our staff

Program Director,

B.R.I.D.G.E. to Success

tbell@mmc.edu

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Tarryn Bell, MBA

Warren Sawyers II

Family Champion

B.R.I.D.G.E to Success

wsawyers@mmc.edu

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Tarryn Bell serves as the Director of the B.R.I.D.G.E. to Success Program. She oversees all daily operations and budgetary functions of the funded grant. Her passion to serve translates into the continuous assistance of underserved Nashville families. She works diligently, alongside staff and community partners, to ensure all participants receive the essential services to flourish and ultimately, eradicate generational barriers. Prior to this position, she served in healthcare leadership roles in various capacities: Ambulatory Operations, Program and Project Management. Her academic background includes a Bachelor of Science in Health Care Management from Florida A&M University, and a Master of Business Administration from the University of West Georgia.

Warren Sawyers II serves as the Family Champion for the B.R.I.D.G.E. to Success Program in the Center for Health Policy at Meharry Medical College. He works to support and facilitate services for families by providing resources such as workshops in educational development, financial literacy, health and wellness, and social capital. Warren is a Nashville native. He received both his undergraduate degree in Mass Communication with a concentration in Integrated Marketing and Master’s degree in Business Administration from Tennessee State University. His primary experience has been working in the non-profit sector in management and fundraising initiatives focused on youth development. This demonstrates his deep passion for community efforts specifically designed on helping others.

Gregory Greer, MSPH

Career Counselor, B.R.I.D.G.E. to Success

ggreer@mmc.edu

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Gregory Greer serves as a Career Counselor for the B.R.I.D.G.E to Success Program. He provides resources for program participants that enhance their professional and technical skills, as well as makes connections for workforce and economic development opportunities. Mr. Greer attended Howard University after receiving a Gates Millennium Scholarship, where he worked as a Peer Health Educator, serving as the first line of engagement for campus and community initiatives. He earned a B.S. in Health Education as well as a B.A. in Sociology from Howard University. He went on to receive a Master’s of Science in Public Health at Meharry Medical College while also earning a Certificate in Health Policy in the Center for Health Policy.

Jasmine Buckley, M.Ed

B.R.I.D.G.E. to Success Career Counselor
jbuckley@mmc.edu

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Jasmine Buckley serves as a Career Counselor for the B.R.I.D.G.E. to Success Program. She is a graduate of Tennessee State University, where she earned her Bachelor of Science in Psychology with a minor in Business Administration. She also earned her Master of Education degree from the University of Tennessee at Chattanooga in School Counseling. During her graduate program, she worked as a Graduate Assistant in the Multicultural Center, and lead a successful mentorship program that served a diverse student population. Prior to this role, she worked as a High School Counselor within Metro Nashville Public Schools for the past three years.