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 designer and marketer with a focus on Digital Media and Marketing Strategy. She is also a first-generation American and became an international traveler before she could learn to walk. Her interests in arts, culture, and politics are influenced by Western European culture blended with her East Coast American roots.

Rebecca is currently working on her postgraduate degree in Advanced International Business Management from UC Leuven-Limburg in Belgium. Previously, she obtained her bachelor’s degree in Graphic Design with a minor in French from East Tennessee State University in 2016. During her academic career, she had studied abroad Paris, France and in Leuven, Belgium became a founding member of the Graphic Design Collective at ETSU and freelances for various businesses.

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