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Friday, February 23, 2018
MEMPHIS, Tenn., February 22, 2018 – The Seam, a leading provider of agribusiness software and trading solutions, today announced its affiliate membership with Field to Market, an alliance for sustainable agriculture dedicated to defining, measuring and advancing the sustainability of food, fiber and fuel production. "We are excited to join Field to Market to begin integrating sustainability ...read more
Categories: Press Release, General News Article
Wednesday, February 21, 2018
MEMPHIS, Tenn., February 21, 2018 – Adams Keegan, a national managed HR, payroll and benefits provider, today announced its expansion into the Northeast United States, extending its footprint throughout New York, New Jersey, Connecticut, Pennsylvania and Massachusetts. The expansion comes after years of continuous, nationwide growth for the company and will be led by Mike LaFeve, Northeast Region ...read more
Categories: Press Release, General News Article
Friday, February 16, 2018
MEMPHIS, Tenn., February 16, 2018 – Paragon Bank is displaying artwork from Woodland Presbyterian School students in its Saddle Creek Banking Center (7600 Poplar Avenue) throughout the month of February. "We are excited to host the work that the students at Woodland Presbyterian School have created, and it has been a joy to have these colorful creations liven our office," said Robert Shaw, Chief ...read more
Categories: Press Release, Community, General News Article
Friday, February 16, 2018
$22,188 Worth of Free Dental Services Provided by The University of Tennessee Health Science Center College of Dentistry at Give Kids a Smile Day   Memphis, Tenn. (February 9, 2018) – The College of Dentistry at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center participated in the American Dental Association’s annual Give Kids a Smile Day on February 1. Partnering with Freedom Preparatory ...read more
Categories: Community
Tuesday, February 13, 2018
MEMPHIS, Tenn., February 13, 2018 – Paragon Bank (OTCBB: PGNN.OB) today announced that its employees volunteered more than 1,531 hours with its Assisting the Community Through Service (ACTS) program in 2017. Through this program, every Paragon employee is granted 40 hours of paid time to support nonprofit organizations in the community.  In addition to the allotted time, employees are ...read more
Categories: Press Release, General News Article, Community
Tuesday, February 13, 2018
​Zhongjie Sun Named Chair of the Department of Physiology at The University of Tennessee Health Science Center   Memphis, Tenn. (February 13, 2018) – Zhongjie Sun, MD, PhD, FAHA, has been named chair of the Department of Physiology in the College of Medicine at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center (UTHSC) and deputy director of the UT-Methodist Cardiovascular Institute. He will ...read more
Categories: Education, Community
Tuesday, February 13, 2018
Commercial Bank and Trust Announces New Branch Manager  MEMPHIS, TN.  Commercial Bank and Trust Company (CBTC) announces a new branch manager for their Raymond James location in the bank’s Memphis operations. Chad Cunningham, Vice President and Loan Officer, has taken on this new role with the bank.  Andrea Gladney, Community President of Commercial Bank and Trust, is excited to welcome Chad ...read more
Categories: Community
Friday, February 09, 2018
ANNOUNCING THE 2018 McWHERTER LEADERSHIP AWARDDonald C. Fisher, Ph.D., to be honored at the 25th Annual Excellence in Tennessee Awards Banquet  The Tennessee Center for Performance Excellence (TNCPE) is proud to announce that Donald (Donn) Fisher, Executive Director/CEO of MSQPC-The Quality Center (Mid-South Quality/Productivity Center), is the recipient of the 2018 Ned R. McWherter Leadership ...read more
Categories: Chamber, Community
Friday, February 09, 2018
Memphis, Tenn. (February 7, 2018) – The University of Tennessee Health Science Center is increasing its attention to the mental health and well-being of its students with a focus on preventive care and intervention that could be a model for other academic health science institutions across the country.  The initiative, adopted after consultation and recommendations from national student mental ...read more
