Nashville has immediately built up a notoriety for being perhaps the best city in America for business people. Subsequently, a considerable lot of the nation’s most gifted pioneers have made Nashville their home. The Nashville Business Journal has welcomed a portion of these heads to join a system of pioneers, the Trust, to share their experience and understanding as they further the city’s way of life of cooperation and development.
Become acquainted with a portion of these pioneers underneath. At that point, in case you’re a Nashville business pioneer, apply to join the Trust or designate a remarkable competitor.
Forthright Mastrapasqua welcome to join Nashville Business Journal Leadership Trust
Nashville Business Journal Leadership Trust is an Invitation-Only Community for Top Business Decision Makers in Middle Tennessee
Straightforward Mastrapasqua, Ph.D., Principal, Chairman and Chief Investment Officer of M Capital Advisors, has been welcome to join Nashville Business Journal Leadership Trust, an elite network for persuasive business pioneers, heads, and business visionaries in Middle Tennessee.
Mastrapasqua was picked for enrollment by the Nashville Business Journal Leadership Trust Selection Committee because of his experience, initiative, and impact in the nearby business scene and past. A Ph.D. market analyst, Mastrapasqua has more than 45 years of involvement with both fund and the scholarly community, including broad Wall Street experience and 25 years as the organizer and head of his Nashville-based resource the executives firm.
“It is an amazing privilege to contribute my insight to the Nashville people group,” said Frank Mastrapasqua. “I am excited to join this group and have the option to utilize the Leadership Trust stage to talk about well-known themes in money that help individuals in their own and expert lives.”
Mastrapasqua recognizes as an instructor on a fundamental level who appreciates contributing his experience and astuteness to associates just as the up and coming age of the account and business experts. He has educated as an educator at Northeastern University, the University of Houston, Belmont University (Jack C. Massey School of Business), and as a subordinate teacher at New York University (NYU).
Since establishing M Capital Advisors in 1993, Mastrapasqua has not just seen the huge development and advancement of the City of Nashville, however, has been a functioning individual from the network whose regarded experiences ought to be generally welcomed by the Nashville business network.
As a welcomed part
As a welcomed part, Mastrapasqua will compose and contribute articles to the Nashville Business Journal site and take an interest close by individual individuals in Expert Panels. He will interface and team up with a confirmed system of neighborhood pioneers in an individual just index and a private gathering on the gathering’s portable application.
“The Nashville Business Journal Leadership Trust group is respected to invite Frank Mastrapasqua to our patron network,” said Nashville Business Journal Leadership Trust. “We anticipate helping him raise his own image and position him to additionally affect the Nashville business network and past.”
Mastrapasqua was picked for participation by the Nashville Business Journal Leadership Trust Selection Committee because of his experience, initiative, and impact in the neighborhood business scene and past. A Ph.D. market analyst, Mastrapasqua has more than 45 years of involvement with both fund and the scholarly world, including broad Wall Street experience and 25 years as the originator and head of his Nashville-based resource the board firm.
“It is a significant privilege to contribute my insight to the Nashville people group,” said Frank Mastrapasqua. “I am excited to join this group and have the option to utilize the Leadership Trust stage to talk about mainstream subjects in money that help individuals in their own and expert lives.”
Mastrapasqua recognizes as an instructor on the most fundamental level who appreciates contributing his experience and insight to partners just as the up and coming age of the account and business experts. He has educated as a teacher at Northeastern University, the University of Houston, Belmont University (Jack C. Massey School of Business), and as a subordinate teacher at New York University (NYU).
Since establishing M Capital Advisors in 1993, Mastrapasqua has not just seen the colossal development and advancement of the City of Nashville, however, has been a functioning individual from the network whose regarded experiences ought to be generally welcomed by the Nashville business network.
As a welcomed part, Mastrapasqua will compose and contribute articles to the Nashville Business Journal site and take an interest in nearby individual individuals in Expert Panels. He will associate and work together with a considered system of neighborhood pioneers in individuals just registry and a private gathering on the gathering’s portable application.
“The Nashville Business Journal Leadership Trust group is regarded to invite Frank Mastrapasqua to our donor network,” said Nashville Business Journal Leadership Trust. “We anticipate helping him hoist his own image and position him to additionally affect the Nashville business network and past.”
Andy Marshall, CEO, A. Marshall Hospitality
On the off chance that you live in Nashville, you’re most likely acquainted with Puckett’s Grocery and Restaurant. Notwithstanding, you may not think about the man behind it.
Andy Marshall has been in the food business since he was a youngster working nearby his father at the family market in Franklin, Tennessee.
In the wake of moving on from school, Andy purchased his first store at age 26. He proceeded to possess a few Piggly Wiggly stores all through the Southeast. Notwithstanding, with his affection for cooking, network, and music, Andy felt excessively far expelled from his qualities. In 1998, he sold his stores and bought a solitary area in Leiper’s Fork. It was called Puckett’s Grocery and Restaurant.
