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
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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

Blog

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Atlanta-Based Tech and Startup Publication Hypepotamus Expands to Tennessee

Written by Muriel Vega, Associate Editor at Hypepotamus   Hypepotamus, the leading startup- and technology-focused news publication in the Southeast, started as a community resource. Born in the basement of a historic building in the heart of Midtown Atlanta, next to top university Georgia Tech, Hypepotamus was created to fill … read more

Why Nashville, Why Now

Written by Heath Butler, Managing Partner of Gestalt Growth Advisors   Being an entrepreneur is not for the faint of heart. You put your financial future on the line for a venture that – let’s be honest – is more likely to fail than succeed. Overnight, you become the new kid … read more