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Friday, August 18, 2017
TAG Truck Center is planning to move into its new $30,000,000, state of the art dealership located at 4450 American Way later this year. The location is the former Mall of Memphis. TAG Truck Center’s new location is just off I-240 between Perkins and Getwell. The easy access and new central location will give our customers a much better experience as stated by Gary Dodson of TAG Truck ...read more
Categories: Chamber, Community, Economic, General News Article, Press Release
Wednesday, August 16, 2017
MEMPHIS, Tenn., August 16, 2017 – Lehman-Roberts Co., a leader in the highway paving, construction and aggregate industry, has hired Michael Frizzell as Project Manager and Izaac Robinson as Safety Coordinator. Frizzell reports to John Paul Finerson, Vice President of Northern Operations, and Robinson reports to Harold Edwards, Safety Officer. “Michael’s experience and ...read more
Categories: Chamber, Community, Press Release
Wednesday, August 16, 2017
Memphis TN: Data Facts, Inc, a national and international provider of background screening solutions, announces the addition of three Licensed Private Investigators to their Background Screening Production Team. Data Facts employees Kim Gill, Katie Sarg, and Kat Lancaster completed their apprenticeships and recently passed the rigorous exam to become Licensed Private Investigators. Sarah Gaither, ...read more
Categories: Press Release
Tuesday, August 15, 2017
MEMPHIS, Tenn., August 15, 2017 – Fisher Phillips today announced that two attorneys from the Memphis office have been selected by their peers for inclusion in The Best Lawyers in America 2018 ®. The two local attorneys are Jay Kiesewetter, senior counsel, and Jeff Weintraub, managing partner. Fisher Phillips had a total of 89 attorneys listed in this year’s edition. Kiesewetter ...read more
Categories: Chamber, Community, General News Article, Human Interest, Press Release
Monday, August 14, 2017
MATA Is Featured in the Wall Street Journal Article Discusses the Steady Decline of Bus Ridership Nationwide MEMPHIS, Tenn. – The Memphis Area Transit Authority (MATA) is featured in a recent Wall Street Journal article regarding the steady decline of bus ridership nationwide: https://www.wsj.com/article_email/americas-city-buses-lose-momentum-1502539200-lMyQjAxMTA3NzE3MzYxNjMyWj/ Gary ...read more
Categories: Community, Press Release, Economic
Friday, August 11, 2017
MEMPHIS, TENN. (August 9, 2017) – – – CROSSTOWN BREWING COMPANY co-founders Will Goodwin and Clark Ortkiese today announced the brewery’s first two beer offerings as well as launched the brewery’s new website ( www.crosstownbeer.com ). Crosstown Brewing’s first beers will be a West Coast-style IPA called TRAFFIC and a blonde ale called SIREN. The ...read more
Categories: Community
Thursday, August 10, 2017
Memphis, TN (August 10, 2017) – It’s the trip of a lifetime for some – taking a step back in time to experience life in 1950s Memphis, in the boyhood home of the King of Rock and Roll. Thanks to one Memphis company, one lucky Elvis fan will get that chance. ALCO Management, Inc. is sponsoring the Thank You Very Much (TYVM) Sweepstakes giveaway for a free weekend stay in ...read more
Categories: Human Interest, Fun Facts, Press Release
Thursday, August 10, 2017
MEMPHIS, Tenn., August 10, 2017 – Fisher Phillips has been recognized by BTI Consulting Group for having Leading Collaboration across the law firm. The firm was one of 54 chosen nationally to receive this recognition. BTI’s “Law Firms with the Best Collaboration 2017” is based on in-depth telephone interviews with leading legal decision makers at large organizations with ...read more
Categories: Chamber, Community, Press Release
Wednesday, August 09, 2017
Memphis, Tenn., August 9, 2017 – Eclectic Eye, a Memphis destination for optometry services and stylish eyewear needs, has hired Shannon Seaton as eyewear architect. Seaton reports to Lindy Faulkner, retail manager at Eclectic Eye. “Shannon’s love for all things Memphis, coupled with her strong customer service skills, makes her an instant asset to our team,” said Robbie ...read more
Categories: Chamber, Human Interest, Press Release, General News Article
Friday, August 04, 2017
Eric Meyers, owner of Eat At Eric's Grill & Catering Food Truck is excited to now be operating Bistro On The Bluff, a Breakfast and Lunch restaurant in the Raymond James Tower at 50 N. Front St. Suite 200. They are serving Breakfast from 7- 9:30 weekdays and Lunch from 10 - 2 Weekdays. The space has been completly updated from teh previous operations and there is a meeting room available ...read more
