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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 (2015 Est.): 6,600,299
  • Largest Cities (2015): Memphis, 655,770; Nashville-Davidson (balance), 654,610; Knoxville, 185,291; Chattanooga, 176,588
  • Targeted Industries: Business Services, Chemicals, Plastics & Rubber, Food & Agribusiness, Distribution & Logistics, Aerospace & Defense, Transportation, Healthcare & Medical Devices, Energy Technology, Automotive, Advanced Manufacturing
  • Key Incentives: FastTrack Economic Development Fund, FastTrack Job Training Assistance Program, Job Tax Credit, Sales & Use Tax Exemptions
  • GDP (All Industry 2015): $314.2 billion*

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

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Blount Partnership

Bryan Daniels, CEcD, CCE, IOM
President & CEO
201 South Washington Street
Maryville, TN 37804
865-273-1216
[email protected]
www.blountindustry.com

The Blount Partnership provides opportunities for small businesses, corporate locations, manufacturing, technology commercialization and corporate retreats. Our goal is to ensure a robust economy for an unrivaled quality of life.

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Dyersburg/Dyer County Chamber of Commerce

Allen Hester, CCE
President & CEO
2000 Commerce Avenue
Dyersburg, TN 38024
P: 731-285-3433
[email protected]
www.dyerchamber.com

Dyersburg/Dyer County Tennessee is centrally located on the I-69 corridor, featuring CN Railroad service, a new intermodal river port nearby, newly designated foreign trade zones, a “Deal Ready” speculative building and rail sites ready for development.

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State Listings

  • Tennessee Department of Economic & Community Development

    Allen Borden
    Assistant Commissioner, Business Development Division
    312 Rosa L. Parks Avenue
    Nashville, TN 37243-0405
    P: 615-532-1294
    [email protected]
    www.tnecd.com

Utility Listings

  • Bristol Tennessee Essential Services (BTES)

    April Eads, CEcD
    Business Development Manager
    2470 Volunteer Parkway, P.O. Box 549
    Bristol, TN 37621
    P: 423-793-5532
    [email protected]
    www.btes.net
  • Tennessee Valley Authority

    John J. Bradley
    Senior Vice President, Economic Development
    P.O. Box 292409
    Nashville, TN 37229-2409
    P: 615-232-6051
    [email protected]
    www.tvaed.com
  • Tennessee-Tombigbee Waterway

    Mitch Mays
    Administrator
    P.O. Drawer 671
    Columbus, MS 39703
    P: 662-328-3286
    [email protected]
    www.tenntom.org
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Regional Listings

  • Chattanooga Area Chamber of Commerce

    Charles Wood
    Vice President of Economic Development
    811 Broad Street
    Chattanooga, TN 37402
    P: 423-763-4335
    [email protected]
    www.chattanoogachamber.com/
  • Clinch-Powell RC&D Council

    Lindy Turner
    Executive Director
    7995 Rutledge Pike, P.O. Box 379
    Rutledge, TN 37861
    P: 865-828-5927
    [email protected]
    www.clinchpowell.net
  • Douglas-Cherokee Economic Authority, Inc.

    Susan Luker
    Executive Director
    P.O. Box 1218
    Morristown, TN 37816
    P: 866-631-4120
    [email protected]
    www.douglascherokee.org
  • East Tennessee Economic Development Agency

    Allen Neel
    President & CEO
    10215 Technology Drive, Suite 202
    Knoxville, TN 37923
    P: 865-777-3833
    [email protected]
    www.eteda.org
  • Jackson Chamber

    Kyle Spurgeon
    President & CEO
    197 Auditorium Street, P.O. Box 1904
    Jackson, TN 38302-1904
    P: 731-423-2200
    [email protected]
    www.jacksontn.com
  • Knoxville Chamber of Commerce

    Rhonda Rice
    Executive Vice President
    17 Market Square, Suite 201
    Knoxville, TN
    P: 865-637-4550
    [email protected]
    www.knoxvillechamber.com
  • Knoxville Oak Ridge Innovation Valley

    Doug Lawyer, CEcD
    Vice President of Economic Development
    17 Market Square, Suite 201
    Knoxville, TN 37902
    P: 865-637-4550
    [email protected]
    www.knoxvilleoakridge.com
  • Memphis Regional Chamber

    Mark Herbison
    Senior VP, Economic Development
    22 North Front Street, Suite 200
    Memphis, TN 38103
    P: 901-543-3500; 901-543-3516
    [email protected]
    www.memphischamber.com
  • Middle Tennessee Industrial Development Association

    George W. (Bill) Shuff
    Executive Director
    2108 Westwood Avenue
    Nashville, TN 37212
    P: 615-269-5233
    [email protected]
    www.mtida.org
  • Northeast Tennessee Valley Regional Industrial Development Association (NETVRIDA)

