Who are Nashville Stampede and what should we know about you?
Nashville Stampede is one of eight founding teams (there are now 10) of the Professional Bull Riders TEAMS League. We compete in head-to-head bull riding competitions across 13 US markets bring the best bull riders together with the best bull athletes in the world. We host a 3-day homestand at Bridgestone Arena every August accompanied by a Fan Festival on Bridgestone Plaza and Rep. John Lewis Way. The Nashville Stampede won the inaugural TEAM Series Championship in 2022.

Can you share a significant lesson you have learned as a business leader?
Surround yourself with subject matter experts and learn from them. Build the best possible team and let everyone fulfill their potential.

Are there new markets or demographics you are targeting?
We are building our fanbase for bull riding but also for our hometown team the Nashville Stampede. Bull riding is a fun, action-packed sport that is appropriate for all ages and demographics. The event makes a fun family outing, girls/boys night out or date night. It does not fail to thrill and entertain virtually everyone.

What is unique about your business that makes you stand out?
Our PBR Team Franchise is family owned and operated and the only team led by a woman executive.

What’s the biggest goal for your business in 2024?
We want to continue to grow our fanbase and engagement in the Nashville community and entertain sell-out crowds at Bridgestone Arena.