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The Company Lab Team

Lindsey Cox
Lindsey CoxChief Executive Officer
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Kirk Burton
Kirk BurtonDirector of Operations
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Chloe Morrison
Chloe MorrisonDirector of Communications
Zac Beker
Zac BekerGrants and Programs Manager
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Lya Kimbrough
Lya KimbroughManager of Capital Access and Community Engagement
Armon Butler
Armon ButlerOperations Coordinator

Our team is supported by a network of dedicated mentors and diverse partners who invest countless hours and endless energy into our startups.

Board of Directors

George Brown, ChairCEO, Aegle Gear
Travis Lytle, Vice ChairSVP, SmartBank
Wade Hinton, SecretaryVP of Diversity and Inclusion, Unum
Bernard Harris, TreasurerPrincipal Consultant, Financial Reporting, BCBST
Kristina Montague, At-LargeManaging Partner, The JumpFund
Rick Hitchcock, At-LargeAttorney and Shareholder, Chambliss, Bahner and Stophel
Deb SociaPresident and CEO, The Enterprise Center
Charlie BrockPresident Emeritus, Launch Tennessee
Sheldon GrizzleCo-founder, Chattanooga Football Club
Dr. Tom LyonsChair of Excellence in Entrepreneurship, UTC College of Business
Roy KeithPartner, Stonington Partners
Mattias JannerboAttorney, Miller & Martin PLLC
Tangela JohnsonPresident and CEO, North Georgia Center for Educational Excellence
Stefanie CroweChief Inspiration Officer, The JumpFund
Mickey CloudSVP, VaynerMedia
George YuFounder, Variable, Inc.
Santosh SankarCo-founder & Director, Dynamo
Mark McKnightPresident, Reflection Riding
Rebekah Elkins SharpePartner, Transparency Health
Cherita AllenDeputy Administrator of Economic Development, City of Chattanooga