Michael Tetterton is the CEO and cofounder of Key Investment Solutions, Inc., where he oversees investment exploration, strategy design, and business development and execution, ensuring every Key Investment business lives up to its fullest potential. Mike has started or acquired over 25 different companies and most recently was CEO and co-founder of Creative Lodging Solutions (sold to FLEETCOR). Mike started CLS with 4 employees in 900 square feet of office space, making $80,000 in revenue its first year. By the time CLS sold, it had 260 employees grossing $170 million in revenue. Tetterton also founded Home-Towne Suites (built or acquired, then operated 14 hotels, then sold the company). Tetterton is currently a cofounder of Triad Transportation.
Entrepreneur Magazine named Creative Lodging Solutions 47th of the top 500 Hottest and Fastest Growing Companies in America. Tetterton is a two-year consecutive recipient of the Entrepreneur Award presented by the Business Intelligence Group Awards and recent CEO of the Year Gold Winner by the CEO World Awards®.
Marsha Couch, CPA
Marsha Couch is the president and cofounder of Key Investment Solutions, Inc., where she leads investment strategy, financing, and audit functions — playing a pivotal role in strategy and guiding companies to accelerated growth. Marsha was most recently CFO and cofounder of Creative Lodging Solutions (sold to FLEETCOR), overseeing a CAGR of 46% since 2002, and instrumental in Creative Lodging Solutions’ 7-year Inc. 5000 list of the nation’s fastest-growing private companies’ achievement. Couch is a proven business visionary with an emphasis in finance. Previously, Couch served as a controller at Hughes Aircraft Company and is an active co-founder of Triad Transportation.
Marsha was recently honored as the Stevie® Award’s Female Executive of the Year Gold Winner and awarded Excellence in Business Woman of the Year.
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Tetterton and Couch are investors in several additional startups and are active members of the entrepreneurial community. This executive team offers a unique work environment to employees, believing that serving others is a noble profession - creating a corporate culture of giving back to the community.