Our Team Directory

Leadership Team

Paul Jennings UTCIS
Paul H. Jennings, Ph.D

Executive Director

Nashville

615-532-8887

Keith Ridley, UT CIS
Keith Ridley

Environmental, Health & Safety Program Manager

Nashville

615-532-4922

Jennifer Hagan-Dier UTCIS
Jennifer Hagan-Dier

Manufacturing Extension Partnership Program Manager

Nashville

615 532-4590

Beth Phillips UTCIS
Beth Phillips

Economic Development Programs Manager

Knoxville

865-974-0268

Wendy Eddy UTCIS
Wendy Eddy

Business Manager

Nashville

615-532-4906

Economic Development Team

Martha​ Kelley UT CIS
Martha​ Kelley

IPS Consultant

Nashville

615-532-3012

Kim Denton UT CIS
Kim K. Denton

TCED Director

Knoxville

865-974-8464

Linda Arms UT CIS
Linda Arms

Administrative Coordinator

Knoxville

865-974-2796

Kathy Barber UT CIS
Kathy Barber

Economic Development Specialist

Knoxville

865-974-5719

Erin Ketelle UT CIS
Erin Ketelle

Program Manager

Nashville

615-532-4926

Solutions Consultant Team

Dwaine Raper UTCIS
Dwaine Raper

Solutions Consultant Team Leader

Johnson City

423-926-8282

Misty DePriest UTCIS
Misty DePriest

Resource Program Manager

Nashville

931-626-5621

George Aslinger UTCIS
George Aslinger

Solutions Consultant

Chattanooga

423-634-0850

Michael Codega UTCIS
Michael Codega

Solutions Consultant

Memphis

901-378-0885

Keith Groves UTCIS
Keith Groves

​Solutions Consultant

Jackson

731-425-4779​

Andre Temple UTCIS
Andre Temple

Solutions Consultant

Jackson

731-425-4740

Norma Wilcox UTCIS
Norma Wilcox

Solutions Consultant

Nashville

615-500-7208

Kenny Smith UTCIS
Kenny Smith

Solutions Consultant

Johnson City

423-335-7417

Gordon Reed UTCIS
Gordon Reed

Solutions Consultant

Nashville

423-426-2606

Kevin Cooper UTCIS
Kevin Cooper

Solutions Consultant

Nashville

423-612-0585

Bill Hicks UTCIS
Bill Hicks

Solutions Consultant

Knoxville

865-974-2249

Tim Waldo UT CIS
Tim Waldo

Workforce Development Specialist

Knoxville

865-974-3185

James Ruble UT CIS
James Ruble

Advanced Composites Outreach Consultant

Knoxville

614-357-8837

Danny Norman UT CIS
Danny Norman

Advanced Composites Technical Consultant

Knoxville

865-776-5271

Health and Safety Compliance & Productivity Team

​Chuck Gluck UTCIS
​Chuck Gluck

Safety Consultant

Knoxville

865-974-6621

Walter Idol UTCIS
Walter Idol

Health & Safety Program Manager

Knoxville

865-974-2009

Bryan Lane UTCIS
Bryan Lane

OSHA Safety Consultant

Nashville

615-532-4924

Lynn Reed UTCIS
Lynn Reed

Productivity Consultant

Nashville

615-532-8883

Business Services Team

Donna Bridges UT CIS
Donna Bridges

Accounting Specialist

Nashville

615-253-6927

Sherri Duru UT CIS
Sherri Duru

Financial Specialist

Nashville

615-532-7363

Mary Kate Thomas UT CIS
Mary Kate Thomas

Accounting Specialist

Nashville

615-253-6348

Felicia Roberts UT CIS
​Felicia Roberts​

Administrative Specialist

Nashville

615-532-3328

Tammy Gage UT CIS
Tammy Gage

Administrative Support Assistant

Nashville

615-532-4918

Carol Jones UT CIS
Carol Jones

Administrative Specialist

Nashville

615-253-6371

Owen Harvey UT CIS
Owen Harvey

IT Administrator

Nashville

615-532-4908

PTAC Team

Debbie Barber, UT CIS
Debbie Barber

PTAC Counselor

Nashville

615-532-8885

Paul Middlebrooks UT CIS
Paul Middlebrooks

PTAC Team Leader

Chattanooga

423-634-0848

Russell Toone UT CIS
Russell Toone

PTAC Counselor

Jackson

731-425-4777

Veronica Clark, UT CIS
​Veronica Clark

PTAC Specialist

Nashville

615-253-6381