About Us

The Greater Nashville Auburn Club is an officially chartered group of Auburn University alumni & friends located in the Greater Nashville Metro Area.

With more than 4,800 Auburn alumni in the area, the Greater Nashville Auburn Club is one of the largest clubs outside of Alabama.

Meet the Board

Evan Thomas, President

Originally from Dothan, Ala., Evan graduated from Auburn in 2007 with a degree in communication.

As a student, Evan was involved in FarmHouse Fraternity, Auburn University Singers, Concert Choir and served as a Plainsman. From 2004-2006, he was a “Friend of Aubie,” winning the title of UCA National Mascot Champion in 2006.

Since graduation, he has lived in Nashville, Washington, D.C. and back in Auburn, where he worked as the recruiter for the College of Liberal Arts and as the Development Associate for the College of Architecture, Design, & Construction.

In 2018, he returned to Nashville - for good - to join his twin brother in real estate. Evan lives in Sylvan Heights with his goldendoodle, Django.

Sam Rives, Vice President

Hailing from Pelham, Ala., Sam graduated from Auburn in 2005 with a degree in public administration.

 

From 2000-2004, he was a member of the Auburn Tigers football team, including the 13-0, SEC Championship season his senior year. Sam was also involved in Fellowship of Christian Athletes and is a member of the Auburn Football Lettermen Club,

 

He moved to Nashville in 2012 and works in medical device sales. Sam lives in Brentwood with his wife Katie and children Finley and Luke.

Lindsay Parriott, Secretary

Born and raised in Birmingham, Ala., Lindsay graduated in 2005 with a degree in public relations.

While at Auburn, she was a Camp War Eagle counselor, a member of Alpha Delta Pi and the Student Government Association, and was named Miss Homecoming 2004.

After moving to Nashville in 2006, Lindsay worked in events and catering at the Country Music Hall of Fame and Museum for ten years. She traded boots for backpacks in 2018 and now works in the college counseling office at a local private school.

She lives in Franklin with her husband Matthew and sons Sanders and John Lewis.