Source: Knoxville News-Sentinel | Opinion Column: Bill Malkes | January 30, 2020

Bill Malkes

Bill Malkes (Photo: Submitted)

A regional effort cultivates a sense of place and purpose; it’s entrepreneurial led, inclusive, focused on the long term and prioritizes diversity.

As the Bible reads in Ecclesiastes 3:1: “For everything, there is a season and a time for every purpose under heaven.” Folks, with conviction I believe it is our time in East Tennessee. It is a season when East Tennessee is becoming an entrepreneurial epicenter.

Welcome to East Tennessee 2020. The fever has spread and cooperation is a common thread – across generations and experience levels, the community is lifting one another up to succeed in all facets of business and life.

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