Ned is a media and communications specialist. After graduating from Bowdoin College he went into radio sales, marketing and ownership. In 1991 Ned received an MBA from Vanderbilt's Owen Graduate School of management. In 1996 he took another path, opening the doors to Horton Group, inspired by the emerging media of the Internet as a "new and vital distribution channel."
He believes a work environment should promote collaboration, noting that many parts of his life involves teamwork, from what he does at Horton Group to coaching youth teams to playing soccer after work. Ned and a group of other Nashville-area parents have started a youth soccer association, Nashville Soccer United: http://www.NashvilleSoccerUnited.com.
Ned serves as a member of the board of directors of Talkapolis Inc.