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Knoxville Chamber
About Us
Finance and Operations Division
Leslie Smith
Director of Human Resources & Operations
Phone Number: 
(865) 246-2612

I am responsible for the overall office management and human resources administration.

Joined the Chamber in 2010

Education and/or Professional Accreditations:

  • Working towards Bachelor of Science at Southern New Hampshire University

Know My Knoxville

Favorite Knoxville pastime? Going to the Market Square Farmers Market.

Favorite thing about Knoxville? The hospitality.

What part of town do you live in? East Knoxville. 

Why did you choose that part of town, and what makes it special? Easy access to downtown, the neighborhood has lots of old trees and green spaces,  and every house is different than the other.

How long have you lived in Knoxville? I’ve lived in Knoxville for four and a half years. 

If applicable, where else have you lived? I have also lived in Delaware, Pennsylvania, and Virginia.

Quick Bits

Favorite book…The Last Lecture by Randy Pausch

Favorite vacation… Beachside

Favorite time of day (and why)… Morning because there is so much potential for the new day

Best advice you’ve ever been given… What doesn’t kill you makes you stronger!

How do you spend your free time…. Cooking, reading, and relaxing outdoors with friends

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