Throughout the following scarcely any years, Andy changed the market into a café and music scene and has since ventured into various areas over the district.
Andy lives in Franklin with his better half, Jan. They have three developed kids, some of whom work in the privately-owned company. In his leisure time, Andy adores investing energy with his grandkids, voyaging, and doing café research.
Jessica Averbuch, CEO, Zeitlin Sotheby’s International Realty
Jessica Averbuch started her land profession in 2001 with Zeitlin and Company Realtors. After fifteen years she became CEO at a similar organization (presently Zeitlin Sotheby’s International Realty), one of Nashville’s chief private land firms.
As CEO, Jessica drives the organization’s key vision and conveys forward the basic beliefs and inheritance of the firm. Jessica knows the business all around and is effectively engaged with specialist recruiting, training, and mentorship. Jessica likewise drives the Zeitlin Charitable Fund activities that fund-raise to profit various nearby not-for-profits.
She and her better half live in a notable Nashville neighborhood and have two kids. In her extra time, Jessica appreciates perusing, exploiting Nashville’s scenic routes, and running races.
Kevin McCutcheon, President, and Founder, Flight Solutions, Inc.
With an enthusiasm for flying, Kevin McCutcheon got his pilot’s permit at age 17 while living in Minnesota. From that point forward, he has dedicated his life to everything flying, logging more than 11,000 flight hours. And running an aeronautics administration organization for as long as 28 years.
The business originally began in 1991 as StarStruck Jet Aviation. Kevin and bluegrass music symbol Reba McEntire saw a chance to serve the music business by giving access to a considered. Believed sanction administration for performers and heads. They developed the business into a chief fly administrator. After six years, perceiving the chance to serve extra business areas. Kevin gained the business from McEntire and renamed it Flight Solutions.
Kevin holds a degree in business avionics and an expert pilot’s permit.
Mignon Francois, CEO, and Founder, The Cupcake Collection
Mignon Francois was a homemaker in Nashville, attempting to make a decent living and take care of the tabs. A radio program enlivened her to begin holding heat deals. She didn’t think a lot about preparing, however after some time the bustling mother got the hang of all that she could. With assistance from her grandma and girls.
In the long run, neighbors paid heed to her cupcakes. Including one who approached her to heat occasion cupcakes for each of the 600 of their customers.
She opened up shop in noteworthy Germantown, first from her family’s home, and afterward by means of a food truck. Almost 10 years after the fact the business is thriving with various retail facade areas — remembering one for New Orleans, Mignon’s home city.
Mignon has earned acknowledgment as a “Lady of Legend and Merit” by Tennessee State University.
Alex Tolbert, Founder, and CEO, Bernard Health
Alex Tolbert established Bernard Health since he was energetic about taking care of issues in social insurance. It was 2006, and Alex was as yet an understudy chipping away at his MBA and a law degree.
Initially, a medical coverage financier concentrated on wellbeing bank accounts, Therefore Alex has developed Bernard Health to envelop total HR. Advantages and social insurance answers for managers and people.
His leader item is BerniePortal, an HR organization stage that assists businesses with overseeing onboarding. Finance, advantages and that’s only the tip of the iceberg. However, today, in excess of 200 different businesses in 42 unique states have embraced BerniePortal as their HR foundation of decision.
Alex’s prosperity has made him a broadly perceived master in wellbeing, advantages, and HR innovation. He was a 2019 Best in Business Award finalist.
Brittany Hodak, Keynote Speaker, and Cofounder, The Superfan Company
Brittany Hodak is a keynote speaker and grant-winning business person. She established The Superfan Company (previously Zinepack) in 2011 with Kim Kaupe. They intended to make select diversion bundles to motivate “superfans” of famous people and brands.
The prime supporters showed up on ABC’s “Shark Tank” in 2015 and got $725,000 in financing. Which permitted them to additionally scale and develop.
From that point forward, Brittany and her organization have helped a portion of the world’s top performers. And brands draw in a huge number of fans through imaginative battles, stock creation, and promotion. Customers have included Walmart, Disney, Amazon, Shawn Mendes, Katy Perry, the Boston Red Sox, and some more.
Brittany has been welcome to address associations over the world including American Express, WeWork, Inc. also, the United Nations. She has distributed in excess of 350 idea authority articles for an assortment of national media including Forbes, Adweek. And Success, and she has been highlighted on shows for CNBC, Bloomberg, Fox News, NBC, and CBS.
Conceived in Oklahoma, Brittany earned her single guy’s in PR and promoting from the University of Central Arkansas. And her lord’s in showcasing from Baruch College in New York City.
Regardless of whether you’re searching for startup support or an innovative domain to associate with your nearby business network. The individuals from the Nashville Business Journal Leadership Trust have you secured.