NFIB Tennessee State Director
Jim Brown is the Tennessee State Director for the National Federation of Independent Business (NFIB), Tennessee’s and the nation’s leading small-business advocacy association.
Brown’s responsibilities include lobbying on behalf of NFIB Tennessee’s members, as well as overseeing the organization’s grassroots activity across Tennessee and serving as NFIB Tennessee’s media spokesperson.
Before joining NFIB, Jim was the corporate communications director at Gaylord Entertainment and the business editor of The City Paper in Nashville. Jim served in the U.S. Navy as a Supply Officer on a nuclear cruiser out of Norfolk, Virginia, overseeing four separate divisions.
Jim is chairman of Gilda’s Club Middle Tennessee, a cancer support group dedicated to ensuring no one faces cancer alone. He volunteers at Room in the Inn and served on the boards of Junior Achievement Middle Tennessee and Prevent Blindness Tennessee. He graduated from Vanderbilt University with a bachelor’s degree in communication in 1987.
53 Century Boulevard, Suite 250
Nashville, TN 37214
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