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First Tennessee Bank, a member of the First Horizon National Corp. (NYSE:FHN) family of companies, announced this week that Executive VP, Director of Affinity Strategy, Lynne Walker won Gold in the Female Executive of the Year Award (employees 2500+) Consumer Services category and Silver in the Female Executive of...
A continuum of conversations on the importance of minority businesses to the community and the economy was coupled with spotlights on minority- and women-owned business enterprise (M/WBE) during the annual observance of MED Week (Oct. 25-Nov. 16) hosted in Memphis by the Mid-South Minority Business Council Continuum (The MMBC...
A once-bustling center of African-American-owned businesses was scheduled for auction on Friday (Nov. 16) until an online banner that appeared early Wednesday announced that the auction had been cancelled. No additional information was offered nor readily available. It’s uncertain if or when the auction of the Metro Shopping Plaza property at...
A new board announced by Mayor Jim Strickland will focus on setting goals for jobs and business growth and monitoring accountability to goals set with the Greater Memphis Chamber and EDGE, Strickland said Tuesday. “The board will only meet a couple, two, three times a year,” Strickland said in a...
Memphians are gearing up for another night of black excellence at the Hilton Memphis, as some of Memphis’ top leaders in entrepreneurship and business will be celebrated at the “Top 40 Under 40 Urban Elite Professionals Awards Gala.” Now in its third year, the gala is presented by Cynthia Daniels,...
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"What is disruptive innovation?" That's the topic of an upcoming panel discussion hosted by the Memphis Black MBA Association and the University of Memphis on Thursday. It's called the Harvard Business Review Panel Discussion and will be hosted by Brian Clay, founder of Greater Memphis Media, Inc. The Harvard Business Review...
Mayor Jim Strickland says Memphis needs to think regionally and “tear down the silos” of business competition when it comes to economic development. Addressing the Shelby County Commission’s Task Force regarding EDGE (Economic Development Growth Engine) on Wednesday, Strickland said, “I think we need to change that whole mindset that’s...
The name Beverly Robertson answers who has been named interim president and chief executive officer of the Greater Memphis Chamber. The person that Robertson is – and long has been – speaks to the quality of the choice. The selection of Robertson, who worked for Holiday Inn Worldwide for 19...
The combined ages of the three people now charged with murdering Greater Memphis Chamber President/CEO Phil Trenary is 56. Trenary, who was killed Downtown Thursday night, was “64 years young” as described in his obituary, which was published on Sunday. Late Saturday, the Memphis Police Department sent out word that 22-year-old...
The sobering reality of Phil Trenary's fatal shooting was about 15 hours old when Old Allen Task Force officers got behind a white Ford F-150 that fit the description of the vehicle spotted leaving the Downtown homicide scene Thursday night. Trenary, the president and chief executive officer of the Greater...