Manufacturing At It’s Finest
The Tennessee Association of Manufacturers works to enable cooperation, competitiveness, and profitable growth for all Tennessee manufacturers to create an enriched economic future for all citizens of Tennessee.
As the only statewide association exclusively dedicated to manufacturers and their allies, TAM has a professional staff dedicated to the needs of its members.
Connect, Compete, Advance
June 11, 1959 – February 19, 2017
In Grateful Recognition of
Tim L. Spires
For his dedication and commitment to the
Tennessee Association of Manufacturers.
We are forever inspired by your wisdom and guidance.
The Inspires Award was created this year to honor Tim L. Spires, who was the President & CEO of the Tennessee Association of Manufacturers from May 2010 until February 2017. Tim unexpectedly passed away in February, and his dedication to the Association and its members will long be remembered through his legacy of service and inspiration. The InSpires Award will be presented annually at the Manufacturers Excellence Awards Luncheon, and will recognize an individual who has not only made an impact within the Association, but also exemplifies outstanding leadership skills and has a passion for serving others.