Danny Blackburn spent most of his childhood days growing up in Eastern Kentucky. He became a KY Wildcat at an early age so spending his adult life hood in Tennessee has been a challenge in VOL country.
Outside of his career he has held seats on bank boards, charitable boards etc.
He previously was on MSHA Board of Trustees, where he was instrumental in raising and giving funds for the Niswonger’s Children’s Hospital.
Danny has two daughters and a grandson, Maecie, Madison and Lucas. He enjoys grilling, hiking, golfing and tennis. As a two-time cancer survivor he lives everyday as it may be his last!
Danny moved to Knoxville, TN in 1993 and entered into the petroleum business, holding several positions in his field. In 1999 he moved to Johnson City where he became the President of Appalachian Oil Company. Since that time he has called Johnson City home.
He prides himself of having a “PHD”, when it comes to business; he is “PERSISTENT, HUNGRY and DRIVEN”.
Danny now is the “US“ Director of National Sales/Marketing for Cantech Industries, a division of Canadian Technical Tapes based in Montreal Canada; the company specializes in manufacturing pressure sensitive tapes.
Danny has been very involved with industry Advisory Boards and Marketing Committees.
He’s honored to be a part of the 2017 Tri Cities Stars and to be a part of something so special as “SteppenStone Youth Treatment Center”.