Michael Burcham is President & CEO of the Entrepreneur Center. A serial entrepreneur who began his career at Hospital Corporation of America, Michael has a passion for helping individuals organize and grow their businesses. Michael helped create and launch the Entrepreneur Center in 2009 and became its founding CEO in 2010. In its first 2 years of operations, the Center has screened over 800 startup concepts, has graduated over 25 companies from its accelerator program and helped these startup entrepreneurs raise over $7.5 million in seed and angel investment.
In 2011, Michael was named by Tennessee’s Governor Haslam to lead Startup Tennessee – creating initiatives throughout the state to help early-stage entrepreneurs with mentoring and access to capital.