2018 Officers and Executive Committee



Alan Icenhour

Oak Ridge National Laboratory

Chair Elect

Cathy Toth2

Cathy Toth

Acato Information Management. LLC

Past Chair


Chris Whaley

Roane State Community College


Buddy Heins

Buddy Heins

Merit Construction

Member at Large


Gerald Boyd

Stoller Newport News Nuclear (SN3)

Member at Large


Steve Jones


Member at Large


Stacey Patterson

University of Tennessee

Member at Large

Cortney Piper 2014

Cortney Piper

Piper Communications

Member at Large

Bill Tindal

Bill Tindal


Active Past Chairs
Tom Ballard, David Bradshaw, Sherry Browder, Bonnie Carroll, Tom Rogers, Barry Stephenson, and Bob Van Hook.

Board of Directors
Darrell Akins, Akins PS
Charlie Anderson, WAI
Ken Barry, S&ME
Jeremy Biggs, MMC
Larry Brede, Jacobs
Sherri Buchanan, TVA
John Christian, EnergySolutions
Paul Clay, RSI
Wade Creswell, Roane Alliance
Shirley Cox, Tetra Tech
Larry Cutlip, Centrus
Bob Eby, Navarro
Steve Fielden, CTI
Jenny Freeman, Strata-G
Spencer Hall, Retirement Planning Services
Cathy Hickey, Westinghouse
Steve Hicks, Cadre5
Wes Hines, UT

John McNeely, Sword & Shield
Bob Morris, Robert Morris Consulting
Kurt Oschman
Andy Page, ORAU
Henry Perry, HME, Inc.
Brian Reilly, CNS
Ken Rueter, UCOR
Mike Schlitz, Ingenium
Jeff Slack, Leidos
Jeff Smith, ORNL
Billy Stair, Stair Public Affairs
Michael Thompson, ATLC
Tom Tuck, TN Bank
Danni Varlan, ETCH
Russ Watkins, Partners
Jacqueline Whiteside, MPi Business Solutions
Anthony Wise, PSTCC
Thomas Zacharia, ORNL

Partnering Organizations
Anderson County Chamber of Commerce
Department of Energy, Oak Ridge
Knoxville Chamber
Knoxville-Oak Ridge Innovation Valley
Oak Ridge Chamber of Commerce
State of Tennessee Economic & Community Development