Meet Our Knoxville Team

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Doug Kose

Doug Kose, President

Doug Kose is the President of Transworld Business Advisors of Knoxville. He is certified through the TN Real Estate Commission and is a Knoxville Chamber of Commerce Ambassador. Kose is a trusted counselor to the business community assisting visionary entrepreneurs to sell, acquire, and establish new businesses. Kose works diligently to help business owners navigate the challenges involved in selling their companies. Previously, Kose was a CEO of a non-profit agency and an Assistant Athletic Director for Marketing and Sales at the The University of Tennessee. He and his wife, Elizabeth, have two girls, Anabel and Adeline. Transworld Business Advisors was recently named the 2019 'Best of Knoxville' in the business broker category. Also Transworld has received over 65 ‘5-Star Google Reviews’!


Phone: (865) 315-7327


Drew Rutherford

Drew Rutherford, Sr. Business Advisor

Drew Rutherford has joined the company as a Senior Business Advisor.  Drew recently served as General Manager of All Occasions Party Rentals for the past three years. Rutherford established and ran Tailgate Tennessee since its inception in 2012. Rutherford was also a former Media Relations Graduate Assistant with the University of Tennessee Athletic Department from 2010-12.

 “Drew has extensive experience in the Knoxville market, and a well-known reputation for developing and maintaining outstanding client relationships,” said Doug Kose, President of Transworld Business Advisors.  “We could not be more excited to add Drew to our team as we continue to help our clients with assisting them in the sale of their businesses.”


Phone: (865) 696-8551