Suited for Safety Glen Herald, Chief Operating Officer, MCR Safety Glen Herald took a part-time job 39 years ago and, in the process, began to create a career for himself. He was still in high school when a warehouse job became the first step onto a very tall ladder. His journey may have begun in the humblest surroundings, but each step on the ladder eventually took him to his current status as Chief Operating Officer of MCR Safety. He’s done it all during his tenure with MCR: shipping and receiving, credit and accounting, and even a short stint in [...]
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Eye Specialty Group: Focused on Patient Care As a new year approaches, the physicians and surgeons at Eye Specialty Group look forward to celebrating five years at 1458 W. Poplar as a vital part of the Collierville community. January is Glaucoma Awareness month, and the group is ready to serve its neighbors with a full range of ophthalmologic and optometric services: LASIK, retina surgery, specialized glaucoma treatment, laser cataract surgery, neuro-optometry and even eyelid and facial plastic surgery. For over fifty years, Eye Specialty Group has provided state-of-the-art care to its Mid-South patients and has always looked to the [...]
Mark Heuberger Addresses Collierville Rotary Club Mark Heuberger, President/CEO of the Collierville Chamber of Commerce, spoke to members of the Collierville Rotary Club on Tuesday, November 19, 2019 at Simply Done Catering and Events. Heuberger provided an overview of the Chamber’s mission and spoke of the primary driving forces of the organization’s vision. “We want to be known for excellence and efficiency. Additionally, we want to be a credible advocate on behalf of our business community and to be a strategic asset for the town. But, most important,” he continued, “we want the Collierville Chamber of Commerce to be [...]
Pimentos Kitchen and Market Celebrates Collierville Location with Ribbon-Cutting Pimentos Kitchen and Market joined the Collierville Chamber of Commerce with a ribbon-cutting ceremony at their newest location at the southeast corner of Houston Levee and Winchester on Wednesday, November 20. Trey Jordan, owner of the restaurant commented, “Collierville has certainly welcomed us into their community and we’ve already seen great results.” Chamber President Mark Heuberger offered his congratulations to the new Chamber member and successful addition to the Collierville community. A packed crowd enjoyed the restaurant’s fast-casual dining and marvelous menu items, all within the very cool, eclectic décor [...]
Collierville Chamber of Commerce Hosts Monthly Members Meeting Dr. Richard Irwin of UofM Global Offers a Glimpse into expanding online learning programs Dr. Richard Irwin, Executive Dean, Global & Academic Innovation (UofM Global) at the University of Memphis, introduced the university’s innovative global learning opportunities to Collierville Chamber of Commerce members and guests at the organization’s monthly membership luncheon, held at the Ridgeway Country Club on Wednesday, November 13. Disregarding frigid temperatures, the crowd filled the room to hear Irwin’s presentation and to participate in the monthly networking and educational opportunity. Collierville Chamber President and CEO Mark Heuberger took [...]
Building on Success: Chad Lindsay and Alston Construction Some people know their passion when they’re young, and others find their professional calling a bit later. For Chad Lindsay, VP and General Manager of Alston Construction in Memphis, he didn’t find the secret until he was out of college. Like a lot of young men, Chad was drawn to sports when he was younger. While he always realized that good grades were important, he found time to participate in all major sports, with baseball taking the top position in high school. For a guy who ended up being responsible for [...]
2019 Business Expo Celebrates Collierville Business Community 100 Vendors and Thousands of Visitors Enjoy a Wide Array of Services and Merchants In what has become an annual showcase for community businesses and services, the Collierville Chamber of Commerce hosted its 2019 Business Expo at the H.W. Cox Community Center on Thursday, October 24. One hundred vendor booths presented opportunities for visitors to browse and talk with business owners and representatives from a host of industries, service-based companies, retailers and non-profits organizations. The event opened officially at 9:00 with a ribbon-cutting ceremony, as Mayor Stan Joyner wielded the scissors. Mark [...]
Rehab Etc: Movin' On with Ashley Nations Bradford As a student at Kirby High School in Memphis, Ashley Nations Bradford, co-owner of Rehab etc on Houston Levee Rd., reflected something of a rare combination: she was a cool nerd. She loved math and science, and she was a cheerleader. She smiles as she remembers, “I was the only cheerleader on the competitive math team.” And, Ashley loved dancing. “I wanted to be a marine biologist,” she recalls, but it wasn’t long into her tenure as a biology major at the University of Memphis that a mentor suggested she explore [...]
Collierville Chamber of Commerce Hosts Monthly Members Meeting Judge Lee Ann Dobson offers overview of the Collierville Municipal Court The Collierville Chamber of Commerce invited members and guests to the Ridgeway Country Club on Wednesday, October 9, for a luncheon/networking opportunity and a chance to hear Municipal Court Judge Lee Ann Dobson discuss the town’s Municipal Court functions. Judge Dobson provided the audience a general overview of the functions of the court, which hears both municipal cases involving laws of Collierville, as well as cases falling under state law. Dobson stated that she is “committed to running an orderly [...]
Not all Networking Events are Created Equally Collierville Chamber of Commerce Hosts Party on the Patio The Collierville Chamber of Commerce hosted an overflowing crowd at its Party on the Patio event on Thursday October 3. Unseasonably warm weather prompted attendees to enjoy cool refreshments and great food but didn’t seem to faze their enthusiasm for the networking event. An estimated 325 were in attendance. Commenting on the event and the Chamber’s new energy, Chad Lindsay, Vice President and General Manager of Alston Construction, the Presenting Sponsor of the event, noted, “I love the direction of the Chamber. It’s [...]