All successful entrepreneurs can identify certain other individuals that make their company viable and later successful.


Entrepreneurship is vital to the preservation of our society’s economic health and, more so, to its continued freedom and high standard of living.


Entrepreneurs Roundtable Lunch and Discussion with Ron Coleman, CEO of Competition Cams

Thursday, January 17, 2019 12:00 pm to 1:00 pm

Napa Cafe
5101 Sanderlin Avenue
Memphis, TN 38117

Ron Coleman is the President of Competition Cams, a world leader in valvetrain technology, and under his management the company has acquired several other businesses; including: TCI Automotive, LLC (manufacturer of performance transmission and torque converters) and Quarter Master Industries (manufacturer of performance clutches, bell housing and related parts) to make it the successful operation that it is today. Coleman founded the National Muscle Car Association, which is recognized as the largest national sanctioning group dedicated to street-legal vehicles. Ron Coleman is also the Founder, President and Chairman of Xceleration Media, LLC, a media company that owns and produces print and on-line magazines; including: Power and Performance News, Drag Racing Scene, Street Rod Life, One, Gearheads for Life, Cars & Parts and Cars & Scars (a monthly video show).

Coleman was elected to the White House Conference on Small Business twice. He served on the National Federation of Independent Business (NFIB) Advisory Council, was a two time Delegate to the U.S. Congressional Small Business Summit, and was on the Advisory Council for the United States Small Business Administration. Coleman was active in issues involving government regulations and taxation of business, and testified before the Senate Small Business Committee to encourage the reduction of regulations that impact small business. Coleman was active in the U.S.-Japan Auto Parts Trade Agreement, which for the first time gave U.S. companies a fair chance to compete with product sales in Japan.

Coleman served on the Specialty Equipment Market Association (SEMA) Board of Directors for two terms and dedicated his professional time to a four-year stint as SEMA Chairman of the Board. He also served on the Joint Operating Committee for Automotive Aftermarket Industry Week (AAIW).

Locally, Ron Coleman is very involved in the community, some of the organizations in which has played an active role are: Memphis in May, Memphis Library Foundation, Memphis Museum Systems, St. Peter’s Village, Associated Catholic Charities, Shelby County Healthcare Board, Memphis Chamber of Commerce and is a Graduate of Leadership Memphis.

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