Bill Hicks serves as the CIS Solutions Consultant for the eight counties in East Tennessee including Anderson, Blount, Campbell, Knox, Loudon, Monroe, Sevier and Union counties. Bill rejoined CIS in this Solutions Consultant role in July 2016. Prior to this Bill served in a variety of roles, both technical and managerial, in multiple Tennessee manufacturing companies and the Tennessee Valley Authority (TVA). Bill also spent 10-years as a Resource Consultant for UT CIS sharing his expertise in environmental, health and safety regulations, various management system standards and lean manufacturing. Bill is an alumnus of the University of Tennessee, Knoxville where he received his bachelor’s degree in mechanical engineering in 1991.