Linn Sitler AKA the "Deal Maker" Talks to Collierville Chamber For decades, colleagues have called Linn Sitler the “deal maker.” As the Memphis & Shelby County Film Commissioner, Sitler has brought movies like The Firm, Great Balls of Fire! and Walk the Line to Memphis. Her newest project is the Memphis-based reality comedy Buried by the Bernards. She told the stories behind these films at the Collierville Chamber’s Women’s Leadership Network hosted at Thomas Meat & Seafood Market on Thursday, Mar. 26, 2021. “If I sound excited, it’s because I am overjoyed to be out in the community again,” [...]
About Holly TillerosThis author has not yet filled in any details.
So far Holly Tilleros has created 27 blog entries.
2020 Excellence in Business Awards Recipients The Collierville Chamber hosted its annual Excellence in Business Awards at Collierville First Baptist Church on Thursday, Mar. 11, 2021. Over 150 business leaders and local officials came together to honor those who make significant contributions to enhance our quality of life and make Collierville a better place to live and work. Award-winning anchor Andrew Douglas emceed the event, introducing the nominees and Tennessee Speaker of the House Cameron Sexton. Sexton addressed the audience with an uplifting message that commended Collierville for its civic leadership and educational initiatives. Following Sexton’s address, Douglas returned [...]
Photo Credits: Cindy B. Thymius Photography Collierville Chamber Hosts February Monthly Meeting CEO of Memphis Tourism Kevin Kane addressed the Collierville business community today at the February Monthly Meeting. Collierville First Baptist Church hosted the sold-out crowd, who came to hear Kane speak about the future of local tourism. Collierville Chamber President Mark Heuberger kicked off the event by introducing the meeting’s sponsors, Renasant Bank and Tennessee State Representative Kevin Vaughan. Diving into the meeting, Kane recognized Renasant Bank’s contribution to the new Memphis’ Renasant Convention Center. Built in 1973, the Convention Center debuted its $200M modernization in October [...]
Judith Black-Moore: From Making Shots to Calling the Shots From St. Jude Children's Research Hospital to the National Civil Rights Museum, Judith Black-Moore's career has been on the move. Over the years, Moore has played a significant part in the growth and development of Memphis, shaping the city for the better. Along with managing communications efforts across the city, Moore has also been a single mom, which leads her to her latest endeavor. Moore now serves as the President of the Tarik Black Foundation, founded by her son, Tarik Black, who has played basketball for big-name teams like the Los [...]
Collierville’s Campbell Clinic is at the Forefront of Pediatric Orthopaedic Care What do you want to be when you grow up? When it comes to this question, children run wild with their imagination. And there’s a good chance astronaut, left-fielder, basketball player, ballerina, quarterback, scientist and teacher all make the list. The truth is – kids have no boundaries. And when gearing up for a big baseball game or an upcoming recital, sometimes your dreams can send you over the edge – literally. Like over the edge of a foul line, or over the edge of a stage during [...]
Expand Your Reach Across Collierville & Beyond Collierville Chamber Prepares to Launch 2021 Edition of Collierville Magazine All of us at the Collierville Chamber truly appreciate your support of our annual magazine about all things Collierville. As we prepare for 2021, we are excited to announce plans for another edition of Collierville magazine set to launch this summer. Going a step further, this edition will answer the question “Why Collierville?” by showcasing people who choose to plant their roots and business in our exceptional community. From CEOs to small business owners, there’s a reason these business leaders believe Collierville is [...]
Nominee Narratives 2020 Excellence in Business Award nominees discuss their life and career Every year, the Excellence in Business Awards recognizes those who set a standard for excellence in their respected category, strive to enhance our quality of life and significantly contribute to the growth and success of the local business community. Over the course of the next few weeks, we will sit down with the 2020 nominees and share their inspirational stories on how they got where they are today. Jump to a series of interviews by clicking an image below. [...]
2020 End of the Year Report A letter from Mark Heuberger Dear Chamber Member, Like many of you, the Collierville Chamber is relieved and optimistic to be facing a new year. In 2020, we all experienced challenges but also, in many cases, found out what we are made of. As for the Collierville community, we’re made of compassion, grit, hope and resilience. For the Chamber, we found out that we are as valuable and relevant as we’ve ever been to our members, the business community and the community at large. During the past year, we’ve worked harder than ever [...]
Mara Styles: Making Moves, Setting Trends Attending New York’s Fashion Institute of Technology in the ‘90s, Tamara Fifer began her career during the peak of baggy jeans and platform shoes. Years later, she reflects on the trends and experiences that inspired her to open Mara Styles, a unique clothing boutique based in Memphis, Tennessee. “As the world changes, so does fashion. Being a part of this industry, I get to see how styles transition. And that’s what I love most about my job,” Fifer says. Growing up in Memphis, Fifer always knew she wanted to be a fashion designer. [...]
Slim Chickens Brings 100 Jobs to Collierville Founded by a Team In the South, football has an infamous reputation for uniting local communities by giving different people a common cause. Josh Rowden, DHR partner and franchisee, grew up in a SEC state, surrounded by people who believed in the importance of having a team both on and off the field. One of those people was his father, who co-owns and operates 31 Sonic Drive-In’s across Arkansas and beyond. “People who are born and raised in the restaurant industry either hate it or love it. And, you know, I fell [...]