    Alan Bridwell
    Executive Director
    3211 North Roan Street
    Johnson City, TN 37601
    P: 423-928-1203
    [email protected]
    www.netvaly.org
  • Oak Ridge Chamber of Commerce

    Parker Hardy
    President & CEO
    1400 Oak Ridge Turnpike
    Oak Ridge, TN 37830
    P: 865-483-1321
    [email protected]
    www.oakridgechamber.org
  • Southeast Industrial Development Association (SEIDA)

    Beth Jones
    Executive Director
    1000 Riverfront Parkway, P.O. Box 4757
    Chattanooga, TN 37405-0757
    P: 423-424-4241
    [email protected]
    www.seida.info
  • Southwest Tennessee Development District

    Joe W. Barker
    Executive Director
    102 East College Street
    Jackson, TN 38301
    P: 731-668-6402
    [email protected]
    www.swtdd.org
  • Tellico Reservoir Development Agency (TRDA)

    Ron Hammontree
    Executive Director
    59 Excellence Way
    Vonore, TN 37885
    P: 800-562-8732
    [email protected]
    www.tellico.com
  • Tennessee Central Economic Alliance

    Charly Lyons
    Executive Director
    C/O Four Lake Regional Industrial Development Authority,702 McMurry Boulevard
    Hartsville, TN 37074
    P: 615-374-4607
    [email protected]
    www.tennesseecentral.org
  • West Tennessee Industrial Association

    Mike Philpot, CEcD
    Executive Director
    26 Conrad Drive
    Jackson, TN 38305
    P: 731-668-4300
    [email protected]
    www.wtia.org

County Listings

  • Blount Partnership

    Bryan Daniels, CEcD, CCE, IOM
    President & CEO
    201 South Washington Street
    Maryville, TN 37804
    P: 865-273-1216
    [email protected]
    www.blountindustry.com
  • Campbell County Economic Development

    Christie Elkins
    Executive Director
    1016 Main Street
    Jacksboro, TN 37757
    P: 423-566-0329
    [email protected]
    www.campbellcountychamber.com
  • Clarksville/Montgomery County, TN Industrial Development Board

    Mike Evans
    Executive Director of the Industrial Development Board & Vice President of Economic Development
    25 Jefferson Street, Suite 300
    Clarksville, TN 37040
    P: 931-245-4348
    [email protected]
    www.clarksvillepartnership.com
  • Cocke County Partnership/Economic Development Commission

    Lucas Graham
    President
    433 Prospect Avenue
    Newport, TN 37821
    P: 423-623-3008, ext. 1
    [email protected]
    www.edcncctn.com
  • Development Corporation of Knox County

    Todd Napier
    President & CEO
    17 Market Square, Suite 201
    Knoxville, TN 37902
    P: 865-546-5887
    [email protected]
    www.knoxdevelopment.org
  • Dyersburg/Dyer County Chamber of Commerce

    Allen Hester, CCE
    President & CEO
    2000 Commerce Avenue
    Dyersburg, TN 38024
    P: 731-285-3433
    [email protected]
    www.dyerchamber.com
  • 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
    P: 901-341-2100
    [email protected]
    www.growth-engine.org
  • Forward Sumner Economic Partnership

    Jimmy Johnston
    President & CEO
    P.O. Box 1071
    Hendersonville, TN 37077
    P: 615-822-7610
    [email protected]
    www.forwardsumner.org
  • Greater Gibson County Area Economic Development

    Shelby Kee
    Executive Director
    200 East Eaton Street
    Trenton, TN 38382
    P: 731-855-0973
    [email protected]
    www.gibsoncountytn.com
  • Greene County Partnership

    Tom Ferguson
    President & CEO
    115 Academy Street
    Greeneville, TN 37743-5601
    P: 623-638-4111
    [email protected]
    www.greenecountypartnership.com
  • Hickman County Economic & Community Development Association

    Stephen Graves
    President
    130 Progress Center Plaza, P.O. Box 204
    Centerville, TN 37033
    P: 931-729-5953
    [email protected]
    www.hickmantn.org/
  • Joint Economic & Community Development Board of Wilson County

    GC Hixson, CEcD
    Executive Director
    115 North Castle Heights Avenue, Suite 102
    Lebanon, TN 37087
    P: 615-443-1210
    [email protected]
    www.doingbiz.org
  • Loudon County Economic Development Agency

    Patrick Phillips
    President
    274 Blair Bend Drive
    Loudon, TN 37774
    P: 865-458-8889
    [email protected]
    www.loudoncountyeda.org/
  • Maury Alliance

    Wil Evans
    President
    106 West 6th Street, P.O. Box 1076
    Columbia, TN 38402
    P: 931-388-2155
    [email protected]
    www.mauryalliance.com
  • McMinn County Economic Development Authority

    Kathy Knight
    Executive Director
    McMinn County Courthouse Annex, 5 South Hill Street, P.O. Box 767
    Athens, TN 37371-0767
    P: 423-745-1506
    [email protected]
    www.mcminncoeda.org
  • McMinnville-Warren County Industrial Development Board

