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1. Memphis Symphony Taps Robert Moody as Conductor
- Monday, October 05, 2015
The Memphis Symphony Orchestra announced the appointment of Robert Moody as principal conductor, beginning with the 2016-2017 season.
Moody, who signed a two-year contract for the role, has served as a guest conductor for MSO since 2006, leading masterworks, chamber and pops performances.
2. Memphis Symphony CEO to Leave in November
- Saturday, August 22, 2015
The Memphis Symphony Orchestra’s president and CEO is preparing to step down in November.
Roland Valliere is taking a new job in Cape Cod, Mass., as president and CEO of the nonprofit arts organization Cape Arts & Entertainment. He’s staying on here through Nov. 9 and will continue to serve as an adviser to smooth the leadership transition.
3. Memphis Symphony President and CEO to Leave in November
- Tuesday, August 18, 2015
The Memphis Symphony Orchestra’s president and CEO is preparing to step down in November.
Roland Valliere is taking a new job in Cape Cod, Mass., as president and CEO of the nonprofit arts organization Cape Arts & Entertainment, the Memphis symphony announced Monday. He’s staying on here through Nov. 9 and will continue to serve as an adviser to smooth the leadership transition.
4. Women and Philanthropy
- Tuesday, March 03, 2015
“Women rock!” “Women rule!” “If you want something done, ask a woman.” “Women hold up half the sky.” It’s women’s history month and time to highlight women’s roles as philanthropists and fundraisers.
5. Facing the Music
- Saturday, May 31, 2014
Starting over is one of those tasks that requires a fresh set of eyes if it’s to be pulled off successfully.
There has to be an acceptance that what was and what will be probably are mutually exclusive and a willingness to try new things, to be different and, above all else, to keep pressing forward.
6. I Choose Memphis: Kesha Whitaker
- Monday, May 12, 2014
“I Choose Memphis” spotlights Memphians who are passionate about calling this community home. New Memphis Institute provides the profiles.
Name: Kesha Whitaker
Job title and company: Communications and Development Manager, Women’s Foundation for a Greater Memphis
7. ‘Bigger and Better’
- Saturday, March 15, 2014
At a benefit concert earlier this month at Evergreen Presbyterian Church for the financially struggling Memphis Symphony Orchestra, one audience member was noticeably moved during a performance of “Capriccio Espagnol,” a piece based on Spanish folk melodies from the late 1800s by Nikolai Rismky-Korsakov.
8. Kickstarter Campaign Seeks Funds for Symphony
- Thursday, February 13, 2014
Chris James, who plays second flute and piccolo with the Memphis Symphony Orchestra, acknowledges the easy temptation to get dejected, even angry, about the financial plight of the symphony as it races to close a six-figure budget gap.
9. Being Rainbows
- Tuesday, August 28, 2012
American literary and civil rights icon Dr. Maya Angelou repeatedly encouraged audience members to “be a rainbow in somebody’s cloud” Saturday, Aug. 25, at the Cannon Center for the Performing Arts in Downtown Memphis, during the Agape HeartLight 2012 benefit.
10. Memphis-Based EVS Harnesses the Cloud to Protect Businesses
- Friday, May 25, 2012
Electronic Vaulting Services, a Memphis-based technology company founded by Gayle Rose, has grown considerably since opening its doors in 2005.
11. Crossing Boundaries
- Wednesday, January 11, 2012
Philanthropy takes a lot of planning and a lot of caution – so much so that young adults might give it a wide berth when it comes to ongoing involvement in the fundraising that is a central function of philanthropy.
12. Data Disasters Happen Every Day
- Tuesday, July 26, 2011
Tornadoes, floods, earthquakes and tsunamis. While recent natural disasters may remind business leaders about the importance of continuity plans, most CEOs may not realize that data disasters occur every day, and the repercussions can be devastating.
13. Kanda Joins Electronic Vaulting Services as VP
- Wednesday, July 13, 2011
Amit Kanda has been hired by Electronic Vaulting Services LLC as the new vice president of IT and business development.
14. Disaster Recovery on Minds of Some Businesses
- Wednesday, May 11, 2011
Gayle Rose isn’t a storm-chaser nor does she work for the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, but natural disasters are her territory.
