Editorial Results (free)
1. Welcoming Home Baby Boomers
- Tuesday, July 15, 2014
Part two of a two-part series. Talented leadership is always in high demand. The question is: Where do you look for leaders, who are you overlooking and how do you effectively sustain their involvement?
2. Have Courage to Leap
- Monday, May 26, 2014
As Innovation and Growth Strategy consultants, we have methods, processes and exercises that we apply to client problems.
While tools from this vast toolbox work for any type of organization seeking to provide a better service or product (health care, nonprofit, hospitality, consumer goods, financial services, wholesalers and B2B) to generate insights and custom solutions that set them up as a category leader, what we sell is something else ultimately. This is perhaps the rarest asset in corporate America for an unknown reason, called courage.
3. Lindow Rejoins The Centre Group
- Tuesday, December 24, 2013
Tracy Lindow has rejoined The Centre Group human resources firm as a senior consultant following several years in Germany. As a senior consultant, Lindow will help organizations improve their bottom line through human asset development by leveraging compensations strategies, executive search, employee attitude research and leadership skills development.
4. Economic Gardening Trial Program Helps Companies Kick Start Growth
- Monday, December 02, 2013
Tioga Environmental Consultants is a Memphis-based company founded in 2009 that’s been growing fast in certain service areas.
To make sure it keeps that growth from getting too frothy, Tioga is leaning on a team from the Memphis and Shelby County Economic Gardening trial program, a business-building initiative of which Tioga is one of the newest participants.
5. African-American Execs Needed
- Tuesday, November 05, 2013
The expertise and connections of African-American corporate executives can help chart a sustainable future for historically black colleges and universities. Historically black colleges and universities are amongst the largest African-American-controlled businesses in America. Many date to the 19th century. They have educated generations and built the black middle class. They are major employers in communities across the country. They also face challenges as they operate in an increasingly competitive educational marketplace.
6. FBI Promotes McCall to Special Agent in Charge
- Wednesday, August 07, 2013
A. Todd McCall has been named special agent in charge of the FBI’s Memphis division, one of the bureau’s 56 field offices nationwide. McCall, who most recently served as chief of the digital forensics and analysis section in the Operational Technology Division, is now responsible for the management and oversight of more than 200 personnel and all investigative matters under the FBI’s jurisdiction spanning from Memphis to Cookeville, Tenn.
7. Snyder’s-Lance Signs Deal In Southaven
- Friday, September 21, 2012
A well-known snack food company has boosted its distribution presence in the Memphis area.
Snyder’s-Lance Inc. signed a 26,757-square-foot lease at Airways Distribution Center Building F, 8425 Airways Blvd., in Southaven.
8. City Leaders Look to New Governing Plan
- Tuesday, August 21, 2012
When 10 of the 13 Memphis City Council members get together around a table it is usually in their committee room on the fifth floor of City Hall for their regular meetings.
But last week they gathered in Memphis Mayor A C Wharton Jr.’s seventh-floor conference room at his request.
9. Business Focus
- Monday, August 13, 2012
Memphis’ small-business community got a shot in the arm earlier this month.
Tennessee’s three-day sales tax holiday ran from Aug. 3 through Aug. 5, and it drew shoppers to retailers that carry certain clothing items, school supplies and computers.
10. Signature’s Marshall Leads Renovation Effort
- Friday, July 20, 2012
When Charles Marshall co-founded Signature Advertising & Marketing Solutions with Mark Henry in 1994, the two were the firm’s only employees.
11. Levy Named Assistant Dean in U of M School of Public Health
- Wednesday, July 11, 2012
Dr. Marian Levy has been named assistant dean of students and public health practice for the University of Memphis School of Public Health. Levy is also an associate professor in the school and is the current president of the Tennessee Public Health Association.
12. Is Your Board Engaged?
- Friday, September 23, 2011
In our work with nonprofit organizations, we have gained a lot of experience working with boards. We work with board presidents, people who chair or serve on the development committee, as well as the board as a whole. We work with the boards of large institutions and small grassroots organizations. Here is what we have learned: All benefit from an engaged board. When the board is engaged, it sets a tone and direction that is inspiring.
13. Brighter Days Ahead for Argent Financial, Sector Capital Combo
- Monday, July 04, 2011
The recent acquisition of Sector Capital Management, a local boutique money management firm, by the much larger Louisiana-based Argent Financial Group came together fast, a testament to how well both firms complement each other and wanted to join forces.
