WilliamsonBusiness.Net 100 Leading Women 2018: Laurie Kamunen

Click Here To Listen Williamson Business 100 Leading Women Laurie Kamunen Laurie Kamunen is a 26-year employee with the Williamson County Parks and Recreation Department, serving as the Program Administrator since 2008. A native of South Florida, she moved to Williamson County in 1991 to work with the department and feels blessed to call this beautiful and historic community, home. She feels that in the last 26 years, the department has made huge strides to ensure that the excellence of leisure services provided to our community has become an essential component for quality of life here. Accessibility and affordability for public programs and recreation facilities, reaching all corners of the county, have helped to make [...]

WilliamsonBusiness.Net 100 Leading Women 2018: Dolores Greenwald

Click Here To Listen Williamson Business 100 Leading Women Dolores Greenwald Dolores Greenwald is the Executive Director of the Williamson County Public Library. She has compiled over 20 years of increasingly responsible positions in the public library profession. A Mobile, Alabama native, she brings extensive education credentials and significant experience to the Williamson County Public Library. She holds a BA in Political Science, MA degree in History, and an MS in Library Science. Greenwald brings her experience to Williamson County from working in Boston, MA and Dallas, TX. While working for Boston Public Library, she was employed at the Roxbury Branch and worked with numerous community organizations there including the Urban League. During her time [...]

WilliamsonBusiness.Com 100 Leading Women 2018: Chief Deborah Faulkner

While Chief Faulkner has been a member of the Franklin Police Department for over three years, she has a vast law enforcement career. Deb was a member of the Metropolitan Nashville Police Department and came up through the ranks. She was one of the first female officers to work in the Patrol Division--she was assigned to the East Patrol Station. During her tenure at the MNPD she went up the chain of command ultimately becoming the first female Deputy Chief of Police. Next, she went to work for the State of Tennessee as the first Inspector General of the Office of Inspector General. The mission of the OIG is to identify, investigate, and prosecute individuals [...]

WilliamsonBusiness.Com: 100 Leading Women 2018: Nancy Conway

Click Here To Listen Williamson Business 100 Leading Women Nancy Conway Nancy is a native of Williamson County and a graduate of Franklin High School and the University of Georgia Institute of Organization Management. She has served two terms on the Institute’s Board of Regents. Her 30 year career as the President/CEO of the Williamson County-Franklin Chamber of Commerce demonstrated her dedication to the betterment of Williamson County. Her volunteer leadership to many non-profits is still ongoing. She is a past board member of the Carter House, Battle of Franklin Trust, Williamson Medical Center Foundation, Columbia State Community College Foundation and Columbia State Community College Executive Board, SOROPTIMIST International of Franklin charter member and Past [...]

WilliamsonBusiness.Com: 100 Leading Women 2018: Debbie Henry

Click Here To Listen Williamson Business 100 Leading Women Debbie Henry • Henry is responsible for the executive leadership and management of The TMA Group, ensuring that optimum results are achieved for existing programs and services while conceptualizing and developing new programs and funding opportunities. Current programs of work include: VanStar – commuter vanpool program serving 14 Middle Tennessee counties; Franklin Transit Authority – public transportation system serving City of Franklin; and Clean Air Partnership. She serves as the Marketing Officer for The TMA Group. • With over 25 years’ experience in non-profit management, communications and marketing, Henry serves as the chief organizational liaison with area businesses, governmental entities community organizations and key constituent groups [...]

WilliamsonBusiness.Com 100 Leading Women 2018: Ellie Westman Chin

Click Here To Listen Williamson Business 100 Leading Women Ellie Westman Chin Ellie Westman Chin has served as President & CEO of the Williamson County Convention & Visitors Bureau since July 2014. In that time Franklin and the communities of Williamson County, Tennessee have evolved into a year-round destination known for a unique blend of music, history and southern culture. Visitor spending in Williamson County now exceeds $425 million annually, with an annual increase of $10 million since 2014. During Westman Chin's tenure, she has helped spearhead development initiatives that include the creation of a Music Tourism Convention in partnership with international partner Sound Diplomacy, Mars Petcare Better Cities for Pets, Pilgrimage Music & Cultural [...]

Ellie Westman Chin, CEO Of VisitFranklin.Com: Leisure Travel Opportunities For Businesses

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According To Doing Good Population Growth Impacts One Of The Best Small Towns In America

The Community came out to hear the current economic trends & demographic growth of all of Williamson County including Franklin, a “best small town in America,” as Middle Tennessee population grows & diversifies over the next 5-10 years.