Soulsville Foundation Mission

The Soulsville Foundation perpetuates the soul of Stax Records by preserving its rich cultural legacy, educating youth to be prepared for life success, and inspiring future artists to achieve their dreams.

Soulsville Foundation

The Soul Strategy

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Leadership Team

Pat Mitchell Worley

President & CEO
Soulsville Foundation

Elizabeth Montgomery-Brown

Chief Financial Officer
Soulsville Foundation

Candace Lester

Development Director
Soulsville Foundation

Tim Sampson

Communications Director
Soulsville Foundation

Tyler Smith

Development Associate
Soulsville Foundation

Osha London

Facilties Manager
Soulsville Foundation

Jeff Kollath

Executive Director
Stax Museum of American Soul Music

Isaac Daniel

Executive Director
Stax Music Academy

NeShante Brown

Executive Director
The Soulsville Charter School

Board of Directors

Shannon Brown

Senior Vice President/Chief HR and Diversity Officer
FedEx Express

Frederick Davie

Executive Vice President
Union Theological Seminary of New York City

Kirby Dockery

Stax Music Academy graduate, Songwriter and Recording Artist
Roc Nation

Howard Eddings

Memphis RedZone, Inc.

Meka Egwuekwe

Co-Founder & Executive Director
Code Crew

Thomas Grimes

Chief Operating Officer & Executive Vice President
Mid-America Apartment Communities

Steve Guinn

Vice President
Highwoods Properties

John Kremer

VP, Business Development, Partner Ecosystem and Product Operations
Digital Media at Adobe

James Maclin

Managing Partner, M&M Enterprises
LLC (Board Chair)

Tom Marino

Executive Director
Poplar Foundation

Beverly Roberston

Principal, TRUST Marketing & Communications & President & CEO
Greater Memphis Chamber

Gary Shorb

Executive Director
The Urban Child Institute

Michele Smith

Vice President, Estate and Legacy Brand Management

Samuel “A” Thompson IV

Managing Partner
Walnut Grove Capital Partners

Major Support