Brenda is a founding board member of Emerge Tennessee. With almost two decades of political campaign and lobbying experience combined, she brings that experience to serve clients with strategic consulting and direct services to move forward advocacy engagement through coalition building, management, collective impact, lobbying and issue and ballot campaigns. She primarily serves non profits and social benefit organizations. She is a long-time advocate for women, equity and progressive policies. She is active in her community of Nashville, Tenn. serving on several boards and advocating for affordable housing. She is a member of the Mayor’s Gender Equity Council and often leads trainings on advocacy and the legislative process. She rarely misses an opportunity to listen to live music or to cheer on the Nashville Predators.