About Us

EO Knoxville is a membership organization by and for local leading entrepreneurs. The chapter launched in 1996 and has grown to 25 members who run companies that employ over 1,239people and generate almost $4.78M in annual revenue.

Entrepreneurs’ Organization (EO) is the only global network exclusively for entrepreneurs. EO helps leading entrepreneurs learn and grow through peer-to-peer learning, once-in-a-lifetime experiences, and connections to experts.

Since 1987, EO has been transforming the lives of the entrepreneurs who transform the world. As the global thought leader on entrepreneurship, EO plays an integral role in businesses, industries, and the lives of leading entrepreneurs everywhere.

EO has more than 13,000 members across 179 chapters in 57 countries.

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Top-rated Member Benefits


What would you give for the ability to tap into a group of 7-10 fellow business owners who can offer you direction based on their experiences? The highest-rated benefit of EO membership, a Forum fosters peer-to-peer sharing between members in a trusted and confidential environment. Looking to draw from the expertise that only another entrepreneur would have? Forum offers a format where the complex intersections between your business, personal life and community engagement can all be addressed head-on, so that you can achieve fulfillment in all of your endeavors. Forum meets once per month and takes a 2-3 day retreat once per year.

Chapter Events

As an EO member, you’re invited to attend one-of-a-kind chapter events built around learning and engagement. EO Knoxville brings the world’s leading speakers and visionaries to our community. You’ll be invited to a series of local events designed to cover a broad array of topics in varying formats and venues. There’s no limit to the ingenuity and innovation at our local chapter events.

Global Events

Held throughout the year, EO Global events combine provocative learning programs with unique resources and memorable social venues. Learn from today’s leading business minds at regional and global events, where you can network with your likeminded peers while enjoying once-in-a-lifetime experiences in exotic destinations.

EO Connect

Leverage 13,000+ EO members around the world to learn and grow in business and life. EO is the biggest network of entrepreneurs all running companies with over $1m in annual revenues. Connect with your peers locally, regionally, and globally to expand your business and your horizons.

Healthnetwork Foundation

EO members can call Healthnetwork for unparalleled VIP access to more than 30 of the most highly ranked hospitals in the U.S. Your health is vital to your personal and business success. Gain peace of mind with membership access to Healthnetwork Foundation.

Current Members

Clint Allison Rainscapes Construction, Inc 

Tab Burkhalter Burkhalter & Associates | LinkedIn | EO Profile | President

Greg D’Amico Efficience | LinkedIn | EO Profile | Integration Chair 

Martin Daniel Elevation Outdoor Advertising | LinkedIn | EO Profile

Faris Eid Design Innovation Architects | LinkedIn | EO Profile

Ben Farmer ResultStack | LinkedIn | EO Profile | Membership Chair

Kirk Finnerty thehouseguy.net | LinkedIn | EO Profile

Tom Gallaher Gallaher & Associates | LinkedIn | EO Profile | Co-Mar/Comm Chair

Donald Isakson Parker Auto Sales, Inc.

Vince Keller Keller Group | EO Profile

John McNeely Sword & Shield Enterprise Security | LinkedIn | EO Profile

BJ Miller The Vision Group Studios | LinkedIn | EO Profile

Kelly Miller Advantage Innovations Inc. Signage

Andy Moss M Force Staffing | LinkedIn | EO Profile

Billy Odom Odom Construction Systems | LinkedIn | EO ProfileCo-Mar/Comm Chair

Jim Price Lacy, Price & Wagner | LinkedIn | EO Profile

Heather Ripley Ripley PR, Inc.

Paul Scoonover Asen Marketing | LinkedIn | EO Profile | Partnership Chair

Terry Self Interstate Mechanical Contractors | LinkedIn | EO Profile

Ken Shipley StoneBridge Advisors | Finance Chair

Missy Sims Commercial Environments | LinkedIn | EO Profile

Shawn Thomas Ask A Millionaire, LLC | LinkedIn | EO Profile

Stephen Whitson Whitson Construction Co. | LinkedIn | EO Profile

Andrew Wilson ACS Commercial Roofing | LinkedIn | EO Profile

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