In its fifth year of operations, Vac Gatto and Marcus Whitney’s Jumpstart Foundry transitions its focus to be solely on health care. This represents the rise of a new generation of influencers in Nashville health care community.

The mentor-driven accelerator leverages a partnership with the Nashville Health Care Council and begins its annual program to build and develop innovative health care startups.

In late 2014, Jumpstart Foundry names cofounder and entrepreneur Marcus Whitney as its president.