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his has been an interesting year for NETWORKS Sullivan Partnership to say the least. And for our region, as we’ve explored ideas about collaboration for better results for all of us in Northeast Tennessee and even Southwest Virginia. That is why, as much as anything, we decided to make “the big picture” the theme of the 2019 Annual Report. Opinions are many and varied with lots of debate on lots of the specifics, such as: just what does “our region” include, should NETWORKS and NeTREP be consolidated into one organization, what are the obstacles that have impeded us in the past in terms of population and economic growth, along with everything from funding to control. There is one thing we haven’t disagreed on: that we will all benefit by being better collaborators. Something that has often been overlooked, if not ignored or denied all together, in many of the narratives has been our track record of regional achievements. Most people recognize and take great pride in the partnership between Bristol, Johnson City, Kingsport and Sullivan and Washington counties in the development of Tri-Cities Aerospace Park over the past couple of years. For the past six years, our signature inbound marketing event has been the Northeast Tennessee Red Carpet Tour. Every August, we bring in about 10 of the nation’s top site location consultants to familiarize them with our region; the event also brings in about a half a dozen TNECD staffers, which is, in many ways, of greater consequence to us as it puts us in the front of the minds of those who are often the first contact for prospects. Not only has NeTREP been a regular attendee, the Knoxville Chamber, Blount County Partnership, and Greene County Partnership have also participated and given a collective presentation to the audience. Likewise, we have been a sponsor (and attendee) to both of NeTREP’s Meet the Mountains Festivals in Johnson City. Our marketing director, Dana Glenn, even sits on an outdoor task force of our sister organization. But those are annual events and large, highly visible undertakings for our staffs. Perhaps more impactful is the behind-the-scenes activities of our teams, such as the regular habit of sharing information and working together on leads and prospects. Most recently, NeTREP assisted NETWORKS as we hosted a regional FIRST meeting for our existing industries with some 30 companies representing all five counties that make up our combined service area. Last year, our Board tasked CEO Clay Walker with authoring a plan of action to address potential pathways of a regional economic development approach. After many months of research (on top of his years of experience), Walker shared a rough draft of a white paper with NeTREP CEO Mitch Miller who gave us tremendously valuable input. After implementing Mitch’s recommendations, that paper has been the jumping off point for conversations our two organizations’ leaders have had. All this is part of the process of working toward a formal agreement, at least in concept, that we can present to our elected officials, investors, and other stakeholders in the upcoming weeks. And all of this work has been done in concert with and support of the Blue Ribbon Task Force on Regionalism spearheaded by Sullivan County Mayor Richard Venable and Washington County Mayor Joe Grandy. From a broader perspective, our team has been an integral part of Team Tennessee, with Clay serving in leadership roles in both the Tennessee Economic Partnership (TEP) and Tennessee Economic Development Council (TEDC). In fact, our entire staff is well-known across the state and beyond; anyone ever attending a conference with them can attest to that. We certainly have a lot of road still in front of us, but I am very proud of the substantial improvements in working regionally that have been made in 2019 and encouraged by our history – both recently and further reaching – that assures us we can continue to do even better.

Bill Sumner Chairman of the Board

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n June of 2018, NETWORKS Sullivan Partnership staff, Board of Directors, and community partners convened for a two-day strategic planning retreat. The group spent some time reviewing and updating the organization’s current plan, strategies, and actions – as they do every year – before diving into a much deeper discussion that led to a stronger commitment of Board Members and other partners in three particular areas of focus: regionalism, product development (land and buildings), and workforce development. “The retreat was an incredibly valuable process, even beyond the actual outcomes, which were significant,” CEO Clay Walker said. “The process engaged the Board in such a way that I believe we improved our organization’s culture and became a more focused, tightly knit group of leaders, which has been especially timely with the interest from the private and public sector’s recent spotlight on regionalism.” While the other focus areas have received a great deal of work and progress by staff and partners, there is no question that regionalism has attracted most of the attention in the local media and where many of the more notable strides were taken.

