• 21st Century: Generations
    Conference Oct. 30, 2015, Embassy Suites Murfreesboro
  • Financial Analysis Center
    Frank Michello displays data in the financial analysis center
  • Stock Ticker
    The Business and Aerospace stock ticker greets Jones College visitors
  • Dale Carnegie
    Jones College majors are required to take the Dale Carnegie course as part of their degree program
  • The new Flex-MBA
    offers 12-month and online options
  • Business Plan Competition
    Students present their ideas in the Business Plan Competition

Jennings A. Jones College of Business Professional Advisory Board


The Jennings A. Jones College of Business Professional Advisory Board is a highly select and diverse group of business and community leaders who dedicate a portion of their time to enhancing, promoting, and resourcing the quality of business education at MTSU.

As a group of experienced professionals, the Professional Advisory Board provides expert advise, leadership, and direction to the College. These efforts will also serve to establish strong, dynamic linkages with our faculty, staff, and external stakeholders. In addition, the Advisory Board will be instrumental in the ongoing evaluation process critical to the evolution and continuous improvement of the Jennings A. Jones College of Business vision and mission statements.


Jim Beard
Caterpillar Financial

Trim Beasley
502A South Main Street
Springfield, Tennessee 37172-2815
Telephone: (615) 382-0580
Fax: (615) 382-8461
Email: TrimBea@aol.com

Laura Holland
Senior Vice President and COO
The Holland Group

Bill Jones
Area Executive of Rutherford/Bedford Co.
Pinnacle Financial Parterns
P.O. Box 188
Murfreesboro, Tennessee 37133-0188
Telephone: (615) 849-2272
Fax: (615) 474-9650
E-mail: Bill.Jones@pnfp.com

Chris Karbowiak
VP Public Affairs
Bridgestone Americas Holding Inc.
535 Marriott Drive
Nashville, Tennessee 37214
Telephone: (615) 937-1556
Fax: (615)937-1410
Email: cunninghamja@bfusa.com

Richard Key
Aladdin Industries

Paul W. Martin
Chief Managing Member
Clarity Resources LLC
Knoxville, Tennessee 37930-2655
Telephone: (865) 692-0095
Fax: (865) 692-0901
Email: pmartin@cr4u.com

Scott McCormick
VP Commercial Lending
Pinnacle Financial Partners
551 N. Mt.Juliet Rd.
Mt. Juliet, Tennessee 37122
Telephone: (615) 773-6637
Fax: (615) 773-9599
Email: scott.mccormick@pnfp.com

Andy Menzyk
VP Brand Management
Ford Motor Credit

Woody Miller
HealthMark Ventures
30 Burton Hills Blvd., Suite 325
Nashville, Tennessee 37125
Telephone: (615) 665-0900
Fax: (615) 665-8730

Charlie Myatt
Regional President
305 W. Northfield Blvd.
Murfreesboro, Tennessee 37129
Telephone (615) 893-7210, ext. 337
Fax (615) 890-8149
Email: chmyatt@ftb.com

Keith Phillips
Managing Partern
Aintree Capital
40 Burton Hills Blvd., Suite 325
Nashville, Tennessee 37215
Telephone: (615) 252-6130
Fax: (615) 252-6134
Email: kphillips@aintreecap.com

Mark Pirtle
Mark Pirtle Real Estate
1639 Medical Center Pkwy. #200
Murfreesboro, Tennessee 37129

Marty Rash
Abrio Healthcare
105 Westwood Place
Brentwood, Tennessee 37027
Telephone: (615) 376-7260
Fax: (615) 370-9539
Email: mrash@abriohealthcare.com

Byron Smith

Thomas E. Smith, IV
Stonegate Properties
123 North Church Street
P.O. Box 5035
Murfreesboro, Tennessee 37133-5035
Telephone: (615) 893-8877
Fax: (615) 893-8898
Email: TS100@bellsouth.net

Jack Turner
Jack B. Turner & Associates
P.O. Box 627
Clarksville, Tennessee 37041-0627
Telephone: (931) 552-1515
Fax: (931-552-3880
Email: jack@jackturner.com

Tom Walker
Deloitte & Touche LLP
424 Church Street, Suite 2400
Nashville, Tennessee 37219-2396
Telephone: (615) 259-1841
Fax: (615) 259-1862
Email: twalker@deloitte.com

Andy Womack
State Farm Insurance
1538 West Northfield Blvd., Suite 5
Murfreesboro, Tennessee 37129
Telephone: (615) 890-0850
Fax: (615) 895-3430
Email: andy.womack.blzo@statefarm.com