Joe Kilgore was appointed executive director of the Maury Regional Health Care Foundation in December 2009. Kilgore, a native of Jasper, Tennessee, has been actively involved in the Columbia Main Street program, Columbia Historic Zoning Commission, Columbia Arts Council, the Tennessee Arts Commission and the Maury County Historical Society. He is a graduate of Leadership Maury and Leadership Middle Tennessee. Prior to joining the Foundation, he owned The Kilgore Collection, a retail store in downtown Columbia. Kilgore has also worked as the marketing manager and director of marketing at the Chattanooga Choo Choo, advertising manager at the Tennessee Aquarium, director of sales at the Radisson Reed House Hotel and the director of convention sales at the Chattanooga Area Conventions and Visitors Bureau. Kilgore earned a bachelor’s degree in business administration from Tennessee Technological University.


  • Joe Kilgore, Executive Director
  • Alan Watson, MRH CEO
  • Stephen Hughes, Chairman
  • Adrienne Law, Chair-Elect
  • Chaz Molder, Secretary
  • Jenny Adcox
  • Janet Allen
  • C.W. Ball, MD
  • Billy Blackstone
  • David Baxter 
  • Mark Cashion
  • Ty Cobb
  • David Craig, PhD
  • Michael Franks
  • Brenda Frierson
  • Alex Goodman, DDS
  • Tom Grosko
  • Kelli Kea-Carroll                                                        
  • Amit Keswani, MD
  • Faye Kinzer, MRMC Auxiliary President
  • Matt Lewis
  • Greg Martin
  • Kelley McCall                                                            
  • Emily McKnight
  • Nathan Miller                                                            
  • Edward Moore
  • Houston Parks, MRH Board of Trustees
  • Jason Rich                                                                              
  • Myra Staggs


  • Barbara Bishop
  • Rufus Clifford, MD
  • Eslick Daniel, MD
  • Rebecca Hawkins, PhD
  • Waymon Hickman
  • Con Vrailas
  • William R. Walter


  • Connie Hardin
  • Ed Lancaster
  • Christa Martin, EdD
  • Kristin Parker
  • Mike Short
  • Doug Williamson
  • Grace Wu, MD