2017 South Main Association Board of Directors
Don Williams, President
Don is a native Memphian and graduate of the University of Memphis. He is a financial advisor at UBS Financial Services Inc. He and his wife, Sherry, are empty nesters and moved to the South Main neighborhood four years ago. They live in the 420 S. Front Condominiums. Don is a parishioner at St. Peter Catholic Church and active in organizations including the Boys and Girls Club of Greater Memphis.
Cathy Lynch, Vice President
Cathy lives in South Main with her husband, Terry. A registered dietitian, she was director of food and nutrition at LeBonheur Children’s Medical Center and St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital for more than 25 years. Cathy recently retired from her role as the healthcare specialist at Sysco Memphis to devote time to her three grandchildren and the South Main community.
Grace Raffensberger, Past President
Grace works as a marketing specialist for AutoZone and previously served as an account executive for Sullivan Branding. She graduated from Temple University in advertising. Grace now lives in Midtown, though her heart and enthusiasm is reserved for South Main.
Sara Cullins, Treasurer
Sara is the associate director of development for Kappa Delta Foundation Inc. She volunteers for
Memphis Botanic Garden and Literacy Mid-South and serves as chair of the Kappa Delta chapter advisory
board at Rhodes College. Sara graduated from Clemson University with a degree in communication studies.
Linda Granell, Secretary
Linda moved to Memphis and to Central Station Lofts on South Main Street in 2002. She relocated from Southern California to become director of marketing for the American Contract Bridge League, previously serving in executive public relations positions at the University of Redlands and UC Irvine. Her role includes serving as historian for SMA.
Pat Halloran, Arts Representative
Pat was president and CEO of the Orpheum Theatre Group for 35 years. The new Halloran Center
for Performing Arts and Education was named in recognition of his tenure. Pat also served on the
Memphis City Council for four years. Since “retiring,” Pat opened an art studio and became the major gifts officer at Church Health Center. He is very involved in the community's art and history, and will work to bring students and artists together to promote the district. Pat and his wife, Anne, live in the Artesian.
Skip Ledbetter, Resident Representative
Skip has served in the U.S. Army for 20 years and now is the Army’s Senior Non-Commissioned Officer in Intelligence for Mississippi. He brings his experience to South Main's Neighborhood Watch Program, and is constantly recruiting area residents to become active members of SMA. Skip also serves on the board of the Tennessee Equality Project. In his civilian life, Skip operates Superior Blinds and Shutters. He lives at Talbot and Mulberry with his partner, David.
Sheila Urevbu, Business Representative
Sheila is certified human resources professional, specializing in talent acquisition and talent and change management. She left her corporate job to work with her husband, Ephraim, at Art Village Gallery. Sheila oversees sales, marketing, events and art exhibitions, and promotes gallery programs that contribute to the growth of the arts in the district. Sheila also is a founding member of a donor-supported sickle cell support organization.
Alan Datri, Director-at-Large
Alan is an attorney working as an intellectual property consultant. He also is an executive-in-residence at Memphis Bioworks Foundation and a member of the West Tennessee District Export Council. Alan became a Memphian as a law clerk to the Hon. Robert K. Dwyer of the Tennessee Court of Criminal Appeals in the early 1980s. He later served with the United States Patent and Trademark Office in Washington DC and the World Intellectual Property Organization in Geneva. With fond memories of Memphis, Alan returned in 2014 and now lives in South Bluffs with his wife, Laurel Adamsen.
Augusta Campbell, Communications Chair
Augusta is the marketing director for Hagwood Adelman Tipton, a law firm on South Main Street. She also has been a freelance writer for Memphis Magazine and other publications and created materials for St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital/ALSAC Hispanic Marketing. Augusta was born in Memphis to Chilean parents and lives in East Memphis with her two sons.
Eric Evans, Social Media Chair
Eric is a native Memphian and co-founder of Sachë Design on South Main, a t-shirt company he began in his garage. He studied industrial design at Savannah College of Art and Design and has extensive experience in graphic design and digital communications. Sachë focuses on the creative culture and vibe that is Memphis. Eric’s wife, Rachel, operates the hair salon at Sachë. They are the parents of twin boys.
Milton Lamb, Special Events Chair
Milton was born and raised in Memphis and graduated from the University of Memphis in mechanical engineering. He also is a talented graphic designer and created SMA’s new logo. Milton and his wife, Cherie, own the popular Café Pontotoc and live in the Artesian. Milton is leading the effort for South Main Lights.
Michele LeFavre, Membership Chair
Michele made Memphis and South Main her home in 2013 and joined SMA on her first Trolley Night. She also has served on the board for the Downtown Neighborhood Association. Michele graduated from William Woods University in computer science and business administration and works as a mainframe database administrator for First Tennessee Bank. She lives in Riverside 648 with her mother, Dottie.
Anton Mack, Landmarks Chair
Anton lives and works downtown as an international business and career consultant and owner of Century House, an event space he renovated with meticulous attention to historic detail housed in the former 20th Century Fox Pictures Building. A former law school dean and law firm executive, Anton completed his undergraduate degree at Johns Hopkins University, his graduate studies at Harvard, and earned an MBA at ESCP Europe.
Eric Bourgeois, Meetings Chair
Eric was born and raised in Charleston, S.C. He came to Memphis in 2012 as a student at the University of Memphis. After graduating with a degree in public relations, he worked with Grizzlies' local business program and now works in marketing consulting and social media alongside Eric Evans at Sachë. He lives on South Main and is passionate about urban revitalization, community outreach, and helping the right people make the right connections.