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Blount County Major Employers Ranked According to Number of Employees
Rank
'16
'15CompanyPhone
Website
Total employees
FT/PT
FTE/Seas.
Sector
Description
Parent company
'15 co.-wide revenue
Top local executive
Locally established
11Denso Manufacturing Tennessee
1720 Robert C. Jackson Drive
Maryville, TN 37801
865-982-7000
densocorp-na-dmtn.com
3,900
NA / NA
NA / NA
Manufacturing
Automotive supplier of advanced technology, components and systems
Denso Corp.
Kariya, Japan
$35.9 billion
Jack Helmboldt
President, CEO
1988
22Clayton Homes
500 Alcoa Trail
Maryville, TN 37804
865-380-3000
claytonhomes.com
3,139
NA / NA
NA / NA
Manufacturing, retail, finance, insurance
Vertically integrated housing builder and provider
Berkshire Hathaway
Omaha, NE
$210.8 billion
Kevin Clayton
CEO
1956
33Blount Memorial Hospital
907 E. Lamar Alexander Parkway
Maryville, TN 37804
865-983-7211
blountmemorial.org
2,572
NA / NA
NA / NA
Medical
Hospital
NA
NA
Don Heinemann
CEO
1947
45McGhee Tyson ANG Base1
134 Briscoe Drive
Louisville, TN 37777
865-336-3205
134arw.ang.af.mil
1,717
781 / 936
NA / NA
Government
Air and Army National Guard units
National Guard Bureau
Arlington, VA
Col. Thomas S. Cauthen2
Lt. Col. Melvin Clawson3
Col. Jessica Meyeraan4
Col. Kerry R. Lovely
Commander, I.G. Brown Training and Education Center
1957
54Blount County Schools
831 Grandview Drive
Maryville, TN 37803
865-984-1212
blountk12.org
1,700
NA / NA
NA / NA
Government
Public education system
NA
NA
Rob Britt
Director of schools
1867
66Newell Brands
1427 William Blount Drive
Maryville, TN 37801
865-977-5477
newellbrands.com
1,200
700 / NA
700 / 500
Manufacturing
Manufacturer of Sharpie markers and highlighters, Paper Mate Sharpwriter; Expo, Mr. Sketch markers and Prismacolor markers
Newell Rubbermaid
Newell Brands
Atlanta, GA
Atlanta, GA
$5.9 billion
John Allen
Director, Tennessee operations
1988
77Arconic
2300 N. Wright Road
Alcoa, TN 37701
865-977-2977
arconic.com
1,000
1,000 / NA
NA / NA
Manufacturing
Aluminum sheet for automotive and packaging industries
Arconic Inc.
New York, NY
Leigh Ann Fisher
Jeffrey Weida
Ken McMillen
CFO
Plant manager
Location manager
1913
89Blount County Government
341 Court St.
Maryville, TN 37804
865-273-5700
blounttn.org
720
573 / 147
NA / NA
Government
County government
NA
NA
$48 million
Ed Mitchell
County mayor
1795
910Accenture Hospitality Services
1965 Hawks Landing
Louisville, TN 37777
865-980-4000
marriott.com
575
NA / NA
NA / NA
Service
Financial services for Marriott International
Accenture
Dublin, Ireland
$31 billion
Anthony Chambliss
Michelle Farley
Michael Cullen
Managing director
Senior vice president, shared services
2000
108Ruby Tuesday5
150 W. Church Ave.
Maryville, TN 37801
865-379-5700
rubytuesday.com
485
NA / NA
NA / NA
Service
Full-service restaurants: Ruby Tuesday
NA
NA
$1 billion
Lane Cardwell Jr.
Interim president, CEO
1972
1112Maryville College
502 E. Lamar Alexander Parkway
Maryville, TN 37804
865-981-8000
maryvillecollege.edu
362
NA / NA
NA / NA
Education
Private university
NA
NA
William T. "Tom" Bogart
President
1819
1215Reinhart Foodservice6
4721 Singleton Station Road
Louisville, TN 37777
865-970-7800
rfsdelivers.com
344
NA / NA
NA / NA
Distribution
Food service distribution
Reyes Holdings
Rosemont, IL
Keith Bowen
Gary Rose
Division presidents
2008
1313K127
110 McGhee Tyson Blvd.
Alcoa, TN 37701
866-968-7512
k12.com
300
NA / NA
NA / NA
Education
Support contact center for virtual homeschooling academy
K12
Herndon, VA
$948.3 million
Lance Smith
Senior director
2014
1417Cornerstone of Recovery
1214 Topside Road
Louisville, TN 37777
865-970-7747
cornerstoneofrecovery.com
240
NA / NA
NA / NA
Service
Chemical dependency treatment, addiction treatment
NA
NA
Steve McGrew
President, CEO
1989
1516StandardAero
1029 Ross Drive
Maryville, TN 37801
865-983-2992
standardaero.com
237
NA / NA
NA / NA
Service
Repair center
Veritas Capital
Washington D.C., DC, USA
Randy Mengel
Interim vice president, general manager
1994
16NRCalloway Oil Co./E-Z Stop Food Marts
2128 E. Broadway
Maryville, TN 37804
865-982-3266
ezstop.net
228
200 / 28
NA / NA
Retail trade
Parent company of E-Z Stop Food Marts
NA
NA
$180 million
NA
NA
1957
17Skier's Choice
1717 Henry G. Lane St.
Maryville, TN 37801
865-983-9924
skierschoice.com; moomba.com
196
194 / 1
NA / NA
Manufacturing
Ski boats, Supra and Moomba brands
NA
NA
Rick Tinker
President
1999
1 134 ARW, 119 CACS, ANGTEC, TN Army Nat'l Guard. Source declined to participate. Information from 2015 survey; 2 Base commander; 3 Commander, 1-230 TAB, TN Army National Guard; 4 Commander, I.G. Brown Training and Education Center; 5 In October 2017, NRD Capital bought all Ruby Tuesday shares of common stock. The Altanta-based private equity firm plans to make the restaurant chain a private company after the approval of the sale.; 6 Source declined to participate. Information from Blount Partnership; 7 Source declined to participate. Information from Knoxville Chamber
Source: Individual company representatives, individual company websites. NA=not applicable or not available. This list and other Knoxville-area market data are available as Excel spreadsheets at www.knoxvillebiz.com. If you notice an error or omission, please contact Angela Akers at 865-342-6424 or lists@knoxvillebiz.com.

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