14. Houston Joins Memphis Chemical & Janitorial Supply
- Wednesday, March 09, 2011
Ursula Y. Houston has joined Memphis Chemical & Janitorial Supply Co. as account executive.
15. Economies of Scale
- Friday, August 21, 2009
The dynamics of a bleak economy render a simple equation when applied to the architecture and design industry.
If financing is tight, then fewer construction projects are started. If fewer construction projects are started, then the need for architectural firms to create blueprints and design buildings also diminishes. And if there’s a decreased need for architectural firms, then some companies are forced to cut staff and many more to implement hiring freezes.
16. Survival of the Fittest
- Friday, April 17, 2009
Conventional wisdom has long held that whenever economic troubles arise, companies should quickly slash their advertising and marketing budgets, allowing them to weather whatever storm is raging.
Not surprisingly, plenty of Memphis-area businesses have honored that adage by shelving their rebranding campaigns or reducing their media buys. Even FedEx Corp. broke a 12-year tradition by refusing to advertise during the Super Bowl because of the dreary economic climate.
17. Vintage Homes, Next Solutions Form Partnership
- Tuesday, November 18, 2008
Charles Morgan founded Vintage Homes LLC in 1979 and spent the past three decades transforming it into one of Shelby County’s leading homebuilders.
18. Stallworth Named Board President At Association of Fundraising Professionals
- Wednesday, March 26, 2008
Virginia Stallworth is the new president of the board of directors for the Association of Fundraising Professionals.
Stallworth has served on the board since 2005. She is the associate director at the Memphis Child Advocacy Center, where she has worked for nine years. Stallworth also serves on the board of directors for the Memphis Area Women's Council.
19. MATCU Reaches Out To The 'Unbanked'
- Wednesday, February 06, 2008
Memphis Area Teachers' Credit Union (MATCU) has launched a second-chance checking program that will target the "unbanked," or people who don't have an account or immigrants who may not be familiar with the American banking system.
20. Tutor Receives Transplant Nursing Excellence Award
- Wednesday, September 26, 2007
Dr. Ruth Tutor has received the 2007 Transplant Nursing Excellence Award from the International Transplant Nurses Society. Tutor is a Critical Care/Transplant Advance Practice Nurse at Methodist University Hospital Transplant Institute. She has worked with transplant patients since 1985. She joined the nursing staff at the Transplant Institute in 2004.
21. BankTennessee Branches Out
- Monday, June 25, 2007
BankTennessee might not be the largest or most recognizable financial institution whose title contains the state name.
But Collierville-based BankTennessee - with five branches, about $220 million in total assets and $183 million in deposits - has found plenty of success carving its niche as a community bank.
22. FBI Special Agent Harrison Named PRSA Communicator of the Year
- Wednesday, January 17, 2007
My Harrison has been named the 2006 PRSA Communicator of the Year by the Memphis chapter of the Public Relations Society of America (PRSA). She is a special agent for the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) in charge of the Memphis field office. Since her arrival in Memphis two years ago, she has supervised a number of high-profile federal investigations, including "Operation Tennessee Waltz," "Operation Tarnished Blue" and "Operation Main Street Sweeper."
23. Gerard Appointed Administrator at Methodist Cancer Center
- Wednesday, October 18, 2006
Dr. Dava F. Gerard has been appointed administrator for the Methodist Healthcare Cancer Center. She previously was the founding vice president and chief operating officer of the Nevada Cancer Institute in Las Vegas.
24. Metro Backup Helps Clients Keep Data from the Abyss
- Wednesday, June 28, 2006
Ryan Watt knows all about the crippling effects of data loss. In 2001, when he was a junior at the University of Tennessee in Knoxville, Watt's computer was infected with the infamous Chernobyl virus. He turned on his computer one day and the screen was black - three years of English papers and business projects had vanished.
25. Archived Article: Lead
- Tuesday, February 08, 2005
By Andy Meek
Baptist, RISE Alliance to Benefit Uptown
Partnership furthers efforts to help low-income buyers
The Daily News
The RISE Foundation has found an unexpected ally in its effort to help public housing residents affo...
26. Archived Article: Gov
- Friday, December 03, 2004
By Andy Meek
Shelby Efficiency Study Calls for Swift Action
The Daily News
Shelby Countys financial woes which include increasing reliance on property taxes to cover budget shortfalls and a heavy debt load are mounting at a tim...
27. Archived Article: Gov
- Friday, November 19, 2004
By Andy Meek
Long-Term Plan to Address City Revenue Needs
The Daily News
Dont believe the conventional wisdom the tax burden on Memphis residents and businesses is not as bad as it could be, said Marlin Mosby, manager of the Me...
