2024 NODE March Partner Meeting

When: March 8, 2024 9:30 am - 11:00 am

Featuring Silicon Valley CEO

Marshall University President Brad Smith, also former CEO of Intuit, will be joined by Jim Porter, President of the Pro Football Hall of Fame in a fireside chat moderated by Team NEO’s Chief Executive Officer Bill Koehler.

They’ll discuss how we can be competitive in attracting talent and businesses by leveraging our regional assets through the benefits of great sports teams as well as insights into innovation and economic growth from President Smith’s time in Silicon Valley.


  • 9:30 AM: Networking/Hot Breakfast
  • 10:00 AM: Welcome
    • Renee Ligon, Sr. Director, Partnerships and Engagement: Team NEO
  • 10:10 AM: Fireside Chat
    • Brad Smith, President: Marshall University, Former CEO: Intuit
    • Jim Porter, President: Pro Football Hall of Fame
    • Moderated by: Bill Koehler, CEO: Team NEO


  • $45 NODE Members
  • $60 Non-NODE Members

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