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Barbara Hyde

President, J.R. Hyde III Family Foundation; Director, J.R. Hyde Sr. Foundation


Dedicated to improving the quality of life in the Memphis area. Involved in public education reform, including KIPP Academy, Teach for America, and New Leaders for New Schools. Founding Member and Board Chair, Shelby Farms Park Conservancy. Trustee, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Leadership Academy, and St. Mary’s Episcopal School. Named one of Tennessee’s 100 Most Powerful People, BusinessTN, in 2004.

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Industry: Philanthropy
Issue: May 2011