Our Team

Joanne RandolphPresident & CEO

Joanne Randolph
President & CEO

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Joanne Randolph is one of the founders of the WBCNA. She has served as the President & Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of the WBCNA, now The Catalyst, since 2006. She brings a diverse range of experience in entrepreneurship, business management, mentoring, business incubation, international marketing, and telecommunications. Under Ms. Randolph’s leadership, the Women’s Business Center was selected as the Alabama 2010 “Women’s Business Center of Excellence” by the U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA), received the 2010 Better Business Bureau of North Alabama Torch Award for Marketplace Ethics, and was awarded the 2007 “Non-Profit of the Year” by the Huntsville-Madison County Chamber of Commerce. The SBA selected Ms. Randolph as the 2007 “Women in Business Champion” for the State of Alabama and the 6-state region. She was also chosen as the 2006 Small Business Advocate of the Year by the National Small Business Association (NSBA) for the Lower South Region.


Erin Bloxham CurtisChief Operating Officer

Erin Bloxham Curtis
Chief Operating Officer

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Erin Bloxham Curtis serves as the Chief Operating Officer (COO) of The Catalyst. She comes to The Catalyst with over 15 years of non-profit management experience spanning fundraising, community and media relations, program management, grant writing, and sales. In her previous role with The Catalyst, Ms. Bloxham Curtis served as the Program Director of the Women’s Business Center. As the COO, Ms. Bloxham Curtis oversees the staff in addition to project and program goals. She also handles community outreach efforts, partnerships, public relations and marketing efforts.

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Katie WilliamsWBC Project Manager

Katie Williams
WBC Project Manager

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Katie Williams serves as the Women’s Business Center Project Manager of The Catalyst. She began her career in non-profit management in 2007 and is involved in numerous community outreach efforts throughout North Alabama. In her previous role with The Catalyst, Ms. Williams served as the TechRich Deputy Project Manager. As the Women’s Business Center Program Manager, she coordinates entrepreneurial and small business development programs, oversees business training and coaching, and supports economic growth activities in the entrepreneurial ecosystem.


Meagan ReevesClient Relations Manager

Meagan Reeves
Client Relations Manager

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Meagan Reeves is the Client Relations Manager for The Catalyst and assists individuals through their entrepreneurial and small business journey, while connecting them to the appropriate resources who can meet their specific needs. She comes with 8 years of Client Care Management experience stemming from therapy, leadership coaching, chiropractic, fundraising, community and media relations, sales and even music.


Hannah Jo SharpTechRich Project Assistant

Hannah Jo Sharp
TechRich Project Assistant

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Hannah Jo Sharp is the Project Assistant for TechRich. Ms. Sharp comes to The Catalyst with experience in the legal field working with clients, billing, bookkeeping, and court preparation. As Project Assistant for TechRich, Ms. Sharp assists in coordinating projects, activities, and events for innovation, government contracting, technology, and veterans.


Laura LopezBookkeeper

Laura Lopez
Bookkeeper

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Laura Lopez is the Bookkeeper for The Catalyst. With more than 25 years of experience in commercial and government accounting for small business, Ms. Lopez brings with her solid organizational skills and a strong sense of responsibility and dedication.


Jennifer BrinkleyTechRich Project Manager

Jennifer Brinkley
TechRich Project Manager

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Jennifer Brinkley, an independent contractor, serves as the TechRich Project Manager. Her experience includes 19 years advising and counseling companies regarding law, compliance, and contracts and the development and management of intellectual property portfolios within a broad range of industries, including telecommunications technology, global manufacturing and government contracting. As Project Manager, Ms. Brinkley provides core and specialized services to businesses focused on technology and innovation.


Floyd MartinTechRich/NASCENT Deputy Project Manager

Floyd Martin
TechRich/NASCENT Deputy Project Manager

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Floyd Martin, an independent contractor, serves as the TechRich and NASCENT Deputy Project Manager. Mr. Martin is responsible for activities that connect large firms, university researchers, regional economic organizations, and investors with small businesses. His responsibilities include program and office management, client relations, and planning for workshops, training, and special events in relation to innovation, government contracting, technology, and veterans.


Thom RigsbyNASCENT Project Manager

Thom Rigsby
NASCENT Project Manager

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Thom Rigsby serves as Program Manager for the NASCENT project. With over 20 years of business experience, Mr. Rigsby has an active coaching practice, daily video podcasts, and a weekly radio program where he shares the key concepts and strategies he has learned on his business journey, helping business owners focus their efforts so they can create the life they crave.

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The Catalyst Center for Business & Entrepreneurship
515 Sparkman Drive
Huntsville, AL 35816

Phone: 256-428-8190
Email: info@catalystcenter.org