In This Edition: CEO of the Year: Join us for breakfast; News from other sources: Transit funding; Upcoming: This weekend; Hot Sheet: Who’s going where; Power Player: Dan Weddle; Quotable: Scott Brockman
We are pleased to announce the 2020 CEO of the Year honorees
The new U of M athletic director was a Wildcat before he became a Tiger.
Want to employ the best? Change.
Got Moxy? Plus, Verizon launches 5G in Memphis, and more business updates from around town.
Looking back at a long career with Memphis at the center.
What’s happening: CTSI-Global, Tom Lee Park updates, Superlo, and more
Who is on the front lines of philanthropy in Memphis? We take a look at a diverse group of organizations determined to make changes for the good at all levels of the community.
There’s been turbulence this year, but the company still plans to deliver.
“Wrapped with Love” is an innovative fund-raiser.
Karl Schledwitz loves numbers. For example: if you put every King Cotton bacon strip sold in 2015 end to end in a straight line, it would reach from Memphis to Acapulco – almost 1,400 miles.
When Gayle Rose first picked up a clarinet at age 7, little did she know it would lead her to become a virtuoso — in philanthropy.
What does it take to revitalize a company? Decisiveness? Grit? Vision? Just ask the longtime employees at Orion Federal Credit Union who participated in its transformation under the leadership of CEO Daniel Weickenand and you’ll learn it’s all that and more.
Germantown’s Thornwood points the way for suburban life.
Since 1957, Jack Pirtle’s Chicken has been serving the “Best Fried Chicken, Homemade Gravy, and Delicious Old Fashion Steak Sandwiches in the Mid South Market.”
The naysayers said it couldn’t be done, but Jack Soden revitalized Graceland and me it into a must-see attraction for Memphians and tourists.
Katzen takes this little piggy to market
Kent Ritchey wants to sell you a car. Or, really, anything on his lot at Landers Ford. It’s in his blood. The founder and president of Ritchey Management, LLC and Landers Auto Group has five decades of dealing wheels in the Mid-South, from individual vehicles to dealerships.
“I understand all the jobs because I’ve done them. I would call myself a hands-on leader,” Heathcott says. “In order for me to understand something, I need to walk the walk and talk the talk.”
Kruchten’s team of agents encourage people to research fares online — but to call them when it’s time to book. In an industry whose pricing and logic can feel opaque, Travelennium offers clarity and simplicity.
Memphis’ first black-owned radio station continues to evolve in a changing city.
Baptist Operation Outreach Clinic provides health services to those in need.
Michael Donahue was on hand to honor the Mid-South’s home furnishings industry at the Carnival Memphis Business & Industry Salute.
Inside Memphis Business tours the new headquarters of United Way of the Mid-South with Dr. Kenneth S. Robinson.
At BRIDGES, Cynthia Ham looks at Memphis youth as the city’s source of future leaders.
A state of the art financial lab at the University of Memphis offers students a glimpse into Wall Street dealings.