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REGIONALISM One of three major outcomes of the 2018 NETWORKS strategic planning retreat was for the organization to become the driver in leading primary economic development for Northeast Tennessee. CEO Clay Walker, in collaboration with Northeast Tennessee Regional Economic Partnership CEO Mitch Miller, penned a 25-page white paper titled The Right Time for the Right Organization: An Examination of a Collaborative Economic Development Effort in the Greater Tri-Cities Region, which was made public in September at a Bristol City Council work session. The plan was intended as a jumping off point to spark necessary conversations and lay the proper groundwork. The document discussed the state line issue, current organizational structure models, a sample agreement, and articles related to the topic of regionalism. Following the public release of The Right Time for the Right Organization, an addendum was published. NETWORKS staff, Board of Directors, and partners have been deeply engaged in various other regionalism activities including Sullivan County Mayor Richard Venable’s and Washington County Mayor Joe Grandy’s Blue Ribbon Task Force on Economic Development, the ever growing regionalism committee organized by Tri-Cities chambers of commerce, a regional naming process, and a handful of other groups’ activities. NETWORKS also provided video footage to be used in one of Ballad Health’s Appalachian Highlands promotional videos that were aired during the nationally televised Long Drive Championships from Kingsport’s MeadowView Resort in August. “A key component to the success of NETWORKS Sullivan Partnership is their ability to continue to foster a brand strategy that resonates with site selectors and corporate executives,” said Justin Lane, TNECD Marketing Director. “As a native of Sullivan County, I can say with confidence that their traditional and digital marketing materials capture the very essence of the region. Living and working in Northeast Tennessee is an unmatched experience and NETWORKS effectively communicates ‘Where Tennessee Begins Its Business Day’.”

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TELLING THE WHERE-TENNESSEE-BEGINS-ITS-BUSINESS-DAY STORY NETWORKS continued to focus its marketing efforts on the message of our region being “Where Tennessee Begins Its Business Day” and 2019 provided NETWORKS with plenty of opportunities to tell our story. With so much attention being paid to regional economic development, NETWORKS increased its internal marketing efforts in order to better educate the public about the work – particularly the messaging – being done as well as the collaboration between NETWORKS and its sister organization in Washington County, NeTREP. “It became very apparent to the Board and staff that very little of the broader conversations were taking stock of the work that had been done, particularly over the past four or five years and in the areas of branding and regional outreach,” said NETWORKS Chairman Bill Sumner. “Aside from a few very well done stories in the Tri-Cities Business Journal, not much media attention was given to things like our Red Carpet Tour event, Clay Walker’s recognition and reputation across our state’s economic development community and among site selectors, or just how cooperatively we have worked with NeTREP and other organizations.” In May, we celebrated Economic Development Week by launching a social media campaign. Daily videos were shared that provided insight as to who we are, what we do, and why we do it, and included an interview with then-Chairman Carolyn Ferrell. NETWORKS brought national attention to our region by bringing in Success Files, hosted by Rob Lowe, to produce a segment on our aerospace focus and Tri-Cities Aerospace Park. The segment originally aired on the Fox Business network, then another 400 times on various national and regional stations, across targeted major markets. In August, NETWORKS hosted 10 site location consultants, along with partners from TNECD, TVA, and AEP, for the sixth annual Northeast Tennessee Red Carpet Tour. The event showcases the region’s outstanding business environment and quality of life, with activities ranging from an existing industry panel at the RCAM to a VIP experience at the Night Race at Bristol Motor Speedway. This year’s guests experienced a new treat - a visit to the Kingsport Carousel, where they were greeted with Pal’s milkshakes. The NETWORKS team looks forward to the Governor’s Conference on Economic Development each year, and this year CEO Clay Walker was selected to participate in a live taping of the Stories Behind Tennessee Economic Development Podcast. Walker, alongside Williamson Inc.’s Matt Largen, discussed collaboration, successfully telling a community’s story, and the value of Team Tennessee. NORTHEAST TENNESSEE IN THE SPOTLIGHT The podcast at the Governor’s Conference was one of many examples of the region earning recognition in 2019. Along with local efforts to shine a light on why we are Where Tennessee Begins Its Business Day, the region garnered an incredible amount of attention from media outlets of all types from across the United States.

