The people who make the magic happen.

In addition to an industry-expert bench of photographers, videographers, copy-writers, graphic designers, accountants and lawyers ready to help our clients at a moment's notice, we also have a hardworking team right here in the office helping small businesses throughout middle Tennessee and beyond daily.

 

Here are some friendly faces you may see when you stop by.

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LISA

ARNOLD

Founder

Lisa has more than a decade of marketing experience, working for tech startups and global brands alike. She's traveled the world for her career, and now calls Springfield, Tennessee home. She's passionate about helping small businesses in small towns thrive.

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ABIGAIL

BROWN

Marketing Associate

Abigail is a ​recent MBA graduate and loves all things strategy, social media, and project management. She's a lifelong native of Robertson County and loves seeing Springfield and surrounding areas grow!

Abigail works primarily on client content strategy and community management, with some in-house marketing on the side.

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KELLYE 
BOWEN

Small Business Consultant

Born and raised in Springfield, Tennessee, Kellye is excited to be back helping small business owners and leaders in her hometown. Kellye hails from Atlanta, where she has worked in sales, project management. logistics and more.

At Small Town Startup, Kellye helps small businesses break through to the next level through coaching and mentorship. Kellye's consulting helps small business owners face big and small challenges with a trusted partner by their side.

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JOEY

SIRCY

Photographer

Joey creates out-of-this-world still images of landscapes, products, people and just about anything you put in front of his camera! 

From still images on the ground, to hundreds of feet in the air with his drone, Joey's pictures are sure to give you the exact look and feel you've wanted for your brand all along.

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BETHEA

PHELAN

Community Experience Coordinator

A former New Hampshirite, Bethea has been running her own business for five years and recently moved to Robertson County to grow and expand.

 

Bethea serves as the main point-of-contact for STS members, remembering all the little details and creating a welcoming environment for everyone who walks through our doors!

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JAYA
HERRING

Summer 2021 Intern

Jaya is a sophomore at MTSU and an incredible athlete. She plays on the university's softball team. She is currently studying exercise science with plans to become a physician's assistant.

You'll catch Jaya at our events, and helping out around the co-working space and within our digital marketing agency this summer.