2451 Atrium Way #122 Nashville, TN

615-826-7861

2451 Atrium Way #122

Nashville TN 37214

615-826-7861

info@bcholdingsllc.com

Our Leadership Team

Saundra Buckingham Curry
Co-Founder, COO and EMBA

Saundra B. Curry is the Co-founder and COO of BC Holdings of TN, LLC. Before joining BCH, Saundra spent over two decades in the financial services industry. During her journey, she was recognized for her many achievements in the areas of personal financial advisory, client satisfaction, sales, product development, and financial strategic planning. In addition, She served as an accomplished, certified, and licensed investment advisor. Currently, Saundra is an authority in the personal finance arena and a personal financial educator. Saundra is co-developer of Destination: Financial Wellness (online financial wellness engagement platform), co-author of the award-winning Financial Wellness Toolkit (comprehensive financial planning program), Exit Strategy (collegiate financial and post-graduate wellness planner), Wealth Starter (financial software products), and FinTips (monthly personal financial newsletter). Throughout her career, Saundra has established and served as an active board member and volunteer for several community organizations. A native of Nashville, Saundra received a B.S. from The University of Tennessee at Chattanooga and earned an Executive MBA from Vanderbilt Owen School of Management. Saundra currently lives in Hendersonville, TN with her husband, Sidney. They have two children and attend The Temple Church in Nashville, TN.

Sidney T. Curry
Co-Founder, President & CEO, and Combat Veteran

Sidney Curry is the Co-founder, President/CEO of BC Holdings of TN, LLC. He is an authority in the personal finance arena and has been a personal financial educator for nearly twenty years. Before joining BC Holdings of TN, he enjoyed a successful career in entrepreneurship and sales consultancy in the restaurant and service industry as Managing Partner where he managed multi-million dollar budgets.
Sidney also established and managed a service-focused training and development firm for multi-chain restaurants.

Sidney is co-developer of Destination: Financial Wellness (online financial wellness engagement platform), co-author of the award-winning Financial Wellness Toolkit (comprehensive financial planning program), Exit Strategy (collegiate financial and post-graduate wellness planner), Wealth Starter (financial software products), FinTips (monthly personal financial newsletter).

A native of Troy, Alabama, Sidney received a B.S. from Belmont University in Nashville, TN. He is a founding member and board member of several community boards in Middle Tennessee. Sidney is a service-disabled, combat-veteran with eight total service years (active and reserve duty) serving during the Gulf War in Dhahran, Saudi Arabia, and Iraq with the 101st Airborne Infantry, Ft. Campbell, KY, and the 1st Infantry Division Forward, Stuttgart, Germany.

Sidney currently lives in Hendersonville, TN with his lovely wife, Saundra. They have two children and they attend The Temple Church in Nashville, TN.

Vilia Steele
Program Support Specialist

Vilia Steele is the Program Support Specialist at BC Holdings of TN, LLC. Vilia has been a team member of BCH for 10 years as a transcriber, content editor, and analyst. At heart, she is a thespian, writer, producer, visual artist, and aspiring master gardener.

Vilia has used her innate talents to take BCH to the next level. In her free time, she volunteers to assist homeless communities and coaches aspiring actresses and actors. Villa is a native of Nashville, TN and is currently teleworking from Atlanta, GA.

Dave Darkow
Retirement Subject Matter Expert

Dave Darkow is a valued member of our team, teaching retirement courses here at BC Holdings of TN. Dave holds B.S. degree from University of Akron and is a graduate of Social Security Staff Development Program. Dave has traveled nationally to present Mid-Career, New Employee Benefits Briefings, and Retirement Seminars (FERS and BRS). He is recognized by numerous Federal Agencies as one of nation’s top experts in Federal Retirement Benefits. He has successfully conducted these seminars for the last twenty-six years. He received Outstanding Instructor Award from USDA Graduate School and is the most frequently requested instructor for USDA Graduate School-Midwest Region.

