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Rod Kirk

UT CIS Responsibilities:

Rod Kirk is the Technology Acceleration Specialist for UT CIS, after working for 2 years as the Upper Middle Tennessee Solutions Consultant.

Career Overview:

Before UT, Rod worked in Economic Development for eight years. First with the State of Tennessee Department of Economic and Community Development as a Jobs Development Specialist in the Northern Middle Tennessee region. Rod left that role to become Robertson County’s first Economic Development Director where he spent two years recruiting new industry for the county and working with existing industries on expansion opportunities, workforce development initiatives and any other challenges facing the companies he served. The balance of his time in the Economic Development space was spent as the Assistant Vice President for the Clarksville-Montgomery County Economic Development Council.

Education / Credentials:

  • BS in Business from Towson State University​