Staff


Karyn Clark

CEO

Phone Number: 423-626-4149
Email Address: chamberceo@claibornepartnership.com

As CEO of the Claiborne Economic Partnership, I manage all aspects of the Chamber of Commerce, Economic and Community Development and Tourism.

Joined the Partnership in 2018

What to Know about Claiborne County?

Favorite pastime in Claiborne County?  My favorite pastimes are spending time with my family and friends, enjoying Norris Lake, and sitting on my porch looking at the mountains.

Favorite Thing about Claiborne County?  My favorite thing about Claiborne County is the people.  We are all connected in our Community and do what we can to help each other.  I also love the small town atmosphere.

What part of Claiborne County do you live in? What makes it special?  I live in Tazewell, but I grew up on a farm in New Tazewell.  I love the views from my house.

How long have you lived in Claiborne County?  I have been a lifelong resident of Claiborne County except for the years I went away to college.  I am married to Brent Clark and we have four daughters.  I was a co-owner of a factory in Claiborne County, and I taught and was a principal until I retired and came to the CEP.

Fun Facts:

Favorite Sports Team:  My favorite sports team will always be the Tennessee Volunteers-my alma mater!

Favorite Movie: My favorite movie is any video that involves my children.

Favorite Vacation:  My favorite vacation is renting a houseboat on Norris Lake and spending a week of fun and quality time with my family without having to travel for hours.


Anna Beth Walker

Office Coordinator

Phone Number: 423-626-4149
Email Address: chamber@claibornepartnership.com

I have all responsibilities of ensuring the office runs smoothly. I do everything from making ‘Welcome Packets’ to handling social media and finances.

Joined the Partnership in 2018

What to Know about Claiborne County?

Favorite pastime in Claiborne County? My favorite pastime is spending time with family and friends and enjoying the natural beauty of our County.

Favorite Thing about Claiborne County? My favorite thing about Claiborne County is the atmosphere of a small town and the hospitality of the community.

What part of Claiborne County do you live in? What makes it special?  I live in New Tazewell. It is close to the bigger cities and close to town.

How long have you lived in Claiborne County?  I have lived in Claiborne County for 1 1/2 years.

Fun Facts:

Favorite Sports Team: My two favorite sports teams are the Claiborne Bulldogs (my husband is a football coach) and the University of Tennessee Volunteers.

Favorite Movie:  My favorite movie is A Walk to Remember

Favorite Vacation:  My favorite vacation is Destin, FL or Caribbean with my family.


Ashley Sizemore

Event Coordinator

Phone: 423-626-4149
Email addresss: ashley_madon@yahoo.com

My main responsibility is to coordinate a successful White Lightning Trail Festival each year in June. The festival is a non-profit 501(c)3 and brings more than 5,000 people to the historic town of Cumberland Gap every summer!

Joined the Partnership in 2018

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