We plan and implement strategies for the controlled growth of Roane County’s economy as a unified voice representing the best Tennessee has to offer businesses, citizens and travelers.Visit Site
We bring growth-oriented businesses with strong ﬁscal discipline, infrastructure and workforce-ready people to East Tennessee.Visit Site
We attract travelers who seek unique heritage and the best outdoor recreational experiences to Roane County.Visit Site
We connect leaders and organizations for the beneﬁt of local and regional business growth.Visit Site
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.Visit Site
We offer natural beauty, historic charm and low-cost living, distinguishing Roane County as one of the best retirement destinations in the nation.Visit Site
“The direction is set . . . to focus on work-based learning opportunities, career and technical education opportunities, co-ops and apprenticeships as the most effective way to make a positive impact in our community.”
-Wade Creswell, President/CEO The Roane Alliance
We focus on educational & workforce development programs that influence collaborations to successfully motivate our citizens to achieve their full potential. Employing more than 5,000 engineers, 2,400 scientists and 2,000 PhDs, the areas of Roane County, Oak Ridge and Knoxville focus on cutting-edge classroom technology to develop workforce-ready graduates.
With a full selection of training opportunities for a growing workforce, Roane State Community College has graduated the most technical workers, compared with other community colleges across the country. You can earn a bachelor’s degree or take courses toward a career in healthcare, business, technology or other disciplines.
RCEA provides human resource professionals and operations managers the opportunity to be current with many issues facing businesses and great networking opportunities.
Tennessee Promise, the state scholarship program, helps Tennessee's graduating high school students meet the challenge of post-secondary education.
Hosting businesses provide information about their company, workplace culture, and discuss ways to connect what the students learn in the classroom to what is required in the workplace.
More than 550 Roane County high school juniors come dressed and ready with resumes, handshakes, notepads and questions to meet with representatives.
Designed to promote students’ success in both post-secondary education and careers, the program identifies opportunities for students to gain hands-on skills.
Providing leadership and guidance, the program works to enhance Tennessee’s competitiveness through development of a prepared workforce.