Leadership and Team

Jason Hudson, Founder


After 23+ years on active duty in the Navy, Jason returned home to TN to continue his service to his community.  TN 1st was founded on the idea that metrics matter and data drives action.  From his first internship with Dollar General many years ago, Jason learned the value of 'Serving Others'.

Dr. Audrey Depelteau, Board of Directors


Dr. Audrey Depelteau is the Director of the East Tennessee State University Innovation Lab.  

Dan Eldridge, Board of Directors


Dan served as Mayor for Washington County, TN.

Diane Bradley, Grant Writer


Diane brings a wealth of experience to the TN 1st team after a career in city government.