LaunchTN announces leadership additions

Launch Tennessee (LaunchTN), the public-private group focused on supporting the creation of and development of high-growth companies in Tennessee, has a new president and CEO.

Businessman Charlie Brock is the group’s new president and CEO. He helped establish Foxmark Media in 1998 and grow it into one of the nation’s largest mall advertising companies. He most recently served as general partner of the Chattanooga Renaissance Fund.

He’ll begin his role at LaunchTN on Jan. 28.

Meanwhile, Stuart McWhorter is LaunchTN’s new vice-chair.

McWhorter is co-founder and president of Clayton Associates, a venture capital firm based in Brentwood.