March 2018 Our Contributors

Ashley Hutcheson

An avid runner, Ashley Hutcheson is a Nashville native, wife, and mom of both two and four-legged kiddos. A self-proclaimed foodie, she also enjoys furniture restoring, traveling, concerts and the lake. After a long career in human resources management, this Father Ryan and Indiana University alumni moved to a more creative career as a freelance writer.

Shifay Cheung

Shifay Cheung has turned her hand to many forms of writing over the years as a corporate trainer, project manager, life coach, blogger and features writer. She brings to her work a wealth of experience gathered while living in England, Hong Kong and America. She enjoys making her home and raising her two children with her husband in Franklin.

Lisha Pope

Lisha Pope was born and raised in Middle Tennessee. She and her husband live in the Grassland community and have three children. Lisha is an active volunteer in Franklin and enjoys participating in events throughout the community. From tailgates to cocktail parties, this self-proclaimed “social butterfly” is your go-to connection for all things Southern and social!

Kersta Mello

Kersta Mello hails from Minnesota and moved to Nashville in 2010 after marrying her college sweetheart, Davis. They’ve been married seven years and have one son, Bode. In addition to being a wife and mother, she works in the communications department for Williamson County Schools, and she is the head girls soccer coach at Brentwood High School.

Andy Cole

Andy Cole is a born and raised Tennessean. He is in his last year of law school at Belmont University but still calls West Tennessee home. Andy has pursued photography as a hobby for most of his life but recently started practicing the craft more seriously. He specializes in nature and animal photography but also enjoys family photography and headshots.

Lisa Linn Manley

Lisa Linn Manley started taking photographs after she was given a camera at six years old. She grew up in an Air Force family and fell in love with traveling. Lisa Linn has documented her life and the lives of others through her photographs and video productions. She also creates acrylic, watercolor, and oil paintings,