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quick glance through the headlines and social media posts is all one needs to realize there was much to celebrate in 2019. In terms of job growth, grants and investment in industrial product, and accolades to our organization – as well as many of our team members and partners – Northeast Tennessee generated a great deal of buzz over the past 12 months. After less than a year at its Kingsport location, Anita’s Snack Foods broke ground on a new 40,000 square foot expansion. Since opening in August 2018, the company has grown from 20 to 85 employees, with plans to hire an additional 20 to 25 employees following the completion of the expansion. Anita’s manufactures snack foods, including tortilla chips. In January, Director of Marketing Dana Glenn was named as one of 25 members in the inaugural class of Leadership Tennessee NEXT. The program offers early-to-mid career professionals in-depth personal and career development while fostering a better understanding of Tennessee and provided Glenn with the opportunity to share the positive things happening in Northeast Tennessee with her peers from across the state. April Eads, Business Development Manager at BTES and NETWORKS partner, was honored at YWCA’s Tribute to Women. She received an Empower award for the work that she does to expose students to as many career opportunities as possible and help young women understand that it is acceptable to pursue a career in a male-dominated field. Mark Canty, Business Development Director at Tri-Cities Airport Authority and NETWORKS partner, became a certified member of the American Association of Airport Executives. On the topic of TRI, the airport announced a new direct, American Airlines flight. Following the inaugural flight in September, twice daily flights are now available to Dallas. The Tennessee Economic Development Council (TEDC) Annual Awards event was a big night for our team! Carolyn Ferrell, Vice President of HR and Community Relations for The Robinette Company, and past NETWORKS Board Chairman, received the 2019 TEDC Volunteer of the Year Award. Ronnie Price, who joined the team in February as an Economic Development Specialist, received the Lifetime Member Award in celebration of over 36 years in economic development. At the same event, NETWORKS CEO Clay Walker was appointed as the East Tennessee Director of the TEDC Board. Two NETWORKS staff members were also appointed to serve TVA in 2019. Walker was one of two economic developers appointed to a two-year term on the Regional Energy Resource Council, which focuses on the development and management of energy resources in the Tennessee Valley. Glenn was appointed to the Young Talent Cabinet, a group of six economic developers under the age of 40 working with TVA to provide NETWORKS Sullivan Partnership Annual Report • 2019 • 7


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support and programming for the next generation of practitioners. NETWORKS received a Gold Award from the International Economic Development Council (IEDC) for the Tri-Cities TN Quality of Life Video in the Multimedia Promotion category. BTES also received a Gold Award in the Business Retention and Expansion Initiatives category for its Teacher Industry Day Program. Glenn, along with NeTREP’s Michelle Black and Ryan Chupa, graduated from Oklahoma University’s Economic Development Institute in Denver in October. She received the Legacy Scholarship. A few weeks later, Michael Parker, Director of Economic Development, received his Jobs EQ Fit Certification through Chmura Economic Analytics. The year wrapped up with an announcement from GSM Filtration, a manufacturer of a wide range of filter fabrics for liquid/solid separation, forming, filtering, and conveying applications. The company, which currently employs 10 people, will create 25 additional high-paying jobs upon its expansion to Gateway Commerce Park. “While I enjoy and take pride in assisting all of our industrial companies here in Northeast Tennessee, it makes it even more special to get to work with a smaller, family-owned business as they continue to grow and be successful,” said Michael Parker, NETWORKS Director of Economic Development. “When you help and support a small business, you are not helping some mysterious CEO buy a third vacation home. You are helping a little girl get dance lessons, a little boy get his team jersey, a family pay their mortgage, and sometimes just putting food on the table. The importance and impact that smaller companies such as GSM Filtration have in our community cannot be overstated.” MARKETING DIRECTOR GLENN ACCEPTS JOB WITH TNECD At the end of December, Dana Glenn resigned from NETWORKS in order to continue her career in economic development as the FastTrack Project Manager for the Tennessee Department of Economic and Community Development. In her new role, she will be responsible for developing and maintaining seamless interagency processes to assist the FastTrack team by executing grant contracts with companies and following compliance regulations. “We look forward to having Dana join the TNECD team and know that she will be a great addition not only to the FastTrack division, but the department as a whole,” TNECD Deputy Commissioner Allen Borden said. “For years, NETWORKS has been a valued partner to the state, and it is a privilege to have one of their own support our efforts throughout Tennessee.” Glenn began her stint at NETWORKS in June 2015 as the Administrative and Marketing Coordinator. She was promoted to Director of Marketing and Business Development in September 2018. Glenn was the organization’s first marketing focused employee, leading notable projects that include the viral Sullivan County Community Video (a recipient of the Southern Economic Development Council Award of Merit in 2017), Tri-Cities TN Quality of Life video (recipient of an International Economic Development Council Gold Award in 2019), and the Northeast Tennessee Red Carpet Tour rebrand. 8 • NETWORKS Sullivan Partnership Annual Report • 2019


