A sample of some of the recognizable brands and companies that are alumni of McClaskey Excellence Institute:

Food Service:

Pal’s Sudden Service, A&W (Canada), Domino’s Pizza, Coca-Cola, Rudy’s BBQ, Anheuser-Busch, Andy’s Cheeseburgers, Fuddruckers, Rafferty’s, El Pollo Loco, Marcos Pizza, Dunkin Donuts, Firehouse Subs, Subway, Elevation Burger, Jason’s Deli, Which Wich Superior Sandwiches, The Northstar Cafe, Wholesome International, Choolaah Indian BBQ, The Italian Place, Rise Biscuits and Donuts, Diversified Restaurant Holdings, PureBread Deli, Chappy’s Deli, Costa Vida, Hillcrest Foods, Palo Alto Inc, Jack’s Bar-B-Que, Captiva Restaurant Group, Wade’s Restaurant, Jersey Mike’s, Mamoun’s Falafel, Dos Toros Taqueria, Cauldron Ice Cream, Mutts Canine Cantina, Happy Endings Hospitality.


Kingsport City Schools, Sullivan County Department of Education, Johnson City Schools, Bristol TN City Schools, NETCO, Washington County Schools, Greene County Schools, Hamblen County Schools, East Tennessee State University, The University of Tennessee, Mountain Empire Community College, Wytheville Community College, King University.


Caris Healthcare, National Healthcare (NHC), Prestera Mental Health Services, Holston Valley Medical Center, King Pharmaceuticals, VA Mountain Home Medical Center, Four Seasons, Regional Eye Center, Holston Medical Group, Appalachian Christian Village, Open Arms Care, Community Quick Care, Wellmont Health System, Mountain States Health Alliance, Ballad Health, State of Franklin Healthcare Associates.


American Greetings, Eastman Chemical, 3M, Carlisle Tire, BAE Systems, Triad Packaging, Siemens, Domtar, Tempur-Sealy Proudction, Portola Packaging, Techni-Glass, Dentsply, D&S Dental, Custom Profiles, Inc., Strongwell, Greenleaf Industries.

Hotel, Leisure, & Retail:

Value Place, Ratner Companies,  Wyndham, Goodwill Industries of San Antonio, Roadrunner Markets, K-VA-T Foods (Food City), Wallis Companies, EZ Go Stores, Double Kwik, The Olde Farm.


Friendship Automotive, Workspace Interiors, TruLife Realty,,  Kingsport Times-News, Firepower Marketing/Royalty Rewards, Free Service Tire Company, Christ Fellowship Church, Tennessee Valley Authority (TVA).