Categories: Community, General News Article
Thursday, August 03, 2017
MEMPHIS, Tenn., August 3, 2017 – Paragon Bank (OTCBB: PGNN.OB) today announced the promotion of Sanjay Dave as Assistant Vice President, Banking Center Manager and Security. Dave reports to Senior Vice President, Carol McConkey, and Chief Financial Officer, Lewis Perkins. “Sanjay has made incredible strides within our company, and we’re honored to have a team member who is as ...read more
Categories: General News Article, Chamber, Community, Press Release
Wednesday, August 02, 2017
MEMPHIS, Tenn., August 2, 2017 – The Seam, a leading provider of agribusiness software and trading solutions, today announced the appointment of Tammy Sullivan, Executive Assistant; Mike Vandenbergh, Director of Emerging Technologies; and Rex Vandiver, Customer Development. Sullivan and Vandenbergh report to Mark Pryor, Chairman and CEO. Vandiver reports to Steve Mitchell, Director, PMO and ...read more
Categories: General News Article, Press Release
Monday, July 31, 2017
MEMPHIS, Tenn., July 31, 2017 – Paragon Bank (OTCBB: PGNN.OB) has hired Sean Waybright as Vice President and Business Development Officer. Waybright reports to Charles Yorke, President of the Paragon Bank Small Business Capital Group, and is based in the group’s Denver office. “With his commitment to the industry and desire to expand the small business community, Sean was an ...read more
Categories: Chamber, Community, Economic, General News Article, Press Release
Monday, July 31, 2017
MEMPHIS, Tenn., July 26, 2017 — Today, Baptist Memorial Health Care opened the doors of its second Grief Center location, the Kemmons Wilson Family Center for Good Grief, Milla’s House, located on the grounds of Idlewild Presbyterian Church. It is named in memory of Milla Gieselmann, the 6-year-old daughter of Memphis couple Frazer and Dana Gieselmann. In November 2016, Milla died ...read more
Categories: Community
Monday, July 31, 2017
Memphis, Tenn. (July 31, 2017) – After a highly successful six years as Robert J. Kaplan Executive Dean and Vice Chancellor for Clinical Affairs at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center, David M. Stern, MD, will become vice chancellor for Health Affairs for Statewide Initiatives, a new position at the university. Dr. Stern begins his new role August 1. Dr. Stern’s many ...read more
Categories: Community
Friday, July 28, 2017
Fisher Phillips announced today that the firm has been acknowledged for its strong dedication to the support and advancement of women by inclusion on both Working Mother magazine’s 2017 list of the 50 “ Best Law Firms for Women ” and Law360’s “Best Law Firms for Female Attorneys,” which both recognize U.S. firms implementing best practices in retaining and ...read more
Categories: Chamber, Community, Press Release
Wednesday, July 19, 2017
CARDINALS TO HOST 2017 FANTASY CAMP AT AUTOZONE PARK IN MEMPHIS Herzog, McGee, Ankiel and More to Attend Four-Day Fantasy Camp at Home of Cardinals Triple-A Redbirds Club ST. LOUIS, Mo., July 18, 2017 – After coming off a successful, special-edition of Cardinals Fantasy Camp in Cooperstown with Ozzie Smith earlier this month, the St. Louis Cardinals announced today that their 2017 regular ...read more
Categories: Community
Monday, July 10, 2017
inferno, a full-service advertising, public relations, design and digital marketing firm, has appointed Lauren Berry as public relations account coordinator and Von Ralls as web developer. Berry reports to Beth Wilson, public relations manager, and Ralls reports to David Zachry, interactive manager. “Lauren’s journalism background makes her an excellent addition to our PR department, ...read more
Categories: Community, Press Release, Chamber
Thursday, July 06, 2017
MEMPHIS, Tenn., July 6, 2017 – Adams Keegan, a national managed HR services company, today announced its expansion into Nashville, Tennessee, increasing its physical office location count to three. The expansion comes after years of continuous growth for the company. The newly opened office will be led by Brian Evans, Director of Business Development. "We are proud to have experienced ...read more
Categories: General News Article, Press Release
Tuesday, June 13, 2017