Categories: Community
Friday, February 02, 2018
LAUREN HARKINS WIUFF OF MARX-BENSDORF INSTALLED AS 2018 MAAR PRESIDENT (Memphis, TN) - Marx-Bensdorf REALTOR® Lauren Harkins Wiuff has been installed as the new president of the Memphis Area Association of REALTORS® (MAAR) Board of Directors. The installation ceremony took place on Friday, January 26 at The University Club of Memphis. A third-generation real estate professional, Lauren notes ...read more
Categories: Chamber, Community, Economic, Education, General News Article, Human Interest, Press Release
Friday, February 02, 2018
MEMPHIS, Tenn., January 29, 2018—FedEx Corp. (NYSE: FDX) announced today that it has been selected by the editors of Black Enterprise for inclusion on its annual Best Companies for Diversity List.  This list is the publication’s exclusive roster of major corporations that have demonstrated best practices through its diverse representation within its employee base, senior management ranks, ...read more
Categories: Community
Thursday, February 01, 2018
Date & Time February 21, 2018 8:30 a.m. - 10:30 a.m.  (Includes breakfast and Q&A session) Location  The Great Hall and Conference Center  1900 S. Germantown Road Germantown, TN 38138   Cost: $25 per person ICE raids can be both devastating to operations and distressing to employees. But as recent raids on 7-Eleven and the subsequent public statements reveal, any employer could be in ...read more
Categories: Chamber, Community, Press Release
Thursday, February 01, 2018
ARTIST ANNOUNCEMENT  WHAT: Eclectic Eye presents "Spirit Animal" by Karen MulfordWHEN: February 16, 2018 – April 11, 2018WHERE: Eclectic Eye showroom 242 South Cooper St. Midtown Memphis        INFO: The “Spirit Animal” series features wildlife portraits and silhouettes captured by acrylic paint on canvas. The color scheme and style vary from piece to piece, making this series representative of ...read more
Categories: Chamber, General News Article, Press Release, Community, Human Interest
Thursday, February 01, 2018
RKA CONSTRUCTION PURCHASES BUILDING AT 81 TILLMAN (Memphis, TN) – RKA Construction recently purchased the building at 81 Tillman to serve as its new offices. The firm is currently located in a 1,000-square-foot space at 714 S. Mendenhall. The new space is 4,000 square feet and will house the firm’s 21 team members who work in the office and in the field. “We’ve been looking for a larger space ...read more
Categories: Community, General News Article, Press Release, Chamber, Economic, Human Interest
Wednesday, January 31, 2018
Memphis, Tenn. (January 26, 2018) – Tejesh Patel, MD, FAAD, has been named chair of the University of Tennessee Health Science Center College of Medicine’s Kaplan-Amonette Department of Dermatology. He previously served as interim chair.   “Dr. Tejesh Patel, was selected as our next chair of Dermatology based on his vision, ability to collaborate, and his attention to detail in clinical ...read more
Categories: Education, Community
Thursday, January 25, 2018
David C. Mills, Sr., Named Director of Government Relations for The University of Tennessee Health Science Center   Memphis, Tenn. (January 4, 2018) – “Memphis has more potential or promise than any city in America, and I want to be part of shaping its destiny,” said David C. Mills, Sr., the new director of government relations at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center.   Mills ...read more
Categories: Community, Education
Thursday, January 25, 2018
United Soccer League Team Coming to MemphisUSL Memphis to Begin Play at AutoZone Park in 2019                                                                                                AutoZone Park Soccer Rendering MEMPHIS, Tennessee – Downtown Memphis’ newest professional sports team was unveiled Monday by Major League Soccer star, United States National Team goalkeeper, and Memphian Tim ...read more
Categories: Community
Monday, January 22, 2018
Running Pony Wins 2 Emmys   Memphis, Tenn. (Jan. 22, 2018) ­– Memphis video production company Running Pony won two regional Emmy awards at a ceremony in Nashville Saturday night. The winning entries were for a video produced with ad agency inferno for FedEx, and for the video editing skills of Running Pony’s Mitch Martin. The 32nd MidSouth Emmy awards were presented by the Mid-South Chapter of ...read more
