Laura Cagle Joins The Catering Companies, LLC

Tuesday, May 7, 2013
Laura Cagle
Laura Cagle

Laura Cagle has joined The Catering Companies, LLC as the business’s new Sales and Marketing manager. Ms. Cagle has been with the company in a part-time role since August of 2012, and she is excited to take on a full-time position with the business. 

Ms. Cagle is a graduate of UTC with her MBA. Originally from Dandridge, Tn., she received her undergraduate degree in Business Administration: Marketing from UTC in 2011.

“The Catering Companies is doing amazing things,” she said, “and I’m so excited to be a part of a rapidly growing company that values client satisfaction and service quality.”

Tara Plumlee, owner and CEO, said, “We are so pleased to have a fresh new face on board with great ideas so we can take the operation to the next level by adding more unique Chattanooga venues to our portfolio.” 

Additionally, Shirley Camp, director of Operations, will celebrate her two-year anniversary with The Catering Companies this month.

The Catering Companies, LLC is the parent company of local venues The Car Barn and The Mill, as well as catering company A Silverware Affair. Ms. Cagle worked as a marketing assistant at The Mill before joining The Catering Companies’ staff.


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