Board

Bob Rolfe
Bob Rolfe Commissioner Tennessee Department of Economic & Community Development (Chairman) Bio
A.J. Bahou Founder and Managing Member Bahou Law PLLC Bio
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Jack Bailey Partner Bailey Southwell & Co Bio
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Tom Ballard Chief Alliance Officer Pershing Yoakley & Associates (Emeritus) Bio
Stephen Crawford Headshot
Stephen Crawford Senior Vice President and Chief Technology Officer Eastman Chemical Company Bio
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Alan Bentley Assistant Vice Chancellor-Center for Technology Transfer & Commercialization Vanderbilt University Bio
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Dr. Brian DeBusk Chief Executive Officer DeRoyal Industries, Inc. Bio
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Bruce Doeg Chairman-Business Department Baker Donelson Bearman Caldwell & Berkowitz (Emeritus) Bio
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Dan Eldridge Washington County Mayor Bio
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Marci Harris Chief Executive Officer POPVOX Bio
Patsy Hazelwood State Representative Tennessee State Legislature Bio
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Brian Noland President East Tennessee State University Website
Sen. Mark Norris Headshot
Mark Norris State Senator Tennessee State Legislature Bio
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Jim Phillips Chairman & Chief Executive Officer NanoMech Bio
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Richard Smith Managing Director-Life Sciences & Specialty Services Federal Express Bio
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Frank Williamson Founder & Managing Partner Oaklyn Consulting Bio
Dr. Thomas Zacharia Headshot
Dr. Thomas Zacharia Deputy for Science & Technology Oak Ridge National Laboratory Bio

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Launch Tennessee Announces Discover Entrepreneurship Grant Partners

Nashville, Tenn., (November 17, 2017) – Launch Tennessee (LaunchTN) announced today partners who were selected to receive Discover Entrepreneurship Grants, a LaunchTN funding initiative that supports entrepreneurial programming for rural and under-served communities. Through the grant, schools and organizations applied for funding to implement technological and entrepreneurial programs benefiting youth … read more

EPIcenter Memphis President and CEO Joins Inaugural Center for American Entrepreneurship Board of Directors

Nashville, Tenn., (November 6, 2017) – Leslie Lynn Smith, president and CEO of EPIcenter, has joined the Board of Directors for the Center for American Entrepreneurship (CAE), a nonpartisan policy, research, and advocacy organization. CAE’s mission is to engage policymakers in Washington, and at the state and local level across the nation, regarding … read more