Categories: Community
Monday, January 22, 2018
MEMPHIS, Tenn., January 22, 2018 – Paragon Bank (OTCBB: PGNN.OB) today announced the appointment of Steve Weaver as Senior Loan Officer. Weaver reports to Mike Edwards, President and Chief Operating Officer at Paragon Bank.  “Steve is a seasoned professional, with more than 27 years in the banking industry, who will complement our experienced team of banking professionals,” said Robert Shaw, ...read more
Categories: General News Article, Press Release
Friday, January 12, 2018
MEMPHIS, Tenn., January 12, 2018 – Paragon Bank (OTCBB: PGNN.OB) is displaying art created by Farmington Elementary School students throughout the month of January. The work is featured at its Saddle Creek Banking Center (7600 Poplar Avenue), and members of the community are encouraged to stop by.   "The students at Farmington Elementary have put hard work and creativity into developing these ...read more
Categories: Chamber, General News Article, Community, Press Release
Tuesday, January 09, 2018
ANNUAL AGAPE HEARTLIGHT EVENT TO FEATURE BRYAN STEVENSON, AUTHOR OF JUST MERCY AND BRYAN FIKKERT, AUTHOR OF WHEN HELPING HURTS Sharp, Robbins & Popwell to Serve as Presenting Sponsor On Friday, March 2, 2018, Agape Child & Family Services will hold its annual HeartLight event. The event, themed HeartLight: Do Justice, will be held at Hope Church (8500 Walnut Grove Rd.) and will feature Bryan ...read more
Categories: Community, Education, Human Interest, Political, Economic, General News Article, Papers/Research, Press Release
Tuesday, December 12, 2017
MEMPHIS, Tenn., December 12, 2017 – Adams Keegan, a national managed HR services company, today announced it has hired client service associate Kelsey Foster, and expanded its physical office space in Nashville. The appointment comes after Adams Keegan's announcement of officially operating in the area earlier in 2017, as well as the development of a performance management tool last ...read more
Categories: Press Release, General News Article
Tuesday, December 12, 2017
MEMPHIS, Tenn., December 12, 2017 – Paragon Bank (OTCBB: PGNN.OB) is displaying artwork from Concord Academy students in its Saddle Creek Banking Center (7600 Poplar Avenue) throughout the month of December. Concord Academy has been a part of the Memphis community since 1983, with a strong focus on providing the best education and environment to students with learning and social disabilities, ...read more
Categories: General News Article, Community, Press Release
Tuesday, November 21, 2017
Memphis, Tenn., November 20, 2017 – Eclectic Eye, a Memphis destination for optometry services and stylish eyewear needs, has promoted Rebecca Allen to team lead. Allen reports to Lindy Faulkner, retail manager at Eclectic Eye.   “Allen’s more than three years as eyewear architect has prepared her to take on this new role that not only actively expands our inventory, but also focuses on growing ...read more
Categories: Community, Press Release, General News Article
Monday, November 20, 2017
Memphis, TN (November 17, 2017): Once a year, Super Lawyers publish an exclusive state-by-state list of "credible, comprehensive and diverse outstanding attorneys", which no more than five percent of the lawyers in the state are selected by the research team at Super Lawyers to receive this honor.  Spicer Rudstrom Memphis attorneys, Newton Anderson and Jared Renfroe, and Nashville attorney, Brian ...read more
Categories: Community, Press Release
Friday, November 17, 2017
MEMPHIS, Tenn., November 17, 2017 – Paragon Bank (OTCBB: PGNN.OB) today announced another strong quarter with near-record revenue, increasing $128,000 over the second quarter of 2017 to $4.7 million. For the Small Business Administration's fiscal year ending September 30, 2017, Paragon was the largest SBA lender headquartered in the Memphis Metropolitan Statistical Area. "We are proud of the ...read more
Categories: Economic, General News Article, Press Release
Thursday, November 09, 2017
