Tennessee Titan’s Morgan Cox Becomes Center of Attention at Monthly Membership Meeting Daily Memphian’s Geoff Calkins Interviews Collierville Native and NFL Long Snapper At the largest Monthly Membership Meeting in the Collierville Chamber of Commerce’s history, a packed house of some 240 listened to an entertaining give-and-take between Tennessee Titan’s long-snapper and the Daily Memphian’s featured columnist Geoff Calkins. The day’s event was sponsored by Premier Partner OrthoSouth and long-time Chamber Member BankTennessee. Mark Heuberger, President and CEO of the Collierville Chamber of Commerce, recognized a host of elected officials (and some individuals running for office for the first [...]
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Alex Castle Speaks to Women’s Leadership Network Old Dominick’s Vice President and Master Distiller Serves Up Information and Inspiration Collierville Chamber of Commerce’s Women’s Leadership Network, sponsored by Patriot Bank, continued with another sold-out crowd on June 16 at the Ridgeway Country Club as the crowd learned a little about the process of distilling and a lot about one woman’s climb through a traditional male world. Alex Castle, Vice President and Master Distiller at Old Dominick Distillery in Memphis, is a native of Kentucky, home to the world’s finest bourbons. In spite of her childhood dream of becoming a [...]
Young Collierville Scientists Attend Robotic Conference Sycamore Elementary Students Tara Oaks Elementary Students Collierville Chamber of Commerce Helps with Grant Dollars It’s easy to be encouraged about the future of science when you look into the faces of the robotics students from Collierville’s Sycamore and Tara Oaks Elementary schools. Assisted by the Collierville Chamber of Commerce’s $4,000 grant, students from both schools were able to attend the VEX Conference and Competition held in Dallas in mid-May. The 2022 VEX Robotics World Championship, presented by Northrop Grumman Foundation and the REC Foundation, brought over 3,000 teams [...]
Meet Chamber Member Carrie Higgins of The Space Defined Defining and Refining Spaces Carrie Higgins knows there is a growing need for The Space Defined. She and her team offer a professional organizing company designed “to serve clients in a personal way, by helping them find joy and rest in their own spaces, while respecting their history and memories.” In business for only two short years, Higgins’ staff has grown from two (including herself) to nine. Higgins learned about “seasons of change” as a Navy Labor and Delivery Nurse, always being there to help families navigate some of the [...]
Collierville Chamber of Commerce Gains “Washington Perspective” Congressman David Kustoff Offers Insight on National, Local and World Affairs U.S. House of Representatives’ David Kustoff, Republican Representative from TN 8th District, addressed a packed room for a breakfast meeting on May 5 at the Tournament Players Club at Southwind. The Meeting was sponsored by Southern Security, a premier partner of the Chamber. The company’s president and CEO, Dawn Graeter, introduced Kustoff to the crowd and provided background about the congressman’s achievements, including his tenure as a private practice attorney to his service as U.S. Attorney for West Tennessee (2006 – [...]
Meet Chamber Member Diane Heyman of DHM Consulting Diane Heyman is in the people business. Through her DMH human resources consulting business, she brings a depth of experience to help companies align their personnel’s experience with the company’s business culture. It’s not just business. It’s about people. Prior to forming her sole proprietorship consulting business, Heyman served as Senior Vice President of Global Compensation and Benefits for a major hospitality industry corporation, as well as serving as the Chief People Officer for ALSAC for seven years. These days she enjoys working with small to medium sized businesses in a [...]
Women’s Leadership Network Group Encouraged to Develop Advocacy Skills Mollie Walker, Simmons Bank VP and Managing Director of Business Development, Addresses Chamber’s Women’s Leadership Network Mollie Walker, VP and Managing Director of Business Development for Simmons Bank in Collierville, addressed a sold-out crowd of 80 women at the Collierville Chamber of Commerce’s April Women’s Leadership Network luncheon, held April 21 at the Ridgeway Country Club. While Walker’s topic was “Developing the Advocate Within,” she focused on her personal experiences dealing with infertility and developing an advocacy group on behalf of women and men struggling with the disease and its [...]
Collierville Chamber of Commerce Hosts Sold-Out Event at Monthly Membership MeetingChief of Police Dale Lane offers insight into Collierville Police DepartmentThe Collierville Chamber of Commerce’s April Monthly Membership Meeting broke attendance records at a sold-out event featuring Collierville Chief of Police Dale Lane. Collierville First Baptist Church hosted the event on Wednesday, April 13.Prior to Lane’s presentation, Chamber of Commerce President and CEO Mark Heuberger recognized several dignitaries in attendance, including current town, county and state officials as well as several attendees who are vying for local office in upcoming elections. Additionally, Heuberger welcomed a host of new Chamber members.Hallie Ross, [...]
Meet Chamber Tiffany Boyd of A Perfect Bloom Less than a year after opening A Perfect Bloom in Collierville, Tiffany Boyd has already begun expanding the store. “Collierville has been great. People are visiting us,” Boyd comments with a smile. Prior to coming to Collierville, A Perfect Bloom was housed in warehouse space in a nearby town. While the business certainly has grown over the years, it’s really blossomed in Collierville. “Now we have a visible space,” Boyd comments of her Hwy 72 E. location. With a professional background in home health, Boyd is now a veteran in the flower [...]
We are Hiring: Special Events & Program Coordinator REPORTS TO: President PAY STATUS: Full-time HOURS: 40 hours per week, Monday thru Friday ABOUT: The Collierville Chamber of Commerce is a member organization of business and community leaders dedicated to building community through business by growing jobs, advocating for a business-friendly environment, and helping businesses thrive. We are currently seeking a Special Events & Program Coordinator, with strong communications skills, to spearhead the Collierville Chamber’s special events, member programs, and sponsorship opportunities. Essential Duties & Responsibilities Identify and cultivate strategic and beneficial sponsorship opportunities for members. Communicate with internal and [...]