The Cleveland/Bradley Chamber of Commerce recognized McIntire, president of McIntire & Associates Insurance, as the 2017 Mel Bedwell Small Business Person of the Year because he “embodies the true spirit of a small businessperson with integrity who is invested in making his community a better place.”
McIntire is the 19th individual to receive the Bedwell Small Business Person of the Year award since its renaming to honor the contributions of the late Mel Bedwell, who was one of the most loyal and supportive members of the Small Business Committee of the Chamber of Commerce.
The award winner is part of a generational legacy of small business owners in Cleveland and Bradley County. For more information about why he was recognized with this prestigious award, click here.
When it comes to financial decisions, do you feel like the boss or like you’re starting your first job?
Sadly, millions of people with no background in finance must make important financial decisions—saving for college, financing a house, planning for retirement, making a workable budget or managing investments.
It’s an intimidating responsibility that can lead to poor decisions . . . if you don’t resolve to take control of your financial situation.
The Women’s Council programming for 2017 will offer a session—“Be the Boss of Your Finances”—on Monday, May 22, at noon with financial advisor Kelly Browand, Edward Jones. For ticket information and program details, click here.
Nestled in the heart of the Ocoee Region in Southeast Tennessee lies Cleveland/Bradley County, Tennessee. Here a small-city feeling mixes with progressive business, excellent medical, educational and cultural facilities, and thriving industry to create an ideal place to live, work, raise a family and even retire. The community offers a seasonal climate, major transportation advantages, a diversified economy, traditional family values and a natural playground set against a picturesque backdrop. What more could you want?