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Clay Walker, CEcD
CEO



 

 

 

 

Clay Walker
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Clay joined NETWORKS in January of 2014, with some 20 years of experience in economic development. Clay has worked as a consultant as principal of his own firm, as vice president of a 45-county regional organization, West Kentucky Corporations, and as head of a couple of community EDOs, most recently as Executive Director of the Gallatin Economic Development Agency in middle Tennessee for more than seven years. 
 
A proud graduate of Murray State University, Clay also graduated from Oklahoma University’s Economic Development Institute and is a Certified Economic Developer (CEcD)
 
A former sports writer, Clay’s passions are racquetball and following his beloved MSU Racer basketball program.

 

Michael Parker
Executive Project Manager

 

 
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Michael was born and raised in Nashville, TN but relocated to Northeast Tennessee to complete his education at East Tennessee State University where he received his Bachelor’s degree in Political Science as well as his Master’s in Public Administration. Michael joined the NETWORKS team in February of 2011 and has played an integral role in the organization’s recent successes. Michael wears many hats at NETWORKS and serves as the organization’s lead project manager, as well as the special events coordinator.

 

Brian Ritz
Project Manager

 
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Brian is a native of Kingsport, TN.  Previous to joining NETWORKS, Brian worked in Bristol, VA for BVU Authority as their Key Accounts Manager for  4+ years.  Brian, in his role as Key Account Manager, has assist the Bristol/Washington County, VA region on a wide array of economic development projects.  Brian has also served on various boards in the Bristol area including Believe in Bristol & the Bristol Chamber of Commerce.  He also is a certified Key Account Manager through the American Public Power Association.  He is currently working toward a Certified Economic Developer (CEcD) designation through the International Economic Development Council. 

Brian is a graduate of Milligan College with a Bachelor’s degree in Business & also did two years of coursework at East Tennessee State University.  While pursuing his Business degree, Brian enjoyed a successful collegiate baseball career at both Milligan College & ETSU. 

Brian spends most of his weekends with his wife watching their two sons play youth football & baseball.  He also enjoys golf & fly-fishing the South Holston River in Bristol for trout.


 

Dana Glenn
Administrative & Marketing Coordinator

 

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Dana serves as the Administrative and Marketing Coordinator at NETWORKS Sullivan Partnership. Prior to joining NETWORKS, Dana was the Administrative and Marketing Coordinator for the Kingsport Office of Small Business Development and Entrepreneurship (KOSBE.) A graduate of East Tennessee State University, Dana received a Bachelor's of Business Administration with concentrations in Management and Legal Studies.

Outside of the office, Dana enjoys volunteering in the community, writing, and hanging out with her beagle pup, Francis.

 

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423.279.7681
  10368 Wallace Alley St., Suite 1, Kingsport, TN 37663
PO Box 747, Blountville, TN 37617

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