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Gary W. Eastes

Gary W. Eastes, American municipal manager. Certified professional management. Recipient Management Excellence award University Virginia Center for Public Service, 1993; named Manager of Year, National Management Association, 1985.


  • Eastes, Gary W. was born on June 30, 1955 in Lebanon, Tennessee, United States. Son of Marvin G. and Earlene D. Eastes.

  • Education

    • Bachelor, University Tennessee, Knoxville, 1977. Master of Science, University Tennessee, Knoxville, 1978. Master of Business Administration, Florida Institute of Technology, 1984.


    • Counselor Tennessee School for the Deaf, Knoxville, 1975-1978. Department manager Tennessee Valley Authority, 1978-1985. Executive training program Metropolitan Insurance Company, 1985-1986.

      Risk manager City of Oak Ridge, since 1986. Member National Public Risk Advisory Committee, Arlington, Virginia, 1992-1993.

    Major achievements

    • Certified professional management.


    • Editor management newsletter The Milestone, 1985, 86, Tennessee Public Risk, 1991, 92. Contributor articles and poetry to journals.


    President, Camp Fire of Tennessee, Knoxville, 1995-1997. Disaster relief worker Southern Bapts. Association, Nashville, 1995.

    Instructor American Red Cross, Oak Ridge, 1989-1999. Coach Boys Cub of Oak Ridge, 1993-1994. Member Risk and Management Society (president Smoky Mountain chapter 1998-1999), Tennessee Public Risk Management Association (president 1990-1991).



    Woodworking, gardening.


    • Married Vickie Lawson, September 3, 1978. Children: Heather Wilmore, Daniel.
    • father: Marvin G.
    • mother: Earlene D. Eastes
    • spouse: Vickie Lawson
    • children: Heather Wilmore Eastes
    • Daniel Eastes
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    Born June 30, 1955
    (age 62)
    • 1977
      University Tennessee
    • 1978
      University Tennessee
    • 1984
      Florida Institute of Technology
    • 1975 - 1978
      Counsel, or Tennessee School for the Deaf
      Knoxville, Tennessee, United States
    • 1978 - 1985
      department manager, Tennessee Valley Authority
    • 1985 - 1986
      executive, training program Metropolitan Insurance Company
    • 1986
      risk manager, City of Oak Ridge