A Conversation with Lisa Plath

A Conversation with Lisa Plath Lisa Plath is the Director of the Town of Collierville Library, a role she’s held for the past four years. She’s worked for the library since 2008. Before becoming Director, Lisa was Assistant to the Director, Digital Services and Adult Services Coordinator. Her goal is to improve library services for Collierville by always trying to determine what Collierville needs and wants and strategizing a way to get those things done. She has overseen some of these improvements such as: the introduction of new self-checkout machines and new security gates, hosting an [...]

A Conversation with Lisa Plath2024-05-16T12:38:51-06:00

A Conversation with Dr. Mary McDonald

A Conversation with Dr. Mary McDonald Dr. Mary Crowley McDonald is the Founder and CEO of MCD Partners, a national consulting firm that provides a broad range of services for educational, business, and leadership consulting with a presence in 34 states.   Dr. McDonald has received national acclaim as an innovative educator, published author, and public speaker.  She has been a professional educator for thirty-six years as a teacher, principal, and most recently, as Superintendent of Catholic Schools for the Diocese of Memphis for fourteen years. She left this position in June 2012, in order [...]

A Conversation with Dr. Mary McDonald2024-04-30T12:04:06-06:00

Breaking News with Valerie Calhoun

Breaking News with Valerie Calhoun of Fox 13 Memphis The Emmy winning news anchor provided important insight on her own journey to the evolving news industry  Photos by Dreamboat Photography April’s Women’s Leadership Network luncheon was the second of a stellar lineup for 2024. Mark Heuberger, President of the Chamber, opened the meeting by welcoming everyone to the event and recognizing the exclusive partner of these ladies’ meetings, Patriot Bank Mortgage. Mark specifically acknowledged the important role Alexis Heinz and Pansy Hall serve in fighting for the Bank to sponsor the Women’s program. Mark welcomed Alexis to the podium [...]

Breaking News with Valerie Calhoun2024-04-23T13:39:38-06:00

Taking Off with Terry Blue

Taking Off with Terry Blue of the Memphis Airport Authority Mr. Blue gave important updates on the immediate construction around the Airport and the future  Photos by Dreamboat Photography The Collierville Chamber welcomed Terry Blue, President and CEO of the Memphis-Shelby County Airport Authority to it’s soaring April Membership Meeting. Before his presentation, a variety of announcements were made, starting with Pastor Sam Nichols and Dr. Russell Dyer, new Director of Schools for Collierville Schools, led the audience in prayer and the Pledge of Allegiance respectively. Ken Cope, this year’s Chamber’s Board Chairman, then recognized the Church for their [...]

Taking Off with Terry Blue2024-04-16T10:06:38-06:00

A Conversation with Alex Piña

A Conversation with Alex Piña Alex Piña has been a McDonald’s Owner Operator since 8/3/2018 in Memphis, TN. Alex owns eight McDonald’s restaurants in the Mid-South: five in Memphis, two in Cordova, and one in Collierville. Alex is the only Hispanic McDonald’s Owner Operator in Western Tennessee. He was a 15 Year McDonald’s USA Company Employee and has a wide breath & depth of experience in the McDonald’s System. Alex is a CPA and MBA and was a Regional Controller in the McDonald’s Greater Chicago Region before taking an opportunity to transition into operations in [...]

A Conversation with Alex Piña2024-04-09T08:25:58-06:00

Planting Seeds for a Better Future

Planting Seeds for a Better Future Junior Achievement of Memphis and Mid South’s Leigh Mansberg Addresses Chamber Leigh Mansberg, President and CEO of Junior Achievement of Memphis and the Mid South, addressed a crowd of Collierville Chamber members and guests at February’s Monthly Membership Meeting held at First Baptist Church of Collierville on Wednesday, February 21. Chamber Board Chairman, Ken Cope, thanked the meeting’s sponsor, Simmons Bank, and complimented Simply Done for providing a wonderful Cajun lunch. Chamber President and CEO Mark Heuberger introduced some new members in the crowd and offered them a chance to address the meeting. [...]

Planting Seeds for a Better Future2024-02-26T12:21:34-06:00

Nominee Narratives 2023: Nonprofit of the Year

NOMINEE NARRATIVES 2023: NONPROFIT OF THE YEAR In our final Nominee Narratives, we are excited to share more information about this year’s Nonprofit of the Year honorees.  Junior Auxiliary of Collierville, New Day Children's Theatre, Page Robbins Adult Day Center, and the Rochelle Steven Foundation. These four organizations are true bright spots in our community. There is a strong sense of camaraderie among the nominees, as each expresses a fond appreciation for all nonprofits in the community. They couldn’t do what they do without each other. Junior Auxiliary of Collierville The women of the Junior Auxiliary of Collierville [...]

Nominee Narratives 2023: Nonprofit of the Year2024-02-27T09:27:59-06:00

Creating a Passion for Life and Career

Creating a Passion for Life and Career Dr. Kathryn Sneed of Sneed MediSpa Offers an Inspiring Message at Women’s Leadership Network The Collierville Chamber of Commerce’s Women’s Leadership Network held its first meeting of 2024 on February 15 at Ridgeway Country Club. The combination of a great lunch, networking with colleagues and other professionals, and an inspired message offered a great way to start the new year’s schedule of meetings. Chamber President and CEO Mark Heuberger welcomed a good crowd, recognized the Chamber’s growing list of Premier Partners and thanked the day’s sponsor, Patriot Bank Mortgage, and the two [...]

Creating a Passion for Life and Career2024-02-19T14:53:21-06:00

Nominee Narratives 2023: Entrepreneur of the Year

NOMINEE NARRATIVES 2023: Entrepreneur of the Year In our next Nominee Narrative series, the Entrepreneur of the Year Nominees all share an amazing purpose and mission in the Collierville business community. The Brooks Collection (Watty Brooks Hall), IMC Companies (Mark H. George), Maximus Building Supply (Richard Cooper), and Pickler Companies (David Pickler) are all fantastic honorees for this category. The Brooks Collection (Watty Brooks Hall) The Brooks Collection on Mulberry in the Historic Downtown Square will celebrate a quarter century of bringing unique gift items to Collierville this coming August. Watty Brooks Hall has a simple answer when [...]

Nominee Narratives 2023: Entrepreneur of the Year2024-02-26T12:52:46-06:00

Nominee Narratives 2023: Health Care Provider of the Year

NOMINEE NARRATIVES 2023: Health Care Provider of the Year The Health Care Provider of the Year Nominees hold a sense of excellent service and innovative drive to the community during health challenges. Eye Speciality Group, Le Bonheur Children's Hospital, and OrthoSouth all strive every day to make this community healthier and happier through their services. Eye Specialty Group There’s something very special about the Eye Specialty Group, and their growth and continuing success is proof. Eye Specialty Group has been rooted in the treatment of eye diseases for more than 50 years, and their 15 providers offer a [...]

Nominee Narratives 2023: Health Care Provider of the Year2024-02-12T13:50:20-06:00

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