At Interactive Solutions, Inc. (ISI), founder and CEO Jay Myers has an open-door policy. Walking through that door could leave a visitor confused — is this the boss’ office or is it part of a New York Yankees exhibit? Decorating the walls, several end tables, and Myers’ main desk is Yankees memorabilia, from light-up models of each iteration of Yankee Stadium to a hanging Derek Jeter jersey and several baseball bats. And so much more.
What makes Varsity Spirit so successful is that it views itself as more than just a company in its field. Rather, as the leading business in the cheer industry, Varsity Spirit takes it upon itself to be an ambassador for the sport and help partner organizations.
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.