Nissan named one of DiversityInc’s 25 Noteworthy Companies for diversity for third year

April 20, 2016 Automotive World Nissan North America, Inc., has earned a spot as one of DiversityInc Magazine’s 2016 Top 25 Noteworthy Companies list for the third year in a row, largely due to the continued growth of its employee resource groups. One of the most successful elements of Nissan’s diversity strategy, these affinity groups…

U.S. News rankings place Williamson high schools near the top in Tennessee

April 20, 2016 Franklin Home Page by Emily West This year’s U.S. News and World Report along with the Washington Post placed several of Williamson County’s high schools as some of the top in Tennessee. Brentwood ranked the highest, at No. 5, with Ravenwood and Franklin High School following in slots No. 7 and No.…

Leadership Franklin closes out twentieth year with graduation class

Leadership Franklin Closes Out Twentieth Year with Graduation Class   FRANKLIN, TN – Leadership Franklin held graduation ceremonies for its twentieth class on April 13. Graduates are executives and senior community leaders selected to represent a cross-section of Franklin and Williamson County. As in years past, this class participated in group projects that were aimed…

Work Opportunity Tax Credits (WOTC) available online to businesses

Department of Labor and Workforce Development Can Now Approve Tax Credits in 24 Hour NASHVILLE – The Tennessee Department of Labor and Workforce Development (TDLWD) announced recently the introduction of a new online system where businesses can apply for Work Opportunity Tax Credits and be approved in most cases in 24 hours. Previously, the approval process…

Leadership Franklin announces 2016 scholarship recipients

  Leadership Franklin Announces 2016 Scholarship Recipients Madison Ovies and Valerie Romanko receive scholarships FRANKLIN, TN – Leadership Franklin recently announced its 2016 scholarship recipients, Madison Ovies and Valerie Romanko, during the organization’s Twentieth Anniversary Celebration on April 7. Ovies is a May 2013 Franklin High School graduate and a current student at West Virginia…

The Point Newsletter – April 2016 Issue

The April issue of “The Point” is now available! Get the latest Chamber news in today’s print edition of The Tennessean. In this issue: What we learned from #Outlook2016 + photo highlights How the tech industry is driving Williamson County’s growth Fashion and beauty tips from the 12 & Broad experts Leadership Brentwood and Leadership Franklin call for…

Public invited to largest showcase of WillCo businesses

  By Charlane Oliver The 2016 Business & Education Expo is back by popular demand, featuring the largest showcase of Williamson County businesses and schools. The highly-anticipated event takes place Tuesday, June 21 from 4 p.m. to 7 p.m. at The Factory at Franklin’s Liberty Hall, but this time expect a bigger and better expo.…