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How To Foster Entrepreneurship For A Rising State

The Startup Life

Release Date: 11/14/2019

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In this episode, we sit down with Margaret Dolan(President & CEO of LaunchTN) as she with us being born in Memphis but growing up in Canada, a recap of the 36|86 Entrepreneurship Festival, and the mission of Launch Tennessee.

**More About Margaret Dolan**

Ms. Dolan brings a wealth of financial, executive and civic experience to her role as President and CEO of Launch Tennessee. Launch Tennessee is a public-private partnership that supports entrepreneurs from ideation to exit and is guided by a vision of making Tennessee the most startup-friendly state in the nation.

She most recently was Principal, neil Strategies, LLC, an independent consulting firm and Managing Director for AuthEX, a subsidiary of Worth Group, LLC.  Dolan also served as President & CEO of LocalShares, LLC and its subsidiaries, LocalShares Investments, LLC and LocalShares Knowledge, LLC prior to the acquisition of LocalShares by Worth Group, LLC. LocalShares, through its RIA and in partnership with an independent fiduciary trust,  brought the first city-based exchange-traded fund to market and developed thirty city-based indices that measured the performance of headquartered companies in various US metropolitan statistical areas (MSAs).  Prior to that, Ms. Dolan served as President & CEO, Saint Thomas Health Foundations as well as Executive Vice President for Institutional Advancement, Saint Thomas Health, a subsidiary of Ascension Health. Ms. Dolan spent over two decades at Ingram Industries Inc. where she advanced to vice president of community relations serving in a lead role in family and corporate philanthropic and civic activity.  Ms. Dolan began her career at KPMG, LLP (formerly Peat, Marwick, Mitchell & Co.).

Ms. Dolan graduated from the University of Tennessee, earning a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration (with honors) majoring in Accounting.  She earned her Master of Business Administration from Vanderbilt University’s Owen Graduate School of Management (Beta Gamma Sigma) where she received the Dean Martin S. Geisel Leadership Award. A Certified Public Accountant, Ms. Dolan is a member of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants and the Tennessee Society of Certified Public Accountants.

Ms. Dolan currently serves on the governing boards of the Nashville Business Coalition and United Way of Metropolitan Nashville (past Chair).  She concluded her work as a member of the Fifth Third Bank Tennessee Board in late 2017.

In addition, Ms. Dolan is engaged with the International Women’s Forum, Nashville’s Agenda Steering Committee, Rotary Club of Nashville (past President), and the Board & CEO Advisory Council for United Way Worldwide.  She is a Sustaining Member of the Junior League of Nashville and a graduate of Leadership Nashville.

Her previous board service includes Adventure Science Center, Alignment Nashville, Arts & Business Council of Greater Nashville, Books from Birth of Middle Tennessee, Tennessee Charter School Incubator, Center for Nonprofit Management, Girl Scouts of Middle Tennessee, Junior League of Nashville, Nashville Area Chamber of Commerce, Nashville Downtown Partnership, Nashville Public Education Foundation (past Chair), Project Reflect, Tennessee Business Roundtable (past Chair), Vanderbilt University Owen Graduate School of Management Alumni Board, and the Rotary Club of Nashville (past President).

Ms. Dolan was recognized with the Nashville Public Education Foundation’s 2013 Nelson C. Andrews Distinguished Service Award, and in 2015 she was inducted into the prestigious Academy for Women of Achievement by the YWCA of Middle Tennessee.

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Written by: Dominic Lawson

Executive Producers: Dominic Lawson and Kenda Lawson

Edited by: Alejandro Giron(https://alegiron.com) and Dominic Lawson

Photo for Cover Art: Dana Pruett 

Music Credits:

**Show Theme**

 Behind Closed Doors - Otis McDonald 

**Break Theme**

Cielo - Huma-Huma 


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