Tennessee Board of Directors


Amertice Allen - Board Chair

Senior Director - Alsac St. Jude

Amertice Allen serves as the Senior Director of Outsourced Operations for ALSAC/St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital where she is responsible for the management of Outsourced Operations including partnering call centers.  She is an excellent communicator with 12+ years of experience in leadership fundraising roles with a focus on customer service and team building.

Along with her leadership role at ALSAC, she became a graduate of the ALSAC Junior Executive Training Leadership & Talent Development program. Amertice is a member of Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Inc., a Trustee at New Wrights Chapel Missionary Baptist Church, and a member of the Leadership Memphis 2017 Executive Class.

Amertice received her Bachelor of Science in 1996 and her Master of Public Health in 2000 from the University of Tennessee, Knoxville.

Contact Information: Amertice.Allen@greendot.org 


Pam Egwuekwe - Board Vice Chair

Program Manager - Code Crew

Pam Egwuekwe serves as the Program Manager with Code. She organizes programs and activities in accordance with the mission and goals of the organization. She develops new programs to support the strategic direction of the organization. Pam received her Bachelor’s degree in Political Science from North Carolina Central University and later received her Master’s degree in Education from Union University.

Contact Information: pam.egwuekwe@greendot.org

T. Monger

Terrell Monger

Senior Pastor - One Accord International

Terrell Monger serves as a Project Management professional with extensive experience in project planning, cost and schedule management, analytical and problem-solving skills, demonstrated expertise in project management and program management, infrastructure development, a full grasp of Information Technology life-cycle methodologies including AIM methodology, local government program management and budgeting process, articulate communicator with the ability to perform under pressure and adapt to constantly changing priorities; knowledge of structured analysis and design with successful emphasis on mobilizing support and facilitating decision making in extremely complex situations. Over 10 years of Project Management experience using PMI methodology.


Chilton Simmons

Director of Operations and Finance - Monogram Food Solutions

Chilton Simmons serves as the Director of Operations - Finance for Monogram Food Solutions. He assists in the analysis, planning, and forecasting of capital projects, manufacturing expenses, and raw material futures. Before joining Monogram, Chilton worked at FedEx Express. Chilton serves on the Board of Visitors at the University of South Carolina and is a member of the Finance Committee at Grace Saint Luke’s Episcopal Church. He is also a graduate of the New Memphis Institute Fellows program. Chilton received his bachelor’s degree in English Language and Literature from the University of South Carolina and later received his International MBA in Finance and Accounting from the Darla Moore School of Business. Chilton is also a CFA charter holder.

Contact Information: Chilton.Simmons@greendot.org

Matt Thiry

Matt Thiry

Director of Operations - WelbeHealth 

Matt Thiry servesd as the Special Assistant to the President for Strategy and Analytics at the Memphis Grizzlies. His primary responsibilities at the team included providing strategic guidance on key corporate initiatives and overseeing the organization’s analytics staff.  Matt was also involved in the team’s community outreach efforts.  He provided guidance on performance measurement strategies for the Grizzlies’ TeamUp Mentorship Program, and currently serves as a mentor to nine middle school students at Grizzlies Prep Charter School. Prior to joining the Grizzlies, Matt was a Senior Manager of Analytics in the NBA League Office’s Team Marketing and Business Operations department.  At the NBA he advised teams on strategic projects, particularly data-driven efforts in ticketing, premium sales, and customer surveying.  Before joining the NBA, Matt supported a wide range of clients as a consultant at Bain & Company in Los Angeles. One of those clients was Green Dot, where he supported the development of leadership programs in schools. Matt is originally from the San Francisco Bay Area and graduated from Stanford University, where he studied Political Science and Economics, and received his MBA.

Contact Information: Matt.Thiry@greendot.org 

P. Velasquez

Pedro Velasquez

Executive Director - Lifedoc Health

Pedro Velasquez serves as the Executive Director of Lifedoc Health. He has led data migration projects through a number of practice acquisitions. He founded Lifedoc Health with the mission of implementing a unique practice transformation program to positively impact clinical and financial outcomes in the Greater Memphis Area. Over the past 8 years, he has served as Operations Manager for DSC, acquiring considerable experience in implementing and integrating EMR systems, clinical workflows, and administrative protocols to improve revenue cycle management and sustainably application of outcomes data. He has established numerous data-sharing agreements with third-party payers to optimize patient care within the scope of standing payer agreements. Pedro has been able to inform the design and implementation of CHW development protocols and directly guide their deployment to support our operational needs and address glaring gaps in health equity for underserved communities. Given his expertise and previous experiences, he has provided meaningful insight to guide the operability of CHWs as facilitators, develop workflows for continuous process improvement and inform models for reimbursement of CHW support.

T. Young

Tamika Young

Senior HR Manager - Nike North America & Converse Distribution Centers

Tamika Young serves as the Senior HR Manager for Nike North America & Converse Distribution Centers. She functions as a senior business leader, strategically driving the people for five distribution centers. She handles numerous strategic HR-related projects impacting the Nike North America & Converse Distribution Centers. Tamika received her Bachelor’s degree in Science in Business with Certification in Human Resources Management from the University of Phoenix.

Board Meetings

The Green Dot Tennessee Board meets bi-monthly. Dates, times and locations for these meetings can be found by visiting our Board meeting platform. These meetings are free to attend and open to the public.

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All meetings will be held at 4:00 p.m. CST.

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