THE GEAR FOUNDATION WELCOMES JOY BRAY AS NEW BOARD MEMBER

FRANKLIN, TN –The Gear Foundation, a Franklin-based nonprofit organization providing skills development and employment opportunities to special needs adults in Williamson County, has appointed Joy Bray to its Board of Directors, effective April 2012.

Bray graduated from Belmont University in 2004 with a Bachelor of Business Administration and received   the designation of Certified Public Accountant the same year. She will draw on her twelve years’ experience in taxation, business consulting, and accounting services for Kraft & Company to serve the Board, and will also be able to pull from her industry experience in real estate, nonprofit, healthcare, and retail.  Bray joins The Gear Foundation’s current board members for 2012-2013:

Dave Krikac, President and Founder

Sandy Krikac, Co-Founder

Nancy Tidwell, Vice President of First Tennessee Bank

Amanda Cecconi, CEO of Punching Nuns Consulting

Andy Norwood, Partner at Waller Lansden Dortch & Davis, LLP

Phil King, Solution Specialist for Microsoft

Sharon Powlus, LBMC Partners

Joy Bray, Kraft and Associates

“On behalf of the Gear Foundation, I welcome Joy to our Board of Directors,” said   Dave Krikac, Gear’s founder and president. “Joy’s knowledge and experience will prove essential as we move forward and continue to grow.”