    George Burke
    Director of Economic Development
    110 South Court Square, Suite A200
    McMinnville, TN 37110
    P: 931-474-4769
    [email protected]
    www.wcidb.com
  • Monroe County Economic Development Office

    Bryan S. Hall
    Director
    103 College Street South, Suite 6
    Madisonville, TN 37354
    P: 423-442-3652
    [email protected]
    www.monroeeconomicdevelopment.com/
  • Obion County Joint Economic Development Council

    Lindsay Frilling
    Executive Director
    214 East Church Street
    Union City, TN 38261
    P: 731-885-0211
    [email protected]
    www.obioncounty.org
  • Paris/Henry County Economic Development Corporation

    David Hamilton
    CEO & Director
    2508 East Wood Street
    Paris, TN 38242
    P: 731-642-3431
    [email protected]
    www.parishenrycoedc.com
  • Pulaski-Giles County Economic Development Commission

    Dan Speer
    Executive Director
    203 South First Street
    Pulaski, TN 38478
    P: 931-363-9138
    [email protected]
    www.gilescountyedc.com
  • Rhea Economic & Tourism Council

    Penny Hicks
    Executive Assistant
    Rhea County Welcome Center, 107 Main Street
    Dayton, TN 37321
    P: 423-775-6171
    [email protected]
    www.rheacountyetc.com
  • Roane Alliance

    Darrell Williams
    Vice President, Business Development
    1209 North Kentucky Street
    Kingston, TN 37763
    P: 865-376-5572
    [email protected]
    www.roanealliance.org
  • Rutherford County Chamber of Commerce

    Brian D. Hercules
    Vice President of Economic Development
    3050 Medical Center Parkway
    Murfreesboro, TN 37129
    P: 615-278-2393
    [email protected]
    www.rutherfordchamber.org
  • Sullivan County Economic Development Commission

    Richard S. Venable
    CEO
    P.O. Box 747
    Blountville, TN 37617
    P: 423-279-7684
    [email protected]
    www.networkstn.com
  • Washington County Economic Development Council

    Mitch Miller
    CEO
    300 East Main Street, Suite 406
    Johnson City, TN 37601
    P: 423-202-3510, ext. 105
    [email protected]
    www.thewcedc.com
  • Williamson, Inc. Economic Development

    Matt Largen
    President & CEO
    5005 Meridian Boulevard, Suite 150
    Franklin, TN 37067
    P: 615-771-1912
    [email protected]
    www.williamsonchamber.com/economic-development

City Listings

  • City of Bartlett Planning & Economic Development Department

    Terry Emerick
    Director
    6382 Stage Road
    Bartlett, TN 38134
    P: 901-385-6417
    [email protected]
    www.cityofbartlett.org
  • City of Clarksville

    Richard Stevens
    Director of Communications/Public Information Officer
    One Public Square, 4th floor
    Clarksville, TN 37040
    P: 931-648-6128
    [email protected]
    www.cityofclarksville.com
  • City of Knoxville Community Development

    Becky Wade
    Director of Community Development
    City County Building, 400 Main Street, Room 532
    Knoxville, TN 37902-1405
    P: 865-215-2865
    [email protected]
    www.cityofknoxville.org
  • Gallatin Economic Development Agency

    James Fenton
    Executive Director
    132 West Main Street, P.O. Box 773
    Gallatin, TN 37066
    P: 615-451-5940
    [email protected]
    www.GallatinGetsIt.com
  • Greater Memphis Chamber

    Kelvin Kolheim
    Director, Economic Development
    22 North Front Street, Suite 200
    Memphis, TN 38103-2100
    P: 901-543-3567
    [email protected]
    www.memphischamber.com
  • Millington Planning & Economic Development

    Al Bell
    Building Inspector
    4836 Navy Road, Suite 2
    Millington, TN 38053
    P: 901-873-3341, ext. 214
    [email protected]
    www.millingtontn.gov
  • Morristown Area Chamber of Commerce

    Marshall Ramsey
    President
    P.O. Box 9
    Morristown, TN 37815
    P: 423-586-6382
    [email protected]
    www.morristownchamber.com
  • Nashville Area Chamber of Commerce

    Courtney Ross
    Chief Economic Development Officer
    211 Commerce Street, Suite 100
    Nashville, TN 37201
    P: 615-743-3079
    [email protected]
    www.nashvilleareainfo.com
  • Sparta-White County Chamber of Commerce

    Jody Patrick Sliger, CTTP
    Tourism & Marketing Director
    16 West Bockman Way
    Sparta, TN 38583
    P: 931-836-3552
    [email protected]
    www.sparta-chamber.net
  • Town of Collierville

    John D. Duncan
    Director of Economic Development
    500 Poplar View Parkway
    Collierville, TN 38017-7088
    P: 901 457 9325
    [email protected]
    www.accesscollierville.com