Promising Sectors Video

Take a peek into some of the innovative efforts to advance the economic transition in East Tennessee and Southwest Virginia. Below is a video where we highlight some successful efforts in the local food, health, renewable energy and energy efficiency sectors. These examples punctuate the opportunities that unite the entire Central Appalachian region.

 

A big thanks to Kertis Creative for producing this video, which was funded by the Network.

Thank you also to the following economic development practitioners and entrepreneurs who were interviewed for the video.

  • Emily Bidgood, Appalachian RC&D Council, Johnson City, TN
  • Sally Causey, Rural Resources, Greeneville, TN
  • Matthew Dobson – Boone St. Market Store, Jonesborough, TN
  • Stan Johnson, Socially Equal Energy Efficient Development (SEEED), Knoxville, TN
  • Dr. Patti Vanhook, College of Nursing, East Tennessee State University, Johnson City, TN
  • Dr. Wendy Nehring, College of Nursing, East Tennessee State University, Johnson City, TN
  • Nick Safay,  Ecological Energy Systems, Bristol, TN
  • Dr. Mike Stoots, College of Public Health, East Tennessee State University, Johnson City, TN
  • Kathlyn Terry, Appalachian Sustainable Development, Abingdon, VA
  • Dr. Randy Wykoff, College of Public Health, East Tennessee State University, Johnson City, TN

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