MEMPHIS, Tenn., June 13, 2017 – Adams Keegan, a national managed HR services company, has announced the promotions of Trevor Benitone to Vice President of Business Development, Kristin Lockhart to Vice President of Recruiting and Courtney Allen to Director of Sales – National Accounts. "Trevor, Kristin and Courtney have proven themselves as assets to our team, and in a short ...read more
Categories: General News Article, Press Release
Monday, June 05, 2017
Save the Date and Submit Your Work! MCA’s 2017 Holiday Bazaar MCA’s 67th Annual Holiday Bazaar and Fundraiser: Call to Artists and Bazaar Dates WHAT: Memphis College of Art 67th Holiday Bazaar and Fundraiser (Juried Show) WHEN: Submissions: Early Submission Deadline is Wednesday, August 30. Final Submission Deadline is Monday, October 2. To apply, visit mca.edu . Direct link to ...read more
Categories: Community
Tuesday, May 30, 2017
MEMPHIS, Tenn., May 30, 2017 – Fisher Phillips today announced that 43 of its attorneys nationwide are featured in Chambers USA 2017, including two from the Memphis office. The two attorneys are Jay Kiesewetter, senior counsel, and Jeff Weintraub, regional managing partner. “Jay and I feel honored to be included in Chambers USA 2017,” said Weintraub. “Our firm strives to ...read more
Categories: Chamber, Press Release
Wednesday, May 24, 2017
MEMPHIS, Tenn., May 24, 2017 – Paragon Bank (OTCBB: PGNN.OB) worked with Make-A-Wish Mid-South to grant three-year-old Layken her wish of going to Walt Disney World. This is the 13th straight year Paragon has worked with Make-A-Wish Mid-South to grant the wish of a local child or teen. The ceremony took place May 23. “At Paragon, we have a passion to help our community, but this ...read more
Categories: Community, Human Interest, Press Release
Wednesday, May 10, 2017
Lehman-Roberts Co., a leader in the highway paving, construction and aggregate industry, received awards for projects completed in 2016 from Tennessee Department of Transportation (TDOT), Mississippi Department of Transportation (MDOT) and Associated General Contractors (AGC). Lehman-Roberts Co. was recognized as TDOT’s 2016 Region 4 Smooth Ride Award recipient for the resurfacing work its ...read more
Categories: Chamber, Press Release, Community
Monday, May 01, 2017
Join us as we welcome a distinguished, luxury designer to Collierville! WHEN: Saturday, May 20, 2017 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. WHERE: Eclectic Eye Collierville 3670 S Houston Levee Rd # 102 Memphis, TN 38107 EVENT INFO: Join us on May 20 as we showcase eyewear from a renowned, luxury designer! A brand rep will be on-site at our Collierville store with popular pieces from the collection. Call us for more ...read more
Categories: Chamber, Human Interest, Community
Thursday, April 27, 2017
Jeff Weintraub, regional managing partner of Fisher Phillips in Memphis, has been selected to the "Top 100 Most Powerful Employment Attorneys" in the United States by Human Resource Executive magazine. The list of influential employment attorneys was compiled on the basis of curriculum-vitae analyses, evaluations by clients and peers and reporting by the staff of Lawdragon , a media ...read more
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Thursday, April 27, 2017
Lehman-Roberts Co., a leader in the highway paving, construction and aggregate industry, has promoted Richard Moore to Director of Business Development. Moore most recently served in project management for the company. He reports to Pat Nelson, President of Lehman-Roberts Co. “Richard’s compassion and desire to serve, as well as his extensive background in the asphalt and paving ...read more
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Wednesday, April 26, 2017
Date & Time May 11, 2017 7:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. (Includes continental breakfast & lunch) Location Hilton Memphis 939 Ridge Lake Boulevard Memphis, TN 38120 ( Map ) The labor and employment attorneys of the Fisher Phillips Memphis office, in partnership with SHRM Memphis, will present practical solutions to workplace problems that could arise under the Trump administration. This seminar ...read more
Thursday, March 16, 2017
MEMPHIS, Tenn., March 16, 2017 – The Seam, a commodities trading and agribusiness software provider, today announced it is expanding operations in the Memphis area and will move to 3400 Players Club Parkway, part of the Southwind Office Plaza. The transition comes after the company’s announcement in January that it is working with IBM and cotton industry leaders to create a ...read more
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