Emily Welch

Emily Welch

A twice published author in poetry, Emily is a creative writer with an extensive background in English Literature. Since graduating from Lincoln Memorial University, she gained experience as a Translator and Staff Writer for a variety of Appalachian Projects across East Tennessee. Her work has been featured in The Anthology of Appalachian Writers: Nikki Giovanni Volume VIII and Hollow Volume IV with awards in poetry and creative nonfiction.

Sandra Sloan

Sandra Sloan

Sandra has previous supply chain and business operations experience which she is leveraging as an author with FundingSage focused on spotlighting entrepreneurs and their startup efforts.

Quinn Pilkey

Quinn Pilkey

Quinn Pilkey is a student at the University of Tennessee double-majoring in Journalism and Electronic Media and Cinema Studies. He writes for several outlets across the internet.

Quinn currently writes for our Entrepreneurial Ecosystem Spotlight in his position as an Article Writer.

Rebecca Cox

Rebecca Cox

Rebecca is a multi-faceted designer and marketer with a focus in Graphic Design, Digital Marketing Strategies, and Creative Writing. She is also a first-generation American and became an international traveler before she could learn to walk. She has traveled over much of Western Europe, and over the course of her travels she developed an appreciation for different cultures while being exposed to the marketing side of the art community.

Rebecca focused her studies on Graphic Design and the French Language, graduating in 2016 from East Tennessee State University. During her college career, she traveled abroad studying French Classicism in Paris, was a founding member of the Graphic Design Collective, and began freelancing for various small businesses.

Rebecca currently designs and executes social media, editorial, and digital marketing strategies through her position as Digital Marketing Specialist.