Tranzonic Companies promotes Michael Blanchard to director of West Coast operations

The Tranzonic Companies has promoted Michael Blanchard to director of West Coast operations, overseeing three regional facilities and optimizing distribution from the company’s Reno, Nevada, facility. Based in Cleveland, Ohio, The Tranzonic Companies was founded nearly a century ago and manufactures and distributes wiping cloths, personal hygiene products, textiles, washroom supplies and accessories, wiping and cleaning supplies, and safety products. … Read More

Knoxville Area Urban League to host Mobile Unit for driver’s license and ID services

The Knoxville Area Urban League will host a Tennessee Driver’s License Mobile Unit on Tuesday, Aug. 20, to provide licensing and state identification services to the community. The unit will be available from 1-4 p.m. at the Knoxville Area Urban League’s headquarters, located at 1514 E. 5th Ave. Services will include state ID cards, learner’s permits, new driver’s licenses, renewal … Read More

Priority Ambulance Appears on the Inc. 5000 Annual List of America’s Fastest-Growing Private Companies for the Second Consecutive Year

Fastest-growing ambulance company on the list with three-year revenue growth of 248 percent Inc. magazine today revealed that Priority Ambulance is No. 1,654 on its annual Inc. 5000 list, the most prestigious ranking of the nation’s fastest-growing private companies. Priority Ambulance is once again the highest-ranking private ambulance company on the list with 248 percent revenue growth over a three-year … Read More

M&M Productions USA lands on Inc.’s list of ‘fastest-growing’ companies

M&M Productions USA has earned a spot for the first time on the Inc. 5000 list, which recognizes the fastest-growing private companies in America. Based in Oak Ridge, M&M Productions USA is a full-service event, broadcast and video production company and the in-house audiovisual partner for the Knoxville Convention Center. “We’re ecstatic and honored to be named among the top … Read More

Hillcrest Healthcare adds Ben Stiefel as administrator

Hillcrest Healthcare Communities, Inc. recently added Ben Stiefel as administrator of its West Hills Health and Rehab facility in Knoxville. Stiefel oversees facility operations, including budget and personnel management, business development and regulatory compliance while supervising more than 140 associates at the 194-bed facility. Hillcrest Healthcare Communities, Inc. operates three skilled nursing, rehabilitation and long-term care facilities in Knoxville and … Read More

The Trust Company of Tennessee adds specialization for women in transition

The Trust Company of Tennessee now offers specialized financial services to women who are in transition due to divorce or death of a spouse. The service focuses on partnering with family law attorneys to address the financial issues that many women face, including defining and dividing property, assets and retirement funds; spousal and child support; and tax issues along with … Read More

Knoxville and surrounding regions to benefit from new rule passed regarding Medicare Wage Index

Government passes new rule regarding hospital Medicare reimbursement program The federal government has passed a new rule stabilizing the payment structure that controls a hospital’s compensation from Medicare payments. This structure, called the Medicare Wage Index, was originally designed to consistently and fairly distribute payments to hospitals across the country, taking into consideration factors like labor cost and other wage-related … Read More

Moxley Carmichael hires Lydia Bailey as public relations specialist

Moxley Carmichael has hired Lydia Bailey to assist the account executive team with client services in her role as a public relations specialist. Bailey graduated with honors last May from Belmont University in Nashville with a bachelor’s degree in public relations. A Knoxville native, she served as an intern at Moxley Carmichael in the summer of 2018 prior to her … Read More

Knoxville Area Urban League supports students with 17th annual ‘Shoes for School’

More than 1,500 children receive new shoes and 4,000 receive school supplies Thousands of local children received new tennis shoes and school supplies Saturday, Aug. 3, during the 17th annual “Shoes for School” event presented by the Knoxville Area Urban League and sponsored by Covenant Health. The event at Caswell Park coincided with the start of school, which is Monday, … Read More

South College Nashville Physician Assistant Program earns accreditation

The South College Nashville Physician Assistant Program has earned accreditation from the Accreditation Review Commission on Education for the Physician Assistant, Inc. (ARC-PA) for its master’s level program in Physician Assistant Studies. The commission is the accrediting agency that protects the interests of the public and physician assistant (PA) profession by defining standards for education and evaluating programs in the … Read More