Tennessee Directory of Economic Development Organizations
Tennessee Directory of Economic Development Organizations.

Quick Facts

Tennessee Governor Bill Haslam

Tennessee Governor Bill Haslam

  • Capital: Nashville
  • Population (2016 Est.): 6,651,194
  • Largest Cities (2016): Nashville-Davidson (balance), 660,388; Memphis, 652,717; Knoxville, 186,239; Chattanooga, 177,571
  • Targeted Industries: Business Services, Chemicals, Plastics & Rubber, Food & Agribusiness, Distribution & Logistics, Aerospace & Defense, Transportation, Healthcare & Medical Devices, Energy Technology, Automotive, Advanced Manufacturing
  • Key Incentives: Learn about Tennessee’s incentives at TNECD.com/incentives-fact-sheet/
  • GDP (All Industry 2016): $328.8 billion*

*Bureau of Economic Analysis, U.S. Department of Commerce

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Joint Economic & Community Development Board of Wilson County

GC Hixson, CEcD
Executive Director
115 North Castle Heights Avenue, Suite 102
Lebanon, TN 37087
615-443-1210
gchixson@doingbiz.org
www.doingbiz.org/

Wilson County is strategically located in the center of thriving Middle Tennessee with access to three interstates, rail and an international airport. Contact our office for additional information or assistance with locating your business in Wilson County.

State Listings

Tennessee Department of Economic & Community Development

Allen Borden
Deputy Commissioner of Business, community & Rural Development
312 Rosa L. Parks Avenue
Nashville, Tennessee 37243-0405
615-624-2185
allen.borden@tn.gov
www.tnecd.com

Utility Listings

Tennessee-Tombigbee Waterway

Mitch Mays
Administrator
P.O. Drawer 671
Columbus, MS 39703
662-328-3286
mays@tenntom.org
www.tenntom.org

Tennessee Valley Authority

John J. Bradley
Senior Vice President, Economic Development
26 Century Boulevard, Suite 100, OCP 6D
Nashville, TN 37214
615-232-6051
econdev@tva.com
www.tvaed.com

Bristol Tennessee Essential Services (BTES)

April Eads, CEcD
Business Development Manager
2470 Volunteer Parkway, P.O. Box 549
Bristol, TN 37621
423-793-5532
aeads@gigabitcommunity.com
www.btes.net

Regional Listings

Northwest Tennessee Regional Economic Development Group

Blake Swaggart
Regional Director
312 Rosa L. Parks Avenue
Nashville, TN 37243
731-437-9443
blake.swaggart@tn.gov
www.northwesttn.com

Highlands Economic Partnership

Stephen Crook
VP of Economic Development
1 West First Street
Cookeville, TN 38501
931-526-2211
scrook@cookevillechamber.com
highlandsoftn.com

Northeast Tennessee Valley Regional Industrial Development Association (NETVRIDA)

Alan Bridwell
Executive Director
3211 North Roan Street
Johnson City, TN 37601
423-928-1203
abridwell@netvaly.org
www.netvaly.org

Jackson Chamber

Kyle Spurgeon
President & CEO
197 Auditorium Street, P.O. Box 1904
Jackson, TN 38302-1904
731-423-2200
kspurgeon@jacksontn.com
www.jacksontn.com

Tennessee Central Economic Alliance

Charly Lyons
Executive Director
C/O Four Lake Regional Industrial Development Authority,702 McMurry Boulevard
Hartsville, TN 37074
615-374-4607
clyons@tennesseecentral.org
www.tennesseecentral.org

Oak Ridge Chamber of Commerce

Parker Hardy
President & CEO
1400 Oak Ridge Turnpike
Oak Ridge, TN 37830
865-483-1321
hardy@orcc.org
www.oakridgechamber.org

Northeast Tennessee Regional Economic Partnership

Mitch Miller
CEO
300 East Main Street, Suite 406
Johnson City, TN 37601
423-202-3510, ext. 105
miller@northeasttn.com
www.northeasttn.com

West Tennessee Industrial Association

Kimberly Kee
Executive Director
26 Conrad Drive
Jackson, TN 38305
731-668-4300
kkee@wtia.org
www.wtia.org

