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LBMC Business for Entrepreneurs

  • The Nashville Entrepreneur Center 41 Peabody Street Nashville, TN 37210 (map)

 LBMC Business for Entrepreneurs


DATE: Thursday, November 7, 2013 • TIME:  1:00pm - 3:00pm

LOCATION:  The Nashville Entrepreneur Center, 41 Peabody Street in the Learning Center


Jim Meade, Welcome and Introductions, 1:00pm – 1:05pm

Mr. Meade, a Certified Public Accountant, has over twenty years of accounting and auditing experience with clients in a variety of industries, including venture capital or private equity backed entities. These entities include start-up enterprises, companies with business acquisition focus, and numerous technology related companies. Mr. Meade is the accounting and assurance partner in charge of this industry sector. READ MORE

Allen Hovious, Know What to Say, And When to Say It (What Investors are Really Looking For), 1:05pm – 1:35pm

Allen has been heavily involved with the development and implementation of strategic plans and marketing plans for international, national and local clients.  Prior to owning his own consulting practice, he was the driving force for implementing corporate strategic and marketing plans at the Jack Daniels Distillery for eight years.  His primary responsibilities were to leverage the brand’s unique character to a growing and multi-faceted target audience while continuing to build valuable brand equity for future use. READ MORE

Brian Tate, Start-ups Have Options – Knowing When to Outsource, 1:45pm – 2:15pm

Brian, a Certified Public Accountant, has over 20 years of diversified experience with a variety of industries including healthcare, technology, manufacturing, distribution, service, and not-for-profit organizations. He has experience in all areas of accounting and audit matters. Brian’s prior work experience includes employment at a Nashville regional firm as well as a national public accounting firm.

Jim Meade, Building a Business for Acquisition or Investors, 2:25pm – 2:55pm


Earlier Event: November 6
Catalyst Education: Operations, Part 1
Later Event: November 7