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Eddie Mannis

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  • President, Prestige Cleaners, Inc. and Prestige Tuxedo
  • Founder/President, HonorAir Knoxville
  • Co-founder, Art in Public Places (A year-round public art exhibit throughout downtown Knoxville)
  • Past Chair, Tennessee’s Environmental Response Board, appointed by Governor Don Sundquist 

Community Service

  • Metropolitan Knoxville Airport Authority, Chair of Board of Commissioners
  • Zoo Knoxville, Immediate Past Chair
  • Visit Knoxville, Board of Directors
  • Dogwood Arts Festival, Past Chair
  • University of Tennessee Chancellor's Associates, Past Chair
  • Leadership Knoxville, Board of Directors
  • Knoxville Chamber, Board of Directors
  • Covenant Health, Board of Directors


  • 2010 Person of the Year - PBS Be More Awards
  • 2010 Platinum Award for Senior Advocate - Covenant Health
  • 2011 Hall of Fame Inductee - Central High School
  • 2011 Service to Mankind Award - Knoxville Sertoma Club
  • 2012 Community Service Award - Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Commemorative Commission of Greater Knoxville
  • 2015 Generations of Service Award - The Medal of Honor Society
  • 2015 FBI Director's Community Leadership Award
  • 2017 Inductee - East Tennessee Business Hall of Fame
  • 2017 'Honorary Life Membership in Vietnam Veterans of America' - One of only four honorees statewide.