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BIG PICTURE PARTNERSHIPS: How Building a Broader Support System Has Paid Off for NETWORKS It is not by accident that over the past few years, NETWORKS Sullivan Partnership has seemed to show up a great deal on various economic development and related platforms. Being in a position of some notoriety accomplishes more than just the product of the task at hand; it changes the way the economic development world views an economic development organization and instills confidence in partners on whom all communities rely for success. “We encourage our team to be active, engaged members of the larger economic development world,” Vice-Chairman David Wagner said. “We have seen the benefit of this work through increased opportunities in not only prospect activity, but assistance, such as the millions of dollars in grants we have received to build our product and the amount of time site location consultants have taken to visit us or meet us in their offices to familiarize themselves with what we have to offer. They know what kind of professionalism they will receive when they come back with a prospect.” Some of the many opportunities in the past five years have included: • CEO Clay Walker has been featured on panels at three Governor’s Conferences on Economic Development, on topics Branding Your Community, Regionalism, Site Preparation • At the 2019 Governor’s Conference, Walker was one of two community economic developers asked to be interviewed as part of the event’s podcast series where he discussed how to brand and differentiate one’s community • April Eads of BTES presented at the TVA Economic Development Forum as a best practice for existing industry services; one such service, the Teacher Industry Day, won a Gold Award at the fall IEDC conference this year • Staff members Dana Glenn and Michael Parker have both been named to the Tri-Cities Business Journal’s Forty Under 40 leaders list, in 2017 and 2018, respectively • Parker is a graduate of Leadership Bristol and Glenn of Leadership Kingsport • Glenn is a member of TVA’s Young Talent Cabinet • Walker sits on the TVA Regional Energy Resource Council • Walker has also had leadership positions in many professional organizations, most notably serving as chairman of TEP in 2017 and currently serving on the board of directors of TEDC In recent years, the region has seen an ROI with project wins that can be directly attributed to these efforts. “Sometimes I would think it appears that much of our involvement with organizations that are the fabric of Team Tennessee might not have the direct impact on the Tri-Cities as other activities closer to home do,” Walker said. “But when I look at some of the projects we’ve worked, it’s really undeniable that being plugged into a larger network is an effective strategy. “For example, when we began our Red Carpet Tour, which wouldn’t be the success it is without the involvement and support of TEP and TNECD, I cautioned our Board not to expect projects to just fall in our laps immediately afterwards… that it would take 3-5 years to start to see a pick-up in projects. Yet, in less than two years after the first event, we landed two projects from consultants who learned about what we had to offer through that program.” Other highlights over the past five years that Walker attributes either in part or entirely to NETWORKS’s involvement with larger organizations include: • More than 3,000 new jobs announced through recruitment and expansions • About 800 induced jobs created (secondary jobs created as a result of primary job attraction) • Private capital investment of nearly $651 million • Just shy of $18 million in grants for site development between NETWORKS and its partner organizations • Entering into a service contract with the Hawkins County IDB to market and recruit for the Phipps Bend Industrial Park in 2015 • The NETWORKS Community Profile video has received more than 800,000 views on various platforms and won SEDC’s Award of Merit in 2017 • Past Chairman Carolyn Ferrell was recognized as Volunteer of the Year in 2019 at TEDC’s fall conference • The NETWORKS regional Quality of Life video won an IEDC Gold Award this year • NETWORKS’s inbound marketing event, the Northeast Tennessee Red Carpet Tour, was recognized in 2017 with an IEDC Silver Award • Walker was recognized in 2017 by Consultant Connect as one of the Top 50 Economic Developers in North America The dynamics of the strategies and activities NETWORKS implements and the ensuing results have earned the organization – and thus, our communities – a reputation among site location consultants and other economic development groups as an innovative, effective collection of practitioners, led and supported by pro-business, forward-thinking elected officials and private sector volunteers. “As economic developers, we are in a highly competitive field and it can be tough to stand out,” said Williamson Inc., CEO Matt Largen, who joined Walker on the Governor’s Conference podcast. “So, it’s important to be not just involved, but of true value as a leader within our profession. Clay and the NETWORKS team do that. They’ve worked hard to be relevant and pertinent, which has paid off with a solid reputation and brand as a great EDO representing great communities.” NETWORKS Sullivan Partnership Annual Report • 2019 • 9


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ike the organization’s work in the examination and improvement of regional collaboration, NETWORKS leadership and staff refocused efforts on two key areas of product development in 2019 – the development of sites and/or buildings and workforce development.

