Managing Tennessee Business Leadership Council

As Tennessee welcomed large corporations and economic development opportunities into the state, business leaders from across the state recognized the need to establish an organization that would provide an opportunity for peer-to-peer interaction and meaningful dialogue with key decision-makers, including the governor and other state governmental leaders.

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Launching “You Might Be Right”

To help raise its profile, the University of Tennessee’s Baker School of Public Policy and Public Affairs decided to launch a podcast co-hosted by Tennessee’s two most recent former Governors – Bill Haslam, a Republican, and Phil Bredesen, a Democrat – and tasked SRG with bringing this vision to life.

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Helping a coalition of local government leaders influence major transportation legislation

Overview In an effort to enhance Tennessee’s roads and highways, Governor Bill Haslam proposed the Improving Manufacturing, Public Roads and Opportunities for a Vibrant Economy (IMPROVE) Act. The legislation increased taxes on gasoline and diesel fuel to support hundreds of critical road projects statewide. Local mayors in the Middle Tennessee region recognized an important opportunity to [...]
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