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Mr. Francis S. Guess

Executive Director

Danner , Inc.

Direct Phone: (615) ***-****       

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The Danner Company

Danner , Inc.

160 Oval Drive

Islandia, New York 11749

United States

Company Description

We make it our duty to give our best to the men and women that serve this country. With updated uniform regulations for the US Army, we continue to hold firm on our mission to develop boots to the highest standard. To maintain the AR 670-1 requirement for ... more

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Background Information

Employment History

Commission on Civil Rights

Chairman

Tennessee Human Rights Commission

Affiliations

Board Member
Nashville City Club

Advisory Board Member
Nashville Children's Alliance

Board of Trustees Member
The Community Foundation of Middle Tennessee Inc

Board of Trustees Member
National Museum of African American Music

Board Member
Nashville Children's Alliance

Senior Advisor
Siegenthaler Public Relationswith

Member
American Legion

Board Member
Nashville Convention & Visitors Bureau

Board Member
Urban League of Middle Tennessee

Task Force Member
Infi-net Solutions

Board Member
Tennessee Supreme Court Access

Senior Advisor
Seigenthaler Public Relations , Inc.

Member
U.S. Commission on Civil Rights

Life Member
National Association for the Advancement of Colored People

Board Member
The African American History Foundation of Nashville Inc

Member of Our Board of Trustees
Diversity Leadership Academy

Member of Our Board of Trustees
American Institute for Managing Diversity

Education

bachelor's degree

political science

Tennessee State University

master's of business administration

Vanderbilt University's Owen Graduate School of Management

Web References (188 Total References)


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Francis Guess, recently retired Executive Vice President for the Danner Company and current Senior Advisor Seigenthaler Public Relations, tore up the Tango with professional dancer Juanita Simanekova


NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) Nashville civil ...

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NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) Nashville civil rights advocate, businessman and state commissioner Francis Guess has died. He was 69.

Family friend Vincent Williams said Guess died at his home Thursday night.
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Guess was appointed by President Ronald Reagan to the Commission on Civil Rights in 1983.
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Guess was an executive for Danner Co., which operated the Shoneys chain of restaurants. He also owned and operated the Helicopter Corporation of America.
Guess was first appointed to the Tennessee Human Rights Commission in 1973. He also served as Tennessee commissioner of general services and as assistant commissioner in the Department of Personnel.


'The book' on Francis Guess, ...

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'The book' on Francis Guess, humanitarian award winner

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Here is our 2013 interview with Francis S. Guess, who died Thursday.
When the Community Foundation of Middle Tennessee named businessman Francis S. Guess its 2013 Kraft Humanitarian Award recipient, the only real surprise was that he hadn't won it already.
Guess, 67, whose business career and personal endeavors cover everything from serving on the National Civil Rights Commission and Tennessee Commission on Human Rights to acting as Commissioner for the Tennessee departments of Labor and General Services under Gov.
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NASHVILLE (AP) - Nashville civil rights advocate, businessman and state commissioner Francis Guess has died. He was 69.
Family friend Vincent Williams said Guess died at his home Thursday night.
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Guess was appointed by President Ronald Reagan to the Commission on Civil Rights in 1983.
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Guess was an executive for Danner Co., which operated the Shoney's chain of restaurants. He also owned and operated the Helicopter Corporation of America.
Guess was first appointed to the Tennessee Human Rights Commission in 1973. He also served as Tennessee commissioner of general services and as assistant commissioner in the Department of Personnel.
He served in the U.S. Army during Vietnam, then earned a bachelor's degree in political science from Tennessee State University. He followed that with an MBA from Vanderbilt University's Owen Graduate School of Management, then completed the Senior Executives in State and Local Government program at Harvard University.
In the business world, he was executive vice president of The Danner Company, a management and investment firm, and continues as executive director of the Danner Foundation, a family foundation that has contributed more than $10 million to education and health programs. He also owns and operates Helicopter Corporation of America.
More than 100 organizations have benefited from his input and leadership, and as he receives the Kraft Award he reflects on his lifelong pursuit of civil liberties, and what that means in a city, and state, where many still strive to be equal.


Nashville Children's Alliance: Leadership 2014 - 2015 | Working together for the detection, investigation, prosecution and treatment of child abuse.

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Francis Guess


July | 2015 | Nashville PRIDE, Inc.

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Francis Guess, Nashville human rights activist, businessman dies

by PRIDE Newsdesk • July 31, 2015 Francis S. Guess
Nashville business leader and human rights activist Francis S. Guess has passed away. In 2011, Guess, who recently left his role as executive vice president of management and investment firm The Danner Co., joined Seigenthaler Public Rela-tions as an advisor....

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