“I often break the prerequisites of business and industry recruitment down to two things: a building or land to construct a building and people to work in that building,” Walker said. “Obviously, there are other vital infrastructure requirements such as a vibrant transportation system, utilities including high-speed broadband, and a pro-business political climate, but if you don’t have the sites and a quantifiable, qualified workforce, you are finished before you even get started.” The Sullivan County Commission, Kingsport Board of Mayor and Alderman, and Bristol City Council approved to issue bonds that would provide $8 million for the purchase and improvement of property in Sullivan County. This investment will allow NETWORKS to continue to compete in industrial recruitment and demonstrates the communities’ prioritization of and commitment to economic development. In November, Northeast State Community College received a $1,560,000 grant from the Appalachian Regional Commission to support its aviation technician program and another $999,000 from Governor Lee’s GIVE grant to support its Northeast Tennessee IT Career Accelerator Pathway. The Governor’s Investment in Education (GIVE) program is designed to foster long-term regional partnerships between community colleges, Tennessee Colleges for Applied Technology (TCATs), industry, workforce agencies, and K-12 school systems to identify and address skills gaps in local workforce pools. The program, which was announced in February, offered an initial $25 million that was distributed through a competitive grant process. The TCAT in Elizabethton also received $1 million for its STEM to Work program. Following Sullivan and Hawkins counties’ successful Work Ready Community certifications in 2018, strides continued to be made with the program in 2019. The committee that championed the project was recognized at the ACT Workforce Summit in Charlotte, North Carolina, in October. Recertification efforts have already begun and are on track to hit ACT’s benchmarks for a second time. Partners at the First Tennessee Development District are working in earnest to achieve the designation in all of the counties throughout the Northeast Tennessee region. In December, Northeast State Community College President Dr. Bethany Flora announced that the college would begin offering three hours of college credit to students seeking certain concentrations and holding a National Career Readiness Certificate (NCRC). Areas of concentration include advanced manufacturing, auto body, automotive, chemical process operations, engineering design, machine tool, mechanical, and welding.

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FIRST A community’s workforce is regional, and because of that, NETWORKS FIRST existing industry events were given a more regional flair in 2019. In May, NETWORKS partnered with Innovation Valley (a partnership between Blount Partnership, Knoxville Chamber, and Oak Ridge National Laboratory) to co-host the quarterly Composites Coalition meeting at the RCAM. This was the first meeting the organization held east of Knoxville. In November, NETWORKS hosted a FIRST event with a focus on workforce development, graciously sponsored by Ballad Health. Industries from all across Northeast Tennessee were invited to spend the morning at the RCAM learning about various workforce solutions from industry experts. Labor and Workforce Development Commissioner Jeff McCord provided an update on Governor Lee’s newest workforce initiatives, including his emphasis on apprenticeships and recidivism. Ballad Health’s Casey Carringer and Jason Pritchard discussed recidivism and recovery, and ReVIDA Recovery Centers’ Angelee Murray shared resources for employers hoping to learn more about recovery services. ACCOLADES Northeast Tennessee would not be Where Tennessee Begins Its Business Day without the businesses that flourish in this region. As has become the norm, several companies earned impressive recognitions in 2019, bringing a spotlight not only to themselves, but to our region as well. Eastman is certainly no stranger to awards. This year was no exception as the Kingsport-based company proudly announced its second innovation addressing plastic waste, received its eighth consecutive ENERGY STAR Partner of the Year Award, and was named one of Forbes’s Best Large Employers in America. Hawkins County’s Cooper Standard was honored by Ford Motor Company with a Smart Pillar World Excellence Award. Recipients of this award exceed expectations and achieve the highest levels of excellence in quality, cost, performance, and delivery.

