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Tennessee Business Consultants on Disability and Employment

Through a network of seven Account Representatives across the state, DRS Corporate Connections establishes and maintains relationships with Tennessee businesses to increase employment opportunities for individuals served by the Tennessee Division of Rehabilitation Services. Corporate Connections conducts marketing, education and outreach activities to engage the business community. The Program provides statewide disability resources and employment services to assist Tennessee businesses in recruiting, hiring, and retaining employees with disabilities.

Overall Program Objectives:

  1. Conduct and/or participate in marketing and public relations activities to promote the employment of people with disabilities through the business outreach of DRS Corporate Connections.
  2. Provide resources and employment services to Tennessee companies to increase employment opportunities for individuals served by TN DRS.
  3. Partner with TN DRS to achieve the goals of the agency's statewide employment program.
  4. Conduct activities that promote the development of community business leaders.

Brochure: An Employment Resource for Tennessee Businesses

Corporate Connections Statewide Staff Directory

For more information, please contact:
Stephanie Cowherd, Associate Director
scowherd@utk.edu
877-340-0546 (toll free in TN) or 865-974-9178

Funded by the Tennessee Department of Human Services-Division of Rehabilitation Services.