History

The Industrial Development Board was established in 1963 to maintain and increase employment opportunities by recruiting companies to locate in Clarksville-Montgomery County. Over the last 50-plus years, the agency has been responsible for the recruitment and expansion of billions of dollars worth of industry and securing thousands of jobs for the community. In 1996, the IDB would find itself shifting gears from acting as a department of Montgomery County to become a part of a larger umbrella organization, the Economic Development Council. There the IDB began to work in unison with the Chamber of Commerce and the Tourist Commission (now acting as the Convention and Visitors Bureau) to help foster growth in the community. No matter if the face of the IDB has changed, the mission has remained the same. To recruit industry and good paying jobs to Clarksville-Montgomery County, Tenn. Currently under the leadership of Frank Tate, the IDB has secured over $4.5 billion in capital investment and recruited over 7,000 direct jobs since 1999.

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Tuesday, July 31, 2018

In his first official meeting Wednesday as executive director of the Clarksville-Montgomery County Industrial Development Board, newly-hired Frank Tate was soaking in the reality of everything from major, nine-digit corporate investments under construction, to tax increment financing plans for small, private downtown redevelopment ventures.

Wednesday, June 27, 2018

Contact Melinda Shepard at melinda@clarksville.tn.us or 931-245-4341 to find out more about the free coworking space.

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