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August 03, 2014 | Tom Ballard

AdvantageWest CEO named Executive Director of ARC

ARC-teknoThe head of a well-known Asheville economic development organization has been named Executive Director of the 13-state Appalachian Regional Commission (ARC), a federal-state partnership that covers more than one-half of Tennessee’s counties. Scott Hamilton, Chief Executive Officer of AdvantageWest, succeeds long-time ARC executive Tom Hunter. The latter, a friend to many of us in this region, was with the Tennessee Valley Authority for years before joining ARC.

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