ETEDA enjoys strong support from investors, board members, strategic partners and the region’s economic developers. This strong network has established East Tennessee as a model for regional cooperation and regional partnership.

The long-term commitment and support of private and public investors provides ETEDA the resources it needs to effectively market the entire 15-county region. Many of these investors also provide leadership with a regional perspective as members of the ETEDA Board of Directors.

Alcoa Electric

Lenoir City Utilities Board

Anderson County

Loudon Utilities Board


Maryville Utilities Board

Campbell County

Monroe County

City of Rockwood

Morgan County Economic Development Board

City of Sweetwater

Newport Utilities

Claiborne County

Oak Ridge Electric Department

Clinton Utilities Board

Plateau Electric Cooperative

Cocke County Partnership

Roane Alliance


Rockwood Electric Utility
Fort Loudoun Electric Cooperative Sevier County Economic Development Council
Grainger County Sevier County Electric System
Harriman Utility Board Stowers Machinery Corporation
Home Federal Bank Sweetwater Utilities Board
Jellico Utilities The Hollingsworth Companies
Knox County Truist Bank
Knoxville Utilities Board Union County
LaFollette Utilities Board University Health System, Inc