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Amid Bay Area exodus, Nashville is rockin’

Mark Calvey
Amid Bay Area exodus, Nashville is rockin’

California Gov. Gavin Newsom took direct aim at Tennessee in a speech to the Bay Area business community last week — and for good reason. Tennessee is often lauded — and more importantly, increasingly selected — by California companies looking to expand operations or relocate their corporate headquarters altogether. The Volunteer State was selected today by San Francisco bookkeeping tech startup Pilot.com for a new division headquarters, which will create 450 jobs in Nashville.