As executive director at Tanner Medical Foundation, Nichole Fannin provides strategic leadership to develop, direct and execute the mission-driven work of the Foundation and its Board of Trustees. She works on behalf of Tanner Health System to secure philanthropic investment for the advancement of exceptional health care within the communities Tanner serves. Nichole has spent more than a decade working to promote philanthropy and showcase the empowerment that comes from giving – for both donors and recipients.
Nichole holds a bachelor’s in political science and a master’s in public administration from the University of West Georgia. Nichole and her husband, Cole, and their three children, are residents of Carrollton, Georgia, and are members of First Baptist Church of Carrollton. Nichole has been actively involved in many organizations and groups, including the Rotary Club of Carrollton, Leadership Carroll, and the University of West Georgia Alumni Association Board of Directors, to name a few.
In 2022, Nichole was recognized as a 40 Under 40 Rising Star for the west Georgia region. In 2021, she received the Emerging Leader Award from the Council for the Advancement and Support of Education, District III. She was recognized in the inaugural class of UWG’s Thriving Under Thirty award recipients and named the 2006 Chattooga County Businesswoman of the Year by the Women’s Organization of Cloudland, Georgia.
“As a non-profit healthcare system, Tanner serves a critical role in our community providing high-quality care locally- easing the burden of access for our families, friends, and neighbors. As a member of Tanner Foundation team, I have the honor to help inspire support and promote the impact philanthropy has on providing life giving and life enhancing healthcare within the west Georgia region.”