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Independent Bank's Homegrown Heroism

The following is an excerpt from the Fall Issue of Memphis Crossroads. To see the original article or view the full magazine click here.

After a quick skim of her professional biography and a 35-minute conversation in the midst of her hectic schedule, it’s clearly evident why Independent Bank Co-Founder, Co-Chairman and President Susan Stephenson is a formidable presence in the Mid-South’s financial landscape. 
Posted: 12/23/2014 10:06:41 AM | with 0 comments

Flextronics Masters the Quick Fix

Richard Bomar knows that when most think about laptop repair, they probably first think about some guy behind a store counter. 

But at Flextronics, where Bomar serves as the plant manager, about 500 technicians work on anywhere from 1,500 to 2,000 laptops per day. If you’ve ever had to ship off a broken Lenovo laptop, chances are it came to Flextronics in Memphis.
Posted: 12/16/2014 7:30:00 AM | with 0 comments

Inside the Roo

These days, it’s hard to miss the massive, sunglass-clad kangaroo cruising around Midtown with martini in hand … or rather, paw. 

The party-primed marsupial lounging on top of its pink-and-black Premier Transportation Co. shuttle is one of the most recent additions to the area’s thriving recreational scene. In operation since mid-September, the 17-seat Roo links the Cooper-Young Historic District with Overton Square, allowing passengers to hop on and off at 11 stops during an approximately 30-minute loop through both areas. 
Posted: 12/1/2014 3:33:01 PM | with 0 comments

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