Welcome to TACE

The Tennessee Association of Colleges and Employers (TACE) provides its members with professional development and networking opportunities to create a mutually beneficial relationship between colleges, employers, students and alumni.

We have a commitment to career readiness and talent acquisition in Tennessee. Your membership in TACE connects you to a strong a network of colleges and employers. Experience the benefits today!

We hope you enjoyed TACE talks

The very first TACE talks virtual event took place July 13-15, 2020. Thanks to everyone who joined the conversation! Need a recap? Check out the chat transcripts and presentation content from our presenters located on the Conference Schedule page.

2020-2021 TACE Board

  • President: Dr. Rob Liddell, University of Tennessee at Chattanooga
  • President-Elect: Njyhalo Pavati, University of Tennessee at Knoxville
  • Past President: Leslie Fox, Oak Ridge Institute for Science and Education
  • Vice-President, Employers: Amie Cohorst, 21st Mortgage Corporation
  • Secretary: Tim Shope, Middle Tennessee State University
  • Treasurer: Shunyale Griffin, BlueCross BlueShield of Tennessee
  • Director, Membership: Dr. Jeffrey Alston, East Tennessee State University
  • Director, Communications: Marc Holcomb, University of Tennessee at Chattanooga

Become a member and experience exclusive benefits!

TACE membership provides opportunities to develop professional skills and advance careers.