Hanna Miller
Office Manager

Hanna C. Miller is the Office Manager of BC Holdings of TN, LLC. She is the glue that keeps everything together and moving. Prior to joining Team BCH, Hanna held many leadership roles. Her experience includes serving in the United States Army and managing the ICU/ Stepdown Unit at a local hospital.
During her management journey, she has been recognized for her ability to lead, inspire growth, and boost company performance.

Originally from Oregon, Hanna attended Sullivan University in Louisville, Kentucky and graduated with a B.S. in Business Management. She also graduated from the United States Army Cyber Center of Excellence in 2018 at the top of her class. Hanna holds many IT certifications to include SCIP (Security Cooperation Information Portal).

Hanna currently lives in Trenton, KY with her husband who is currently serving in the United States Army and has two fur babies.

Samantha Henderson
Digital Program Manager

Samantha Henderson is the Digital Program Manager for BCH. Joining the firm in 2022, Samantha functions as the programmer and designer for all online customization and presence of materials, including BCH’s online Destination: Financial Wellness LMS Program. Responsibilities also include fashioning personalized designs, developing suitable language for target audiences, and creating an impactful user experience. With a strong background in integrated marketing communication and graphic design, Samantha works closely with programming and sales to establish intriguing strategies and develop uniquely tailored materials specifically designed to encourage engagement.

Prior to joining BC Holdings of TN, Samantha attended the University of Mississippi, where she graduated with a M.S. in Integrated Marketing Communication. Originally from Memphis, TN, She worked in both nonprofit and communication-centric settings while serving the community through volunteerism.

With BC Holdings of TN, Samantha seeks to continue the development of technology forward simulations, activities, engagement, and content for clients and end-users. The overarching goal is to keep DFW’s “Balanced Abundance”; approach as the cornerstone of one’s financial wellness journey while pushing the boundaries of technology.

Clarence Colbert
IT Director

Clarence is the IT Director of BCH – Information Technology (IT) Solutions. Clarence has over 25 years of experience in various areas of computer operations, information assurance, leadership, and program/project management. Clarence served over 20 years in the United States Army where he worked in the areas of acquisition, computer operations, design/build classified data centers, information assurance, information technology, and program/project management.

Clarence received a Bachelor of Science (B.S.) Degree in Mathematics from Northwestern State University, Natchitoches, LA and a Master of Arts (M.A.) Degree in Computer Resources Management from Webster University, St. Louis, Missouri. Clarence also graduated from Arizona State University’s
Thunderbird’s School of Global Management with a Global Masters in Business Administration (Global MBA) Degree located in Glendale, AZ.

Leonard Tharpe
Division Manager, IT Solutions – Veteran

Leonard is the BCH Division Manager, Information Technology (IT) Solutions. His responsibilities include selecting and implementing suitable technology to streamline an organization’s operations and to optimize their strategic benefits by designing and customizing technological systems and platforms to improve the customer experience. Leonard has over 35 years of experience in various areas of computer science and information technologies, serving in both technical and management positions. He is currently an Adjunct Professor at Austin Peay State University in Clarksville, Tennessee and Trevecca Nazarene University in Nashville.

Leonard received a Bachelor of Science degree in Computer Science from Austin Peay State University in 1982. He later received a Master of Science degree in Management Information Systems from the University of Southern California and a Master of Science degree in Computer Science from the U. S. Naval Postgraduate School in Monterey, California.

Leonard served 20 years in the United States Army where he worked in the areas of information technology, acquisition/procurement and communications-electronics.

Clarence received a Bachelor of Science (B.S.) Degree in Mathematics from Northwestern State University, Natchitoches, LA and a Master of Arts (M.A.) Degree in Computer Resources Management from Webster University, St. Louis, Missouri. Clarence also graduated from Arizona State University’s
Thunderbird’s School of Global Management with a Global Masters in Business Administration (Global MBA) Degree located in Glendale, AZ.