Feedspot recognizes Fisher Phillips for contributing to workplace health and safetyMEMPHIS, Tenn., November 9, 2017 – The Fisher Phillips Workplace Safety and Health Law blog has been named as one of the best on the internet, according to Feedspot’s “Top 75 Health and Safety Blogs” ranking. Of the thousands of health and safety blogs reviewed, Fisher Philips was ranked 18th by Feedspot’s group of ...read more
Categories: Chamber, Press Release, Community
Tuesday, November 07, 2017
MEMPHIS, Tenn., Nov. 7, 2017 – Fisher Phillips today announced that three of its Memphis attorneys, partner David Jones, senior counsel Jay Kiesewetter and managing partner Jeff Weintraub, were selected for inclusion in 2017 Mid-South Super Lawyers by their peers. Attorneys Courtney Leyes and Gabriel McGaha were also listed in Rising Stars. “We are honored to have five attorneys from the Fisher ...read more
Categories: Chamber, Press Release, Community
Wednesday, November 01, 2017
Memphis, Tenn., November 1, 2017 – Eclectic Eye, a Memphis destination for optometry services and stylish eyewear needs, today announced a special anniversary sale in celebration of 15 successful years in business.  Since opening the store in the heart of Midtown, Memphis, Eclectic Eye has pioneered the local optometry provider model and truly defined how small businesses contribute to the ...read more
Categories: Chamber, Community, Economic, Fun Facts, General News Article, Human Interest, Press Release
Wednesday, November 01, 2017
Fisher Phillips today announced that the firm has been named to the 2018 Best Law Firms by U.S. News - Best Lawyers®. The firm received “Tier 1 Rankings” for its Employment and Labor Law Practices as well as its Labor and Employment Litigation Practice. Additionally, the Memphis office received “Metropolitan Tier 1 Rankings” for Employment Law – Management and Labor Law – Management. There are 18 ...read more
Categories: Chamber, Community, Press Release
Thursday, October 26, 2017
MEMPHIS, Tenn., October 26, 2017 – Paragon Bank (OTCBB: PGNN.OB) is displaying artwork from Evangelical Christian School students in its Saddle Creek Banking Center (7600 Poplar Avenue) throughout the month of November. ECS has been part of the Memphis community for more than 50 years, bringing academic excellence and faith-based teaching to pre-K through 12th grade students."These ECS students ...read more
Categories: Education, Press Release, Community, Human Interest
Wednesday, October 11, 2017
MEMPHIS, Tenn., October 11, 2017 – Lehman-Roberts Co., a leader in the highway paving, construction, asphalt and aggregate industry, has hired Adrian Barnhill as Vice President of People. Barnhill reports to Pat Nelson, President of Lehman-Roberts Co. “Adrian’s values align directly with our company’s,” said Nelson. “Those values combined with his experience and innovation in the human resources ...read more
Categories: Community, Press Release, Chamber, General News Article
Tuesday, October 10, 2017
Spicer Rudstrom, PLLC recently launched an innovative joint initiative with Cacheaux, Cavazos & Newton, an international law firm based in Mexico City, to help local Arkansas and Tennessee companies expand business into Mexico.  Not only does the initiative allow Spicer Rudstrom and CCN to utilize their strength of over 110 attorneys to provide information to the local businesses who are ...read more
Categories: General News Article, Economic, Press Release
Friday, September 08, 2017
EVENT ANNOUNCEMENT  WHAT: Francis Klein Trunk Show at Eclectic EyeWHEN: Saturday, September 23, 2017, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.WHERE: Eclectic Eye, 242 S. Cooper Street, Memphis, TN 38104EVENT INFO Join us September 23 as we host a Francis Klein Trunk Show! Dixie Klein, daughter of the designer, will be in attendance. Francis Klein originated in Paris, so it's no secret that the designs are influenced ...read more
Categories: Chamber, Human Interest, Community, Press Release
Tuesday, September 05, 2017
ARTIST ANNOUNCEMENT  WHAT: Eclectic Eye presents Immeasurably More by Rachel RievesWHEN: September 22, 2017 – November 1, 2017WHERE: Eclectic Eye showroom 242 South Cooper Street Midtown Memphis        INFO: Rachel Rieves is an artist who lives and works in Memphis. Rieves has always had a passion for art and design, whether it be creating children’s clothing, sewing curtains or interior ...read more
