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Kelli Pendleton

President & CEO

Campbell Strong Defense Alliance

The CSDA is a regional organization of local business, military, and community leaders who share a unified vision to support Fort Campbell, strengthen the regional economy, and serve the military population of Kentucky & Tennessee.
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& the ETEC Membership will vote on the 2023 Board of Directors Slate

December 2, 2022

7:30-8:30 a.m. (EST)

In person at the UT Outreach Center in Oak Ridge & on Zoom

Hybrid Friday Meeting Details:

In-Person (Registration not Needed):

Meetings are held in the UT Outreach Center in Oak Ridge.
Outreach Center 2021 entrance corner

Virtual Attendees (Please Register):

To participate in the meeting via Zoom, register for this and future Friday meetings with this link:
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Meeting Sponsor

Thank you to Strata-G for sponsoring the Friday morning meetings in November & December.

Upcoming ETEC Friday Meetings

December 9 - Mark Watson, Oak Ridge City Manager
December 16 - No ETEC – Join us at the Hilton Knoxville Airport for our Annual Meeting & Awards Celebration on Thursday, December 15
December 23 - No ETEC, Merry Christmas!
December 30 - No ETEC, Happy New Year!

2023 Meeting Sponsorships Available

Sponsorships for a month of ETEC Friday Morning Meetings are available for 2023. The cost is $1,000 per month and the benefits are listed below. To easily purchase this great promotional opportunity for your organization, click here.
  • Verbal recognition of sponsorship by the ETEC Chairperson at weekly meetings during the month
  • Advertisement with logo on meeting slides at weekly meetings during the month
  • Opportunity to speak for 3 minutes and show 1-2 slides during 1 of the weekly meetings
  • Logo ad with a link to your website in weekly newsletters (750+ subscribers) during the month
  • Logo with a link to your website on the weekly meetings page of the ETEC website throughout the month
  • Mention of company name and link to your website in weekly social media posts during the month


ETEC Annual Meeting

You're Invited to

ETEC's 2022 Annual Meeting
& Awards Celebration

Keynote Speaker: TN Governor Bill Lee

Thursday, December 15, 2022
8:00-10:00 a.m.
Hilton Knoxville Airport

ETEC Annual Meeting Invitation 12.15.22
The event will also feature the presentation of ETEC’s Muddy Boot Award and Postma Young Professional Medal; a holiday-themed breakfast; networking with colleagues and friends; and more.

Regional/Partner Events

ETEBA Holiday Party 2022
Social Post - Annual Meeting 2022



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UT News

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MPNHP Stamp 2022-x-10

Economic Development / Workforce News

Knox Chamber Brief 11.2022

People News


New Member

ETEC welcomes Paine, Tarwater, & Bickers, LLP as a new member.
Paine, Tarwater, and Bickers, LLP is regularly retained in litigation matters ranging from mass tort, product liability, commercial, construction, employment, to environmental cases. Known as a national litigation boutique, the lawyers of Paine Tarwater and Bickers regularly serve as trial counsel for large multi-national corporations and utilize their experience in support of businesses across East Tennessee.

Thinking about Joining?

• To learn more about ETEC and the Friday morning meetings, visit our website.
• To learn more about membership and to join, click here.

Already a Member?

• To inquire about the status of your membership, email Nicole
• To pay dues by credit card, please click here to pay online.
• To update your company profile, account, or visit the member directory, click here.

Did You Know?

The Oak Ridge Corridor has a webpage. Click here to view this landing or should we say jumping off page that highlights the live, work, and play aspects of Oak Ridge, Anderson, Morgan, and Roane Counties. This page was created by the Oak Ridge Reservation Communities Alliance.
Oak Ridge Corridor Webpage

Weekly Wisdom

"We can’t help everyone, but everyone can help someone."
– Ronald Reagan
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