Meet the Chairman's Circle: William Barksdale

As president of Cargill Cotton, William Barksdale has his finger on the pulse of agriculture in the U.S. During his 29 years with Cargill, the largest privately held company in the US, William has worked in trading and risk management across the fiber, food and grain,..

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MEET THE CHAIRMAN’S CIRCLE: BRIGGETTE GREEN

Briggette Green is the co-founder and CEO of TopCat Masonry Contractors, LLC, a licensed and award-winning general contractor specializing in brick, block, rock, glass block, pre-cast and stone masonry services established with her husband Robert in their Whitehaven..

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Regions’ David May named chairman of Chairman’s Circle

  • Regions Bank executive David May to lead Chairman’s Circle at crucial time for region, with record levels of economic development and employment.
  • May to lead business community response to heavy workforce demand, sets bold goal of introducing five new accelerated..
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MEET THE CHAIRMAN’S CIRCLE: ERIC EPPERSON

Eric Epperson is Senior Director and Chief of Staff, Global Communications and Corporate Marketing, at Medtronic PLC. Medtronic, the world’s largest medical device company, develops a range of devices from stents and pacemakers to brain implants and insulin pumps.

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MEET THE CHAIRMAN’S CIRCLE: JACK STRATON

Jack Straton is the Chief Financial Officer for Stratas Foods LLC, a supplier of fats, oils, mayonnaise, dressings and sauces to foodservice, food ingredients and retail private label markets in North America. Stratas operates two facilities locally --- a corporate..

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MEET THE CHAIRMAN’S CIRCLE: SYLVESTER TATE

Sylvester Tate is the President & CEO of Tate Computer Systems. The company has a retail location on Hacks Cross that services Windows and Apple Computers. TCSi is the only Apple Authorized Service provider in the Memphis area. TCSi also has a B2B division that..

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MEET THE CHAIRMAN’S CIRCLE: BILL BRADLEY

Bill Bradley joined the law firm of Glankler Brown 37 years ago. He’s been the managing partner since 2000. He describes himself as a problem solver with an “eclectic” practice, focused mostly on business litigation and intellectual property law counseling and..

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Chairman’s Circle joins work creating strategic growth plan for Memphis

Continuing its mission to move Memphis forward, the Greater Memphis Chamber Chairman’s Circle met for a Brain Trust meeting on Oct. 12, 2021, to brainstorm how to create a thriving regional economy.

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Meet the Chairman's Circle: Theodore G. Uhlhorn, V

Gil Uhlhorn joined Bass, Berry & Sims in 2006. The law firm has more than 300 attorneys in four cities, including Memphis, Nashville, Knoxville and Washington, D.C. He became a managing partner of the Memphis office in June and is proud to share that “public service is..

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Meet the Chairman's Circle: Dr. Vernell Bennett-Fairs

Dr. Vernell Bennett-Fairs became the 13th president of LeMoyne-Owen College in January. The Ohio native is the second woman to lead the HBCU. A trained vocalist and orator,  she dreamed of becoming the first singer to successfully cross multiple musical genres from..

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