The Tennessee State University Foundation Board of Trustees has named Dwayne Tucker as its chair.
Tucker (pictured) replaces Melvin Malone, who stepped down after two years at the helm, but will remain as a board member. Tucker, who holds a B.S. degree from TSU, will serve the remaining one year of Malone’s term as board chairman.
“I congratulate Mr. Tucker on being elected to chair the TSU Foundation Board,” Patricia Brewer Hairston, acting vice president for university relations and development, said in a release. “With his experience as a senior executive, one who understands the needs of TSU, and as an Alum, Mr. Tucker will help to continue to move the Foundation forward.
Tucker is a senior adviser at Compass Executives, a management consulting services firm focused on entrepreneurial leaders of private and public companies. The firm has offices in Nashville and Memphis.
Tucker serves on several boards including those at LEAD Public Schools of Nashville, Nashville Public Radio and 100 Black Men of Nashville.