Your Expansion Partner

Meet Blueprint

Blueprint makes it easy for companies to get stronger through expansion. We offer a solution for companies to succeed in talent-dense markets across Tennessee.

Blueprint partners with companies to lay the complete foundation for sustainable growth.

Blueprint’s Core Beliefs

Blueprint’s commitment to inclusion runs deep. Put simply, we believe that companies cannot achieve greatness without diversity in both the personal attributes of their teams but also in their aptitudes. To mitigate bias in all its forms, our unique talent attraction and hiring process hinges upon finding the people who will be the most effective, harmonious contributors to your team regardless of their background.
We believe that regional company expansion is key to responsible revenue growth and scaling effectively. Delaying the decision to expand often compounds growth challenges, thus making the case to invest in relocation early in the business development process.
Companies with regional offices closer to their customers and employees operate more sustainably by eliminating the need for nonessential travel to and from headquarters. Further, we strive to contribute to the revitalization of the urban centers where we operate in Tennessee and support their commitments to better our environment. We choose facilities with these principles in mind and work closely with our clients to encourage a more sustainable way of life in all offices.

Committed to
People, Committed
to Your Future

Blueprint has a plan. We are seasoned industry veterans who know how to take successful businesses based in coastal tech hubs and expand their operations to untapped, talent-dense regions like the Southeast.

We are educators, advisors, and trusted strategic partners who provide the resources, guidance, and practical tools that leadership needs to confidently grow beyond headquarters–putting their financial gain and success at the forefront of our efforts.

Blueprint's Founders

Krissy Manzano

CEO & Co-Founder

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Over the last decade, Krissy has spent her time leading the growth of innovative businesses across middle Tennessee.She’s spent the better part of her career recruiting and cultivating top talent, while simultaneously building business strategies to expand into new markets.

Prior to co-founding Blueprint Krissy held a senior level position at KeepTruckin, a San Francisco headquartered fleet management technology company, where she oversaw the enterprise and mid-market sales organizations. Krissy was the first Nashville hire for the company and coordinated the expansion initiatives that led to the opening of an office downtown with over 100 employees spanning multiple business functions within the first year. Through these experiences, she realized there was a huge opportunity for tech companies to grow and thrive in Tennessee and beyond.

Krissy has a bachelor of business administration in marketing from Abilene Christian University and previously managed sales teams at ServiceSource and SiteHawk.

Chuck Brotman

VP of Sales & Co-Founder

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Born and raised in Southern California, Chuck has worked for tech companies in the San Francisco Bay Area for almost 20 years, where he has experienced firsthand the growing challenges for employees and business leaders in the increasingly saturated region.

Prior to co-founding Blueprint, Chuck was the VP of Sales at PeopleGrove, an education tech provider, and VP of Sales at KeepTruckin in San Francisco, where he worked with Krissy on expansion efforts in Nashville.

He previously worked at ON24 for over 13 years, where he held various management roles overseeing SMB and Mid-Market sales, channel partnerships, and solutions engineering.

Chuck has a BA in history from UC Berkeley and a PhD in history from the University of Rochester.

Krissy Manzano

Krissy Manzano

CEO & Co-Founder

Over the last decade, Krissy has spent her time leading the growth of innovative businesses across middle Tennessee. She’s spent the better part of her career recruiting and cultivating top talent, while simultaneously building business strategies to expand into new markets.

Prior to co-founding Blueprint, Krissy held a senior-level position at KeepTruckin, a San Francisco headquartered fleet management technology company. Krissy was the first Nashville hire for the company and coordinated the expansion initiatives that led to the opening of an office with over 100 employees spanning multiple business functions within the first year. Through these experiences, she realized there was a huge opportunity for tech companies to grow and thrive in Tennessee and beyond. 

Krissy has a bachelor of business administration in marketing from Abilene Christian University and previously managed sales teams at ServiceSource and SiteHawk.

Chuck Brotman

Chuck Brotman

VP of Sales & Co-Founder

Born and raised in Southern California, Chuck has worked for tech companies in the San Francisco Bay Area for almost 20 years. He has witnessed firsthand the challenges that come with recruiting top talent and scaling a business in the increasingly saturated region. 

Chuck is passionate about diversity in the workplace when it comes to growing great sales teams. Prior to co-founding Blueprint, Chuck was the VP of Sales at PeopleGrove, an education tech provider, and VP of Sales at KeepTruckin in San Francisco, where he supported Krissy on the expansion efforts in Nashville. 

He previously worked at ON24 for over 13 years, where he held various management roles overseeing SMB and Mid-Market sales, channel partnerships, and solutions engineering.

Chuck has a BA in history from UC Berkeley and a PhD in history from the University of Rochester.

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PO Box 160835
Nashville, TN 37216

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