Chattanooga Chamber of Commerce Promotes Darian Scott to Director of Talent and Economic Inclusion


Nov. 26, 2018 (Chattanooga, Tenn.) – The Chattanooga Chamber of Commerce promotes Darian Scott to Director of Talent and Economic Inclusion.

Scott, a Chamber employee of five years, previously served as the Chamber’s Community Outreach Coordinator, engaging the public in Chamber Foundation programming and leading talent development programs like the Get a Job program teaching high school students about joining the workforce. Scott also led work in specific communities convening stakeholders to collectively solve community challenges, including launching the Orchard Knob Community PTA to support Orchard Knob Middle School.

In his new role, Scott will implement programs and initiatives to promote diverse economic development and inclusive workplaces that will help attract, retain and develop top talent in the Chattanooga region. This will include programs, events and strategies to support minority businesses, women-owned enterprises and young and mid-career professionals.

“As an employer ourselves, the Chamber takes seriously our responsibility to provide our employees with advancement opportunities and clear career pathways,” said Molly Blankenship, Vice President of Talent Initiatives at the Chamber. “We’re thrilled that Darian is taking this next step in his career, and we look forward to continuing our important work fostering an inclusive community and economy.”

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