Franklin Tomorrow Breakfast With Mayors kicks off Jan. 29 year-long series on entrepreneurship, leadership

The Tennessee Bun Co.’s Cordia Harrington first speaker

The first installment of the 2013 Franklin Tomorrow Breakfast With the Mayors series, presented by First Farmers Bank, will be Tuesday, Jan. 29, 2013, at Rolling Hills Community Church, 1810 Columbia Ave.

Williamson County Mayor Rogers Anderson and Franklin Mayor Ken Moore will moderate the event with a question-and-answer session with Cordia Harrington, CEO of Tennessee Bun Co.


The doors will open at 7 a.m., with the program to begin at 7:45 a.m. Breakfast will once again be provided by Chick-Fil-A, with coffee by Royal Cup Coffee.

Additional sponsors for Breakfast With the Mayors series are Barge Waggoner Sumner & Cannon, Grand Avenue, Ryan Search & Consulting, and the Williamson County Association of Realtors. Sponsors for this breakfast include the Greater Nashville Association of Realtors, E|Spaces and Rolling Hills Community Church.

There is no cost to attend the Breakfast With the Mayors, but reservations should be made in advance online at

Cordia Harrington is the President and CEO of Tennessee Bun Company. Prior to baking, she owned three highly successful McDonald’s® restaurants in Illinois. Cordia’s enthusiasm and passion for her work are highly contagious and are the foundation for her success.

Cordia is a graduate of University of Arkansas, Kansai Gaidai and Osaka Japan, and Hamburger University. She has built several successful companies including real estate, fast-food restaurants and commercial bakeries from start-up. Cordia Harrington’s passion in life is to help others succeed which is a big reason for her success in the business world.

Other dates for the 2013 series are April 30 when financial guru Dave Ramsey will speak; July 30; and Oct. 29, when former Thomas Nelson CEO Michael Hyatt has been invited to speak.

Sponsorships are available for the series or individual breakfasts. Contact Franklin Tomorrow Executive Director Mindy Tate at 794-0998 for details.

Franklin Tomorrow is a non-profit community organization engages the community, fosters collaboration and advocates for a shared vision for the future of Franklin.