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November 15, 2017

Middle Tennessee State University Global Entrepreneurship Week

Greg Lewis, CEO, the Tennessee Center for Family Business, will wrap events up with a public address from 1 to 2 pm. Thursday, Nov. 16, in the Student Union Ballroom. Lewis, an expert in organizational management, team building and generational leadership transition, will discuss the ins and outs of running family-owned businesses.


May 11, 2018

Nashville Business Journal Guest Blogger, Greg Lewis

If you've been a part of a family business, even for a little while, you know that unexpected things happen. Plans get changed or derailed. Disagreements arise. Founding family members get side tracked in pursuit of opportunities that no one else is aware of. Things happen...even in the best of family businesses. .




July 3, 2018

The 2018 NEXT Awards + Entrepreneurs' Hall of fame will take place November 1, 2018

The NEXT Awards recognize the entrepreneurs, startups, and entrepreneurial-minded businesses who make a significant impact on the economy in Middle Tennessee. All stages of companies, from emerging startups to well-established market movers, are celebrated during this event as contributors to making Nashville one of the best cities in the U.S. to start a business.

Each year the Nashville Entrepreneur Center inducts a new class into its Entrepreneurs' Hall of Fame. This honor celebrates visionary business leaders and companies who have laid a foundation of support and helped foster entrepreneurship in Nashville. These innovative leaders have made an indelible mark on Music City and represent both the great past and bright future of Nashville.

The selection of winners for the NEXT Awards is a multistage process.  The first round of judging will be led by Nashville CPA firm, Kraft CPAs, with the second round consisting of judges by category. These judges represent Nashville business leaders who demonstrate a strong level of industry expertise, passion for innovation, and exemplary commitment to the startup ecosystem.

The judges include Matt West, Dexterity; Greg Lewis, Tennessee Center for Family Business; Andrew Goldner, GrowthX; Daina Storey, Social Enterprise Alliance; Daniel Oppong, Briovation; Marcus Cobb, Jammber; Jill Van Beke, LaunchTN; Liz Rogers, Anacrusis; Mitch Ballard, DevDigital; Tara Houston, Pathway WBC; Logan Crowell, Helping Our Music Evolve; Don Leyer, Former Chair of SEA- Nashville Chapter; Angela Crane Jones; Justin Levenson; Sandi Hoff, Nashville Technology Council.

August 6, 2018

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Jennifer Lewis and Greg Lewis with the Tennessee Center for Family Business enjoyed judging Murat Arik PhD Strategic Management Class Strategic Plan Competition at Middle Tennessee State University. Wonderful group of future business leaders.