Be our Guest…
As a seventh-generation Tennessean, Bill Lee’s roots run deep in this state. Through hard work, Bill learned what it takes to lead a company, doing what is necessary to help build a business and create jobs. He held several roles at Lee Company before becoming President of the company in 1992. Now, Lee Company employs more than 1,200 individuals with annual revenues of $215 million. The company has won numerous awards for work culture and business accomplishments, and Bill was named a “Most Admired CEO” in 2015 by the Nashville Business Journal.
September 21, 2018
Homer Fisher Room, UT Outreach Center
Nuclear Suppliers Workshop
Registration is open for ETEC’s 2nd Annual Nuclear Suppliers Workshop. The event will be held on Tuesday, October 2, 2018 at Oak Ridge National Laboratory. The focus of this day-long workshop will be on manufacturing opportunities in the Southeastern United States around small modular reactors, next generation nuclear technology, nuclear medicine and national security programs. A hosted reception will follow the event. Click here to register and for more information.
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.
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.