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Jennifer R. Frist

Frist graduated from Vanderbilt University in 1993 with a bachelor’s degree in computer science.

Jennifer Frist serves on the board of the Frist Foundation, one of the largest Tennessee family foundations that focuses on philanthropic giving in middle Tennessee. She and her husband, William R. “Billy” Frist, have investments in various startup companies as well as established businesses in the healthcare, IT, hospitality and real estate among others.

Frist has been involved for many years in various Nashville non-profits. She is a past chairman of the Board of Directors of the Nashville Zoo and has served on the Zoo board and/or the Zoo’s advisory board for the past 20 years. She also has held past board positions at Nashville Public Television, Tri-Star Centennial Medical Center, Nashville Public Education Foundation, and the Nashville Humane Association of Nashville.

Frist is a trustee of The Ensworth School in Nashville and serves as vice president of the board. She actively involved in the Frist Art Museum and serves on the Frist Art Museum Gala Executive Committee.

The Frists reside in Nashville and have three children.