Online registration is now closed in preparation of the event. On-site registration will be available beginning at 3:45 p.m. Thursday.
In this discussion, we'll explore what has worked and what hasn't when it comes to building a team and growing a business.
What role should a small business hire first?
Should you hire employees or contractors? Full time or part time?
Where do you find the talent that aligns with your organization's mission and vision?
3:45-4 p.m. Registration
4-5:30 p.m. Workshop
5:30-6 p.m. Networking and discussion
Meet our speakers:
Ashlee Ammons, Mixtroz
Ashlee Ammons, Cofounder/COO, holds a BA in Mass Communications and Public Relations from Baldwin Wallace University in Berea, Ohio. Notably, Ashlee was hired as the 1st intern to NBA Star LeBron James and established a career as an Events Producer working with an impressive list of A- Listers including Oprah Winfrey, Leonardo DiCaprio, and Jay-Z and large brands like Moët Hennessy and Coca-Cola. Much of Ashlee’s passion for Mixtroz comes from her vast knowledge of events and the integration of technology into the landscape in an effort to track analytical data while optimizing consumer experiences. Learn more about Ashlee.
Halle Hayes, Versher
Halle is a sixth generation Nashville native who recently returned to her hometown after several years in Chicago. With over 15 years of award-winning experience in healthcare sales, marketing, and customer relations, with companies ranging in size from startups to Fortune 100, Halle looks forward to helping Versher grow by changing the landscape for working individuals in Nashville. Learn more about Halle.
Brian Hoppes, Elevation Search Solutions
With 15+ years of entrepreneurial leadership experience, recruiting muscle, and HR savvy, Brian is the man behind the curtain at Elevation Search Solutions. No stranger to startups, Brian has been the architect in taking businesses from small to mid-stage and mid-stage to large as both an internal and external partner. Learn more about Brian.
Ben McIntyre, Internpreneur
In 2013, Ben launched Internpreneur to create a regional network to give growing employers in Nashville easy access to outstanding students and to help these companies develop internships that bring more value to all involved. Learn more about Ben.