The Greater Memphis Chamber's Small Business Council Launches Advice on Tap Program

Release date: 7/20/2016

Memphis, Tenn.— The Greater Memphis Chamber’s Small Business Council has launched a business program called Advice on Tap. The program offers small and mid-sized business owners access to free 30-minute phone consultations with the region’s leading professional minds (limited to one consultation per month). Areas of expertise included in the Advice on Tap Program currently include: Finance & Accounting, Human Resources, PR, IT, Business Law, Marketing, and Sales. Companies must be a member of the Chamber to participate in this free benefit.

“One of the Chamber’s top priorities every day is to think about ways we can help our members grow and be successful. I’m grateful to our Small Business Council leadership for creating a program that will be very helpful to those who need guidance for their business,” said Phil Trenary, President & CEO, Greater Memphis Chamber.
The Chamber’s Small Business Council Leaders include Jeff Weintraub of Fisher Phillips, Chris Miller of Yuletide Office Solutions, Sandra Walls of AVPOL International and Jim Van de Vuurst of Vanick Digital.
“The Small Business Council is thrilled to introduce the Advice on Tap program to our members," said Jeff Weintraub, Fisher Phillips Memphis Regional Managing Partner and Small Business Council Chairman. "We have all experienced challenges when it comes to business ownership, whether from a strategic or tactical level. This program allows us to support one another by sharing ideas and solutions, while providing our members with an extended network of business professionals.”
The program currently has 40 advisors signed up in the program’s seven areas of expertise. More than 50% of advisors have 25+ years of experience in their profession.
“The Chamber’s new Advice on Tap program is a real game changer for small and mid-sized business owners. As one of the advisors in the program, I am looking forward to giving back to other Memphis area business leaders seeking sales and marketing consultation. It’s an opportunity to lift up other businesses in an effort to lift up the city we all love. If you’re not already a member of the Greater Memphis Chamber, here’s an excellent reason to join,” said Lori Turner-Wilson, CEO/Founder, RedRover Sales & Marketing Strategy
The woman-owned company, Mentor.Me facilitates the mentorship database that matches companies with expert advisors. The program is supported by Title sponsors, RedRover Sales & Marketing and eBiz Solutions. Companies can learn more at
Learn about our other Small Business Council programs and resources here.
For more than 175 years, the Greater Memphis Chamber has been the lead economic development organization for Memphis/Shelby County, and is a private, non-profit, membership-driven organization comprised of 2,200 business enterprises, civic organizations, educational institutions and individuals.