Staff Contact


Frank Tate 
Executive Director
O: 931-245-4348
C: 931-401-6288 
ftate@clarksville.tn.us

Frank Tate is the Executive Director of the Montgomery County Industrial Development Board, a position he has held since July 2018. As the Executive Director, he is responsible for recruiting new business to the area and marketing the Clarksville-Montgomery County Corporate Business. Frank is also tasked to work extensively with existing industry on workforce training, expansion plans, and other needs. Frank is a graduate of Kaplan University where he earned a B.A. Degree while serving in the Navy. Prior to his work with the Industrial Development Board, Frank, an Owensboro, KY native, served in a similar role in McKenzie, TN and also as a regional workforce and economic development director for the State of Kentucky.

 


James C. Matthews 

Economic Development Coordinator
O: 931-245-4332
C: 931-529-0849
jmatthews@clarksville.tn.us

JC came to Clarksville from the small town of Dyersburg,Tenn. by way of Austin Peay State University where he obtained a B.S. degree in Public Management. JC recently obtained his Masters of Business Administration (MBA) from Bethel University. He has worked over nine years in the customer service field for various companies in different positions. His role at the IDB has him working closely with consultants and our state partners in gathering, organizing and presenting pertinent information for potential corporate clients. 

 

 

News

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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