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Effective April 2, 2012, each state agency was required by legislation to designate a staff person to assist the Governor’s Office of Diversity Business Enterprise with coordinating the agency’s efforts to utilize Tennessee small businesses.  The following is a list of the Agency Small Business Liaisons:

Department Liason Name Phone No. E-mail Address
Agriculture Peggy Naifeh 615-837-5300
Children's Services Erica Mayberry 615-253-2340
Commerce and Insurance Angela Lay 615-401-7743
Comptroller of the Treasury Andrew Hawkins 615-401-4806
Correction Kelly Young 615-253-8165
Economic and Community Development Angela Giles 615-917-3963 
Education Brian DiCarlo 615-290-6715
Environment and Conservation Ian Jakul 615-532-0339
Finance and Administration Eugene Neubert 615-770-3990
Financial Institutions Tommie Pendergrass 615-232-1013
General Services Jessica Starling 615-532-9125
Health Lindsey Oliveras 615-741-1614
Health Care F&A (TennCare) Matt Brimm
Human Resources Cindy Hobbs 615-741-6199
Human Services Stephen Reksten 615-313-4794
Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities Hany Ghabious 615-741-9135
Labor and Workforce Development Andy Summar 615-360-4465
Mental Health and Substance Abuse Services Cynthia Tyler 615-532-6586
Military Crystal M. Lysinger 615-313-0691
Office of the Governor Daphne Cooper 615-532-4582
Revenue Amanda McGraw 615-253-8950
Safety Marki Mascolo 615-251-5238
State of TN Real Estate Asset Management (STREAM) Jennifer Murphy 615-426-7192
Tennessee Bureau of Investigation Richard Moore 615-744-4210
Tennessee Board of Regents Angela Flynn 615-366-4436
Tourist Development Kevin Mahoney 615-741-9023
Tennessee Wildlife Resources Agency Clyde Hicks 615-781-6604
Vince Malone 615-253-1061
Treasury Dawn Rochelle 615-253-8770
TRICOR Lori Brewington 615-253-4931
University of Tennessee Blake Reagan 865-256-9170
Veterans Services Natasha Bailey 615-253-8972
State Procurement Agencies (SPA's)
Austin Peay State University Judy Blaine 931-221-7691
East Tennessee State University  Dr. B.J. King 423-439-5884
Middle Tennessee State University Shirman A. Thomas 615-898-2516
Tennessee State University Joel Sims, Jr. 615-963-5146
Tennessee Technical University (Capital Projects) Jim Cobb 931-372-3524
Tennessee Technical University (Commodities) Donna Wallis 931-372-3492
University of Memphis (Capital Projects) Tony Poteet 901-678-2619
University of Memphis (Commodities) Constance Montague Butts 901-678-2353