Accelerent Nashville Announces Steve Ford as Speaker at Breakfast November 14th

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Steve Ford, accomplished actor and son of President Gerald Ford is slated to speak at the Accelerent Breakfast on November 14th

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Steve's wide range of experiences are very relatable to the types of industries represented at our breakfast event

Accelerent Nashville, a national business development platform, is pleased to announce Steve Ford, son of former President Gerald Ford, as the speaker at their Breakfast Event November 14th.

Steve Ford has enjoyed a successful acting career for over 25 years, appearing in over 800 hours of film and television productions. He has worked on over 30 films, most recently appearing in Transformers. Steve acted with many great actors in Hollywood during his career including Al Pacino and Robert DeNiro in Heat, Jodie Foster in Contact, Bruce Willis in Armageddon, Arnold Schwarzenegger in Eraser and Starship Troopers, and Meg Ryan in When Harry met Sally.

In addition to his big screen experience, Steve spent 6 years playing Andy Richards on the Emmy Award winning daytime show The Young and the Restless, and hosted a 22 episode-season of the NBC prime time series Secret Service. And you may have seen him in episodes of classic television series’ such as Walker Texas Ranger, Dr. Quinn – Medicine Woman, Murder She Wrote, Happy Days, J.A.G., Suddenly Susan and many more.

“It is very exciting to be speaking to the local business leaders in Nashville”, says Ford. “I especially enjoy meeting people from all types of industries with varying levels of experience, and discovering how similar the challenges we all face really are.”

Steve is the third son of former President and Mrs. Gerald Ford. Today, he travels nationally as a motivational and inspirational speaker for corporate events and conventions, sharing memories of his family’s stay in the White House and his years in Hollywood. He also serves on the board for The President Gerald R. Ford Museum and The Gerald R. Ford Foundation.

Steve Minucci, Regional President of Accelerent Nashville says: “ We are looking forward to hearing the tales Steve has to tell about his years in the White House and in Hollywood. His wide range of experiences are very relatable to the types of industries represented at our breakfast event.”

The breakfast will be at the sixth most visited arena in the U.S., Bridgestone Arena, and runs from 7:00 to 9:30 a.m. This gives attendees plenty of time to meet an invitation-only group of local business leaders. To take full advantage of this unique event, Partners are encouraged to bring guests including existing clients, team members and prospects. Excellent food will be provided by Levy Restaurants, a company known for its passion in serving great tasting food in large venues.

Accelerent is a business development platform designed for companies that serve the middle market business community. Each Partner (client) is exclusive to its business category or industry and Accelerent provides services to assist its Partners with revenue growth and market exposure using the company’s proprietary business development platform.

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The company operates in Nashville, Washington D.C., Baltimore, Kansas City, Phoenix and Indianapolis and its Partner base includes many well-known brands across 60+ industries. Accelerent helps its Partners get access to decision makers, faster and warmer, and that leads to more business and increased brand awareness.

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