About Sky City

Propelling Ideas, Empowering Our Future


Our Mission Statement

The Sky City Entrepreneur Center is dedicated to helping small business owners succeed and new businesses launch in Blount County. Located in downtown Maryville, Sky City is at the heart of our region's growth, with easy access to all the industry of Blount County as well as Knoxville and Sevier County.

Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Statement

Sky City Entrepreneur Center is committed to fostering an inclusive and vibrant, welcoming environment within our community and our small business support network. We believe in the richness of human diversity and strive to promote fairness and equity, empowering all participants to thrive and succeed. We also recognize the value of diversity to our local community and believe that creating an inclusive culture is essential for the success of our mission.

Find the full text of our DEI Policy here.

We are the only co-working space in Blount County. Each member of the space will have access to Gig Internet, kitchenette, conference room, and other shared resources. Our programming and supportive community provides entrepreneurs with the information and network they need to start strong.


Shannon Bryant

Executive Director

Board of Directors

Jeremy LaDuke

Interim President

Leigh Cowden


Abhijit "AV" Verekar

Tammi Ford


Lane Shuler

Anna Graham