As Principal Founder and Chief Executive Officer of Cannon & Cannon, Inc., Ms. Cannon has 22 years of experience in Engineering Consulting and Industrial Plant Project Management. Before starting in 1996, she worked as a Process Engineer as well as a Research and Development Engineer at an Elemental Phosphorus Plant for a major chemical company. Ms. Cannon is also a skilled Business Manager and Administrator. She has won numerous awards including the prestigious Knoxville Chamber of Commerce’s Pinnacle Award for Woman Owned Business of the year in 2015. Ms. Cannon is a graduate of Leadership Knoxville Class of 2016. She feels it is both an honor and an obligation to give back to the community and she serves on numerous national, state, and local boards and committees including the City of Knoxville Diversity Business Advisory Committee, Knoxville Chamber of Commerce Board, the Knoxville Fellows Board, Young Life Africa National Board, the Transportation and Infrastructure Committee for the Chamber, and the Engineering Excellence Award committee. She is also a mentor in the Knoxville Chamber’s Mentor/Protege Program for another small woman owned business. In her spare time, she loves to read and travel and usually leads an annual mission trip with her church to Mozambique, Africa where she has been active for many years.