Curious how entrepreneurs get their start? Interested in yoga and the fitness industry? Ever wondered what it takes to start a restaurant in Nashville? Susannah Herring has entrepreneurship experience both as the owner of Hot Yoga Plus and with Nashville’s plant-based restaurant, Avo. Come hear Susannah speak about her experience.
Susannah Herring, owner of Hot Yoga Plus, is a Memphis native who, after attending the University of Virginia, moved to Sydney, Australia to ern her Masters in Finance at Macquarie University. She lived and worked in Hong Kong before moving back to Memphis, and for the next 8 years worked in investing banking and private equity. In December 2010, she decided to buy Hot Yoga Nashville as a “hobby”. Since acquiring Hot Yoga Nashville, Susannah has successfully rebranded the studio to Hot Yoga Plus and has opened 5 more locations. In August 2015, Susannah opened Nashville’s first plant-based restaurant, Avo. Avo has now been named Nashville’s best new restaurant and best vegetarian restaurant for 2 years in a row!
This event is a Global Citizenship, Leadership, Diversity & the Professions convocation.