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Knoxville-Area Minority-Owned Businesses Ranked By Number of Local Employees
Rank
'17
'16Company
Phone
Website
Local employees
Type of business% Minority owned
Owner
Minority designation1
Certifying organization2
Top local executive
Year founded
11Spectra Tech
132 Jefferson Court
Oak Ridge, TN 37830
865-483-7210
spectratechinc.com
122
Engineering, nuclear, environmental services
100%
Dr. Loong Yong
MBE - owned by United States citizens who are Asian, Black, Hispanic or Native American
TMSCD
Dr. Loong Yong
President
1995
22Visionary Solutions
2553 Quality Lane
Knoxville, TN 37931
865-482-8670
vs-llc.com
40
Disposition and recovery/reuse of waste and other end of life materials; motor carrier services; tracking, training, technical services for packaging and disposal
70%3
Cavanaugh Mims
Debra "Dee" Markelonis
MBE - owned by United States citizens who are Asian, Black, Hispanic or Native American
SBA
Cavanaugh Mims
Debra "Dee" Markelonis
President, CEO
Chief Operating Officer
1998
34Always Moore Janitorial Service
141 N. Martinwood Road
Knoxville, TN 37923
865-272-9422
alwaysmoore.com
32
Janitorial and maintenance services for residential and commercial clients
100%
Delnise Moore
MBE - owned by United States citizens who are Asian, Black, Hispanic or Native American
WBE - at least 51% or more of the business is women-owned, managed, and controlled
SBA
Delnise Moore
President, CEO
2008
43East Tennessee Mechanical Contractors4
109 Bertrand St., NE
Knoxville, TN 37917
865-522-6108
etmccorp.com
30
Facility maintenance management, energy audit/energy savings performance, vehicle and heavy equipment maintenance, staff augmentation, training
100%
NA
MBE - owned by United States citizens who are Asian, Black, Hispanic or Native American
SDB/DBE - business owned and controlled by one or more socially and economically disadvantaged persons
TDOT
Mark S. Deathridge
President, CEO
1978
57Boston Government Services (BGS)
2532 Jones Road
Lenoir City, TN 37771
866-730-7353
bgs-llc.com
28
Information management solutions, IT support services, information security, business integration & automation, and applied technology solutions
NA
Harry Boston
MBE - owned by United States citizens who are Asian, Black, Hispanic or Native American
SBA
Harry Boston
President
2007
65MCH Corporation
995 Highway 11 S.
Sweetwater, TN 37874
888-534-1729
mchcorp.com
23
IT security solutions, web application penetration testing, network vulnerability assessments, and information management solutions
100%
Michael Hamilton
MBE - owned by United States citizens who are Asian, Black, Hispanic or Native American
SDB/DBE - business owned and controlled by one or more socially and economically disadvantaged persons
Other
SBA, TDOT
Michael Hamilton
CEO
1998
76Edwards Supply Co.
315 Oak Ridge Turnpike
Oak Ridge, TN 37830
865-483-1766
edwardssupply.com
18
Full line electrical distributor
51%
Tracie Miller
NA
NA
Tracie Miller
Jack Dyer
David Miller
CEO
President
Operations Manager
1988
88DCS Electronics
1911 Big Springs Road
Maryville, TN 37801
865-982-9517
dcsfabshop.com
14
Custom design-build integrator and precision metal fabricator
100%
Christine Teran Mundy Combs
MBE - owned by United States citizens who are Asian, Black, Hispanic or Native American
SDB/DBE - business owned and controlled by one or more socially and economically disadvantaged persons
WBE - at least 51% or more of the business is women-owned, managed, and controlled
TMSDC
Christine Teran Mundy Combs
President
1985
910TExpoquip
6636 Central Ave. Pike, Ste. A1
Knoxville, TN 37912
865-219-8133
expoquip.com
13
Supplier of heavy equipment and replacement parts and components for the construction, earth moving, mining industries
75%
Jorge Sanabria
MBE - owned by United States citizens who are Asian, Black, Hispanic or Native American
SDB/DBE - business owned and controlled by one or more socially and economically disadvantaged persons
SBA, TDOT, Gov DBE
Jorge Sanabria
President
1998
1010TFleming Machine & Welding Shop
834 N. Hall of Fame Drive
Knoxville, TN 37917
865-546-4844
flemingmachineshop.com
12
Machine shop services, welding (TIG, MIG, STICK), brazing, laser & water jet services
55%
Leona Fleming
WBE - at least 51% or more of the business is women-owned, managed, and controlled
WBENC
Stanley Fleming
Supervisor
1982
1113Ventry
123 Center Park Drive, Ste. 117
Knoxville, TN 37922
865-392-5922
ventry1.com
8
Facilities management, information technology, contract and project management, staff augmentation, website development and hosting
100%
Mei Ling Davis
MBE - owned by United States citizens who are Asian, Black, Hispanic or Native American
SDB/DBE - business owned and controlled by one or more socially and economically disadvantaged persons
WBE - at least 51% or more of the business is women-owned, managed, and controlled
SBA
Mei Ling Davis
Owner
2011
1 MBE: owned by US citizens who are Asian, Black, Hispanic, or Native American. SDB/DBE: business owned or controlled by one or more socially and economically disadvantaged persons. DVBE: a sole proprietorship or partnership at least 51 percent owned by one or more disabled veterans. WBE: woman-owned business enterprise where at least 51 percent of business is owned or controlled by women; 2 TMSDC: TN Minority Supplier Development Council. SBA: Small Business Administration. TDOT: TN Department of Transportation. TNUCP: TN Uniform Certification Program. WBENC: Women's Business Enterprise National Council; 3 70% ownership Cavanaugh Mims, 30% ownership Debra Markelonis; 4 Source declined to participate. Information from 2016 survey
Source: Individual company representatives, individual company websites, Governor's Office of Business Diversity, Knox County Supplier Diversity office. NA=not applicable or not available. If you notice an error or omission, please contact Angela Akers at 865-342-6424 or lists@knoxvillebiz.com.

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