IN THIS EDITION: What’s going on; CEOs of the Year; News from other sources; Hot Sheet: Who’s going where; Power Player: Kristen Ring
A roundtable of philanthropy professionals takes stock of the industry.
The Community Foundation tends to today’s needs while planning for tomorrow.
An entrepreneur bet his company on millennials and continues to reap the rewards.
Dale Hall’s fundraising talents take aim at Ducks Unlimited.
IN THIS EDITION: Coming in 2019, maybe; What’s going on; News from other sources; Hot Sheet: Who’s going where; Power Player: Reid Dulburger
Memphis has experienced a revolution in philanthropy in recent decades as the number of foundations burgeoned — increasing total assets here to more than $2.5 billion — and a new kind of philanthropy fused with entrepreneurship emerged.
“An office entryway is important. It is a first impression for new employees, new customers, vendors, and visitors. Whether your logo is prominent or not, the sense of arrival or lack thereof is a reflection of your brand.”
IN THIS EDITION: SOE Inductees: What’s going on; News from other sources; Hot Sheet: Who’s going where; Power Player: Paul Teixeira
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.
“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.
Katzen takes this little piggy to market
Giving Back to the School that Changed His 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.”
As executive director of the Women’s Foundation for a Greater Memphis, Ruby Bright is indeed seeking new light for Memphians in need.
RISE Foundation and International Paper work together to boost financial literacy in the Mid-South
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.