WHO TO KNOW
A native Nashvillian known to wake at 4 a.m. to garden on her farm in a nightgown and Hunter boots, Van Tucker 12 is the CEO of Nashville
Fashion Alliance, which aims to build an ecosystem for the largest concentration per capita of fashion companies outside Los Angeles and New York City. Ethical brands Nisolo, co-founded by Patrick Woodyard and Zoe Cleary, 3 and Able 11 are among the more than 400 members who look to Tucker’s organization for counseling and connections. Tucker, who helped launch Bank of America’s entertainment industry division, now acts as Nashville’s global fashion industry ambassador.