Inside Memphis Business’ philanthropy issue gives a salute to those who give back to the community.
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.
Giving Back to the School that Changed His Life
A state of the art financial lab at the University of Memphis offers students a glimpse into Wall Street dealings.
Kevin Kane will gladly run the numbers for you. As President and CEO of the Memphis Convention and Visitors Bureau, he is all about the digits: dollar figures, rankings, crowd flow, ticket buyers, economic impact and all.
St. Jude’s 2016-2021 Strategic Plan would have shocked Danny Thomas. So says Dr. James Downing, the institution’s president and CEO, who observes that the founder of St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital had an extraordinarily expansive vision to fulfill and cultivated smart people to bring it about.
In a recent meeting of the Downtown Memphis Commission’s Design Review Board, Chairman Ray Brown issued a warning: “If we don’t start getting serious about how we are going to attract people back to this city, this city is going to die.”
ServiceMaster Global Holdings, Inc. has begun bringing life to the vacant Peabody Place structure as it moves its global headquarters from East Memphis to the heart of Downtown.
Dozens of young faces happily huddled close to the glowing campfires of Loflin Yard. A bluegrass mandolin tinkled softly just above the rowdy din of their conversations that hovered over the yard.