The Book of Lists is your resource to stay ahead of the competition. Get in-depth information on the largest and most influential businesses in East Tennessee. It is your instant reference tool for finding a company's top local executive, background on a specific industry, and much more. Create a list of sales contacts and general mailings lists, sort by company or geography, and import data directly to your desktop. Start your download now. Any questions, contact Angela Akers at 865-342-6424 or lists@knoxvillebiz.com.


DataJoe business lists from business publishers
Log in here
PRODUCTS PROFILE ADD DATA CONTACT
Shopping Cart (0 items)

HTML View

Prefer PDFs?
A printer-friendly PDF of this list is available.

Download PDF file

Prefer Excel?
A complete spreadsheet of this list is available.

Download Excel file
Knoxville-Area Private Employers1 Ranked According to Area Employees
Rank
'14
'13CompanyPhone
Website
Local employees
'13 companywide rev.
Sector
Description
Parent company
Top local executive
Locally established
11K-VA-T Food Stores (Food City)
6307 Lonas Road
Knoxville, TN 37909
865-584-7061
foodcity.com
2,668
NA
Retail trade
Grocery stores
K-VA-T Food Stores
Abingdon, VA
John Jones2
Executive VP
1955
22The Dollywood Co.3
2700 Dollywood Parks Blvd.
Pigeon Forge, TN 37863
800 DOLLYWOOD
dollywood.com
2,500
NA
Service
Amusement parks
The Dollywood Co.
Pigeon Forge, TN
Craig Ross
President
1986
33Pilot Flying J
5508 Lonas Road
Knoxville, TN 37909
865-588-7487
pilotflyingj.com
1,5294
$32 billion
Retail trade
Travel centers, convenience stores
NA
NA
Jimmy Haslam
CEO
1958
47Copper Cellar Corp.
3001 E. Industrial Parkway
Knoxville, TN 37901
865-673-3400
coppercellar.com
1,265
NA
Service
Full-service restaurants: Copper Cellar, Calhoun's, Chesapeake's, Cherokee Grill & Steakhouse, Smoky Mountain Brewery
NA
NA
Michael D. Chase
Owner
1975
54Summit Medical Group
1225 E. Weisgarber Road, Ste. 200
Knoxville, TN 37909
865-584-4747
summitmedical.com; summithealthcare.com
1,220
$168 million
Service
Physician group
NA
NA
Tim Young
CEO
1995
65Brothers Management5
2501 E. Magnolia Ave.
Knoxville, TN 37914
865-523-2157
NA
1,200
NA
Service
McDonald's franchise
NA
NA
Tom Cochran
President
1960
78Jewelry Television
190 Hayfield Road
Knoxville, TN 37922
865-692-6000
jtv.com
1,100
NA
Retail trade
Home shopping network
Multimedia Commerce Group
Knoxville, TN
Tim Matthews
President, CEO
1993
89Southeast Foods Co./Pennant Foods
310 Corporate Drive, Ste. 103
Knoxville, TN 37923
865-691-1393
wenburgerknoxville.com
959
NA
Service
Fast food restaurants, Wendy's franchisee
Brockway Moran & Partners
Boca Raton, FL
Tina Hertzel
VP, controller
1979
911Aubrey's Restaurants
6025 Brookvale Lane, Ste. 206
Knoxville, TN 37919
865-584-7779
aubreysrestaurants.com
925
NA
Service
Full-service restaurants: Aubrey's, Sunspot, Bistro by the Tracks, Barley's Taproom, Stefano's Pizza, drink
NA
NA
Randy Burleson
Owner
1992
1010Rural Metro - Tennessee
10140 Gallow Point Drive
Knoxville, TN 37931
865-573-5779
ruralmetrosouth.com/locations/tennessee/east-tennessee.html
750
NA
Service
Fire and emergency medical services
Oaktree Capital
Los Angeles, CA
Erin Downey
Regional director
1977
1113U.S. Cellular Corp.
9731 Cogdill Road
Knoxville, TN 37932
865-777-8660
uscellular.com
748
$3.9 billion
Communications
Wireless services provider
U.S. Cellular Corp.
Chicago, IL
Thomas P. Catani
VP, East operations
1985
1214Shoney's of Knoxville
Main Office, 9720 Parkside Drive
Knoxville, TN 37922
865-690-6331
shoneysknox.com
743
NA
Service
Family restaurant, Shoney's franchisee
NA
NA
Bill Baugh
President, CEO
1962
1315Collier Restaurant Group
P.O. Box 6369
Sevierville, TN 37864
865-428-1823
collierrestaurantgroup.com
700
NA
Service
Restaurant operations, management: Flapjacks Pancake Cabins, The Melting Pot, T.G.I. Fridays, Golden Corral, Gatti's Pizza, Corky's BBQ
NA
NA
Royce Pruitt
CFO
NA
1412Ingles Markets
P.O. Box 6676
Asheville, NC 28816
828-669-2941
ingles-markets.com
667
$3.7 billion
Retail trade
Grocery stores
NA
NA
Rusty Reed
District manager
1963
1516Wilderness at the Smokies
190 Gists Creek Road
Sevierville, TN 37876
865-428-5770
wildernessatthesmokies.com
659
NA
Service
Hotel and water park resort
Wilderness Development Corp.
Wisconsin Dells, WI
Steve Cruz
General manager
2008
1617Weigel Stores5
3100 Weigel Lane
Powell, TN 37849
865-938-2042
weigels.com
634
NA
Retail trade
Service stations and convenience stores
Weigel Stores
Powell, TN
William "Bill" Weigel
Owner, chairman
1935
17NRCharles Blalock & Sons
419 Robert Henderson Road
Sevierville, TN 37862
865-453-2808
blalockcompanies.om
625
NA
Manufacturing
Heavy highway and bridge construction; manufacture of asphalt, ready mix concrete
Charles Blalock & Sons Inc.
Sevierville, TN
Sid Blalock
Jim Blalock
CEO
President
1962
1 Excluding nonprofits; 2 In Nov. 2014, Jones was promoted to Director of store operations. A replacement had not been named as of press time; 3 Includes Dollywood & Dollywood Splash Country; 4 23,000 employees companywide; 5 Source declined to participate. Information from 2013 survey
Source: Individual company representatives, individual company Web sites. This information was obtained from July-Dec. 2014, and was valid at the time of submission. NA=not applicable or not available. Area includes Anderson, Blount, Knox, Loudon, Roane, Sevier and Union counties. This list and other Knoxville-area market data are available as Excel spreadsheets at www.knoxvillebiz.com. If you notice an error or omission, please contact Angela Akers at 865-342-6424 or lists@knoxvillebiz.com.
Buy Print Version

Click to buy printed Book of Lists