Meet the Board
Erica L. Clanton, President
Erica L. Clanton is currently a Site Marketing Manager with SBA Communications Inc. working in the areas of telecommunications and real estate. She previously worked for the law firm of Dodson, Parker, Capparella & Behm, P.C. in the practice areas of real estate, estate planning, litigation, bankruptcy, and intellectual property. She has previously served as Director of Programming for MTPA. She received her paralegal certification from Southeastern Career College (now Kaplan Career Institute) and her Bachelor of Arts from University of North Alabama. In addition to MTPA, she also serves on the Membership Committee for the historic Belcourt Theatre, volunteers with the Nashville Shakespeare Festival, and is a member of the Tennessee Wireless Association (TWA).
Kris Collier, Director of Programming
Kris Collier is employed by the law firm of The White Law Group, PLLC, as a Senior Paralegal. She has experience in many different areas of the law due to prior employment through Kelly Services at Nissan North America, Inc., Sarah Cannon Research Institute, LLC, and the State of Tennessee. Kris graduated from the University of Tennessee at Martin in 1994, and Southeastern Career College (now Kaplan Career Institute) in 2006, Before becoming a paralegal, she worked in the travel industry for ten (10) years.
When Kris is not working, she vociferously cheers on the Tennessee Titans as well as spoils her 1st niece, Zoe. In addition, she volunteers her time to the Pro Bono Clinic at The Legal Aid Society of Middle Tennessee.
FUN FACT: Although I was born in Nashville, and my parents' families are from Nashville and Waverly, technically, I'm not from here. I grew up as an Air Force brat. But, since I always came back to visit both sides of my family, I've adopted Nashville and Waverly as my hometowns!