TVBA In The News

March 24, 2017

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May 25, 2016

CNS works with veterans

The following article appeared on on May 25, 2016 Y-12 has a long history of supporting veterans — both as employees and as suppliers. Through participation in the Tennessee Veterans Business Association Expo, Consolidated Nuclear Security, LLC is able to reach both groups. TVBA’s mission is tailor made for Y-12’s interests. The association focuses […]

May 22, 2016

Veterans Saving the Planet

Tennessee Veterans Band Together to Promote Vet-Owned Businesses! Knoxville, Tenn. – Veterans have the work ethic, organizational skills and technical know-how to succeed in the business world, says Air Force vet Katherine Bumgardner. Bumgardner, president of LB Services, a successful excavation and wetlands restoration company with woman-owned, disabled veteran small business status, says she’s excited […]

January 25, 2016

Tennessee Veterans Business Association Offers 6th Annual Business and Education Expo

The following article appeared on on January 25, 2016 Looking forward to tonight’s Tennessee Veterans Business Association dinner, featuring speaker Noah Galloway, and the TVBA’s 6th annual Business and Education Expo on Tuesday, Jan. 26! Galloway is a combat-injured U.S. Army veteran who, after losing an arm and a leg in Iraq, went on […]

January 27, 2015

Veterans’ expo sees more employers hiring

The following article appeared in the Knoxville News Sentinel, January 27, 2015 By Carly Harrington It’s a good time to be looking for a job, particularly if you’re a veteran. That was the message at the Tennessee Veterans Business Association’s fifth annual Business and Education Expo, held Tuesday at the Knoxville Convention Center. “It’s a […]

October 28, 2014

TVBA to present business expo, job fair in January

The following article appeared in the Knoxville News Sentinel on October 28, 2014 By News Sentinel Staff East Tennessee veterans will have an opportunity to connect with employers seeking their particular set of skills on January 27 when the Tennessee Veterans Business Association presents its fifth annual Business and Education Expo at the Knoxville Convention […]

June 7, 2011


Local Article in the Knoxville News Sentinel New Group Offers Advice to Veterans When 10-year Navy veteran Jonathan Williams set out to start his own business, the first thing he did was to reach out to other veteran-owned businesses for guidance and support. The 38-year-old was surprised to learn there wasn’t an organized group in […]

February 19, 2011

The Tennessean

Article appeared in the February 19th 2011 Tennessean Newspaper America’s military veterans rate as heroes willing to put their lives on the line during wartime, but at home they face a higher-than-average unemployment rate and a tough time transferring the skills they learn in the service to the private sector. And with more veterans seeking […]

June 7, 2010

Veterans Making Cheese!

Knoxville, Tenn. – Randall Mitchell could be the poster child for the newly formed Tennessee Veterans Business Association (TVBA). His story consists of patriotism, determination and, well, cheese. Mitchell served out his four year Navy stint despite a crushed hand he suffered in 1992 off the coast of Guantanamo Bay, Cuba in an accident aboard […]