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Tennessee Business Roundtable Adds Jessica Davis to Staff as Communications & Meetings Specialist

Updated: Feb 22, 2022

NASHVILLE, Tenn., Oct. 20, 2021 – The Tennessee Business Roundtable (“the Roundtable”) is pleased to announce the addition of Jessica L. Davis to the staff position of Communications & Meetings Specialist.

“Our organization is excited to welcome Jessica Davis to our staff,” said Roundtable President Pat Sheehy. “Jess is a dynamic, multi-talented young leader from West Tennessee who will help us improve, expand and extend our Roundtable’s communications with our member companies, Tennessee’s business community, and all of our external stakeholders,” he added.

A 2020 graduate of the University of Tennessee at Martin, Davis earned a Bachelor of Arts degree in Communications (Public Relations & Broadcasting), working in several related roles throughout her collegiate career before launching an independent marketing and communications firm which served clients in Northwest Tennessee and nationally.

“Being able to step into a role that promotes business needs, priorities and perspectives from across the state is an incredible opportunity,” says Davis. “I am eager to support one of our state’s most-respected business organizations in growing and expanding its communications efforts.”

A native of West Tennessee, Davis has served in community roles with the Weakley County Prevention Coalition and Sharon Corn & Music Festival and has served as a volunteer in relief efforts for communities in Peru and Cuba.


Founded in 1983, the Tennessee Business Roundtable develops and implements pro-business public policies and initiatives that optimize the quality of life and well-being of all Tennesseans. Convening senior executives and strategic thinkers representing over four dozen of Tennessee’s most-respected businesses and organizations from all three Grand Divisions of the state, the Roundtable has partnered successfully with six Governors and hundreds of other business, non-profit and government stakeholders to create and promote policies that contribute significantly to the success of the Volunteer State’s economy and people, particularly in the area of public education. Guided by the belief that an educated, healthy populace and sound state fiscal policies are the primary drivers of Tennessee’s vibrant economy, the Roundtable brings together ideas, information and thought leaders with a view to becoming the most respected and influential policy voice for Tennessee’s business community.

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Patrick Sheehy, President,, (615) 255-5877



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