, and they live in Lookout Mountain, a suburb of Chattanooga, Tennessee. They have four children.
Dr. Kumar is a Professor Emerita of Pediatrics at Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine. She is a pediatrician and infectious disease specialist who devoted a long career at MetroHealth Medical Center in Cleveland, OH to the better understanding of viral infections in pregnant women, infants and children, including improved diagnosis and treatment. Recognized for her clinical and research expertise, she was also an esteemed educator and administrator prior to her retirement in 2011. She was recently inducted to the 2014 MetroHealth Medical System Hall of Honor in recognition of her significant contributions to the field of medicine. Dr. Kumar received her B.A. from University of Colorado and her M.D. from Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine. She continues to reside in Cleveland, Ohio and enjoys frequent visits to Tennessee.
Maya L. Sethi is Associate General Counsel at Rocketship Education, a charter school management organization dedicated to bridging the achievement gap for low-income elementary school children. Prior to her current role, she served as Litigation Counsel at Hospital Corporation of America, and worked in White Collar Criminal Defense and Commercial Litigation at two Boston law firms. She is a graduate of Wellesley College and Boston University School of Law.
Board-certified in cardiology and internal medicine, Dr. Mutter practices cardiology at UT-Erlanger Cardiology in Chattanooga. He received his medical degree from the University of Tennessee in Memphis. His internship, internal medical residency, and cardiology fellowship were completed in Washington D.C. at Walter Army Medical Center. He has served as the director of the Coronary Care Unit at Walter Reed and the chief of cardiology at Eisenhower Army Medical Center.
Dr. Mitch Mutter began working in Haiti in 1988 as a cardiologist and founded the Children’s Nutrition Program (CPN) of Haiti ten years later. The program strives to raise a healthy generation of Haitians through access to healthcare, nutrition, and education in order for Haitians to better tackle their own challenges within their communities. He was the program’s first chairman and continues to provide leadership for the expanding CPN program.
He currently resides as the president of the Tennessee Board of Medical Examiners and has served as president of the Tennessee Heart Association, the Hamilton County Medical Society, and the Hamilton County Medical Foundation.
He and his wife Carol moved to the Chattanooga area in 1992 where they raised three sons.