Our leadership team is a dedicated group of mission-driven and impact-oriented individuals. We’re passionate about reaching as many working, uninsured residents of our community as possible. Our mission is to open hearts and hands in love and understanding by providing compassionate health care and nurturing the working uninsured in Coffee, Franklin and Moore counties.
Lynn joined the team in the fall of 2019, but has been volunteering at Partners for Healing since its inception. Lynn is responsible for facilitating fundraising efforts and ensuring financial stability for the organization. She plays a critical role in outreach to local churches, civic groups, and local businesses, as well as oversees all of our clinic operations. After leaving her work as an engineer in search of a more rewarding role in her community, Lynn has found an opportunity to give back here at Partners for Healing. When she isn’t in the office, Lynn enjoys cooking and entertaining with her family.
Debbie is our Nurse Practitioner here at Partners for Healing and has been a part of our team since 2016. She earned her BSN from Kent State in Ohio and received her Masters in nursing from University of Alabama- Huntsville. She spent 30 years working in internal medicine with husband Dr. Bill Sanders, with whom she has 4 children and 12 grandchildren. Debbie retired from internal medicine two years ago, but began working as a Nurse Practitioner for Partners for Healing in Fall of 2019. In her free time, Debbie enjoys reading, hiking, travel and spending time with family.
Dr. Bill Sanders has been a volunteer at Partners for healing since 2016. He graduated from Vanderbilt University Undergrad and Medical School, and worked in Ohio during his fellowship and residency. Although he has been semi-retired for two years from internal medicine, he currently works as a hospitalist at Tennova Healthcare-Harton and Vanderbilt Hospital when he is not volunteering at Partners. Outside of the workplace, Dr. Sanders enjoys spending time with his family, reading, and playing bluegrass music.
Katie has been a part of our team since fall of 2019. Katie helps coordinate with healthcare providers and maintains our medication inventory so patients have access to their prescriptions regularly. She earned a degree in animal science with a specialty in equine science from Auburn University and worked in the professional horse industry for eight years. After receiving her BSRN, Katie worked in the ICU in Winchester and the ER in Tullahoma, where she still works part-time. Katie knew about Partners for Healing for years and joined our team for the benefits of serving the greater community. She continues her love for horses in her free time and is the program director for Horseplay, a nonprofit organization focused on therapeutic riding here in Tullahoma.
Grace has been at Partners for Healing since summer of 2019. Grace schedules appointments and keeps our records organized. Before working at Partners for Healing, Grace worked in the car sales industry. When she isn’t at the office, Grace spends her free time volunteering at “History Told by Her”, a non-profit organization here in Tennessee. Grace is from Monteagle, Tennessee and enjoys living and working close to her family.