Carol Penterman


IMG_8522-EditAfter serving the Nashville Opera and Arts community for 19 years and with over 30 years as a professional business woman Carol made the decision to take her business experience and commitment to the broader community. She created Penterman Professional Care with three distinctive service lines focusing on the needs of seniors, parents and busy business professionals. Prior to owning her own business Carol was Executive Director/Chief Executive Officer of the Nashville Opera Association since 1995. She also supervised the design, development and construction of Nashville Opera’s first permanent home, the Noah Liff Opera Center. She is the proud recipient of a variety of awards, including the Opera America Bravo Award for Excellence in 2012 as well as a many other community awards she’s earned over the years. With a deep affection for the Middle Tennessee area, she is a huge community participant. Carol has been a consultant with the Tennessee Arts Commission, specializing in board development, strategic planning, financial oversight and best business practices. She is past chair of the Steering Committee for the Nashville Arts Coalition, is a past treasurer and member of the Opera America Board of Directors and served on the Opera America Strategic Planning Advisory Committee. She’s also alumni of Leadership Nashville, Leadership Music and Leadership Franklin.