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Wednesday, March 20, 2019
TREZEVANT NAMES BOARD MEMBERS Trezevant has recently named the following as officers for the nonprofit’s board of directors: John Ivy, chairman; Shade Robinson, vice chairman; Estella Mayhue-Greer, secretary; David "Casey" Bowlin, immediate past board chairman. Returning board members include: Bruce Hopkins; Cyndi Couri, Board President of Mary Galloway Home; Matt Crow; The Right Rev. Don ...read more
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Monday, March 11, 2019
IMC COMPANIES EVP TESTIFIES BEFORE U.S. SENATE COMMITTEE ON COMMERCE, SCIENCE & TRANSPORTATION Donna Lemm, EVP of National Sales for IMC Companies represented the Agriculture Transportation Coalition (AgTC) and testified before the U.S. Senate Committee on Commerce, Science & Transportation at a hearing entitled Connecting America: Examining Intermodal Connections Across Our Surface ...read more
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Tuesday, March 05, 2019
OIS RELOCATES OFFICES  (Memphis, TN) - Ohio Intermodal Services (OIS), a member of the IMC Companies family of brands, is moving its Cincinnati offices in from a 600-square-foot space at 1425 Ledlie Street to a 2,300-square-foot facility at 2801 Spring Grove Avenue. With offices in Cincinnati, Columbus and Cleveland, OIS is focused on providing container drayage for clients in the Ohio Valley. ...read more
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Tuesday, March 05, 2019
MEMPHIS, Tenn., March 5, 2019 – Paragon Bank (OTCBB: PGNN.OB) today announced its 2018 fourth quarter financial earnings, reporting record revenue, pre-tax income and net operating income. At December 31, 2018, Paragon had a net income of $1.2 million, an increase of $914,000 or 329 percent over the fourth quarter of 2017. Net income for 2018 increased 49 percent over 2017, primarily due to ...read more
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Monday, February 25, 2019
HI-SPEED INDUSTRIAL SERVICE NAMES NEW CFO Hi-Speed Industrial Service recently named B. J. Curtis as the company’s Chief Financial Officer. Prior to his new position, he owned and oversaw operations for two Arkansas-based ACE Hardware locations as well as Curtis Lumber Company, Inc. In his new role, he will oversee financial strategy, economic analysis and compliance for Hi-Speed. Curtis earned ...read more
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Thursday, February 21, 2019
MARX-BENSDORF NAMES NEW RELOCATION DIRECTOR, CELEBRATES LEGACY OF EILEEN CHERNY  (Memphis, TN) – Laurence Kenner was recently named Global Relocation Director for Marx-Bensdorf, REALTORS®. In addition to being a REALTOR® with more than 40 years of experience, she is a certified Global Relocation Professional (GRP), a Certified Residential Specialist (CRS) and is a lifetime member of the Memphis ...read more
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Monday, February 04, 2019
AGAPE CHILD & FAMILY SERVICES ANNOUNCES NEW TEAM MEMBERS, BOARD AND PROMOTIONS Agape Child & Family Services recently named Lori Humber operations director of the nonprofit's Powerlines Community Network that provides community-based services to families where they live. She most recently served as volunteer services director for the organization. In her new role, Humber will oversee Agape's ...read more
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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