The 917 Society Board, Founders Club President Dr Ming Wang and Vice President Lee Beaman welcome back to the Founders Club Senator Ferrell Haile. Senator Haile and his wife Kay have four children and eight grandchildren. His biographical information is listed below:
University of Tennessee Pharmacy at Memphis, B.S. Ph., 1970; Lipscomb University, 1965–1968; Sumner County Public Schools, 1952–1965; Pharmacist, Perkins Drugs, Gallatin (previous owner, 1988–2011);
Owner: Haile Farms, Gallatin, 1975–present;
Previous Co-Owner: Springfield Drugs and South Side Drugs of Springfield; Gallatin Drugs and McHaile Drugs
of Gallatin; and Atrium Pharmacy of Nashville; American Pharmacy Cooperative, Inc., Birmingham, Alabama (Board Member: 2004– 2016; Vice-Chairman: 2004–2009);
Tennessee Pharmacist Coop, Inc. of Nashville (Board Member: 1996–2004; Chairman: 2002–2004); Member:
Tennessee Pharmacist Association; National Community Pharmacists Association.
Community Service: Member: Sumner County Farm Bureau; Gallatin Morning Rotary Club (Member: 2001–2021; President: 2008); Gallatin Rotary Club, Noon
(Member: 1988–2001, 2021–Present; President: 1999); Board Member: Christian Towers, Gallatin, 2005–2014; President: Southeast Community Fire Department,
2002–present; Board Member: World Christian Broadcasting, Nashville, 2004–2014;
Member: Sumner County Board of Health, 1996–2013;
2014 College of Pharmacy at Lipscomb University Affiliate Faculty Member; Leadership Sumner alumni; Member:
Gallatin Chamber of Commerce; Hendersonville Chamber of Commerce; Portland Chamber of Commerce; White House Chamber of Commerce; Westmoreland Chamber of Commerce; Donelson-Hermitage Chamber of Commerce; Trousdale Chamber of Commerce; Tennessee Cattlemen’s Association; NRA.
Service in Public Office: Chair: Ethics Committee; 1st Vice-Chair: Health and Welfare Committee; Member: Education Committee; Finance, Ways and Means Committee;
Rules Committee; Speaker Pro Tempore; Past – Deputy Speaker of the Senate; Republican Senate Caucus Treasurer.
Awards and Honors: Eagle Scout; Paul Harris Fellow, Rotary International; CSG Toll Fellow; TN Chamber of Commerce and Industry Award, 2014; The Arc of Tennessee Legislative Award Recipient, 2015; NFIB Guardian of Small Business,
2016; TN CASA Association, Legislator of the Year, 2017; Distinguished Gallatin High School Alumnus, 2018; Veranda Ministries Hidden Hero Award, 2018; Tennessee
Association of Recovery Court Professionals (TARCP) Rod Bragg Recovery Hero Award, 2018; The American Conservative Union Foundation Conservation
Achievement Award, 2018; Tennessee Pharmacists Association Shelby Rhinehart Award, 2019; Tennessee Optometrists Association Statesman of the Year, 2019;
Good Scout Award, 2019; Bridges Legislative Hero, 2019.
Membership History: 107th; 108th through 112th General Assemblies.
Counties Represented: Sumner, Trousdale, and part of Davidson.