KARIN WEAVER has a 30-year career in nonprofit management and corporate social responsibility, with focus areas including public and private partnerships, disaster response, volunteer engagement, affordable housing, early education and homelessness, She has held leadership positions with Hands On Nashville, FiftyForward, Bright Horizons Foundation for Children and Habitat for Humanity. She has an Executive MBA from Vanderbilt Owen Graduate School of Management and a B.A. from Rhodes College.
In 2020, Nashville weathered the worst disasters and security risks in the city’s 238-year history, facing a tornado, the Covid-19 pandemic, a derecho, and a bombing on Christmas Day. The Mayor’s Office will partner with a FUSE Executive Fellow for one year to shepherd multiple after-action reports for these 2020 disasters, ideating and implementing a strategy for long-term disaster recovery and community resilience.