Van Tucker, Chief Operating Officer (COO) of Launch Tennessee, has been named Interim Chief Executive Officer of the organization, effective July 1. Her election came during a called meeting yesterday of the Board of Directors where Margaret Dolan announced her surprising and unexpected resignation that is effective June 30. She assumed the top spot at the statewide public-private partnership in October 2018, succeeding Charlie Brock.
Click here to read our January article on Tucker’s appointment as COO. You can also read the announcement from the Tennessee Department of Economic and Community Development, Launch Tennessee’s primary funding source, about the transition (Margaret Dolan Announcement).