Founder, Steve Henke
Steve Henke, founder of Harpeth Marketing, draws on a 30-year career in marketing, sales and corporate management.
He started as a technical sales representative for the DuPont Company, his first position after graduating from college. Over time, he moved into progressively more responsible positions in marketing, marketing & sales management and various executive positions.
In 1997, Steve was hired as head of marketing for Aegis Marketing Group, a business development company serving hospitals across the country. While there, he was promoted to EVP and COO. In those senior executive roles, he was responsible for managing marketing & sales and integrating them with the day-to-day operations of the company.
In 2001, he founded Marketing Mentor, a marketing consultancy serving businesses in the mid-South, one of which was 20|20 Research.
In 2005, he was brought in as President of 20|20 and led efforts that tripled annual revenues over the next six years. 20|20 was also named one of the 10 most innovative firms in the industry in the 2011 GreenBook Research Industry Trends Report.
He founded Harpeth Marketing in the Spring of 2012.
Steve has a B.S. from Washington College in Chestertown, MD. He currently resides with his wife, Lisa, in Franklin, TN. When not helping his clients, he likes to hike, fish, travel and play tennis.