Categories: Chamber, Human Interest, Community, Press Release
Wednesday, August 30, 2017
MEMPHIS, Tenn., August 30, 2017 – Lehman-Roberts Co., a leader in the highway paving, construction and aggregate industry, today announced two of its plants have earned Diamond Achievement Commendation by the National Asphalt Pavement Association’s (NAPA). Plant 10 in Byhalia, Mississippi and Plant 7 in Batesville, Mississippi were honored with the Diamond Achievement Commendation for Excellence ...read more
Categories: Chamber, Community, General News Article, Press Release
Tuesday, August 29, 2017
MEMPHIS, Tenn., August 29, 2017 – Paragon Bank (OTCBB: PGNN.OB) displayed artwork from Memphis Oral School for the Deaf (MOSD) students in its Saddle Creek Banking Center (7600 Poplar Avenue) throughout the month of August. MOSD helps profoundly deaf and hard-hearing children ages birth to six years old learn language during the most critical developmental stages of their lives. Paragon hosted a ...read more
Categories: Human Interest, Chamber, Community, General News Article, Press Release
Tuesday, August 22, 2017
MEMPHIS, Tenn., August 22, 2017 – Paragon Bank (OTCBB: PGNN.OB) today announced its 2017 second quarter financial earnings, reporting a net income increase of 15 percent over the second quarter of 2016. During the first six months of 2017, net income increased 33 percent compared to the first six months of 2016. Net interest income for the second quarter of 2017 was a record $3.5 million, which ...read more
Categories: Economic, Press Release, General News Article
Wednesday, August 16, 2017
MEMPHIS, Tenn., August 16, 2017 – Lehman-Roberts Co., a leader in the highway paving, construction and aggregate industry, has hired Michael Frizzell as Project Manager and Izaac Robinson as Safety Coordinator. Frizzell reports to John Paul Finerson, Vice President of Northern Operations, and Robinson reports to Harold Edwards, Safety Officer.  “Michael’s experience and extensive knowledge of our ...read more
Categories: Chamber, Community, Press Release
Tuesday, August 15, 2017
MEMPHIS, Tenn., August 15, 2017 – Fisher Phillips today announced that two attorneys from the Memphis office have been selected by their peers for inclusion in The Best Lawyers in America 2018®. The two local attorneys are Jay Kiesewetter, senior counsel, and Jeff Weintraub, managing partner. Fisher Phillips had a total of 89 attorneys listed in this year’s edition. Kiesewetter and Weintraub have ...read more
Categories: Chamber, Community, General News Article, Human Interest, Press Release
Thursday, August 10, 2017
MEMPHIS, Tenn., August 10, 2017 –  Fisher Phillips has been recognized by BTI Consulting Group for having Leading Collaboration across the law firm. The firm was one of 54 chosen nationally to receive this recognition. BTI’s “Law Firms with the Best Collaboration 2017” is based on in-depth telephone interviews with leading legal decision makers at large organizations with $1 billion or more in ...read more
Categories: Chamber, Community, Press Release
Wednesday, August 09, 2017
Memphis, Tenn., August 9, 2017 – Eclectic Eye, a Memphis destination for optometry services and stylish eyewear needs, has hired Shannon Seaton as eyewear architect. Seaton reports to Lindy Faulkner, retail manager at Eclectic Eye. “Shannon’s love for all things Memphis, coupled with her strong customer service skills, makes her an instant asset to our team,” said Robbie Johnson Weinberg, ...read more
Categories: Chamber, Human Interest, Press Release, General News Article
Thursday, August 03, 2017
MEMPHIS, Tenn., August 3, 2017 – Paragon Bank (OTCBB: PGNN.OB) today announced the promotion of Sanjay Dave as Assistant Vice President, Banking Center Manager and Security. Dave reports to Senior Vice President, Carol McConkey, and Chief Financial Officer, Lewis Perkins.  “Sanjay has made incredible strides within our company, and we’re honored to have a team member who is as dedicated as he is ...read more
Categories: General News Article, Chamber, Community, Press Release
Wednesday, August 02, 2017
