COOKEVILLE – Cookeville business attorney Kevin Christopher has accepted admission into the M.B.A. Class of 2023 at the Yale School of Management. Christopher will kick off the program with a summer residency, followed by weekend intensives over the next two years. Christopher intends to focus his coursework in asset management and corporate sustainability.
“As a civil servant, I look forward to how training at the Yale SOM will improve my engagement with and understanding of large-scale economic development and infrastructure planning for the benefit of my community,” said Christopher. “As a corporate and intellectual property attorney, the Yale SOM experience will enhance my representation of globally scaling companies, particularly those marrying technology with environmental and social impact.”
Christopher is a Putnam County Commissioner and Great Smoky Mountains Park Commissioner. As an entrepreneur, he has co-founded biotech, consumer product and renewables companies. His firm Rockridge Venture Law® launched in 2017 at the Cookeville Biz Foundry, and now has offices in Nashville, Chattanooga and Durham, NC. Christopher is a graduate of Leadership Tennessee, as well as Tennessee Bar Association Leadership Law, and is a RADx Faculty Member at that National Institutes of Health (NIH).