15. Women's Foundation Seeks Legends Nominations
- Friday, January 14, 2011
The Women’s Foundation for a Greater Memphis is seeking nominations for the 2011 Legends Award to celebrate women and their contributions to the Memphis community.
Nominations are encouraged for trend-setting women whose visionary and innovative work is paramount in their areas of outreach.
- Thursday, October 14, 2010
The Alliance for Nonprofit Excellence will hold a workshop Thursday from 8:30 a.m. to noon at its office, 5100 Poplar Ave., Suite 502. Melissa Hanson, director of grants and research at Christian Brothers University will speak on the topic “Research Grants.” Cost is $60 for members, $110 for nonmembers and $55 for those in the Program for Nonprofit Excellence. For more information, call 684-6605 or visit www.npexcellence.org.
17. Women’s Foundation Announces Board Members
- Tuesday, September 14, 2010
The Women’s Foundation for a Greater Memphis has announced its board of directors for 2010-2011.
Officers and members of the executive committee are Becky Jones West, chair of the board; Andrea Bienstock, secretary; Mary Wolff, treasurer and finance chair; Celie Althoff, policies and procedures chair; Beverly Cross, grants and research chair; Karen Garrison Goff, development chair; Lauryce Graves-McIver, board development and nominations chair; Mary H. McDaniel, at-large; Jennifer Oswalt, at-large; Susan Stephenson, Memphis HOPE development chair; Joyce Thomas, marketing and communications chair; Anita S. Vaughn, human resources chair; and Regina Walker, education and training chair.
18. Stephenson Finds Success In Memphis
- Monday, March 29, 2010
Susan Stephenson grew up in East Tennessee and followed her heart to Memphis when a young man she knew decided to attend graduate school here.
19. Forum to Shed Light on Health Care Reform
- Wednesday, January 13, 2010
The undercurrents in health care reform that have received little publicity but could have big ramifications for businesses will be discussed at an coming Executive Forum in the Bluff City.
Randy Hardock, a Washington attorney who specializes in tax laws and employee benefits issues, is the keynote speaker for “What Healthcare Reform Means to Your Business: An Insider’s View” on Jan. 21.
20. Simpson Joins FirstBank As Local President
- Wednesday, September 10, 2008
Ted Simpson has been hired by FirstBank as its Memphis city president.
Simpson previously served as executive vice president and chief lending officer for Magna Bank and has experience with National Bank of Commerce and Central Park Capital. He also is currently on the board of Lambda Alpha, a real estate professional organization.
21. Small Firms Beef Up Retirement Services
- Wednesday, August 20, 2008
Small businesses are helping employees become better managers - of their own money.
When it comes to managing their retirement-savings accounts, small-business employees often are at a disadvantage compared with their counterparts at large companies. Corporations typically employ large in-house human-resources staff and offer analytical tools and money-management services that are cost prohibitive for small firms.
22. Jones Ascends to High-Level Position At Army Corps of Engineers
- Wednesday, May 21, 2008
Carol Winfield Jones has been selected as chief, project development branch and assistant to the deputy district engineer for project management for the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Memphis District.
23. Local Data Storage Business Gives Ft. Knox a Run for its Money
- Wednesday, September 27, 2006
Within four years, two disasters - the Sept. 11, 2001, terrorist attacks in New York and Washington and Hurricane Katrina on the Gulf Coast Aug. 29, 2005 - rocked the security and emergency preparedness of the United States.
24. Retired Commercial Appeal Editor to Head Children's Museum Board of Trustees
- Wednesday, May 24, 2006
Angus McEachran has been elected president of the board of trustees at The Children's Museum of Memphis, 2525 Central Ave. He has served on the board since 2003. McEachran is the retired editor and president of The Commercial Appeal. He also has served on the boards of the Memphis Riverfront Development Corp., the Scripps Howard Foundation and Metropolitan Inter-Faith Association (MIFA).
25. City Works to Keep Revitalization Focus
- Monday, November 14, 2005
With the city's recent decision to place a moratorium on capital improvement projects in Memphis, it's possible that a number of affordable housing projects that have been started around the city could be placed temporarily on hold.
26. Archived Article: Events
- Tuesday, March 22, 2005
The Memphis Area Home Builders Association hosts a membership mixer from 4:30 p
The Memphis Area Home Builders Association hosts a membership mixer from 4:30 p.m. to 6 p.m. today at the MAHBA offices, 776 N. Germantown Parkway. Call 756-4500. The...