Tellico Reservoir Development Agency (TRDA)

Bryan Hall
Executive Director
165 Deer Crossing
Vonore, TN 37885
800-562-8732
b.hall@trda.us
www.tellico.com

Southwest Tennessee Development District

Joe W. Barker
Executive Director
102 East College Street
Jackson, TN 38301
731-668-6402
jwbarker@swtdd.org
www.swtdd.org

Southeast Industrial Development Association (SEIDA)

Beth Jones
Executive Director
1000 Riverfront Parkway, P.O. Box 4757
Chattanooga, TN 37405-0757
423-424-4241
bjones@sedev.org
www.seida.info

Middle Tennessee Industrial Development Association

Robert T. (Bob) Bibb
Executive Director
2018 Westwood Avenue
Nashville, TN 37212
615-269-5233
rtbibb@mtida.org
www.mtida.org

Knoxville Oak Ridge Innovation Valley

Doug Lawyer, CEcD
Vice President of Economic Development
17 Market Square, Suite 201
Knoxville, TN 37902
865-637-4550
dlawyer@knoxvillechamber.com
www.knoxvilleoakridge.com

Knoxville Chamber of Commerce

Rhonda Rice
Executive Vice President
17 Market Square, Suite 201
Knoxville, TN
865-637-4550
rrice@knoxvillechamber.com
www.knoxvillechamber.com

East Tennessee Economic Development Agency

Allen Neel
President & CEO
10215 Technology Drive, Suite 202
Knoxville, TN 37923
865-777-3833
aneel@eteda.org
www.eteda.org

Clinch-Powell RC&D Council

Lindy Turner
Executive Director
7995 Rutledge Pike, P.O. Box 379
Rutledge, TN 37861
865-828-5927
lindy@clinchpowell.org
www.clinchpowell.net

Greater Chattanooga Economic Partnership

Charles H. Wood, CEcD
Vice President, Economic Development
811 Broad Street, Suite 100
Chattanooga, TN 37402
423-763-4335
cwood@greaterchatt.com
www.greaterchatt.com

County Listings

Lawrence County Chamber of Commerce

Ryan Egly
Director of Economic Development
25-B Public Square
Lawrenceburg, TN 38464
931-762-4911
ryan@lawcotn.com
www.lawcotn.com

Carter County Mayor's Office

Susan Robinson
Director of Economic & Community Development
801 East Elk Avenue, Suite 201
Elizabethton, TN 37643
423-542-1801
srobinson@cartercountytn.gov
www.cartercountyecd.com

McNairy County Economic Development & Chamber of Commerce

Eddie Crittendon
CEO
205 West Court Avenue
Selmer, TN 38375
7310-645-6360
eddiec@mcnairy.com
www.mcnairy.com

Robertson County Economic Development

Margot Fosnes
President & Chief Economic Development Officer
503 West Court Square
Springfield, TN 37172
615-384-3800
mfosnes@robertsonchamber.org
www.growinrobertson.com

White County

Denny Robinson
White County Executive
1 East Backman Way
Sparta, TN 38583
931-836-3202
executive@whitecountytn.gov
www.whitecountyecd.com

Williamson, Inc.

Elizabeth McCreary
Chief Economic Development Officer
5005 Meridian Boulevard, Suite 150
Franklin, TN 37067
615-771-1912
elizabeth@williamsonchamber.com
www.williamsonchamber.com/economic-development

Sullivan Partnership

Clay Walker, CEcD
CEO
P.O. Box 747
Blountville, TN 37617
423-279-7681
cwalker@networkstn.com
www.networkstn.com

Rutherford County Chamber of Commerce

Patrick Cammack
Senior Vice President of Economic Development
3050 Medical Center Parkway
Murfreesboro, TN 37129
615-278-2393
pcammack@rutherfordchamber.org
www.rutherfordchamber.org

Roane Alliance

Justin Snow
Director of Economic Development
1209 North Kentucky Street
Kingston, TN 37763
865-376-2093
jsnow@roanealliance.org
www.roanealliance.org

Rhea County Economic & Community Development

Dennis Tumlin
Director
107 Main Street
Dayton, TN 37321
423-775-6171
info@rheaecd.com
www.rheaecd.com

