Meet The Board
President and Chair
Barbara Batson was born and raised in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania before moving to Tennessee, where she was employed as a Business Analyst in both health care support and financial management environments. Barbara moved to Dickson County becoming accustomed to a rural lifestyle where she became a Master Gardener and raised free-range chickens. During her membership with the YMCA, a passion was ignited for aquatic fitness. She became a lead aquatic exercise trainer.
In 1995, Mrs. Batson earned Aquatic Fitness Professional Certification from Aquatic Exercise Association (AEA). In 1998, Batson joined the Vanderbilt Dayani Center group fitness instructor team where she continues to teach aquatic exercise for special populations and provides aquatic personal training with focus on neurological diagnoses. Mrs. Batson was the 2014 recipient of the AEA Lifetime Achievement Award. Her affiliation with the Aquatic Therapy Rehab Institute, since 1995, continues as a faculty member and On-Site Education Liaison. In 2014, Batson was the ATRI Dolphin Award recipient.
Barbara continues to be involved with the Arthritis Foundation, National Multiple Sclerosis Society, the American Parkinson Disease Association, and Vanderbilt Parkinson’s Disease Clinic Center of Excellence.
Mrs. Batson combined her love of travel and aquatics by joining the Fun & Fitness Travel Club team, first hosting cruise groups and leading aqua classes at sea.
Mrs. Batson is serving her second term as Vista Points board member and current President. She is pleased to add diversity to the group and to help raise awareness of Special Needs Trusts of those within her sphere of influence.
Chris holds a Bachelor of Science in Mechanical Engineering from the U.S. Naval Academy and a Juris Doctor degree from the College of William and Mary School of Law. He is a member of the Tennessee Bar Association, serves on the Board of Directors of VFW Post 9851 in Hendersonville, and is a member of Rotary International Gallatin Noon Club and Our Lady of the Lake Catholic Church.
Commissioned as a Second Lieutenant in the United States Marine Corps after graduation from the U.S. Naval Academy, Chris’ career included multiple deployments to Japan and Afghanistan. He served in a number of roles including but not limited to Infantry Officer, Judge Advocate, and Deputy Chief Legal Advisor to the to the Afghanistan National Army. Prior to his retirement from military service in 2014, Chris had achieved the rank of Major and was heading the Legal Services Support Team serving Marine Corps Air Station, Cherry Point, North Carolina. After relocating to the Nashville area, Chris previously worked at a law firm where his practice included elder law, estate planning and administration, probate law, and VA benefits planning.
When Chris is not serving clients, he enjoys swimming, sailing, hunting, and coaching Little League baseball.
Bryson Eubanks attended Carson-Newman University where he played baseball and earned a Bachelor of Arts Degree in Psychology in 2004. He received a Master of Arts degree in Gerontology, with a concentration in administration, from Appalachian State University in 2006. In 2008, Bryson began working as the public benefits specialist at the Takacs McGinness Elder Law Practice, then transitioned to work with the Elder Law Practice of Nashville. Bryson returned to college and graduated from Nashville School of Law in 2019. He joined the Kane and Crowell Law Firm that same year. Bryson watched his grandmother and her siblings take care of his great-grandmother during the last years of her life. He new then that he wanted to make a difference in the lives of families, as they work through the difficult and winding maze of aging.
Bryson draws upon his experience to assist clients in Elder Law, Medicaid Planning, Veterans Benefits Planning, Estate Planning and Probate Matters. He is a member of the Mount Juliet Breakfast Rotary, The Tennessee Bar Association Elder Law Executive Council, and a member of the 15th Judicial Bar Association.
Bryson resides in Nashville, Tennessee with his wife, Miller, and their son. During his free time, Bryson enjoys time on Old Hickory Lake, volunteering in the community and Braves baseball.
