Knoxville’s Community Development Corporation elects board officers

Knoxville’s Community Development Corporation (KCDC) elected 2020-21 officers for its Board of Commissioners at its annual meeting May 28. Bob Whetsel, retired City of Knoxville director of redevelopment, will serve as chair. He was appointed to the board in 2016 for a five-year term. Kimberly Henry, a financial advisor with Northwestern Mutual, was elected vice chair. She was appointed to … Read More

South College Atlanta to offer Yellow Ribbon Program to military veterans

South College Atlanta has been approved to extend financial aid through the Yellow Ribbon GI Education Enhancement Program, which helps military veterans with education expenses. “South College is committed to serving members of the military and veterans and offering career-focused educational opportunities and financial assistance,” South College Chancellor Steve South said. “As an institution, South College has participated in the … Read More

The Trust Company of Tennessee announces four promotions to leadership positions

The Trust Company of Tennessee has promoted four team members to new leadership positions. Chad Schollaert has been promoted to chief development officer; Lara Fleming, chief people officer; Adam Davies, vice president of retirement plan services; and Matt Prince, vice president of wealth management. Founded in 1987 and with offices in Chattanooga, Knoxville and the Tri-Cities, The Trust Company of … Read More

Johnson Architecture project Marble Hall earns AIA East Tennessee merit award

Johnson Architecture has earned recognition for a third time for its reimagining of Marble Hall at Lakeshore Park. The East Tennessee Chapter of the American Institute of Architects presented the company with a merit award on May 1. Johnson Architecture received the distinction in the category of renovation and restoration for its work on the historic chapel. AIA East Tennessee … Read More

The Trust Company of Tennessee adds Cardwell as administrative assistant

The Trust Company of Tennessee has hired Cassandra “Cassie” Cardwell as an administrative assistant at the firm’s Knoxville headquarters. Founded in 1987 and with offices in Chattanooga, Knoxville and the Tri-Cities, The Trust Company of Tennessee currently has more than $3.5 billion under management. The firm helps individuals, families, business owners and charities make better decisions with money through wealth … Read More

The Christman Company superintendent, project teams earn ‘Christman Way’ awards

The Christman Company has announced its national “Christman Way” awards with one superintendent and two project teams in Knoxville recognized for excellent performance, attitude and achievement. The Christman Company, founded in 1894, is one of the country’s leading professional construction services firms. Established in 2001, the annual Christman Way awards are based on internal nominations, which are evaluated by a … Read More

KCDC’s Five Points earns Tennessee’s Best award for neighborhood stabilization

Knoxville’s Community Development Corporation’s (KCDC) Five Points redevelopment has earned a 2019 Tennessee’s Best award in the neighborhood stabilization category. Presented in March by the Tennessee Housing Development Agency (THDA) at the Tennessee Housing Conference in Nashville, the Tennessee’s Best awards honor excellence in the development or management of affordable housing that reflects the highest standards in quality and sustainability. … Read More

The Trust Company of Tennessee adds Kate Johnson as administrative assistant

The Trust Company of Tennessee has hired Kate Johnson as an administrative assistant at the firm’s Knoxville headquarters. Founded in 1987 and with offices in Chattanooga, Knoxville and the Tri-Cities, The Trust Company of Tennessee currently has more than $3.5 billion under management. The firm helps individuals, families, business owners and charities make better decisions with money through wealth management, … Read More

South College School of Pharmacy graduates excel on national exams

South College School of Pharmacy graduates have either surpassed or are on par with the national averages in first-time pass rates for the licensure and jurisprudence exams. The School of Pharmacy also fared at the top for first-time pass rates in 2019 among accelerated doctoral programs in the United States on both the Multistate Pharmacy Jurisprudence Examination (MPJE) and North … Read More

KUB Board approves long-term agreements with TVA

First-of-its-kind Green Invest agreement will support 212 MW of new solar generation for KUB customers At its meeting today, KUB’s Board of Commissioners approved a new 20-year power supply agreement with TVA that provides long-term cost stability for KUB customers, discounted wholesale rates, power supply flexibility of up to 5 percent of KUB’s power to come from local sources, and … Read More