Pulaski-Giles County Economic Development Commission

Bethany Shockney
Executive Director
203 South First Street
Pulaski, TN 38478
931-363-9138
bethany@gilescountyedc.com
www.gilescountyedc.com

Paris/Henry County Economic Development Corporation

David Hamilton
CEO
2508 East Wood Street
Paris, TN 38242
731-642-3431
dhamilton@paristnchamber.com
www.parishenrycoedc.com

Obion County Joint Economic Development Council

Lindsay Frilling
Executive Director
214 East Church Street
Union City, TN 38261
731-885-0211
lfrilling@obioncounty.org
www.obioncounty.org

Monroe County Economic Development Office

Richard Kirkland
Director
103 College Street South, Suite 6
Madisonville, TN 37354
423-442-3652
richard.kirkland@monroetn.com
www.monroeeconomicdevelopment.com

McMinnville-Warren County Industrial Development Board

Don Alexander
Director of Economic Development
110 South Court Square
McMinnville, TN 37110
931-474-4769
director@wcidb.com
www.wcidb.com

McMinn County Economic Development Authority

Kathy Price, CEcD
Executive Director
9 East Madison Avenue, Suite 201
Athens, TN 37303
423-745-1506
kathy@makeitinmcminn.org
www.makeitinmcminn.org

Maury Alliance

Wil Evans
President
106 West 6th Street, P.O. Box 1076
Columbia, TN 38402
931-388-2155
wevans@mauryalliance.com
www.mauryalliance.com

Loudon County Economic Development Agency

Jack Qualls
Executive Director
274 Blair Bend Drive
Loudon, TN 37774
865-458-8889
qualls@loudoncountyeda.org
www.loudoncountyeda.org

Hickman County Economic & Community Development Association

Brenda Pfeiffer
Hickman County Economic & Community Development Association
114 Church Street, Suite 102, P.O. Box 204
Centerville, TN 37033
Centerville
brenda@hickmantnecd.com
www.hickmantnecd.com

Greene County Partnership

Matt Garland
President & CEO
115 Academy Street
Greeneville, TN 37743-5601
623-638-4111
mgarland@greenecop.net
www.greenecountypartnership.com

Greater Gibson Chamber of Commerce

Libby Wickersham
Executive Director
111 West Eaton Street
Trenton, TN 383782
731-855-0973
lwickersham@gibsoncountytn.com
www.gibsoncountytn.com

Forward Sumner Economic Partnership

Jimmy Johnston
President & CEO
P.O. Box 1071
Hendersonville, TN 37077
615-822-7610
jimmyj@forwardsumner.org
www.forwardsumner.org

EDGE: Economic Development Growth Engine for Memphis & Shelby County

Reid Dulberger
President & CEO/Chief Economic Development Officer for Memphis/Shelby County
100 Peabody Place, Suite 1100
Memphis, TN 38103-3652
901-341-2100
rdulberger@growth-engine.org
www.growth-engine.org

Blount Partnership

Bryan Daniels, CEcD, CCE, IOM
President & CEO
201 South Washington Street
Maryville, TN 37804
865-983-7715
bdaniels@blountpartnership.com
www.blountpartnership.com

Dyersburg/Dyer County Chamber of Commerce

Tim Climer
President & CEO
2000 Commerce Avenue
Dyersburg, TN 38024
731-285-3433
ttclimer@dyerchamber.com
www.dyerchamber.com

Development Corporation of Knox County

Todd Napier
President & CEO
17 Market Square, Suite 201
Knoxville, TN 37902
865-546-5887
tanapier@knoxdevelopment.org
www.knoxdevelopment.org

Cocke County Partnership/Economic Development Commission

Lucas Graham
President
433 Prospect Avenue
Newport, TN 37821
423-623-3008, ext. 1
lgraham@cockecountypartnership.com
www.edcncctn.com

Clarksville/Montgomery County, TN Industrial Development Board

Frank Tate
Executive Director
25 Jefferson Street, Suite 300
Clarksville, TN 37040
931-245-4348
ftate@clarksville.tn.us
www.clarksvilletned.com

