When Jack Yates and Chris Lee started their own company, they made an immediate splash by beating out larger, more established firms to land Amazon as one of their first clients.
Power Players in the “Marketing and Public Relations” category
Their efforts drive the inspiration in all of us to make a difference, and thanks to these Public Service Power Players, we have a better Memphis to show for it.
Its own entity within the Fogelman College of Business & Economics, the University of Memphis: MILE (Memphis Institute of Leadership Education) program offers the next level of business leadership education for graduate and undergraduate students at the Fogelman College.
Brought to Memphis in 1925 by Charles Diehl under the name of Southwestern, Rhodes College has long been a staple of the liberal arts scene in Memphis.
Leadership Memphis focuses on finding and training individuals with the necessary attributes to become great leaders. Their three programs — Executive, FastTrack, and Grassroots — connect potential leaders in environments that will equip them to make a difference in improving the city.
GMAC Workforce was constructed through collaboration with the Brookings Institution Policy Program and aims to provide a bridge between employers and the talented professionals they need.
Momentum Nonprofit Partners, formerly known as the Alliance for Nonprofit Excellence, has rebranded and continues to act as a valuable resource to nonprofits in the wider Memphis community.
New Memphis is an institution dedicated to the cultivation and enrichment of the local business community, and offers several programs geared towards leadership.
With Memphis proving to be fertile ground for big businesses, FCBE takes full advantage of the environment its situated within, giving students quick access to the business community through projects and internships that give real-world experience.