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Collierville: At the Crossroads of Tradition and Innovation

Collierville: At the Crossroads of Tradition and Innovation Town of Collierville’s Director of Economic Development Addresses Monthly Membership Meeting The Town of Collierville’s Director of Economic Development, John Duncan, offered an insightful look into how the town’s assets are marketed to potential corporate neighbors at the Chamber’s Monthly Membership Meeting on July 12 at First Baptist Church of Collierville. Board Chairman Jimmy Turner began the day’s events with recognition of fellow board members and the many civic and elected leaders in attendance, as well as thanking the Chamber’s many premier partners. He then called attention to the wonderful fried [...]

Collierville: At the Crossroads of Tradition and Innovation2023-07-17T07:17:59-06:00

A Conversation with Tharen Haley

A Conversation with Tharen Haley Tharen Haley is the general manager of Collierville Funeral Home. In October of this year, he will mark 35 years in the funeral business. He’s a member of the Collierville Rotary Club, a Page Robbins Board Member, Wigfall Grays Sons of Confederate Veterans, and a member of the Collierville Coffee Club. He has four children, Stuart, Forrest, Jake, Hollie, and one granddaughter, Savannah

A Conversation with Tharen Haley2023-07-10T07:45:07-06:00

Action News 5’s Arianna Poindexter’s “Journey to Journalism”

Action News 5’s Arianna Poindexter’s “Journey to Journalism" Women’s Leadership Network Luncheon Hosts WMC Morning News Anchor The Collierville Chamber hosted the July Women’s Leadership Network Luncheon on Thursday, June 18, at the Ridgeway Country Club. Pansy Hall of Patriot Bank Mortgage, the Women’s Leadership Luncheons sponsor for 2023, welcomed guests and noted just how proud Patriot is to be affiliated with the Women’s Leadership Network. “It’s special when women can come together, talk, and network.” Action News 5’s Morning Anchor Arianna Poindexter took the podium and quickly admitted that she’s more familiar looking at a camera than she [...]

Action News 5’s Arianna Poindexter’s “Journey to Journalism”2023-06-20T11:00:50-06:00

Blue Oval City’s Ursula Madden Addresses Chamber’s Monthly Membership Meeting

Blue Oval City’s Ursula Madden Addresses Chamber’s Monthly Membership Meeting Madden, External Affairs Manager of Ford’s Blue Oval City, provided valuable insight into the current status and promising future of the West Tennessee Plant The Collierville Chamber of Commerce’s Monthly Membership Meeting on Wednesday, June 14, at First Baptist Church of Collierville continued the growing tradition of informative and entertaining programs. Featured speaker, Ursula Madden, External Affairs Manager of Ford’s Blue Oval City, provided valuable insight into the current status and promising future of the West Tennessee Plant. Prior to the day’s featured speaker, Jimmy Turner, Chairman of the [...]

Blue Oval City’s Ursula Madden Addresses Chamber’s Monthly Membership Meeting2023-06-19T12:47:42-06:00

A Conversation with Jennifer Douglas

A Conversation with Jennifer Douglas Jennifer Douglas, Executive Director of New Day Children’s Theatre, studied Early Childhood Education, Special Education, and Early Intervention for Children with Disabilities at the University of Memphis, where she served as an advocate, tutor, and mentor for students with disabilities. She also received a Bachelor of Science in Nursing from the University of North Alabama and had the honor of caring for the critically ill for over a decade. Stepping away from the bedside to raise a family, Jennifer has dedicated the past 20 years to the nonprofit sector, creating [...]

A Conversation with Jennifer Douglas2023-06-19T07:13:16-06:00

A Conversation with Thomas Brown

A Conversation with Thomas Brown Thomas Brown serves as the Chief Executive Officer for Eye Specialty Group, in Memphis, TN.  [Provident Practice Management Services, LLC and Provident ASC Holdings, LLC in Memphis, Tennessee.] He oversees a management team and staff of approximately 250 serving six ophthalmology and optometry practices with eleven locations and four ambulatory surgery centers, spanning over multiple cities and states in the Mid-South area. Thomas moved to Memphis in 2006 to serve as Administrator for Eye Specialty Group and Ridge Lake Ambulatory Surgery Center. In 2015, he helped form Provident Practice Management [...]

A Conversation with Thomas Brown2023-06-05T07:11:52-06:00

A Conversation with Richard Cooper

A Conversation with Richard Cooper Richard Cooper, a lifelong Memphian with more than 25 years of building industry experience has taken over as the owner of Maximus Building Supply after Mark Evans retired in 2021. Richard is full of energy and passion. Early in his career, Richard worked in the automotive industry, where he became the youngest manager in the nation for Firestone. In 1997, looking for a change, Richard got into the building business. He understands the construction process and the importance of timely and accurate supply delivery. He is a visionary in [...]

A Conversation with Richard Cooper2023-05-22T07:29:11-06:00

Inspiring Stories with Erin Gruwell

Inspiring Stories with Erin Gruwell Renowned Educator and inspiration behind movie Freedom Writers addressed Chamber members Chamber members were in for a treat at the May Monthly Meeting, generously sponsored by Pickler Wealth Advisors. The financial firm played a special role in this event.  Not only did Pickler Wealth Advisors sponsor the meeting, but the company’s CEO and President, David Pickler, also helped bring in the special speaker from California to address the Chamber. Before the teacher took to the stage, official business took place. Sam Nichols of Collierville First Baptist Church and John Stamps of Stamps Real Estate [...]

Inspiring Stories with Erin Gruwell2023-05-18T08:19:52-06:00

A Conversation with Abigail Warren

A Conversation with Abigail Warren Abigail Warren is an award-winning journalist for The Daily Memphian. She joined the nonprofit news publication in 2018. Growing up in the Memphis suburbs, it is fitting that Abigail covers the Greater Memphis Area, specifically Collierville and Germantown. She occasionally writes stories outside those limits. Abigail attended Westminster Academy before earning her journalism degree from the University of Memphis. You can often find her out in the community at various events or serving at Harvest Church. Fun fact, Abigail skipped Kindergarten because she already knew how to read. [...]

A Conversation with Abigail Warren2023-05-08T07:36:26-06:00

Baking up Success with Kat Gordon

Baking up Success with Kat Gordon The Muddy's Bake Shop owner shared some sweet tips The Collierville Chamber resumed their Women’s Network Luncheon (WLN) program on Wednesday with their April meeting, featuring Kat Gordon of Muddy’s Bake Shop. Taylor Scott, the Chamber’s Special Program and Events Coordinator kicked things off by recognizing new members and premier partners. She also highlighted a Chamber ribbon cutting that occurred earlier that week at Oh Grate! Amy Bingham, co-owner of the meal prep company, was in the crowd for her first WLN meeting. Taylor then turned the microphone over to Pansy Hall of [...]

Baking up Success with Kat Gordon2023-04-25T08:45:10-06:00

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