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Board of Directors

FY20 Board Meetings 

Jan. 16, 2020, 10 A.M. - noon April 16, 2020, 10 A.M. - noon

LaunchTN Board of Directors meetings are open to the public. For location and other details, contact info@launchtn.org.

Bob Rolfe
Commissioner Tennessee Department of Economic & Community Development (Chairman)
Bio

Calvin Anderson
President
Clear Strategies Group
Bio

A.J. Bahou
Partner
Waller Lansden Dortch & Davis, LLP
Bio

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Tom Ballard
Chief Alliance Officer
Pershing Yoakley & Associates (Emeritus)
Bio

Alan Bentley

Alan Bentley
Assistant Vice Chancellor-Center for Technology Transfer & Commercialization
Vanderbilt University
Bio

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Stephen Crawford
Senior Vice President & Chief Technology Officer
Eastman Chemical Company
Bio

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Dr. Brian DeBusk
Chief Executive Officer
DeRoyal Industries, Inc.
Bio

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Bruce Doeg
Shareholder
Baker Donelson Bearman Caldwell & Berkowitz (Emeritus)
Bio

Shawn Glinter
Founder & Chief Executive Officer
Pendant Biosciences, Inc.
Bio

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Marci Harris
Chief Executive Officer
POPVOX
Bio

Dr. H.M. “Hash” Hashemian
President & Chief Executive Officer
Analysis and Measurement Services Corporation
Bio

Patsy Hazlewood
State Representative
Tennessee State Legislature
Bio

Susan Lynn
State Representative
Tennessee State Legislature

Bio

Kristina Montague
Managing Partner
The JumpFund
Bio

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Dr. Brian Noland
President
East Tennessee State University
Bio

Dawn Patrick
Managing Partner
Cherry Bekaert
Bio

Dr. Stacey Patterson
Vice President for Research, Outreach and Economic Development
University of Tennessee, Knoxville
Bio

Julia Polk
Chief Strategy Officer
Decode Health
Bio

Denny Wayne Robinson
County Executive
White County Tennessee
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Richard Smith
Regional President of the US
and Executive Vice President of Global Support
FedEx Express
Bio

David S. Waddell
President, Chief Executive Officer & Chief Investment Strategist
Waddell and Associates, LLC.

Bio

Bo Watson
State Senator
Tennessee State Legislature

Bio

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Frank Williamson
Founder & CEO
Oaklyn Consulting
Bio

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Dr. Thomas Zacharia
Laboratory Director
Oak Ridge National Laboratory
Bio

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