A. Vernon Rose

A. Vernon Rose

Executive Director, Nashville General Hospital Foundation
Appointed in April of 2016, Rose is the first full-time executive director of the Foundation since its inception in 1977. Prior to that she served as National Director of Affinity Markets with Boys & Girls Clubs of America. Rose has more than 30 years of experience as an executive-level strategist focusing on women’s philanthropy, multi-channel strategy fundraising, board development, and strategic planning. She served as Director of Major Gift Programs and Women’s Philanthropy with the American Red Cross, Director of Development and Marketing at Cheekwood, and in leadership roles within the Nashville Symphony and United Way of Middle Tennessee. She graduated magna cum laude from Emory University and is affiliated with several civic Associations and Committees.