ObjectiveTo afford small business owners who meet all EO membership criteria but operate companies between $250,000 and $1M in revenue an opportunity to participate in a program with 3 distinct segments:

1. Classroom:

The program will begin with 12 biweekly classes taught by Michael Burcham, President and CEO of the Entrepreneur Center.  Each class will take place at the Entrepreneur Center, and EO members will be invited to attend and participate.  We are working on virtual plans as well.  The classes will begin at 1:30 p.m. and end at 4:30pm.  We'll begin the program in August and classes will conclude in February. 

2. Forum:

The Catalyst participants will be divided into forums for a period of one year after the conclusion of the classroom segment.   Each forum will have EO members assigned to lead the forum for the entire 12 months.


3. Mentoring:

Catalyst members will be mentored throughout the program by EO members and others with subject matter expertise. 

Additional EO Events:

Catalyst members will be invited to many official EO learning and social events throughout the 18 months of Catalyst participation.

Participant Qualifications:

•   Be the founder, co-founder, owner or controlling shareholder of a local company

•   Hold one of the above titles for a company that grosses more than $250,000 annually

•   Motivation to grow your business up and over the $1 million mark.

Application Process:

•   Prospective members must first APPLY to ensure they meet the Entrepreneurs' Organization membership criteria.  You will then be contacted for more information if needed, and a decision will be made on your application.

•   If accepted, you will begin the next session of 12 biweekly classes taught at the Entrepreneur Center.  You will then be trained to participate in forum and placed in an assigned forum to participate for up to one year.


Catalyst dues are $3000.00, which includes participation in the 12 biweekly classes, mentorship, and 1 year of forum for a total of 18 months.  The dues can be split into payments if necessary.

If you have any questions, email eo@eonashville.com and we will be happy to assist you.