B.O.S.S. (Business Owners Services & Social) On Brainerd

B.O.S.S On Brainerd is Chattanooga’s authentic urban organization that allows entrepreneurs to mix business with pleasure. We provide business plans, grant writing and one-on-one or group training/consultations.


B.O.S.S., (Business Owners Services & Social), is an urban business club that offers stupendous opportunities for small business owners, or those who are in management of businesses, in the way of office space, business education, and networking.

We are a touchstone for new ideas and best practices, a collaborative and pragmatic community partner, and an influential advocate for business ownership in the Chattanooga and surrounding areas.

We are uniquely positioned to assist those who desire a place to network with positive, success-minded people for fellowship and for having wholesome fun with the propensity to add value to each others’ bottom lines.

Services Provided

Economic and Site Development

  • Lease Review

Business Planning

  • Business Optimization (Specialty)
  • Business Plan Consulting (Specialty)
  • Business Succession Planning
  • Demographic and Census Data (Specialty)
  • Diversification (Specialty)
  • Forming a Business (Specialty)
  • Market Plan Development (Specialty)
  • Market Research

Financial Resources and Assistance

  • Financial Statement and Cash Flow
  • Funding Strategy
  • Government Funding
  • Grant Funding Providers
  • Technology Grant Providers

Human Resources, Workforce and Talent

  • Employee Development (Specialty)
  • Hiring and Firing (Specialty)
  • Industry (Specialty)
  • Insurance
  • Leadership/Professional Development (Specialty)
  • Policies and Templates (Specialty)
  • Recruiting (Specialty)
  • Retention (Specialty)
  • Workforce Incentives (Specialty)
  • Workforce Training (Specialty)

Internship Programs and Student Services

  • Student Marketing Projects
  • Student Research Projects
  • Student Training
  • Youth Entrepreneurship Education (Specialty)

Legal Services

  • Contract Review
  • Employee Relations
  • Forming a Business (Specialty)
  • Lease Review (Specialty)
  • Patent Seminars
  • Patent, Trademark & Copyright Information (Specialty)

Libraries and Research

  • Business Research Resources
  • Company Data/Prospect Lists
  • Demographic/Census Data (Specialty)
  • Industry Data (Specialty)
  • Lifestyle and Psychographic Data (Specialty)

Management Issues

  • Human Resources
  • Insurance Requirements
  • Leadership/Professional Development (Specialty)
  • Operations (Specialty)
  • Recruiting Assistance (Specialty)

Marketing and Sales

  • Advertising/Brochure Design (Specialty)
  • Award Recognition (Specialty)
  • Branding (Specialty)
  • Call Center Services (Specialty)
  • Competitive Analysis (Specialty)
  • Demographics/Census Data (Specialty)
  • E-Commerce/Internet Marketing (Specialty)
  • Graphic Design (Specialty)
  • Market Plan Development and Training (Specialty)
  • Market Research (Specialty)
  • Messaging & Content Creation (Specialty)
  • Student Marketing Projects (Specialty)
  • Website Development (Specialty)


  • Formal Mentoring Programs
  • One-on-One Counseling (Specialty)
  • Peer Mentoring

Networking and Associations

  • Demographically Based
  • Geographically Based
  • Small Business/General (Specialty)

Nonprofit and Social Enterprise

  • Board Development
  • Human Resources
  • Strategic Planning
  • Technical Services


  • Conference/Meeting and Event Space (Specialty)
  • Coworking (Specialty)
  • Office Space (Specialty)
  • Retail Space

Operations and Logistics

  • Quality Improvement (Supply Chain, Six Sigma)

Product Development

  • Patent Information

Public Policy and Government Relations

  • African-American Business (Specialty)
  • City Business Issues
  • Small Business Policy
  • State Business Issues
  • Women’s Business Issues (Specialty)

Regulatory Compliance

  • Certification
  • Insurance Requirements
  • Patent Information
  • Trademark and Copyright Information

Selling to the Government and Large Corporations

  • Obtaining Certification
  • Obtaining Corporate Contracts
  • Obtaining Government Contracts
  • Price History
  • Registration Assistance
  • Subcontracting Opportunities

Starting a Business

  • Business Research Resources (Specialty)
  • Feasibility Studies
  • Forming a Business (Specialty)
  • Home-Based Business Training
  • Registration, Licenses and Permits (Specialty)
  • Site Location (Specialty)
  • Startup Business Counseling (Specialty)
  • Startup Classes (Specialty)

Technical Assistance

  • Coding Schools, Bootcamps, Classes (Specialty)
  • Virtual Consulting and Online Services (Specialty)
  • Website Development


  • Budget, Cash Flow and Financial Statements Training
  • Business Management Training (Specialty)
  • Business Plan Training and Assistance (Specialty)
  • E-Commerce/Internet Marketing (Specialty)
  • Human Resources Training
  • Marketing Plan Training (Specialty)
  • Online Courses and Videos (Specialty)
  • Startup Classes (Specialty)
  • Trade Education and Training

Accelerators and Incubators

  • Accelerator (Specialty)
  • Incubator

Events and Community Building

  • Hackathon / Startup Week or Weekends (Specialty)
  • Neighborhood Fairs and Festivals (Specialty)
  • Pitch Events (Specialty)
  • Startup Drinks (Specialty)
Contact Information
Linda Murray Bullard
3529 Brainerd Road
Ste 101
Chattanooga, TN 37403