FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Tennessee Business Roundtable Elects 2017 Officers
NASHVILLE, Tenn., Jan. 24, 2017 – At its meeting on January 19, 2017, the Board of Directors of the Tennessee Business Roundtable (“TBR”, “the Roundtable”; www.tbroundtable.org) elected nine senior-level state business leaders to serve as its Officers for the 2017 term.
Elected annually from among the Roundtable’s member company representatives, TBR’s Officers provide strategic direction and oversight to the Nashville-based state business policy group. TBR’s 2017 Officer slate is comprised of senior Tennessee business professionals from a variety of the state’s business sectors, including health care, investment services, technology, law, retail, and human resources.
Elected on January 19, TBR’s 2017 Officers are:
Chair—Margaret O. Dolan, President and CEO, LocalShares Knowledge, LLC (http://localshares.com), Nashville
Vice Chair—William “Tinker” Kelly, President and CEO, Voluntary Employee Benefit Advisors, Inc. (http://veba1.com), Nashville
Secretary—David Paschall, COO & General Manager, TractManager, Inc. (http://www.tractmanager.com), Chattanooga
Treasurer—William A. “Zan” Blue, Jr., Managing Member—Nashville, Constangy, Brooks, Smith & Prophete, LLP (https://www.constangy.com/firm-offices-nashville.html), Nashville
Regional Vice President, East—Jason Nordin, SVP of Operations and Facility Revenue, Pilot Flying J Corporation (https://pilotflyingj.com), Knoxville
Regional Vice President, Middle—Anthony C. Kimbrough, CEO, Farm Bureau Health Plans (http://www.fbhealthplans.com), Columbia
Regional Vice President, West—Jason Little, President & CEO, Baptist Memorial Health Care (http://www.baptistonline.org), Memphis
General Counsel—Dan Haskell, Partner, Gullett Sanford Robinson & Martin PLLC (http://gsrm.com), Nashville
President—Patrick J. Sheehy, President, Tennessee Business Roundtable, Nashville
“TBR’s members believe that an educated, healthy populace and sound state fiscal policies are the primary drivers of Tennessee’s vibrant economy,” commented 2017 TBR Chair Margaret Dolan (LocalShares Knowledge, LLC, Nashville). “I look forward to working with top business leaders across our great state as the Roundtable seeks to become the most respected and influential policy voice for Tennessee’s business community,” she added.
ABOUT THE TENNESSEE BUSINESS ROUNDTABLE
Founded in 1983, the Tennessee Business Roundtable (TBR) develops and implements pro-business public policy that optimizes the quality of life and well-being of all Tennesseans. Led by senior officials and strategic thinkers representing many of Tennessee’s most-respected business enterprises, TBR takes a collaborative approach to public policy development. TBR has partnered successfully with five Governors and hundreds of other business, non-profit and government stakeholders to create and promote policies which have contributed significantly to the success of the Volunteer State’s economy and people, particularly in the area of public education. Guided by the belief that an educated, healthy populace and sound state fiscal policies are the primary drivers of Tennessee’s vibrant economy, TBR brings together ideas, information and thought leaders with a view to becoming the most respected and influential policy voice for Tennessee’s business community.
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Patrick Sheehy, firstname.lastname@example.org, (615) 255-5877