Mara Styles: Making Moves, Setting Trends

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. [...]

Mara Styles: Making Moves, Setting Trends2021-01-04T08:32:27-06:00

Fighting for Veterans One Patient at a Time

Fighting for Veterans One Patient at a Time Memphis Spine & Sport Chiropractic Rehab Partners with the Irreverent Warriors On the corner of S. Main and Talbot Ave., nestled in the heart of Memphis, business owner Charles Hogan makes plans for the second location of Memphis Spine & Sport Chiropractic Rehab. For him, this is more than an expansion; it is a long-awaited dream made into a reality.  “My family wanted to come back and contribute to our community. That’s what brought us here. The way we do that is by trying to improve the health of our community, naturally [...]

Fighting for Veterans One Patient at a Time2020-12-29T08:58:54-06:00

Suited for Safety Glen Herald, Chief Operating Officer, MCR Safety

Suited for Safety Glen Herald, Chief Operating Officer, MCR Safety Glen Herald took a part-time job 39 years ago and, in the process, began to create a career for himself. He was still in high school when a warehouse job became the first step onto a very tall ladder. His journey may have begun in the humblest surroundings, but each step on the ladder eventually took him to his current status as Chief Operating Officer of MCR Safety. He’s done it all during his tenure with MCR: shipping and receiving, credit and accounting, and even a short stint in [...]

Suited for Safety Glen Herald, Chief Operating Officer, MCR Safety2020-01-21T14:29:57-06:00

Eye Specialty Group: Focused on Patient Care

Eye Specialty Group: Focused on Patient Care As a new year approaches, the physicians and surgeons at Eye Specialty Group look forward to celebrating five years at 1458 W. Poplar as a vital part of the Collierville community. January is Glaucoma Awareness month, and the group is ready to serve its neighbors with a full range of ophthalmologic and optometric services: LASIK, retina surgery, specialized glaucoma treatment, laser cataract surgery, neuro-optometry and even eyelid and facial plastic surgery. For over fifty years, Eye Specialty Group has provided state-of-the-art care to its Mid-South patients and has always looked to the [...]

Eye Specialty Group: Focused on Patient Care2020-01-09T12:40:23-06:00

Building on Success: Chad Lindsay and Alston Construction

Building on Success: Chad Lindsay and Alston Construction Some people know their passion when they’re young, and others find their professional calling a bit later. For Chad Lindsay, VP and General Manager of Alston Construction in Memphis, he didn’t find the secret until he was out of college. Like a lot of young men, Chad was drawn to sports when he was younger. While he always realized that good grades were important, he found time to participate in all major sports, with baseball taking the top position in high school. For a guy who ended up being responsible for [...]

Building on Success: Chad Lindsay and Alston Construction2019-12-30T12:11:09-06:00

Rehab Etc: Movin’ On with Ashley Nations Bradford

Rehab Etc: Movin' On with Ashley Nations Bradford As a student at Kirby High School in Memphis, Ashley Nations Bradford, co-owner of Rehab etc on Houston Levee Rd., reflected something of a rare combination: she was a cool nerd. She loved math and science, and she was a cheerleader. She smiles as she remembers, “I was the only cheerleader on the competitive math team.” And, Ashley loved dancing. “I wanted to be a marine biologist,” she recalls, but it wasn’t long into her tenure as a biology major at the University of Memphis that a mentor suggested she explore [...]

Rehab Etc: Movin’ On with Ashley Nations Bradford2019-12-30T12:13:36-06:00

Amish Excellence: Time-Proven Craftsmanship

Amish Excellence: Time-Proven Craftsmanship For a modern storefront business, Amish Excellence reflects an atmosphere of quiet elegance and master craftsmanship that you might expect in a much older establishment. Owner Steve Green reflects the same quiet, understated manner as does his showroom. Like any business, Amish Excellence was a bit of a risk, but, according to Green, opening the store “was the best business decision I’ve ever made.” Coming from a background of the hurly-burly world of restaurant management, Green and his wife Annette, a nurse at St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital, opened the doors four years ago this [...]

Amish Excellence: Time-Proven Craftsmanship2019-12-30T12:16:45-06:00

The Brooks Collection: Just Call Her Watty

The Brooks Collection: Just Call Her Watty Watson Brooks Hall loves what she does. And, this August, she will have been doing it for 20 years right in the heart of the Collierville historic district on Mulberry. Coming from 19 years in the corporate world at Schering Plough, Hall surprised many friends when she decided to pursue her dream of a small retail gift shop. She remembers panicking the first day she opened the doors to The Brooks Collection. “I remember thinking, ‘What have I done? I don’t know how to run a gift shop.’” But, that way of [...]

The Brooks Collection: Just Call Her Watty2019-12-30T12:22:10-06:00
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