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Highest Paid Public Employees1
1Jeff Lyash
TVA President, CEO
2Jeremy Pruitt
UT Head coach, football
3Richard "Rick" Barnes
UT Head coach, men's basketball
4Michael Skaggs
TVA EVP, operations
5Sherry Anne Quirk
TVA EVP, General counsel
6Tyson Helton2
UT Coach, offensive coordinator, quarterbacks
7Robert Deacy Sr.
TVA SVP, gen. construction, projects
8Chris Rumph
UT Football, co-defensive coordinator, outside linebackers
8Will Friend
UT Football coach, offensive line
10Kevin Sherrer
UT Football, defensive coordinator/inside linebackers
11Holly Warlick2
UT Head coach, women's basketball
12Tammy Wilson
TVA VP, treasurer, chief risk officer
13Beverly J. Davenport
UT Chancellor
13Craig Fitzgerald
UT Football coach, strength & conditioning
15Diane Wear
TVA VP, controller
16Joseph DiPietro
UT President
17Phillip Fulmer
UT Vice chancellor, athletic director
18Janet Brewer
TVA SVP, chief communications & marketing officer
19Joseph Hoagland
TVA VP, enterprise relations
20Tracy Rocker
UT Football, defensive line coach
20David Johnson
UT Football, wide receivers coach
22David Owens
TVA VP, coal & gas svcs.
23Stephen Mangum
UT Dean, professor, Business Admin.
24Justin Maierhofer
TVA VP, gov't relations
25Christopher Hinton
TVA VP, compensation & benefits
26Rebecca Tolene
TVA VP, supply chain
27Anthony Vitello
UT Baseball head coach
28Christopher Cimino
UT Sr. vice chancellor, Finance & Admin.
29Wayne Davis
UT Interim chancellor
30Robert Lanier2
UT Associate head coach, men's basketball
31Joseph Carcello
UT Exec. director, Accounting & Information Mgmt.
32Mark Dean
UT Interim dean, Electrical Eng. & Computer Sciences, distinguished prof.
33Terry Neal
UT Prof., Accounting & Information Mgmt.
34Mintha Roach2
KUB President, CEO
35Jimmy Cheek
UT Chancellor emeritus, distinguished prof., Educational Leadership & Policy Studies
36Darinka Mileusnic
Knox Co. Chief medical examiner
37Tonjanita Johnson
38Jan F. Simek
UT Distinguished professor, Anthropology
39David L. Miller
40Tracie Woidtke
UT Professor, Finance
41Jeremy Smith
UT Gov.'s Chair, Biochemistry, Cellular & Molecular Biology
42Tim L. Cross
UT Chancellor, Institute of Agriculture
43Linda Ann Myers
UT Professor, Accounting & Information Mgmt.
44Takeshi Egami
UT Distinguished professor, Materials Science & Engineering
45Uma Rao
UT Endowed professor, director, Social Work
46Bruce Behn
UT Professor, Accounting & Information Mgmt.
47Charles Kelly2
UT Football, special teams coordinator
48Steven Zinkle
UT Governor's Chair, Nuclear Engineering
49William Weber
UT Governor's Chair, Materials Science & Engineering
50Walter Puckett
UT Professor, Finance
51Wayne Gildroy
TVA Senior counsel, OGC
52Elbio Dagotto
UT Distinguished professor, Physics
53Vincent Carilli Jr.
UT Vice chancellor, Student Life
54Thomas Zawodzinski
UT Gov.'s Chair, Chem. & Biomolecular Eng.
55Yilu Liu
UT Gov.'s Chair, Elec. Eng. & Computer Sci.
56James Neutens
UT Dean, Graduate School of Medicine
57Kimberly Bolton
TVA Deputy general counsel
57Clifford Beach Jr.
