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On October 26, 2017, Management Solutions will be participating in the “Light the Night Walk” at Circle Park on the University of Tennessee campus.  Yesterday, September 13th, the Management Solutions’ staff had their first “Beat the Gator Tailgate Party & Corn Hole Tournament” fundraiser.  To participate, staff could pay $2 to wear jeans/UT attire for…

Management Solutions’ Misty Mayes joined Brandon Bruce, Sharon Pryse and other Leadership Knoxville grads in welcoming Introduction Knoxville’s fall 2017 class. Misty spoke to the group about what it takes to run a successful business. Misty started Management Solutions in 2002 and is celebrating her company’s 15th anniversary. For more information about how you can…

Today marks the 16th anniversary of the worst terrorist attack in American history. On this day in 2001, four airplanes were hijacked by al-Qaeda terrorists and crashed into the Twin Towers in New York City, the Pentagon in Arlington County, Virginia, and a field in Pennsylvania en route to Washington D.C. These tragedies resulted in…

By: Cherie Chance, PMP, PMI-RMP Sr. Project Controls Specialist When we consider the value of project management, discussions are generally centered around large and complex projects and programs.  Applying project management to small projects and internal initiatives is often considered unnecessary and burdensome.  This philosophy, however, overlooks one of the inherent values project management brings…

Labor Day typically receives the same reactions: the joy of an extended weekend filled with celebration and relaxation, or disgruntled lovers of summertime mourning the end of white pants and long days. Not to mention all the bank-goers forgetting they are unable to cash their checks that day. But no matter what, most of us…

Management Solutions was happy to join the University of Tennessee’s Tickle College of Engineering in welcoming this year’s incoming class of female engineering students last week.  More than 150 female engineering freshmen, faculty and female engineers from the community attended. MSLLC’s Misty Mayes has partnered with this group since its inception and in 2018, will…

from the desk of Misty Mayes, PMP, President Earlier this month, I had the privilege and the honor to be in a group of about 100 small business owners who were invited to meet with President Trump, Ivanka Trump and Linda McMahon, the administrator of the Small Business Administration at the White House for a…

Franklin finishes as third largest fundraiser MSLLC’s Sarah Franklin went Over the Edge for single moms this past Saturday. Franklin, who is a project manager for MSLLC working with the company’s healthcare division, rappelled 12 stories down the Langley Building in Downtown Knoxville to raise more than $3,000 for The Restoration House. “I’m a single…

Management Solutions joined hundreds of others at the Leukemia & Lymphoma Society’s annual Light the Night Kickoff Luncheon on Wednesday, August 23. The event was led by this year’s Corporate Walk Chair, David McMillan, Principal at PYA and cancer survivor, Bob Kesling, the Voice of the Vols. The 2017 walk will take place on Oct….

August 21, 2017, Management Solutions staff spent the afternoon enjoying each other’s company while experiencing history as they witnessed a once-in-a-lifetime event. The NATIONAL ECLIPSE took about one hour and 34 minutes to travel from Oregon, through 14 states, and ending in South Carolina. The MSLLC Headquarters, located at 2202 Award Winning Way, off Hardin…