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The Company Lab Team

Lindsey Cox
Lindsey CoxChief Executive Officer
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Katie Hendrix
Katie HendrixChief of Staff
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Kirk Burton
Kirk BurtonProgram Director
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Zac Beker
Zac BekerPrograms Administrator
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Hailey Kleban
Hailey KlebanIntern

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