MEMPHIS, Tenn., August 2, 2017 – The Seam, a leading provider of agribusiness software and trading solutions, today announced the appointment of Tammy Sullivan, Executive Assistant; Mike Vandenbergh, Director of Emerging Technologies; and Rex Vandiver, Customer Development. Sullivan and Vandenbergh report to Mark Pryor, Chairman and CEO. Vandiver reports to Steve Mitchell, Director, PMO and ...read more
Categories: General News Article, Press Release
Monday, July 31, 2017
MEMPHIS, Tenn., July 31, 2017 – Paragon Bank (OTCBB: PGNN.OB) has hired Sean Waybright as Vice President and Business Development Officer. Waybright reports to Charles Yorke, President of the Paragon Bank Small Business Capital Group, and is based in the group’s Denver office.  “With his commitment to the industry and desire to expand the small business community, Sean was an instant asset to the ...read more
Categories: Chamber, Community, Economic, General News Article, Press Release
Monday, July 10, 2017
inferno, a full-service advertising, public relations, design and digital marketing firm, has appointed Lauren Berry as public relations account coordinator and Von Ralls as web developer. Berry reports to Beth Wilson, public relations manager, and Ralls reports to David Zachry, interactive manager.  “Lauren’s journalism background makes her an excellent addition to our PR department, and we look ...read more
Categories: Community, Press Release, Chamber
Thursday, July 06, 2017
MEMPHIS, Tenn., July 6, 2017 – Adams Keegan, a national managed HR services company, today announced its expansion into Nashville, Tennessee, increasing its physical office location count to three. The expansion comes after years of continuous growth for the company. The newly opened office will be led by Brian Evans, Director of Business Development. "We are proud to have experienced tremendous ...read more
Categories: General News Article, Press Release
Tuesday, June 13, 2017
MEMPHIS, Tenn., June 13, 2017 – Adams Keegan, a national managed HR services company, has announced the promotions of Trevor Benitone to Vice President of Business Development, Kristin Lockhart to Vice President of Recruiting and Courtney Allen to Director of Sales – National Accounts. "Trevor, Kristin and Courtney have proven themselves as assets to our team, and in a short time, have made a ...read more
Categories: General News Article, Press Release
Monday, May 01, 2017
Join us as we welcome a distinguished, luxury designer to Collierville!WHEN:       Saturday, May 20, 2017                                        10 a.m. to 4 p.m.                                                   WHERE:     Eclectic Eye Collierville                     3670 S Houston Levee Rd # 102                     Memphis, TN 38107EVENT INFO: Join us on May 20 as we showcase eyewear from a ...read more
Categories: Chamber, Human Interest, Community
Thursday, April 27, 2017
Jeff Weintraub, regional managing partner of Fisher Phillips in Memphis, has been selected to the "Top 100 Most Powerful Employment Attorneys" in the United States by Human Resource Executive magazine.   The list of influential employment attorneys was compiled on the basis of curriculum-vitae analyses, evaluations by clients and peers and reporting by the staff of Lawdragon, a media company and ...read more
Categories: Community, Chamber, Press Release
Thursday, April 27, 2017
Lehman-Roberts Co., a leader in the highway paving, construction and aggregate industry, has promoted Richard Moore to Director of Business Development. Moore most recently served in project management for the company. He reports to Pat Nelson, President of Lehman-Roberts Co.  “Richard’s compassion and desire to serve, as well as his extensive background in the asphalt and paving industry, make ...read more
Categories: Chamber, Press Release, Community
Thursday, March 16, 2017
MEMPHIS, Tenn., March 16, 2017 – The Seam, a commodities trading and agribusiness software provider, today announced it is expanding operations in the Memphis area and will move to 3400 Players Club Parkway, part of the Southwind Office Plaza. The transition comes after the company’s announcement in January that it is working with IBM and cotton industry leaders to create a blockchain-based ...read more
Categories: Chamber, Economic, General News Article, Press Release

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