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AIER’s Bastiat Society program provides a platform for scholars and policy experts to share their insights and experiences with the general business community. Our events address sound economic principles, personal freedom, and opportunities created through markets.

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Jim Lordeman has more than 30 years of experience in the healthcare industry, most recently as one of the founders of Brentwood TN-based SpecialtyCare. Prior to that he was a senior executive with the Renal Care Group, and a vice president with VHA (now Vizient, Inc.). He has been a member of the Lipscomb University adjunct faculty (teaching healthcare finance) and a member of Lipscomb’s Executive Advisory Board for healthcare programs. Lordeman is a Voting Member, Standing Committee Member, and longtime supporter AIER. He is also a member of the Advisory Council for the MTSU-affiliated Political Economy and Research Institute (PERI). Lordeman supports CATO, Atlas, Mercatus, the Beacon Center of Tennessee, PERI, and other organizations committed to the principles of individual liberty, free markets, and limited government.

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Managing Director: Jim Lordeman
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