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  • Ron & Sonja Bennett | Elite Manufacturing & Professional Services

    Ron & Sonja Bennett | Elite Manufacturing & Professional Services

    Founded in late 2011 by the owners, Ron and Sonja Bennett, Elite Manufacturing and Professional Services specializes in recruiting and staffing to provide flexible workforce solutions for clients in the manufacturing, construction and professional industries. The owners have over 45 years combined experience in the industry and are natives of…click to read more
    Debbie Smith | U.S. Respiratory, LLC

    Debbie Smith | U.S. Respiratory, LLC

    Debbie Smith, owner of U.S. Respiratory, LLC, has been awarded the 2014 Rising Star Award from the Tennessee Small Business Development Center (TSBDC), at East Tennessee State University. The Rising Star award is given annually by the TSBDC to the company that best exemplifies not only business success, but an…click to read more
    Felecia Teddleton | Felecia Bella Boutiques

    Felecia Teddleton | Felecia Bella Boutiques

    Felecia Teddleton, owner of Felecia Bella Boutiques, after two years of being a trunk show/distribution business, purchased a vacant building in downtown Rutherford, Tennessee and embarked on the brick and mortar path to retailing in the boutique industry. Word of the unique shopping experience began to spread quickly to women…click to read more
    Bill Gambill | Real Steel Fabricators

    Bill Gambill | Real Steel Fabricators

    In 2004 after working in the Structural and Architectural Steel Fabrication Industry for over 20 years Bill Gambill realized his entrepreneurial dream starting-up Real Steel Fabricators with 3 full- time employees. Bill along with his son Martin who is general manager, have seen the business grow to 13 full-time employees…click to read more

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