business briefs

• Cheryl McKenry, business development manager for Rentenbach Constructors Inc./A Christmas Company (Rentenbach), has been appointed to the State Building Finance Committee by Tennessee Gov. Bill Haslam. McKenry will serve as representative of East Tennessee for a four-year term. She joined Rentenbach in 2016 to develop and extend relationships throughout the Tennessee construction industry. She most recently served as a treasury management sales officer with a large regional bank.

• Jessica Ray has joined Moxley Carmichael as a graphic and digital media designer. She will conceptualize and develop design solutions for web, social media, digital and print advertising, marketing collateral and printed materials to promote clients’ brands.

• SCORE Greater Knoxville is holding a “Financing Your Business the SBA Way” training workshop from 11 a.m. to noon, Saturday, Dec. 3, at Cedar Bluff Branch Knox County Library, 9045 Cross Park Drive NW, Knoxville. The training covers SBA loan items, such as what loan program meets a specific entrepreneurial need, the five Cs of credit and an overview of actual loan programs. To register, email to or call Jacqueline Merritt, 615-736-7465.