2015 Leadership Memphis Awards Luncheon Recipients Announced

Posted by: Andrew Bartolotta at  Friday, December 26, 2014

 The 2015 Leadership Memphis Awards Luncheon will be held March 4, 2015 at the Hilton Ridgeway Hotel. The awards annually recognize and honor individuals, nonprofits, corporations, and alumni who are empowering the community and making a positive impact throughout the Mid-South.


The 2015 Kate Gooch Leader of the Year Award will be presented to Pat Halloran, president and CEO of Memphis Development Foundation, the operating company of The Orpheum, and alum of the 1988 Executive Program. The Kate Gooch Leader of the Year Award is named after Leadership Memphis’ first executive director, Kate Gooch. This award recognizes an individual that demonstrates commitment and outstanding efforts towards creating a greater Memphis.

The 2015 Distinguished Alumni of the Year Award will be awarded to Brian Stephens, CEO of Caissa Public Strategy and alum of the 2009 Executive Program. The Distinguished Alumni of the Year Award honors a graduate of the Leadership Memphis Executive, FastTrack and/or Grassroots Program that demonstrates commitment and outstanding contributions in leadership to Leadership Memphis or company.

The 2015 Community Champion Award will be presented to Methodist Le Bonheur Healthcare.The Community Champion Award recognizes an outstanding organization or company for its consistent commitment to Memphis and Shelby County. 
Eight distinguished students from our eight SUCCESS High Schools will also be presented with Step Up Scholar Leadership Awards.

Seats for Corporate Sponsors and Alumni Sponsors at the $250 level and above are included in your sponsorship, but do require an RSVP. Tickets are $50 per person or $500 for a table of ten. For reservations, contact Leadership Memphis at (901) 278-0016 or rsvp@leadershipmemphis.com

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