Business Mentorships

No matter what stage your business is in, our mentors are experienced entrepreneurs ready to help guide you to your goals...for free 🙌🏼

✌🏽Two Great Ways to Find a Mentor

Your business will never be the same once you've met our mentors. Designed to help you see your venture from all angles, expect these pros to drop major knowledge on you.

Danielle Powell

ISBDC - Entrepreneurial Ecosystem Navigator

Danielle is the first stop in finding the resources you need as a business owner as quickly as possible. Her expert-level navigating skills will connect you to the mentor, program or service you need right when you need it.

Danielle can help you get:

  • Help Starting a Business
  • Mentorships
  • Small Business Services
  • Programs & Resources
  • Connections at a Regional Level
  • From Startup to Retirement

Julie Folz

ISBDC - Business Advisor

With over 30 years experience as a lead engineer and manager at Mead Johnson Nutrition, Julie helps business owners of all size build attainable plans for their future to achieve their goals.

Julie can help you in multiple areas of business including:

  • Brand Marketing
  • Database Management
  • Customer Relationship Cultivation
  • Social Media Tactics
  • Data Analytics
  • Public Relations
  • Crisis Management
  • Employee & Department Management

Brian K. Southern


Brian brings a wealth of knowledge to Pantheon members. Not only is he a serial entrepreneur himself, but he and his team are launching a bioplastics company here in Knox County.

Here's the help you can expect from Brian:

  • Innovation Support for Ideation and Validation Stages of Company and Product or Service Launch
  • Expertise in Non-Profits
  • Support for Operational Improvement/Excellence
  • Business Advisor for Start-ups, Current Business, Growth, and Ownership Transitions
  • Support for Company Setup with State and IRS Filings

Success Stories

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