Join us for the sixth annual Nashpreneurs ConferenceEach year, this half-day event brings together small business leadersentrepreneurs, and creatives for an interactive learning conference.




Connect with local business leaders and hear from a carefully curated roster of industry professionals on strategies, tips and tricks for navigating the complex world of running your own business. Learn how you can continue to promote and support your business from experts in the field of marketing, supply chain management, logistics, sales, leadership development, and so much more!

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Theme, location, and agenda will be announced soon!



We are thrilled to announce that our keynote speaker for the conference will be Mignon Francois! Mignon is the Founder and CEO of The Cupcake Collection and the author of Made from Scratch: Finding Success Without a Recipe. Hear more about her new book, and her journey to creating a thriving business and brand.




Keynote Discussion and Q&A with Mignon Francois, Founder and CEO of The Cupcake Collection

9:00 AM

9:10 AM

9:20 AM

10:20 AM

10:35 AM

11:35 AM

11:45 AM

2023 Nashpreneur Award Presentation

Coffee Refresh Break

Angel Investors and Venture Capitalists: Angels or Nightmares?

Networking Break

Banking Relationships 101


Closing Remarks and Giveaway Drawing

Topics and speakers to be announced soon, don't delay in registering for this can't miss event! We'll also honor the 2023 Nashpreneur of the Year, previously held by Marcus Whitney, Founding Partner of Jumpstart Health Investors, and Sam Davidson, CEO and Co-founder of Batch.

Wednesday, August 21 8:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Wednesday, August 21 8:00 AM - 12:00 PM

8:00 AM

8:30 AM

Mignon Francois

The Cupcake Collection

Britney Campbell

Her Bank by Legends Bank

Jon Eisen

Pathway Lending

Nathan Greene

Cairn Financial Group

Kandace Harris

Citizens Savings Bank 

& Trust Co.

Brenton Harrison

New Money, New Problems

Grant Blevins

Health Velocity Capital

Michael Jones


Anna Vija-McClain

Piccolo Solutions

Patrick Johnson

Collective Equity Partners

Khrys Hatch


Eric Johnson

Vanderbilt University

Lane Rhodes

Live Oak Bank

Keith Boling

Regions Bank

Phil Shmerling

Studio Bank

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