Truist Announces Mark Stewart as Market President for Chattanooga 

 Truist Financial Corporation (NYSE: TFC) today announced Mark Stewart as the Chattanooga Market President, overseeing Commercial Banking for Truist in the community.  Stewart enters this new role with more than 35 years of commercial banking experience, 25 of those years being in the Chattanooga market, leading teams in delivering customers with comprehensive financial solutions including […]

ArtsBuild Seeks Applicants for the Holmberg Arts Leadership Institute

ArtsBuild opened applications for the 2024-2025 Holmberg Arts Leadership Institute class on May 8, 2024. Professionals from all sectors in the Chattanooga area are encouraged to apply, including business leaders, local government professionals, nonprofit executives, educators, artists, and arts administrators. Anyone interested in applying for the Institute can submit their application here: https://bit.ly/HALI2024. The deadline to […]

Eco Field Day Highlights: Chattanooga Companies Compete to Support Sustainability

Earth Day, celebrated annually on April 22, is an opportunity for people around the world to demonstrate their support for environmental protection. This year, Chattanooga-based environmental organization, green|spaces, celebrated Earth Day by hosting its 4th Annual Eco Field Day on Davenport Field, in partnership with Finley Stadium. Local companies including Volkswagen of Chattanooga, EPB, and

Diving for Solutions with Tennessee Aquarium

Top employers know just how important employee retention is for any organization’s long-term success. Organizations need staff who are not only connected to their work but also their company’s values and purpose. Trend sat down with the Tennessee Aquarium’s Vice President and Chief Human Resources Officer, Julie Piper, SHRM-CP, to learn how this Chattanooga staple

Around the Region: Great Things Happening in Rhea County

The Greater Chattanooga Economic Partnership (GCEP) represents the 16-county, three-state region surrounding Chattanooga – the manufacturing magnet of the South and a burgeoning technology and entrepreneurial hub. Access to a highly developed logistics infrastructure including the world’s fastest internet speeds, a deep pool of talent, abundant fresh water and low-cost, reliable utilities are a few

CO.LAB Launches CO.MOBILITY Summit to Highlight Smart City Innovations 

 The Company Lab (CO.LAB), a local startup accelerator and entrepreneurial support organization, plays a significant role in helping the Scenic City become the ‘Smart City,’ – especially when it comes to freight, electric vehicles and organization technology.   CO.LAB works closely with colleges, local government and industry partners to guide development efforts which are instrumental

CO.LAB Launches CO.MOBILITY Summit to Highlight Smart City Innovations 

 The Company Lab (CO.LAB), a local startup accelerator and entrepreneurial support organization, plays a significant role in helping the Scenic City become the ‘Smart City,’ – especially when it comes to freight, electric vehicles and organization technology.   CO.LAB works closely with colleges, local government and industry partners to guide development efforts which are instrumental

EPB to Add 10 New Works to Community Mural on 10th Street

 EPB’s 10th Street Community Mural will soon feature 10 more local Chattanooga area artists whose work will be displayed on the third side of its 10th Street Substation. The 2023 mural theme is “Traditions on MLK” and highlights family traditions throughout the years in Downtown Chattanooga’s Martin Luther King Boulevard area.  An outside group of community stakeholders […]

Applications Open for Chatt 2.0 Child Care Substitute Pilot

Chattanooga 2.0 and early childhood leaders from its Early Matters action team recently announced a third round of the Quality Matters Fund (QMF) that will benefit both child care providers and early childhood educators. The focus of this QMF round is on the recruitment and retention of child care teachers in Hamilton County.  This year,