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Knoxville Chamber
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Economic Development Division
Patrice Collins
Economic Development Assistant
Phone Number: 
(865) 246-2646

Primary responsibilities at the Chamber:  

Patrice assists in the overall economic development (ED) efforts of new and existing business/industry. She provides administrative support to the VP of Economic Development and entire ED department while assisting the VP of ED and ED project manager in preparing for prospect site visits in Knoxville. Patrice coordinates and provides administrative support for committee meetings for Innovation Valley Inc., Economic & Community Development Committee, and the Agribusiness Committee. She also provides administrative support for the East Tennessee Military Affairs Council and is the military support contact for the Chamber.


B.A., Business Administration - Management; University of Wisconsin, Eau Claire

Other community affiliations:

Patrice is a board member of the Halls High School PTA. She also serves on the Knox County Schools Family and Community Engagement Council and is an Executive Committee Member of the 2014 Congressional Medal of Honor Convention.

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

The beauty and seasons of this area and the kindness of the people. 

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


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