Jim Biggs

Executive Director • Head Honcho • Yale Bulldog

Jim comes to Knoxville after 20 years in San Francisco, where he was most recently the director of business solutions for Essention Group. He was once a practicing Attorney for the US , and is still a practicing Dead Head and Amateur Hockey Player.

Jonathan Sexton

COO • Rock Star • Troublemaker • Oracle

As a musician and recording artist Jonathan has played some of the areas biggest music festivals, (Sundown in the city, Foothills Fall Fest) and nationally known festivals (Bonnaroo, SXSW). He holds the Guinness World Record for Most Hugs Given in 24 Hours.

Maranda Vandergriff

Creative Director • Maker • Thrift Enthusiast

Maranda is a creative who thrives on coffee and cats. She works closely with The Maker City initiative to build a support network for makers and artists in Knoxville. On the side she runs Vagabondary, a brand of wearable art inspired by nature and nostalgia.

Delaney Boyd

 Operations Director • Avid Reader

• Spreadsheet Lover

Delaney recently graduated with a degree in Marketing and International Business from the University of Tennessee. She spends her time working on KEC operations, traveling to new places, and taste testing cheese grits. Her likes include: spreadsheets, live music and relaxing on the beach.

Booth Andrews

Co.Starters Guru • Culture Builder • Chief Girl Scout