Be our Guest…
For the next Friday morning ETEC Meeting that will take place on January 11, 2019. Dr. Jeff Nichols, Associate Laboratory Director for Computing and Computational Sciences at at Oak Ridge National Laboratory, will be our speaker.
Until then, we wish you a very Merry Christmas and a New Year full of love, joy, hope, and peace!
ETEC’s 2018 Award Winners
Three women captured the Muddy Boot Award and Postma Young Professional Medals presented at the ETEC Annual Meeting & Awards Celebration held Friday, December 14, at the DoubleTree Hotel. Ashley Hartman Saunders, UCOR; and Naomi Asher, United Way of Anderson County, received the Postma Young Professional Medals; and Sherry Browder, UCOR received the Muddy Boot Award. The event was full of members and guests of the professional community of the Knoxville-Oak Ridge region and included many heartfelt moments. Dr. Ron Townsend with Battelle, a former Muddy Boot Winner, gave the keynote address. Click here to read more.
DOE’s Oak Ridge Reservation is an economic engine for the state of Tennessee. Studying the effects of DOE’s investment in Tennessee in fiscal year 2017, the report examines job creation, state GDP growth, private-sector procurements, payroll and pension disbursement, state and local tax contributions, community development, as well as the ripple effects of this spending. Click here to view the report and more details.
ETEC After Hours
Attention emerging leaders! You are invited to ETEC… After Hours! Featuring networking, drinks, and a panel conversation with accomplished professionals, this event is perfect for both established and early career professionals in the Knoxville-Oak Ridge region. All ETEC members and guests are invited and are encouraged to forward this invitation to the emerging leaders in your organization and in your network. Click here for more information and to register.
Organized in 1973, the East Tennessee Economic Council (ETEC) is an independent, regional, non-profit membership organization dedicated to supporting the federal government’s missions in Oak Ridge as well as encouraging new opportunities to fully utilize the highly-skilled talent, cutting-edge technologies and unique facilities that make up the federal reservation, the University of Tennessee complex, and the TVA region.
ETEC works in strong partnership with federal contractors, DOE and NNSA representatives, state officials, small businesses, and other local economic development organizations to seek new ways to use federal investments in science and security to create prosperity, promote regional development, and explore opportunities for growth.