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Come for the Wrestling, Stay for the Culture

Teddy Gorman’s zestful embrace of what lies ahead and roving appetite to make a big impact on his adopted city more than qualifies him for his leadership spot on the Greater Memphis Chamber’s young professional council. As part of the executive team for SoundCheck, the curly-headed sales director for construction equipment supplier Gorham/Schaffler Inc. found a passion for cleanup initiatives and connected with the business leadership around the city. 
Posted: 5/30/2017 2:39:51 PM | with 0 comments


'Hotelier of the Year' Finds Home in Memphis

Memphis has plenty of boosters, but you’ll be hard-pressed to find one more enthusiastic than Doug Browne. As president of the Peabody Hotel Group, a subsidiary of Belz Enterprises, Browne has been running the South’s Grand Hotel for the 14 years he’s been in the city and he’s clearly good at it. Last year, he received the “Hotelier of the Year” award by the Historic Hotels of America, a tribute to his love for and dedication to The Peabody. Learn more about Doug's journey to Memphis and his investment in our city in this edition of Corner Office.
Posted: 5/19/2017 2:16:44 PM | with 0 comments


Your Business Isn't Prepared to Survive Ransomware: Here's Why

Many business owners do not equate the threat of cybercrime with going out of business, but the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) estimates that half of the small businesses that suffer a cyberattack go out of business within six months. Learn how to protect yourself from one of the greatest cyberattack risks to businesses today from ProTech, the Chamber's official technology partner.
Posted: 5/17/2017 3:19:02 PM | with 0 comments


Lehman Roberts Executive Falls for a City of Generosity

He planned to serve humanity by becoming a doctor, but 45-year-old Patrick Nelson’s life took a turn on the freeway of life. He got a job with a roadway construction company in 1993, and he never looked back. In the few short years after arriving in Memphis to study biology, he’d fallen in love with a city, a woman and an industry. Nelson is now President of Lehman-Roberts, one of the region's most significant producers of asphalt.
Posted: 5/10/2017 11:32:29 AM | with 0 comments


Hotel Napoleon Offers Perfect Blend of Historical and Modern

Celebrating eight months downtown this May, Hotel Napoleon has brightened Downtown Memphis with its singular look that blends the ultra-modern with 1902-era grandeur.
Posted: 5/2/2017 2:44:30 PM | with 0 comments


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