Tennessee Speaker of the House Beth Harwell has appointed Dr. David Millhorn, chief operating officer of the University of Tennessee system, to the board of directors for the Tennessee Technology Development Corp.
“I am pleased to announce my appointment of Dr. David Millhorn to the Tennessee Technology Development Corp. board of directors,” said Speaker Harwell. “Dr. Millhorn is a leader at the University of Tennessee who understands the necessity of incorporating technology into the state’s overall economic strategy. I appreciate his willingness to serve, and I thank him for his commitment.”
Dr. Millhorn also serves as the UT Vice President for Research and Economic Development.
The Tennessee Technology Development Corp. is a nonprofit organization created by the state Legislature to attract new science and technology businesses to Tennessee and expand those already here.
The corporation works with the Tennessee Department of Economic and Community Development and is funded under an agreement with the state.