DIRECTORS OF THE BOARD
Our board represents a cross-section of our community and has a passion for our organization and those we serve. The members work hard to ensure long-term sustainability of the organization and oversee that the funds raised directly affect those in need.
Owner, Financial Advisor
Former: Certified Nuclear Engineering Officer
President: Chris Robinette
Chris graduated from the U.S. Naval Academy with an honors degree in Economics in 2004. Chris served seven years in the US Navy with time aboard the USS CHOSIN in Hawaii; building the USS George H.W. Bush aircraft carrier in Norfolk; and was a certified Nuclear Engineering Officer. He received a MBA from the University of Oklahoma in 2011. Chris transitioned out of the Navy in August 2011, and owns Lighthouse Planning, also works as lead Financial Advisor.
Chris is an avid Nashville Predators fan and has built his business around being able to help connect others in the Middle Tennessee area. Chris has brought these skills to multiple boards, committees and volunteer organizations through the area. He currently resides in Brentwood, and is the proud father of 4 children.
Songs for Sound Jamaica Mission Team Member
Patron/Donor, Songs for Sound
EMERITUS BOARD MEMBERS
The most honored and treasured member of our team, sadly, we lost John to cancer in 2019.
His legacy will live on in our mission. Visit the John Hardaway Memorial Fund support page for more information.
Jones Therapy Services
Jones Therapy Services
Our staff has a strong commitment to serving the many constituents of our organization. But first and foremost, they focus their energies on those who take advantage of our programs and services.
Jaime VernonFounder/Executive Director Songs for Sound
Founder/Executive Director Songs for Sound
As Executive Director, I am responsible for the organization's consistent achievement of its missions and financial objectives in program development and administration. I am solely responsible for all development objectives and execution, tracking, retaining and growing our donor base. I manage and oversee all aspects of planning, marketing, event management and social campaigns for the Hear the Music Project & TOUR--a 250+ event/annually tour offering awareness and access for free hearing services & technologies to those living with various levels of hearing loss to deafness. I also effectively manage Partnerships, Sponsorships, Foundation Grant requests, Major Gift and Annual Giving Campaigns, social campaigns, logistics, all project management and event management.
Email Jaime for any hearing loss questions, help or to say hi!
Logistics & Routing Coordinator
Serving at SFS for over two years, Gina brings a vast amount of experience to the SFS team in all things marketing/outreach strategies and the military. Gina's experience includes working as a Marketing Assistant and she is the wife of Andrew, serving in our U.S. ARMY.
We are thrilled Gina's experience to grow support the Hear the Music Project, fundraisers and help us grow our Hearoes Program for Veterans!
To book an event with our mobile clinic, email Gina at email@example.com.