“There are no secrets to success. It is the result of preparation, hard work, and learning from failure.” – General Colin Powell


For more information, contact Intrepid College Prep Board Chair, Ryan Holt, at rholt@sherrardroe.com or 615.742.4512.

MEETINGS 2018-2019

  • Thursday, August 23 2018, 12:00 pm,  Independence Academy, 5221 Hickory Hollow Parkway, Antioch,TN
  • Thursday, October 25 2018, 12:00 pm, Independence Academy, 5221 Hickory Hollow Parkway, Antioch,TN
  • Thursday,December 20 2018, 12:00 pm, Independence Academy, 5221 Hickory Hollow Parkway, Antioch,TN
  • Thursday,February 21st 2019 12:00 pm, Independence Academy, 5221 Hickory Hollow Parkway, Antioch, TN
  • Thursday, April 18th 2019, 12:00 pm, Independence Academy, 5221 Hickory Hollow Parkway, Antioch, TN
  • Thursday, June 20th 2019, 12:00 pm, Independence Academy, 5221 Hickory Hollow Parkway, Antioch, TN


  • John Barton

    John Barton is a Specialized Industries Executive at Regions Bank, with responsibility for Regions' Healthcare, Transportation, Restaurant, and Technology and Defense specialized industry groups.
  • Shan Foster

    Shan Foster has served as the MEND Director since spring 2015. Shan graduated from Vanderbilt University where he was named SEC Men’s Basketball Player of the Year and is Vanderbilt University’s all-time leading scorer. Shan previously served as Dean of Culture for Intrepid College Prep. Shan is also a member of Joyful Heart Foundation’s Advisory Committee.
  • Tom Frye

    Tom Frye is a recently retired real estate banking and commercial real estate brokerage officer, and was a former leader of the CBRE real estate office in Nashville. Currently, he is part of the Baker Storey McDonald Properties team, a boutique retail real estate firm, and sits on the Board of the Kharis Foundation.
  • Tizgel High

    Tizgel High is Vice President, Associate General Counsel, Legal for LifePoint Hospitals where she has primary responsibility for the legal issues in physician services.
  • Ryan Holt

    Ryan Holt is an Associate Attorney at Sherrard Roe Voigt Harbison, PLC where he focuses his practice on commercial litigation and general appellate litigation. Mr. Holt is also a mentor through Big Brothers Big Sisters of Middle Tennessee.
  • Mary Cypress Howell

    Mary Cypress Howell is the Chief of Staff for the State Collaborative on Reforming Education (SCORE), where works on the leadership team to reinforce Tennessee's shared goal that every student graduates high school prepared for college and the workforce.
  • Crews Johnston, III

    Crews Johnston, III is a Senior Managing Director at Cushman Wakefield, the commercial real estate firm, where he specializes in the leasing, brokerage and sale of office space and brings more than 20 years of experience in commercial real estate.
  • Todd Jones

    Todd Jones is an audit manager with the regional CPA firm Carr, Riggs & Ingram, LLC where he provides auditing, accounting and tax services for clients in the nonprofit, construction, manufacturing, and real estate industries.
  • Tiffany Patton

    Tiffany Patton, an Antioch resident and regional community leader, is Executive Director of Girls on the Run Nashville, which targets at-risk preteen girls, and encourages them to develop self-respect and healthy lifestyles through running.