Healthy and Successful

Stephanie Welch believes everything is connected; the evolution of her life and career in Knox County proves it. She grew up in Boscawen, New Hampshire, "a one-stoplight town" in a rural farming community, north of Concord. She came to…

Wounded Warriors

Terry’s company office bears the hallmarks of a busy person who knows how to unwind: Working papers on the desk; photographs and awards carefully placed; a giant rack of elk antlers on the wall. He’s the owner of Real-Time Construction in…

Soldier, Doctor, Senator

Richard Briggs hates sitting in traffic. “Nashville’s is awful, it’s growing so fast. Middle Tennessee is one of the fastest growing parts of the country.” Richard is a Tennessee State Senator, elected in 2014. He lives in west Knoxville…

Bravo Zulu

Retired USAF Colonel and former Wing Commander Tim Dearing lives in a comfortable home not far from Tellico Lake, with his wife Lisa, their daughter Harley, and three shy cats. The house is filled with family photographs and keepsakes,…

Gathering Intelligence

Eric Barton is leading a tour around the Villa Collina, his 40,250-square-foot Italianate mansion in Knoxville, high on a bluff above a bend in the Tennessee River. As he explains the energy improvements that he’s overseen, the art and…