Price Returns to Northeast Tennessee, Joins NETWORKS TEAM What began as a casual conversation at an economic development professional conference soon turned into a major change for the NETWORKS Sullivan Partnership team. In the summer of 2018, while attending the Tennessee Economic Development Council (TEDC) conference in Memphis, CEO Clay Walker was chatting with long-time economic developer Ronnie Price. When Price told Walker of his plans to retire to move back to Northeast Tennessee near his hometown of Rogersville, Walker saw an opportunity to strengthen his organization’s existing industry program. “Ronnie was one of the first people in economic development in Tennessee I met when I moved to the Nashville area about 17 years ago and he immediately made an impression on me,” Walker recalled. “Within just a few minutes, I recognized just how strong of a professional Ronnie was and over the years that opinion has been repeatedly reinforced. I haven’t been satisfied that we’ve approached our potential with our FIRST program, that is set up to assist our existing primary job sector employers, so I saw Ronnie as a resource to help us ramp up the program. “I asked Ronnie if he’d consider semi-retirement instead of going to the house on a full-time basis and he quickly agreed.” Price joined the NETWORKS team in February as an Economic Development Specialist. His primary focus has been existing industry support, including the FIRST program, but he has also assisted on numerous recruitment projects. Price has over 36 years of economic development experience, most recently having spent 13 years as the CEO of the Weakley County Economic Development Board. Prior to that, he led economic development efforts in his native Hawkins County for 23 years, serving as the Industrial Developer for the Hawkins County Industrial Development Board. He has served as President of the Tennessee Economic Development Council (TEDC), Chairman of the Tennessee Economic Partnership (TEP) Marketing Committee, and Chairman of the Northeast Tennessee Regional Economic Development Association. He was the recipient of the 2019 TEDC Lifetime member award. Price has a degree in Business Administration from the University of Tennessee and is an avid fan of all UT Volunteers sports.

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ullivan County residents and visitors saw their shopping and dining options greatly increase in 2019! The highly anticipated opening of Lost State Distilling in Downtown Bristol took place in September. Delta Blues, a Memphis-style barbeque restaurant, and Bristol Bagel and Bakery opened on State Street. The Pinnacle added several stores and restaurants as well. Kingsport also welcomed several new options with businesses including Sister’s Cravings juice bar, Munch on Market, King’s Sport Axe House, and Hometown Cottage 1771 (a shopping experience with DIY candle bar) opening up downtown, and gourmet popcorn shop Cornucopia opening on Eastman Road. Construction on Town Park Lofts – a downtown, luxury apartment complex designed for young professionals – was completed earlier in the year.

NETWORKS Sullivan Partnership is the economic development organization serving the Northeastern Tennessee communities in Sullivan – including charter partners Bluff City, Bristol, and Kingsport – and Hawkins counties. Our team of professionals is ready and able to assist you and your company reach your fullest potential here.

Where Tennessee Begins Its Business Day Voting Members: Bill Sumner, Bell – Chairman; David Wagner, Bank of Tennessee – Vice Chairman; Jerry Caldwell – Bristol Motor Speedway; John Campbell – AccelNow; Mayor Margaret Feierabend – Bristol; Carolyn Ferrell – Robinette Co; David Golden – retired; Chad Keen – Bristol; Lea Powers – Bristol; Mayor Pat Shull – Kingsport; Mayor Richard Venable – Sullivan County; Mayor Irene Wells – Bluff City; Eddie Williams - retired Ex-Officio Members: Dr. Michael Browder – BTES; Dr. David Cox – Sullivan County Schools; Jeffrey Dykes – BrightRidge; Chris McCartt – City Manager, Kingsport; Dr. Jeff Moorhouse – Kingsport City Schools; Dr. Sam Rowell – Northeast State; Andy Shaffron – AEP; Dr. Tom Sisk – Bristol City Schools; Bill Sorah – City Manager, Bristol; Clay Walker – NETWORKS CEO

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2019 NETWORKS Sullivan Partnership Annual Report  

A report on 2019 economic development and business activities in Sullivan and Hawkins counties - Where Tennessee Begins Its Business Day.

2019 NETWORKS Sullivan Partnership Annual Report  

A report on 2019 economic development and business activities in Sullivan and Hawkins counties - Where Tennessee Begins Its Business Day.