Campbell County Economic Development

Christie Elkins
Executive Director
1016 Main Street
Jacksboro, TN 37757
423-566-0329
christie.elkins@campbellcountychamber.org
www.campbellcountychamber.com

City Listings

City of Kingsport

Lynn Tully
Development Services Director
City Hall, 225 West Center Street
Kingsport, TN 37660
423-229-9485
lynntully@kingsporttn.gov
www.kingsporttn.gov

Martin Department of Economic & Community Development

Brad Thompson
Director
109 University Street
Martin, TN 38237
731-225-1107
bthompson@cityofmartin.net
www.cityofmartin.net

Metropolitan Nashville Airport Authority

Douglas E. Kreulen, A.A.E.
President & CEO
One Terminal Drive, Suite 501
Nashville, TN 37214
615-275-1675
doug_kreulen@nashintl.com
www.flynashville.com

City of Germantown, TN Economic Development

Marie Lisco, RLA, TCEcD
Economic Development Manager
1920 South Germantown Road
Germantown, TN 38138
901-751-7637
mlisco@germantown-tn.gov
www.germantownedp.com

City of Crossville Economic Development

Greg Wood
City Manager
392 North Main Street
Crossville, TN 38555
931-484-7060
greg.wood@crossvilletn.gov
www.crossvilletn.gov

Lebanon Economic Development

Sarah Haston
Director
200 North Castle Heights Avenue
Lebanon, TN 37087
615-443-2839, ext. 2120
sarah.haston@lebanontn.org
www.lebanontn.org

City of Lewisburg

Greg Lowe
Director of Economic Development
131 East Church Street
Lewisburg, TN 37091
931-359-1544
greg.lowe@lewisburgtn.gov
www.lewisburgtn.gov

McKenzie Economic Development Corporation

Monica Heath
Main Street/Community Development Coordinator
89 Bruce Street
McKenzie, TN 38201
731-352-2004
info@growmckenzie.com
www.growmckenzie.com

Portland Community & Economic Development

Denise Geminden
Director
100 South Russell Street
Portland, TN 37148
615-325-6776
geminden@cityofportlandtn.gov
www.cityofportlandtn.gov

Nashville Area Chamber of Commerce

Courtney Ross
Chief Economic Development Officer
211 Commerce Street, Suite 100
Nashville, TN 37201
615-743-3022
cross@nashvillechamber.com
www.nashvillechamber.com

Morristown Area Chamber of Commerce

Marshall Ramsey
President
P.O. Box 9
Morristown, TN 37815
423-586-6382
president@morristownchamber.com
www.morristownchamber.com

Millington Planning & Economic Development

Jason Dixon
Director
4836 Navy Road, Suite 3
Millington, TN 38053
901-461-8595
j.dixon@millingtontn.gov
www.millingtontn.gov

Greater Memphis Chamber

Kelvin Kolheim
Director, Economic Development
22 North Front Street, Suite 200
Memphis, TN 38103-2100
901-543-3567
kkolheim@memphischamber.com
www.memphischamber.com

Gallatin Economic Development Agency

James Fenton
Executive Director
132 West Main Street, P.O. Box 773
Gallatin, TN 37066
615-451-5940
james.fenton@gallatin-tn.gov
www.gallatingetsit.com

Town of Collierville

John D. Duncan
Director of Economic Development
500 Poplar View Parkway
Collierville, TN 38017-7088
901-457-9325
jduncan@ci.collierville.tn.us
www.accesscollierville.com

City of Knoxville Community Development

Becky Wade
Director
400 Main Street, Room 532
Knoxville, TN 37902
865-215-2865
bwade@knoxvilletn.gov
www.knoxvilletn.gov

City of Clarksville

Richard Stevens
Director of Communications/Public Information Officer
One Public Square, 4th floor
Clarksville, TN 37040
931-648-6128
richard.stevens@cityofclarksville.com
www.cityofclarksville.com

City of Bartlett Planning & Economic Development

Kim Taylor
Director
6382 Stage Road
Bartlett, TN 38134
901-385-6417
ktaylor@cityofbartlett.org
www.cityofbartlett.org