McMinn County Economic Development Authority Staff
9 E Madison Ave., Suite 201
Athens, TN 37303
Office: (423) 745-1506
Fax: (423) 745-1507
As the Executive Director for the McMinn County Economic Development Authority, Kathy is responsible for new business recruitment and existing business retention and expansion programs. Kathy is experienced in economic and community development focused on new business development in the commercial and manufacturing industries, existing business retention and expansion, and downtown redevelopment. She holds a national certification in economic development through the International Economic Development Council. She earned a Bachelor’s of Science Degree in Business Administration with a concentration in Finance from Tennessee Wesleyan University. She is also a graduate of the University of Oklahoma Economic Development Institute.
Executive Assistant/Workforce Coordinator
Kimberly Anderson is the Executive Assistant and Workforce Coordinator for the McMinn County Economic Development Authority. In her current role she is responsible for the day-to-day administrative operations of the office. She also serves as the recording secretary for the McMinn County Economic Development Board of Directors, and is the administrator of records for the Industrial Development Board of McMinn County. Kimberly also heads up the Your Skills. Your Future. McMinn. community awareness campaign for technical careers. She also heads up special projects for the EDA. She earned her undergraduate degree from Tennessee Wesleyan University.