EXECUTIVE TEAM

Mark T. Isom

President and Chief Executive Officer

Mark’s 37 years of industry experience and pursuit of service excellence has established Premiere as a nationally recognized company with a reputation for quality service and dependability. Mark earned a degree in Business Management from Carson Newman University. He has completed Executive Training at the Kellogg School of Management at Northwestern University and the Tuck School of Business at Dartmouth College. As a business leader, he is a board member of the Appalachian Electric Cooperative (AEC) and the Knoxville Area Urban League Loan Review Committee. Mark has a passion for mentoring small, minority and woman-owned businesses through Premiere’s Partnership Program and has implemented a spend-initiative to increase vendor spend in support of disadvantaged businesses.

Thomas Maddox

Vice President of Operations

Thomas oversees nearly 25 million square feet of operations and manages 500+ employees. He earned a Business Management Degree from Carson- Newman University. With 29 years of industry experience, he brings comprehensive experience in organizational, operational and financial management. He has been trained or certified in Labor Law, Green Products, Bidding and Estimating, Safety, Customer Relations, Employee Relations, Training the Trainer and Spanish Translation.

Carla Branson

Chief Financial Officer

With 30 years of experience, Carla has a strong background in Accounting/Finance, business administration, and operations. She has a BA in Business Administration with a focus in Accounting/Finance and is currently pursuing her Masters of Accountancy. She has extensive Risk Management knowledge, OSHA 10 Certification, and is OSHA Silica Safety Certified. She oversees the Accounting/Finance Department as well as the Corporate Office. Carla encourages a positive and open corporate culture, keeps a tight focus on balancing the bottom line, and has a five-star customer satisfaction mindset. Her primary goal is to implement financial controls in accounting and instill correct procedures to safeguard and support business administration.