Breakfast Before Business
Join business professionals for breakfast, networking, and two enjoyable speakers!
Amy Crownover, Executive Director for Greenways of Nashville
Topic: Greenway Improvements in Bellevue and West Nashville
Tony Turnbow, Immediate Past President Natchez Trace Parkway Association
Topic: Natchez Trace Parkway Association
Amy Crownover will talk about and educate our membership as to the Greenways initiatives within the Nashville area, with a special focus on West Nashville, and Tony Turnbow will discuss the Natchez Trace Parkway.
Amy Crownover was most recently the Development Director of Harpeth Conservancy. Prior to that, she worked in the Office of Innovation in the Metropolitan Nashville Public Schools (MNPS) as a Marketing and Recruiting Coordinator for the STEM, Museum and Entertainment thematic magnet programs. Amy’s professional career also includes experience as Crownover Charity Fundraising Consultant, the Director of Development for Tennessee Environmental Council, and Vice President of Corporate Lending for SunTrust Bank.
Amy is an active community volunteer and currently serves on the Board of Richland-West End Neighborhood Association, and has served as a Board Member of the Hume-Fogg Association (PTA), The Junior League of Nashville, Tennessee Environmental Council, and Recycle! Nashville. Amy is a passionate equestrian and enjoys riding, cycling, hiking and virtually any outdoor activity. Amy received a Bachelor of Engineering in Chemical Engineering from Vanderbilt University and she is the mother of two grown children, Parks and Emma.
Tony Turnbow has practiced law in Franklin, TN for over 29 years. His practice in the Middle-Tennessee area concentrates on issues related to real estate, small businesses, contracts, homeowner associations, landlord/tenants disputes, wills and probate. He closes real estate transactions for several lenders and individual homeowners.
Mr. Turnbow has served on the board of directors for several regional, statewide and local non profit and civic organizations. He is a past president of the Natchez Trace Parkway Association, and he currently serves on the Board of Trustees fo the Lewis and Clark Trust, Inc. He is also a member of the Tennessee war of 1812 Bicentennial Commission. As an amateur historian, he has published articles related to the history of the Natchez Trace and written and produced a play about the death of explorer Meriwther Lewis.
His book, Hardened to Hickory: The Missing Chapter in Andrew Jackson's Life, contains new information about both Jackson and Natchez Trace that helps show why the Natchez Trace is so significant to Nashville and the US.
7:30 am to 8 am guests arrive, network, and eat breakfast by Crumb de la Crumb
8:00 am Event Starts, announcements
8:10 am to 8:50 am Guest Speaker(s)
8:50 am to 9:00 member announcements
9:00 am event ends