Geoffrey Herring is a proud husband, father, and community member, an independent thinker, a team player, and an advocate for those unable to advocate for themselves. Geoffrey is a three time graduate of Middle Tennessee State University. Geoffrey’s professional life is centered around retirement/personal financial solutions and healthcare, collectively. As a result of, and following a five year engagement as Director of Admissions at a regional Continuing Care Retirement Community, Geoffrey saw the need for retirement planning inclusive of long-term (health) care planning, and the impact not planning has on far too many individuals and families. Thus, Geoffrey began serving the long-term health care, financial, and retirement needs of residents in Middle Tennessee directly in 1999, and formed Insured Financial Solutions in 2007.
Geoffrey is Board Member and Past President of the Rutherford County Council on Aging, a member of the Murfreesboro Exchange Club, a Leadership Rutherford Graduate, an active member of the Boy Scouts of America and the Rutherford County Chamber of Commerce, and Past Board Member for One Goal Sports, Senior Services Network, and Middle Tennessee Healthcare Executives Association.
Geoffrey is dedicated to sharing his vast and varied experiences in life so that others may learn from his successes, and his failures, for in the latter, growth is unmistakable.
Geoffrey resides in Middle Tennessee with his wife, Kim. Their two children, Skyler and Chandler, are pursuing their undergraduate degrees at this time. Geoffrey believes it is through these two children that his sun surely rises!
Scott Maulsby is security manager for Allied Universal Security in Nashville, TN. As a leader of over 40 armed guards, Scott
encourages everyone to develop their skills while staying active in the local community. He has a passion for giving back to his
community and strives to make a difference in the lives of children.
Scott has served on numerous Boards and assisted with a first of its kind merger in Florida combining 2 organizations that have
become a strong force for advocacy in the lives of children. Scott also builds and trains church security teams with Michael Mann Security Services and serves churches in Middle TN, throughout the United States and in Nigeria and Australia.
He is also an Ironman, Half Ironman and a Marathon Finisher and fought in the 2008 Pennsylvania State Golden Gloves tournament. Scott is a graduate of Virginia Tech with a Bachelor of Science in Industrial Systems Engineering.
Currently, Scott resides in Lebanon, TN with his wife, Carrie, and three children (Jackson, Zoie and Ridley). Scott and Carrie are former foster parents of the year (2014) in Florida and have adopted 2 children, 1 with special needs.
Kathy Tack is the Pastor of Generations of Grace church in Lebanon, Tennessee. She led a team in planting the church in 2013 after serving with a nearby congregation as Children’s Pastor and Adult Discipleship Pastor. She also leads a ministry of the church called The Faith Store, providing a marketplace for goods hand-made by survivors of human trafficking, deep poverty and addiction. Kathy and Generations are heavily involved in our community, particularly in helping those who face homelessness, addiction and special needs. They strive to be a congregation where every person is valued and growing in their discovery of who God has made them to be.
Prior to entering ministry, Kathy worked in corporate Human Resources with organizations in the healthcare administration and banking industries. Kathy earned a Bachelor’s degree in Psychology from Middle Tennessee State University and an MBA from the Owen Graduate School of Management at Vanderbilt. After answering the call to ministry, she returned to school for a Master’s in Religion from Trevecca University. She is ordained through the Church of God (Anderson, IN), and serves as the Credentials Coordinator for Tennessee Ministries, assisting pastoral candidates through the training and ordination process.
Kathy is the proud mother of two adult children, Kelsey (who is married to Weston) and Ryan. She is also discovering the new joy of being a grandmother to Alaina and Easton. She, her husband Allen and mother-in-law Anne live in Lebanon, Tennessee.
“I have been working with Vista Points for over 10 years now. When you keep coming back to a group for that long, they must be doing something right. I truly believe they care about those that they serve.”-B. Eubanks
Know what you are risking by not taking advantage of the protection offered by a Special Needs Trust. Vista Points can connect you to the resources to establish a Special Needs Trust, all with your specific and individual needs in mind.