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We bring growth-oriented businesses with strong fiscal discipline, infrastructure and workforce-ready people to East Tennessee.

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We attract travelers who seek unique heritage and the best outdoor recreational experiences to Roane County.

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We empower leaders, parents and students to invest in education, so they are better prepared to fulfill the workforce opportunities of Roane County’s future.

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RCIDB Is Seeking Expressions of Interest for Legal Counsel

August 23, 2022

ROANE COUNTY, TN – The Roane County Industrial Development Board (RCIDB) will be saying goodbye to longtime legal counsel Sandy McPherson, as he officially retires this year.  Expressions of interest are being requested for those with legal experience in Governmental Law, Transactional Law, Corporate Real Estate, Litigation, Corresponding with Government Officials, Bond Financing, TIFS, and PILOT Lease Agreements.  Interested parties should respond with qualifications, expertise, and relative experience via email or post to the RCIDB by close of business on September 30, 2022, as well as general questions to:

Roane County Industrial Development Board
c/o The Roane Alliance
Attn: Justin Snow
1209 N. Kentucky Street
Kingston, TN 37763

The Roane County Industrial Development Board is a partner of the Roane Alliance, along with the Roane Chamber and Roane County Visitors Bureau. The Roane Alliance mission is to create an environment and a unified voice that promotes job creation, economic development, enhanced quality of life, education, and workforce.  To learn more about the Roane Alliance and its partners, please call 865.376.2093 or visit and