Thursday, April 11, 2013

[397] MTSU business professor to discuss jobs creation at Washington conference

FOR RELEASE: April 9, 2013
EDITORIAL CONTACT: Gina Logue, 615-898-5081,

MURFREESBORO —An MTSU professor will lend his expertise to the Small Business Lending and Investment Summit in Washington, D.C.

Doug Tatum, holder of the Wright Chair of Entrepreneurship, will speak on “Private Capital and Investment to Fuel Job Creation” in a panel discussion at 3:50 p.m. Eastern time Wednesday, April 10, in Room 428A of the Russell Senate Office Building.

The summit, which is hosted by 15 different organizations, focuses attention on available solutions by the financial services industry, the Small Business Administration, stakeholders and business leaders to address market failures and accelerate the economic recovery.

Tatum was the founding partner and chairman emeritus of Tatum LLC, which grew into the largest executive services consulting firm in the United States with more than 1,000 employees and professionals in 30 offices.  He was chairman and CEO for 17 years.

In 2010, Tatum LLC merged with Spherion Group. Today, in addition to his job an assistant professor at MTSU, Tatum is chairman and CEO of The Co-Investment Partnership, a private equity firm for Tatum LLC partners and employees.

For more information, contact Jane Pass at 706-253-3039 or



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