Julie Damgard Frist ('93, Yale College) currently serves as a director of Liberty Broadband Corporation, a company whose assets include Charter Communications, Inc., one of the largest providers of cable services in the United States. She previously served as Vice Chair of the Board of Directors of CapStar Financial Holdings which she co-founded in Nashville, TN in 2008. As a director she helped lead CapStar through significant economic and business disruption, unanticipated regulatory burdens, an initial public offering and growth through M&A. Today CapStar is a publicly-traded $2 billion dollar community bank profitably serving small to medium sized businesses in Tennessee and Kentucky.
Julie devotes a substantial amount of time to non-profit board service, most notably The Frist Foundation, the Community Foundation of Middle Tennessee, and the Board of Dean’s Advisors at Harvard Business School. Through this work, she has developed a passion for addressing inequities in education and healthcare. Prior board experiences in education include St. Paul’s School in Concord, NH and the Ensworth School in Nashville. She also co-chaired the Major Gifts Committee for the Class of 1997 which set fundraising records for both the 15th and 20th Reunions at Harvard Business School.
Julie graduated from Yale University in 1993 and earned her MBA at Harvard Business School in 1997. After Yale, she worked in New York for Goldman Sachs in the Investment Banking Division and in Private Wealth Management, and also worked in private equity for Bruckmann, Rosser, Sherrill & Co. until she moved to Nashville in 2000.
Julie resides in Nashville, TN with her husband, Tommy Frist III, and their three children.