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September 25, 2023

Nashville Health Care Council Announces Three New Hires

Nashville Health Care Council Announces Three New Hires

NASHVILLE – The Nashville Health Care Council is pleased to announce three new additions to the organization.

Jamie Lee is Manager of Special Events with key responsibilities for the implementation of Council programs and member relations for the Leadership Health Care initiative. Prior to joining the Council staff, Lee was manager of Marketing and Public Relations at Cross Country Education. Lee received her bachelor’s degree at Tennessee Technological University in Cookeville, Tenn.

Matt Lehigh is Director of Member Services responsible for membership relations and recruitment and is liaison to the Leadership Health Care Board of Directors. Previously, Lehigh was the executive director of former U.S. Senate Majority Leader Bill Frist’s office where he managed Dr. Frist’s global humanitarian efforts and political affairs. Lehigh holds a bachelor’s degree from Emory University in Atlanta, Ga.

Mark Richard is Manager of Accounting and Research and responsible for all financial transaction processing and monthly reporting for the Council. Richard previously worked as director of Accounting with the Nashville Area Chamber of Commerce. Richard holds a bachelor’s degree from Transylvania University in Lexington, Ky.

The Nashville Health Care Council, founded in 1995 as an initiative of the Nashville Area Chamber of Commerce, is an association of health care industry leaders working together to further establish Nashville’s position as the nation’s health care industry capital. For more information on the Council, please visit

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