Michael Burcham

President & CEO
The Nashville Entrepreneur Center
41 Peabody Street
Nashville, TN 37210

Michael is the founding President & CEO of the Nashville Entrepreneur Center. He is a
healthcare entrepreneur and a CEO Coach who began his healthcare career in 1983
after graduating from the University of Mississippi. Michael holds an MBA from Belmont
University and a Doctorate in Health Administration from the Medical University of
South Carolina. Michael has a passion for helping individuals turn their ideas in to real
Michael served as President of ParadigmHealth from 2000-2007. Prior to
ParadigmHealth, Michael was President of Theraphysics, a venture-backed, specialty
rehabilitation firm he founded in 1992. He began his healthcare career at Hospital
Corporation of America and National Health Corp.
In addition to his work in building entrepreneurial communities, Burcham teaches
Entrepreneurship and Healthcare Innovation at the Owen Graduate School of
Management at Vanderbilt University. He has worked with rural and urban communities
throughout the US and the Middle East helping to build a sustainable entrepreneurial
Michael is a Board Member of Nashville’s Technology Council, serves on Nashville’s
International Business Council, and is a Special Venture Partner with Galen Partners