27. Archived Article: Events
- Monday, March 21, 2005
The Construction Specifications Institute presents AIA Document A201-1997 General Conditions of the Contract for Construction
The Construction Specifications Institute presents AIA Document A201-1997: General Conditions of the Contract for Constr...
28. Archived Article: Newsmakers
- Wednesday, December 29, 2004
BOMA Inducts 2005 Officers
Gibbons Named to Chair National Committee
Judge Julia Gibbons of Memphis was named by U.S. Supreme Court Chief Justice William H. Rehnquist as chair of the Budget Committee of the Judicial Conference. Gibbons has bee...
29. 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...
30. Archived Article: Newsmakers
- Wednesday, May 26, 2004
MLGW EXEC PRESENTED BEST COMMUNICATIONS AWARD
FedEx's Fred Smith Named CEO of the Year
FedEx Corp. chairman, president and chief executive officer Frederick W. Smith was named Chief Executive of the Year for 2004 by Chief Executive magazine....
31. Archived Article: Events
- Tuesday, April 13, 2004
The Bartlett Area Chamber of Commerce hosts a monthly meeting from 11:30 a
The Bartlett Area Chamber of Commerce meets from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. today at the Holiday Inn-Sycamore View, 6101 Shelby Oaks Drive. Guest speaker is Shelby County Mayor ...
32. Archived Article: This Week
- Monday, April 12, 2004
JOURNALIST ROBIN WRIGHT TO SPEAK AT RHODES COLLEGE
Philanthropist Discusses Financial Empowerment for Women
Rhodes College presents award-winning journalist Robin Wright, staff writer for the Washington Post, at 7:30 p.m. in the Mc...
33. Archived Article: Real Review
- Tuesday, September 02, 2003
(03165883) The Shops of Chickasaw Gardens LLC financed $4
Keith and David Grant Homes LLC financed $1.5 million through First Tennessee Bank National Association, securing the loan with 10 lots in the Arlington Trace Subdivision, according to a t...
34. Archived Article: Law Briefs
- Thursday, May 08, 2003
The Center for Managing Emerging Technology hosts its final Visions seminar for 2002-2003 beginning at 8:30 a
The Center for Managing Emerging Technology hosts its final Visions seminar for 2002-2003 beginning at 8:30 a.m. Friday at the Universit...
35. Archived Article: Memos
- Wednesday, January 16, 2002
Jonathan M Jonathan M. Jones joined QualityLife Communities as director of business development. Prior to joining QualityLife, he worked for the Memphis Area Chamber of Commerce and in the software industry. Dr. Ada Shotwell, dean of liberal arts an...
36. Archived Article: Comm Focus
- Friday, April 06, 2001
Former Clinton Labor Secretary to visit Memphis Former labor secretary to speak at luncheon By MARY DANDO The Daily News Former Labor Secretary Alexis M. Herman is the guest speaker for the third "Share the Strength" tribute luncheon prese...
37. Archived Article: Standout
- Friday, February 16, 2001
After entering Gayle Roses office, an immediate calm is felt One sweet Rose By JENNIFER MURLEY The Daily News Anyone involved the Memphis community has at least heard about Gayle Rose By day, she is the founder and chairman of The Rose Family Founda...
38. Archived Article: Marketplace (seminar)
- Monday, May 08, 2000
Womens potential for business success will be the focus of on upcoming seminar sponsored by the Memphis Arthur Andersen office and LEAD, the Women in Leadership program at the University of Memphis Seminar to show women the benefit of networking By ...
39. Archived Article: Donation (lead)
- Monday, April 24, 2000
By Stacey Wiedower Library seeks donors to get Hunt-Phelan artifacts By Stacey Wiedower The Daily News The Mississippi Valley Collection housed in the University of Memphis library might soon contain even more insight into the citys rich cultural he...
40. Archived Article: Real (hunt)
- Tuesday, April 18, 2000
By Stacey Wiedower Hunt-Phelan auction still on, despite offers By Stacey Wiedower The Daily News Much to the chagrin of many Mid-Southerners, the auctioning of Memphis famed Hunt-Phelan Home appears to be on schedule, as no foundation or individual...