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2014 Young Memphian: Dr. Do Nguyen, Eyewear Gallery

The following is a profile from our summer issue of Memphis Crossroads Magazine: 2014 Young Memphis. Click here to view the entire magazine with profiles from our other nine Young Memphians.

Suffice it to say that medical optometrist Dr. Do Nguyen wants to make sure everyone has a clear perspective of everything wonderful that Memphis has to offer. 
Posted: 9/30/2014 7:30:00 AM | with 0 comments

2014 Young Memphian Lauren Anderson, Associate of Development, Teach for America Memphis

The following is a profile from our summer issue of Memphis Crossroads Magazine: 2014 Young Memphis. Click here to view the entire magazines with profiles from our other nine Young Memphians.

When Memphis native Lauren Anderson graduated a semester early from Spelman College in Atlanta, she thought she had a perfect plan in place. She was all set to attend Georgetown University in Washington to pursue a career in politics when a representative for Teach for America — an organization that recruits high-achievers to teach and expand educational opportunities in low-income areas — requested a meeting.
Posted: 9/23/2014 7:30:00 AM | with 0 comments

These Women Mean Business: Emily Greer of ALSAC/St. Jude

The following is an excerpt from our spring issue of Memphis Crossroads MagazineThese Women Mean Business. Click here to view the whole article.

If you want to get to the top, start at the bottom with a can-do, hardworking attitude and take advantage of the opportunities and resources offered along the way. That’s the path seven women took who ended up in important leadership roles at Memphis companies. One of the women waited tables at the restaurant her father began and is now president of the chain. Another began her career as an intern at a medical device manufacturer and today is a senior vice president. And a lady who always loved creating beauty left banking, saved her money and opened her own salon.
Posted: 9/17/2014 10:30:18 AM | with 0 comments

[VIDEO] Behind the Scenes of the Young Memphis Cover Shoot

Our 10 Young Memphians share why they love being a young professional in Memphis on the rooftop of the Madison Hotel, the site of the 2014 Young Memphis Crossroads photo shoot. To hear more about these Young Memphians, check out their profiles in the digital magazine here.
Posted: 9/16/2014 11:36:50 AM | with 0 comments

Economic Gardening Looks to Recruit 16 Companies

The Economic Development Growth Engine (EDGE) and the Mayor’s Innovation Delivery Team is looking to recruit 16 companies to participate in its Economic Gardening (EG) program - a strategy that provides market research and high-level technical assistance to small, growth-oriented companies. This equips small business owners to make better strategic decisions, avoid costly mistakes and successfully grow their enterprises.
Posted: 9/16/2014 7:30:00 AM | with 0 comments

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