Faster. Profitably. More Creatively.
Laura Campbell has more than two decades of experience launching and growing businesses — as an entrepreneur, a venture capitalist, a strategist and a corporate communicator for both public and private companies. She has assisted more than 500 businesses in their growth and development as well as guided hundreds of executive coaching clients.
Ms. Campbell’s strengths lie in her ability to help businesses and individuals identify, articulate and implement their often cutting-edge visions. She is known for her organizational abilities with an eye on the big picture, as well as her solid grounding in the financial realities and details of new business development and existing business management.
Ms. Campbell’s background includes serving as the first female Partner of one of the region’s first venture capital firms, Nashville-based Massey Burch Capital Corp. As a member of the investment committee for nearly a decade, she evaluated new ventures, advised companies regarding their business plans and identities, and assisted in managing the portfolio of investments.
As CEO since 1997 of her business growth advisory firm, Laura Campbell & Associates, Ms. Campbell serves businesses, investors and individuals worldwide. The firm supports clients in areas including strategic planning; business acceleration assessments; executive coaching; sales and business development; fundraising strategy and investor relations; and marketing and communications.
An avid mentor and active philanthropist, Ms. Campbell strongly believes in giving back to the community and next generation of entrepreneurs. Her contributions include founding and raising more than $1.5 million to launch the Nashville Health Care Council, a highly successful organization created to support the healthcare community and growth of new, existing and relocating businesses while accelerating international collaboration.
Ms. Campbell has served on the boards of numerous businesses and non-profits along with mentoring for the Nashville Entrepreneur Center, the Wond’ry at Vanderbilt University, Duke University and her alma mater, Rice University. A nationally recognized expert in launching, growing and funding businesses, she has received many honors for her contributions.