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Former Advisory Board Member: LaDon Byars


LaDon Byars

Term Expired February 2023

LaDon Byars is the President and CEO of Colonial Diversified Polymer Products, LLC of Dyersburg, Tennessee. Colonial Diversified produces high-quality rubber products for a wide variety of industries including automotive, defense, commercial building, construction, farm equipment, aerospace, computers, medical, telecommunications, recreation, health, entertainment, plumbing, refrigeration and many more. She started out as a financial analyst and rose to become president of the company. Ms. Byars is very active in the manufacturing community, has received many awards and is on the advisory board of the University of Tennessee Center for Industrial Services which houses the Tennessee MEP Center.


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  • MEP Headquarters
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    100 Bureau Drive, M/S 4800
    Gaithersburg, MD 20899-4800
Created March 28, 2017, Updated March 30, 2023