Bob Wood – Provider of Legal Services
Mr. Wood is a seasoned attorney skilled in commercial real estate, lending, workouts, turn-arounds, acquisitions, and business development. He is the former managing director of the law firm Bradley Arant Boult & Cummings, LLP. Mr. Wood serves on the board of several organizations, including Lipscomb University and Rocketown, Inc. He is active in the Nashville Area Chamber of Commerce and serves as it appointee on the Nashville Redevelopment Task Force
Mark Patterson – Intellectual Law Advisor
Mr. Patterson has 37 years of experience in the protection, management, and enforcement of intellectual property rights; including patent and trademark prosecution and licensing. As a former electronics design engineer, Mark works regularly with complex electronic, computer, and electro-mechanical technologies. He manages patent and trademark portfolios for clients with significant domestic and global operations. Mark began his legal career as a litigator and for 30 years tried numerous cases and argued appeals in both state and federal courts. He was an adjunct professor at Vanderbilt Law School and has provided expert witness services in a variety of intellectual property disputes.
Steve Nestor – Provider of Accounting Services
Mr. Nestor is President of Nestor CPA Services. He has 34 years of accounting experience in auditing, tax, mergers & acquisitions, litigation support, business valuation, and management advisory services. Mr. Nestor serves on the boards of directors of various small businesses and nonprofit entities in Middle Tennessee. He is a member of the Tennessee Society of CPA’s and the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants.