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YPC Corner Office w/ Willie Gregory

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Name: YPC Corner Office w/ Willie Gregory
Date: September 23, 2020
Time: 4:00 PM - 5:00 PM CDT
Registration: Register Now
Event Description:
Young Professionals Council
Corner Office with Willie Gregory, Chamber Chairman & Director of Global Community Investment, Nike



The name NIKE brings to mind sports icons and legends who have impressive endorsements.
 
When you add the words, Business, Community, Employees, Government and Sports Marketing to the name NIKE, you get another image; the man who connects all of those areas to benefit the community at large.
 
Willie Gregory has served the Memphis Community for over 20 years with experience in sports, community and business investment and Government Relations.
 
An Alumni of Mississippi Valley State University and The University of Memphis.
 
Before joining NIKE, Willie was with the IBM Corporation as regional marketing/sales manager.
 
His dedication and commitment has not gone unnoticed, as he is the recipient of several awards and has affiliations with several community based organizations that promote education, cultural awareness and civic responsibility. These include:
 
Ø  The 100 Black Men of America
Ø   NIKE’s African American Network Person of the Year Award
Ø  LeMoyne Owen College’s Beacon of Hope Honoree
Ø  The Ralph Hatley University of Memphis Hall of Fame Athletic Award
Ø  Memphis City Schools Hall of Fame Inductee
Ø  AutoZone Liberty Bowl President 2010
Ø  Former Board Member, National Civil Rights Museum, Youth Villages, Memphis Development Foundation
Ø  Former Board Chair Big Brothers /Big Sisters of Greater Memphis
Ø  Former Board Chair Memphis/ Shelby County Sports Authority
Ø  Board Chair Greater Memphis Chamber  
 
He also spearheaded the Sports Athletic contract for the University of Memphis.
 
He is the man who personifies the NIKE slogan, “Just do it.”
 

The Corner Office Series is an exclusive program for members of the Chamber's Young Professionals Council. This series gives you access to top business leaders in a setting that allows for valuable conversation and the opportunity to ask questions. 

Location:
Zoom Meeting
Date/Time Information:
Wednesday, September 23, 2020
4:00 - 5:00 p.m.
Contact Information:
Jessica Mosley
Fees/Admission:
Free & Exclusive for Young Professionals Council Members
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