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March 30, 2020 | Tom Ballard

Frank Williamson offers thoughts on the critical importance of communicating with investors right now

Frank Williamson, a fellow member of the Board of Directors of Launch Tennessee, is Founder and Chief Executive Officer of Oaklyn Consulting in Chattanooga.

In a recent post, he wrote, “I’m now four recessions into my career. Each one is different, and this is the first one associated with a health crisis. But in some ways, they follow a similar pattern — signs of strain followed by crisis, complacency and then extended trouble. A lesson I have taken from previous recessions is that one of business leaders’ most important responsibilities is demonstrating confidence and competence to capital partners. Yet this is a job that many executives fail at.”

Click here to read his thoughts on better communicating with bankers and investors during times like the current COVID-19 pandemic.

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