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Knoxville Chamber
About Us
Economic Development Division
Doug Lawyer
Vice President of Economic Development
Phone Number: 
(865) 246-2645

Primary responsibilities at the Chamber:

Doug leads the Chamber's business recruitment, retention and expansion efforts while executing the Innovation Valley strategic plan for economic development. 


B.A., Wittenberg University, Springfield, Ohio

M.S., Urban Planning, University of Tennessee - Knoxville                       

Other community affiliations:

Doug is a member of the Rotary Club of Knoxville, Westwood Homeowner’s Association, and Bearden United Methodist Church.

What is Doug's favorite part about living in East Tennessee?

The people and the diversity of natural beauty and things to do. 

What is Doug's favorite book centered on leadership skills or business?

Leadership, Rudy Giuliani

Social Media Connections:

Twitter: @KnoxOakRidgeIV

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