ETSU Entrepreneurs' Club Speakers for Spring 2013
The speaker for the February 2013 Entrepreneurs' Club meeting was Tom Seaton, owner of the Firehouse Restaurant & Catering in Johnson City. Mr. Seaton shared his experience about leadership and priorities with the club.
Dr. Michael Browder spoke on "Disruptive Innovation: Sustainability and the Triple Bottom Line" at the March meeting. Dr. Browder, a past chairman of the American Public Power Association, has served as chief executive officer of Bristol Tennessee Essential Services (BTES) for over 35 years. He has an electrical engineering degree from Auburn University, a master of administrative science from the University of Alabama-Huntsville and a doctorate in educational leadership and policy analysis from ETSU. In addition, he is a registered professional engineer.
Matthew Bolton, founder and president of Enhanced Systems Consulting (ESC) Inc. in Johnson City, was the guest at the April meeting. Enhanced Systems Consulting is a software systems integrator to serve the needs of small, medium and large companies with a core concentration on manufacturing and distribution segments along the I-26 corridor.