After Hours ~ January 2019
A great evening was spent with these inspirational leaders! Many thanks to our panelists, Shirley Raines, Sherry Browder, and Cathy Toth. Thanks also to Stacy Myers for moderating the panel and facilitating great conversations. We appreciate Joe Storch for chairing the meeting and for his dedication and leadership on the ETEC Membership Committee. Lastly, thanks to North Wind Group for sponsoring!
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’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. Click here to read more.
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.