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Bob Rolfe
Commissioner. Husband and father of three. Lifelong Tennessean. Co-founder of West End Holdings.
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Bob Rolfe May 22
I had a great morning speaking at the TN Apprenticeship Summit in Nashville discussing the importance of apprenticeship programs with leaders and apprentices from North American Stamping Group and .
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Bob Rolfe May 15
Another terrific day with Gov. in West Tennessee. announced a $40M investment and expansion at its Kilgore Flares facility in Toone. Approximately 100 new jobs will have major impact on Hardeman County.
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Bob Rolfe May 9
Today is State Employee Recognition Day, so please take a moment to thank the hardworking state employees across TN. I'm especially grateful for my dedicated team at TNECD that works to support job growth and community development throughout the state.
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Bob Rolfe May 9
It was an honor to be a part of the project that will create more than 1,000 jobs in Nashville. AB's selection of Middle Tennessee for its global headquarters underscores Nashville’s rising profile as a hub for U.S. and international businesses.
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Gov. Bill Haslam May 7
Tennessee’s growing business climate is making headlines across the world! The London-based Financial Times newspaper features a headline on last week’s announcement that AllianceBernstein is moving its headquarters to Nashville.
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TNECD May 5
Hundreds of West Tennessee jobs and a new 1,000-job Nashville HQ highlighted a big week in the Tennessee. All told this, and announced more than $90m in private investment and approximately 1,500 jobs this past week
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Bob Rolfe May 4
The nonstop flight from Nashville to London is going to be a game changer for economic development in Tennessee. I look forward to tonight's inaugural flight as Gov. and I embark on a weeklong economic development trip to Europe.
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MBJ May 2
Gov. unveils 600+ jobs, more than $30M in investments coming to West TN.
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Bob Rolfe May 2
A very special morning in Nashville. AllianceBernstein, one of Wall Street's oldest names, announced it will bring its corporate HQs to Nashville. AB's decision to bring 1,050 jobs underscores Nashville's rising profile as a hub for global businesses.
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Gov. Bill Haslam May 1
History in Martin today: South Korean manufacturer Dong-A Hwa Sung is investing $13 million & bringing 220 jobs to Martin, marking the first foreign direct investment in Weakley County. TN is an international destination for investment & jobs.
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Bob Rolfe Apr 30
It was a historic day in Ridgely and Lake County. Gov. and I welcomed Excel Boats to town. The $9 million investment and nearly 200 manufacturing jobs represents the largest new industrial project in recent memory for Lake County.
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Bob Rolfe Apr 24
This event provides the perfect environment for military veteran entrepreneurs to connect with future investors and customers. You'll also hear from CEO Fred Smith, who is also a veteran entrepreneur.
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Gov. Bill Haslam Apr 19
Unemployment remains near historic lows in Tennessee as the statewide rate held steady at 3.4 percent for March. Tennessee is focused on job growth and creating a business-friendly environment, as reflected in our consistently low unemployment.
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TNECD Apr 14
“Tennessee is a leading destination for foreign direct investment and because of global businesses like Van Hool, Tennessee will lead the nation in high quality jobs opportunities," Gov. said. $47M investment, 640 new jobs in .
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Bob Rolfe Apr 12
It was a special day in Morristown. Van Hool NV, a family-owned Belgian bus and coach manufacturer, announced it would invest $47m+ to create its first U.S. plant in Tennessee. We’re incredibly excited Van Hool picked Tennessee and plans to create 640 jobs.
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Bob Rolfe Apr 4
We place a strong emphasis on foreign direct investment, and South Korean companies continue to be a great partner. Welcome to Tennessee, ATLASBX, and thank you for your commitment to create 200 new jobs in Clarksville.
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Bob Rolfe Mar 29
Enjoyed meeting w/ Gov. and CEO David Zaslav in Knoxville at the company's National Operations Headquarters. We're proud that Discovery chose to keep Scripps and its employees in Knoxville where they will continue to play an important role in East TN.
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Bob Rolfe Mar 19
A tremendous sign that continues to invest in its operations in Tennessee. This is a strong vote of confidence in the skilled workers of Chattanooga and Southeast Tennessee
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Bob Rolfe Mar 14
. is one of the most well-known entrepreneurial success stories. We are so grateful for this significant $1 billion investment and FedEx's continued commitment to Memphis and Tennessee.
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TNECD Mar 9
. used a Main Street Entrepreneur Grant to build three pods that are being used as rental storefronts by area entrepreneurs. An idea that began on the back of a napkin has now developed into theLOCAL.
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