Whit Gardner

Whit Gardner

ChildcareTennessee and Communications Marketing Coordinator

  • wgardner@cfmt.org

Whit is the Marketing Coordinator for ChildcareTennessee. He manages the image and brand awareness of the ChildcareTennessee initiative of The Community Foundation. Whit created and executes ChildcareTennessee’s bi-weekly e-newsletters to connect child care directors with administrative and cost-saving resources. He also manages and oversees the brand narrative through print and digital media.

Whit also supports The Foundation’s Communication team in other storytelling endeavors through print and digital media, supporting the team with quarterly newsletters, annual reports, social media and website administration.

He brings over 10 years of copywriting experience to his role, as well as marketing and management experience. Whit worked for the Kroger Company at both the division and store levels. During his time there, he worked on the communications team for the Nashville division and store-side as an Assistant Manager.

An avid outdoorsman, Whit enjoys hitting the trails and rivers of Tennessee, and spending time with his wife and family.


Team Members

Melissa Anderson

Melissa Anderson

Staff Accountant

  • manderson@cfmt.org
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Kathryn Bennett

Kathryn Bennett

GivingMatters.com Manager

  • kathryn@cfmt.org
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Daphne Billingsley

Daphne Billingsley

ChildcareTennessee, Regional Coordinator West

  • dbillingsley@cfmt.org
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