Nashville Electric Service Names New Appointment to Power Board

Nashville Electric Service (NES) today announced the appointment of Carolyn Schott and Robert “Bo” Campbell as chair and vice chair of the Electric Power Board, respectively. Clinton Gray III has been appointed to the board alongside Robert McCabe, who has been reappointed to serve his second term.

Schott is a partner with the law firm of Sherrard Roe Voigt & Harbison, PLC. She also currently chairs the board of the United Methodist Foundation for the Memphis and Tennessee Conferences and recently joined the board of directors of the Nashville Symphony.

Campbell, who has served on the board since 2014, is a partner at Waller Lansden Dortch & Davis, LLP. He is a board member of the Nashville Downtown Partnership and has served with various professional and community organizations across Middle Tennessee.

Gray is co-founder and chief marketing officer at SOON Hospitality, a parent company of North Nashville-based restaurant Slim & Husky’s, and GT Services, a federally-based staffing and logistics firm. He began his entrepreneurial career with the creation of The Green Truck Moving & Storage Company and was recently named among Nashville Business Journal’s 2018 list of 40 under 40 honorees.

McCabe, who was appointed to the board in 2009, is chairman of Pinnacle Financial Partners. He is a board member of Diversicare Healthcare Services as well as National Health Investors, and has served on the boards of the Nashville Chamber of Commerce, Nashville Downtown Partnership, Boy Scouts of America, Nashville Symphony, The Ensworth School, Cheekwood and Warner Parks.

Schott, Campbell, Gray and McCabe will join Irma Paz-Bernstein on the Electric Power Board. Paz-Bernstein, who has been a member of the board since 2013, is the owner of Las Paletas Gourmet Popsicles.

NES’ five-member board is appointed by the mayor and confirmed by the council to serve five-year staggered terms without pay.