Good Guys Never Finish Last

Good Guys Never Finish Last

NASHVILLE, TN – The Nashville Women’s Political Caucus is honoring four outstanding men at this year’s 14th Annual Good Guy Awards.

These men have shown extraordinary support for women’s issues and the promotion of women in the workplace.

  • Deputy Governor Dave Cooley
  • Congressman Jim Cooper
  • Senator Lamar Alexander
  • President & CEO of Nashville Electric Service Decosta Jenkins

Prior to his promotion in 2004, Jenkins was the Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer. Before coming to NES, Jenkins worked for Deloitte and Touche. He graduated from the University of Tennessee with a Bachelor of Science in Accounting, and is a member of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants. He serves on the Tennessee Supreme Court’s Commission on Continuing Legal Education and Specialization, the Nashville Area Chamber of Commerce Finance Committee, the Tennessee Valley Public Power Association Board, Backfield in Motion Board of Directors, the Girl Scouts of America Board Nominating Committee, Nashville Bank & Trust Board of Directors, and Goodwill Industries. Jenkins was also a member of Governor Bredesen’s transition team.

Holly Spann, president of the Nashville Women’s Political Caucus says, “This year’s honorees have shown a passionate commitment to women’s issues throughout their lives. We are excited to honor Dave, Jim, Lamar and Decosta for being strong advocates of women.”

The Nashville Women’s Political Caucus is a multi-partisan, multi-ethnic organization that promotes full and equal participation of women in government and the political process. To learn more about the Caucus, visit