KCDC promotes White to chief financial officer

Knoxville’s Community Development Corporation (KCDC) has promoted Nancy White to the position of chief financial officer (CFO). “Nancy has extensive experience in overseeing finances at both non-profit organizations and governmental entities, and she is well suited to the CFO position at KCDC,” said Ben Bentley, executive director and CEO of KCDC. “As a member of the executive management team, she … Read More

The Trust Company of Tennessee adds Williams as relationship manager

The Trust Company of Tennessee has hired Mark Williams as relationship manager, based in the firm’s Tri-Cities office. Founded in 1987 and with offices in Chattanooga, Knoxville and the Tri-Cities, The Trust Company of Tennessee currently has more than $4.5 billion under management. The firm helps individuals, families, business owners and nonprofits make better financial decisions through wealth management, personal … Read More

South College partners with Legends of Tennessee to encourage reading in Knox County schools

South College has partnered with nonprofit Legends of Tennessee to encourage reading in kindergarten through fifth-grade classrooms across Knox County. The program, which is called Reading Champions, will pair a University of Tennessee football player with a class for a 90-minute program that includes instruction, a chat about the importance of reading and lunch. Funding is provided by South College. … Read More

Voting begins in UScellular, Boys & Girls Clubs of the Tennessee Valley annual Black History Month Art Contest

Voting is now open in UScellular’s Eighth Annual Black History Month Art Contest with Boys & Girls Clubs of the Tennessee Valley. Voting is available online, and community members can visit newsroom.uscellular.com/2023-bhmac-vote-now to vote for their favorite piece of artwork. Boys & Girls Clubs of the Tennessee Valley members created original pieces representing influential Black icons in science, technology, engineering … Read More

South College Asheville names Dr. Danielle Kwasnik as campus president

South College has promoted Dr. Danielle Kwasnik to serve as campus president for the institution’s Asheville, North Carolina, campus. South College, a multi-campus institution, founded in Knoxville, Tennessee, in 1882, offers 100-plus programs and concentrations taught at eight physical campuses and online. “Dr. Kwasnik brings strength in both academics and operations and will utilize her broad skillset to continue South … Read More

Brian Crissman promoted to vice president of healthcare services at The Christman Company

Brian Crissman has been named The Christman Company’s vice president of healthcare services, dedicated to leading and expanding the vital market segment which accounts for approximately 30 percent of Christman’s revenue. “It is a great honor to recognize Brian’s dedication and hard work,” said Steve Roznowski, president and CEO for The Christman Company. “His understanding of current healthcare trends, ability … Read More

Annoor Academy of Knoxville team takes top honors in Future City Competition

LDA Engineering hosts regional STEM event for students to address solutions to sustainability issues A team from Annoor Academy of Knoxville won first place in the Future City Competition, a middle school science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) program, and will move to the national competition in February in Washington, DC. For the sixth consecutive year, LDA Engineering has participated … Read More

Beat the freeze: Dropping temps could mean damaged devices

 UScellular offers five tips for protecting smart devices in extreme winter weather This winter could be colder and snowier than normal, according to the U.S. Winter Outlook released by the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA). While winter safety is top of mind for families, pets and homes, smart devices should not be overlooked. It is important to keep devices … Read More