Nashville CARES Appoints New Chief Development Officer

Thursday, January 14, 2016

Nashville CARES is pleased to announce the appointment of Doug Alexander as the agency’s new Chief Development Officer.

For the past ten years, Alexander held a variety of senior positions with Asurion Insurance in San Francisco and Nashville, most recently as Director of Product Management. A lifelong champion of non-profits and graduate of the Young Leaders Council, he served on the board for the H. Franklin Brooks Fund and has been a fundraising volunteer with the Oasis Center, Safe Haven Family Shelter and Pet Community Center. He is a frequent Nashville CARES volunteer and recently served as co-chair for the 2015 Red Ribbon Breakfast. A Nashville-area native, he holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Business Administration from the University of Tennessee.

This marks a transition for Alexander to the non-profit sector. His experience and dedication to Nashville CARES makes him an ideal candidate.

“Doug combines significant management experience with a deep commitment to the mission of Nashville CARES,” said CARES’ CEO Joseph Interrante. “He will lead our strong fundraising team with passion, innovation and accountability. Our search committee of board members and volunteers did extraordinary work in a very short timeframe. Committee members have my deep appreciation for their extraordinary service.”

Alexander is excited to join Nashville CARES this year, as it is the agency’s 30th Anniversary. He will start on Tuesday, January 19.

“I’m in awe of the passion and commitment exhibited by the volunteers, staff and board of Nashville CARES,” said Alexander. “This organization is making a real tangible impact in the lives of those affected by HIV, particularly in the area of education and prevention. I couldn’t be more excited to join forces with this team in fighting to end HIV/AIDS in Middle Tennessee.”


About Nashville CARES:  Nashville CARES is the premier HIV/AIDS organization in the region. We provide comprehensive education, a broad range of targeted services and effective advocacy, all in a highly personal, confidential and compassionate manner. We are proactively and aggressively working to end the HIV/AIDS epidemic in Middle Tennessee. With your help, Nashville CARES offers services annually to 55,000 Middle Tennesseans infected and affected by HIV/AIDS including: HIV prevention education to more than 35,000 youth and adults, almost 16,000 FREE confidential HIV tests, and essential support services to 3,000 men, women and children living with the disease. To learn more, visit us at and “Like” us on Facebook