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Women’s Leadership Network Members Get a Taste of Park Life

Women’s Leadership Network Members Get a Taste of Park Life Memphis River Parks Partnership President and CEO Carol Coletta Offers a Pre-Tour of the New Tom Lee Park The Collierville Chamber of Commerce hosted its final Women’s Leadership Network luncheon on Thursday, November 19, at Ridgeway Country Club. Pansy Hall, Mortgage Loan Officer of Patriot Bank Mortgage, the sponsor of the luncheon, introduced the day’s featured speaker, Carol Coletta, and provided a brief overview of Coletta’s extensive background in civic development, both on a local and national level. Coletta began her talk with a quick rundown of her career, [...]

Women’s Leadership Network Members Get a Taste of Park Life2022-11-22T12:52:15-06:00

A Conversation with Preston Butts and Steven McCulley

A Conversation with Preston Butts and Steven McCulley  Preston Butts and Steve McCulley are partners, along with NBA veteran Thaddeus Young, of Shoot 360- Memphis. Preston Butts Jr., also founder and CEO of MEM10 Consulting, is a native Memphian with a Bachelor’s Degree in Business Management from Lyon College. An entrepreneur at heart, he has been involved in numerous ventures nationwide and continues to seek fresh new opportunities to help others succeed. Preston has a passion for helping others reach their highest potential, both professionally and personally. He has worked with many organizations around the country, as [...]

A Conversation with Preston Butts and Steven McCulley2022-11-21T10:31:18-06:00

Blue Oval City- From Idea to Dream Fulfilled

BlueOval City – From Idea to Dream Fulfilled Mark Herbison of HTL Addresses Chamber’s Monthly Membership Meeting The Collierville Chamber of Commerce continued its tradition of packed rooms at November’s Monthly Membership Meeting on November 9 at First Baptist Church of Collierville. The day’s luncheon was sponsored by Simmons Bank and catered by Bailey’s Executive Catering. Chamber President and CEO Mark Heuberger welcomed guests and recognized civic leaders and elected officials prior to commenting on several new companies who have joined the Chamber’s Premier Partners level of membership. He then turned the spotlight on new Chamber member businesses and [...]

Blue Oval City- From Idea to Dream Fulfilled2022-11-14T16:00:46-06:00

Partying on a Patio (Fall Edition)

Partying on a Patio (Fall Edition) An overflowing crowd of Chamber members and visitors enjoyed the final Party on the Patio for 2022, with a beautiful evening and scrumptious food and tasty beverages, provided by Slim Chickens, STIX, and Pimento’s Burgers, Bar, and Grill. Thursday, November 3, was an evening of schmoozing, laughs, handshakes and hugs, with an occasional nod to politics, as several candidates vying for office attended. Chamber President and CEO Mark Heuberger offered a brief welcome to the crowd after State Representative Kevin Vaughan “called the meeting to order.” Chris Webb of First Horizon Bank, the [...]

Partying on a Patio (Fall Edition)2022-11-08T09:39:44-06:00

A Conversation with James Lewellen

A Conversation with James Lewellen James Lewellen has held the role of Collierville Town Administrator for 27 years. This is the top unelected position in the Town government. Under the “James Lewellen era,” the Town saw the building of a new, state-of-the-art high school in 2018, and a Baptist Memorial Hospital campus. The population has exploded from 18,000 in 1995 to around 51,000 residents today. Before taking on this role, Lewellen worked for the City of Germantown for four years. He officially retires later this year when his replacement, Molly Mehner, will take over the role on [...]

A Conversation with James Lewellen2022-11-07T09:48:04-06:00

TVA’s Mark Yates Offers Power Talk

TVA’s Mark Yates Offers Power Talk Collierville Chamber's October Monthly Membership Meeting  The Collierville Chamber of Commerce offered the third speaker in their economic development Monthly Membership Meetings at Collierville First Baptist Church on Wednesday, October 19. Before the day’s featured presentation, Mark Heuberger, President, and CEO of the Chamber called attention to several new members and thanked the growing list of premier partners who offer valuable resources to the Collierville Chamber throughout the year. He also recognized elected officials, those running for office, and civic leaders in attendance. The day's luncheon was catered by Pimento's Catering As part [...]

TVA’s Mark Yates Offers Power Talk2022-10-24T13:56:53-06:00

Morgan Pettigrew Just Wants to Have Fun

Morgan Pettigrew Just Wants to Have Fun Women’s Leadership Network Audience Learns to Blend Business with Creativity Morgan Pettigrew entertained and inspired a receptive crowd at the Collierville Chamber of Commerce’s Women’s Leadership Network luncheon on Thursday, October 20, at the Ridgeway Country Club. Pettigrew, CEO, and founder of the Pettigrew Firm outlined her career path from an early childhood dream of becoming a lawyer to the excitement and fulfillment of that dream…and so much more. Admitting to a proclivity for creativity and with experience working for an interior design firm during her law school days, Pettigrew remembers that [...]

Morgan Pettigrew Just Wants to Have Fun2022-10-26T07:52:25-06:00

A Conversation with Alex Castle

A Conversation with Alex Castle  Today, we speak with Alex Castle, Master Distiller at Old Dominick’s Distillery in Downtown Memphis. Making spirits isn’t as much a job as it is a calling, and Alex Castle found hers early on. As a Kentucky native, there’s a passion for good bourbon that runs deep. As a chemical engineer, there’s a love of the process that takes something simple and makes it sublime. Her talent, passion and creativity are why she was supervising Wild Turkey’s 24-hour-a-day operation at only 24 years old. For her many accomplishments and tireless pursuit of [...]

A Conversation with Alex Castle2022-10-24T11:19:58-06:00

A Conversation with Andrew Douglas

A Conversation with Andrew Douglas  Andrew Douglas, is the Morning and Digital Desk Anchor for Action News 5. Since 2006, Andrew has been proud to work for Action News 5, the first station to broadcast in the State of Tennessee and the first to send a broadcast TV signal into Mississippi. He loves the generosity and friendliness of Memphis. Andrew takes his responsibility to give back to the community seriously. In addition to his annual support of the United Way charities, he hosts and emcees events and fundraisers all across the Mid-South throughout the year. Some of [...]

A Conversation with Andrew Douglas2022-10-10T11:03:01-06:00

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