TVA Senior counsel, OGC
59Arthur Ragauskas
UT Governor's Chair, Chemistry & Biomolecular Engineering
60Stacey Patterson
UT VP, Research & Econ. Development
61Melanie Wilson
UT Dean, professor, College of Law
62Jack Dongarra
UT Dist. research prof., Electrical Engineering & Computer Science
63Christopher Lochmuller
Knox Co. Deputy chief medical examiner
64Terry Hazen
UT Gov.'s Chair, Civil & env. engineering
65William Fox
UT Dir., Ctr. For Business & Econ. Research
66Wilson Taylor III
TVA Director, HR business office & ombudsman
67James Thompson
UT Dean, Veterinary Medicine
68Larry Kilgore
UT Chairman, prof., Dept. of Obstetrics & Gynecology
69Matthew Scoggins III
UT VP, General counsel
70David Bowling Jr.
TVA VP, land & river mgmt.
71Linda Martin
UT VP, Academic Affairs & Student Success
72Uday Vaidya
UT Gov.'s Chair, Mechanical, Aerospace, Biomed. Engineering
73Theresa Lee
UT Dean, Arts & Sciences
74Reid Sigmon
UT Exec. associate athletics director, COO
75Charles Noble IV
UT Associate dean, prof., Business
76Robert Nobles II
UT Assoc. vice chancellor, Research & Engagement
77Victoria Niederhauser
UT Dean, prof., College of Nursing
78Bamin Khomami
UT Dept. head, prof., Chemistry & Biomol. Eng.
79Steven Smith
UT Dean, prof., University Libraries
80Gregory Blake
UT Chair, prof., Family Practice Ctr.
81Sudarsanam Babu
UT Gov.'s Chair, director, Mechanical, Aerospace, Biomed Engineering
82John Zomchick
UT Provost, vice chancellor
83Frank Loeffler
UT Gov.'s Chair, prof., Microbiology
84Rajiv Dhand
UT Chair, prof., Dept. of Medicine
85Michael Morris
UT Assoc. dean, Business Administration
86Anthony Mezzacappa
UT Director, Joint Institute for Computational Sciences
87Patrick Brackett
TVA Director, retirement mgmt.
88David Frankenberg
TVA Director, enterprise risk mgmt.
89Chad Autry
UT Professor, Mktg. & Supply Chain Mgmt.
90Leo Riedinger
UT Dir., Bredesen Ctr. for Interdisciplinary Rsrch
91David Cihak
UT Dir., assoc. dean, Office of Licensure
92Robert Hatcher Jr.
UT Distinguished prof., Science Alliance
93Fei Wang
UT Professor, Electrical Engineering & Computer Science
94Catherine Mizell
UT Chief of Staff, Special Counsel to the Board of Trustees
95Leann Luna
UT Research professor, Ctr. for Business & Econ. Research
96Katherine Kline
TVA Director, strategic communications
97Beth Alford-Sullivan
UT Track & field & cross country director
98Hanno Weitering
UT Dept. head, Physics
99James Myers
UT Professor, Accounting & Info. Mgmt.
100David Mandrus
UT Endowed professor, Materials Science & Engineering
1 Knox & Anderson counties.; 2 Currently not employed with organization
Source: City of Knoxville, Knox Co. Public Building Authority, Knox County, Knox County Schools, TVA, Visit Knoxville, UT, Pellissippi State, Walters State and other public institutions. UT salary and employee data as of March 1, 2019, is for system-wide employees in Knox & Anderson counties, incl. base pay plus longevity pay, expense and housing allowances. UT athletic salaries and employee information based on FY 2017-2018, may incl. hosting & other compensation. All UT athletics funding, incl. coaches' salaries, is from monies generated by athletics' resources and not from appropriated funding by state of Tenn. or other university revenues. TVA salaries and employee information based on FY 2018, compensation includes base salary, retention pay and pay-at-risk ("Winning Performance"). KUB salaries and employee information based on 2018 base salary data. MKAA salaries and employee information based on FYE June 2018 information, includes base salary and allowances. Knox County salary and employee information based on 2018 data.

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