The Nashville Chamber of Commerce recently handed out awards recognizing the accomplishments of Members of the General Assembly. At the top of the list was the 2012 Friend of Business Award given to Rep. Mark Pody (R—Lebanon).
The Nashville Chamber presented the award to Pody based upon his voting record. According to the Chamber’s tally, Pody maintained a 100% voting record on behalf of the job creators of Tennessee.
“I am honored to receive this award,” stated Pody. “In my public service, I have always tried to maintain a voting record that promotes private sector job growth and economic development. I believe government should not be a hurdle for our business owners, but a resource to ensure they can compete in the free market. This award validates that view and I very much appreciate the Chamber’s recognition.”
Since 1847, the Nashville Area Chamber of Commerce has been working for Middle Tennessee businesses. The Chamber is a nonprofit organization dedicated to facilitating community leadership to create economic prosperity.
The Nashville Area Chamber is Middle Tennessee's largest business federation, representing more than 2,000 member businesses in 10 counties (Davidson, Dickson, Montgomery, Cheatham, Robertson, Wilson, Sumner, Williamson, Rutherford and Maury). Through a wide variety of programs and initiatives, the Chamber works to positively impact the economic vitality and enhance the quality of life in the region, while supporting the growth and prosperity of Chamber-member businesses.