28. Archived Article: Daily Digest
- Wednesday, April 28, 2004
Forms Strategic Alliance
National Commerce Bank Services' newly created Strategic Marketing Solutions division has formed a strategic alliance with Synapse Technology, a provider of event-based marketing prod...
29. Archived Article: Daily Digest
- Wednesday, April 21, 2004
Launches New Division
National Commerce Bank Services Inc., a subsidiary of National Commerce Financial Corp., has launched a new division. NCBS Strategic Marketing Solutions focuses on target marketing and cus...
30. Archived Article: Daily Digest
- Wednesday, March 05, 2003
Trustmark as safe bet
Jackson, Miss.-based Trustmark Corp. earned national recognition in the most recent issue of SmartMoney, a personal finance magazine.
Trustmark was listed among 40 publicly traded com...
31. Archived Article: Port (lead)
- Friday, August 16, 2002
By RICK RUSSELL
Port weighing new security measures
By RICK RUSSELL
The Daily News
The Memphis and Shelby County Port Commission has put three prospective firms on the short list to vie for vulnerability and threat assessment evaluations...
32. Archived Article: Trustmark P2
- Wednesday, July 17, 2002
Trustmark quarterly earnings up
Trustmark quarterly earnings up
Jackson, Miss.-based Trustmark Corp. announced basic and diluted earnings per share of 50 cents for the second quarter 2002, which represents a 22 percent increase compared to 41 ...
33. Archived Article: Memos
- Wednesday, March 20, 2002
Michael Erhardt was named the 2002 Enterprise National Bank Founders Award winner Michael Erhardt was named the 2002 Enterprise National Bank Founders Award winner. The annual award honors the Enterprise employee whose leadership, professionalism, i...
34. Archived Article: Ftn P
- Wednesday, January 09, 2002
FTN co-brands on Web project FTN co-brands on Web project BancIntelligence.com, a support portal and Web-based analytics application service provider for the banking industry, has entered into a strategic business alliance with FTN Financial, one of...
35. Archived Article: Dotlogix P
- Monday, December 10, 2001
DotLogix closes second round of funding DotLogix closes second round of funding DotLogix, a Memphis-based technology solutions provider, announced the successful closing of its Series B offering. This second round of funding raised $2.75 million in ...
36. Archived Article: Tech Briefs
- Wednesday, November 14, 2001
VIFI, a provider of Internet based solutions for financial institutions and uMonitor Inc
VIFI, a provider of Internet based solutions for financial institutions and uMonitor Inc., an information aggregation technology platform provider, formed a ...
37. Archived Article: Freightmatrix P2
- Monday, January 29, 2001
FreightMatrix Expands Global Reach to Africa FreightMatrix Expands Global Reach to Africa FreightMatrix.com, Inc., the Memphis-based value leader in the global online logistics marketplace has executed a joint venture with Johannesburg, South Africa...
38. Archived Article: Memos
- Wednesday, December 06, 2000
Glassman, Edwards, Wade & Wyatt announced the following activity at the law firm: Glassman, Edwards, Wade & Wyatt announced the following activity at the law firm: Robert A. Cox has become a partner; Sarah F. Henry and Jonathan W. McCrary ha...
39. Archived Article: Bank Of America P2
- Wednesday, May 03, 2000
Bank of America, Biztro Inc Bank of America, Biztro Inc. ally to assist small business Bank of America, the largest banking system in the United States, and Biztro Inc., a provider of online services for emerging businesses, have formed a strategic ...
40. Archived Article: Concord P.2
- Monday, February 14, 2000
Concord EFS revenue, earnings in fourth quarter Concord EFS revenue, earnings in fourth quarter Memphis-based Concord EFS Inc. announced record financial results for the fourth quarter and 1999. Fourth quarter revenue was $250 million, up 41 percent...
41. Archived Article: Tech Briefs
- Wednesday, August 04, 1999
Scientific-Atlanta to close deal in 90 BellSouth announced it is offering residential and small business customers a suite of communications services including Internet access, wireless, paging and local phone service with calling features all on on...
42. Archived Article: Tech Focus (shop)
- Wednesday, February 17, 1999
Kathleen, I tried to clean this up thoroughly Attention Net shoppers Shop At Home teams with iXL and Oracle to launch Collectibles.com, a site designed to bring the power of television to online shopping Shop At Home Inc., a diversified media compan...