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    Leadership Memphis Seeks Nominations for 2022 Change Makers

    MEMPHIS, Tenn. – November 10, 2021 – Leadership Memphis is calling on the community to submit nominations for the 2022 Change Makers. Anyone can be nominated online using the Leadership Memphis website at https://leadershipmemphis.org/events/leadership-awards-luncheon-2022/. Nominations close at 5:00 p.m. on December 10, 2021. Leadership Memphis considers Change Makers to be rare and unique forces of positive change. These dynamic individuals come from various backgrounds and organizations but share a common passion for bettering the world around them. Each Change Makers’

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    Leadership Memphis Announces 2022 Executive Program Members

    MEMPHIS, Tenn., September 22, 2021 – Leadership Memphis, whose mission is to prepare and mobilize leaders to work together for the good of the whole community, is proud to announce the Executive Program Class of 2022. The diverse group of 52 executives is comprised of experienced leaders across multiple community spectrums, including business, nonprofit, government, education, healthcare, faith, neighborhoods, and professionals. “We are thrilled to welcome the 2022 Executive Program and are excited to see how this class continues Leadership

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    Leadership Memphis Announces New Executive Team

    Leadership organization welcomes new CFO, Director of Development & Engagement, Director of Programs, and Event Coordinator MEMPHIS, Tenn., September 14, 2021 – Leadership Memphis, whose mission is to engage local leaders to impact Memphis in a positive way, announced today a new executive team to help lead the organization and continue its 42-year history of being a valuable resource and network for leaders in Memphis while preparing them to continue building upon the city’s rich leadership legacy. The new executives

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    Leadership Memphis Introduces 2022 Board Members

    MEMPHIS, Tenn., July 21, 2021 – Leadership Memphis announced a new board chair and changes to nearly half of its executive board as it welcomed its 2022 Board of Directors. The diverse group includes executives from some of Memphis’ largest corporations, local government, faith organizations, and nonprofits that represent dozens of communities across the Mid-South. “We are proud to welcome so many new faces to our board and we look forward to building on our organization’s more than 40-year history

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    2021 Executive Program Graduates Virtually

    On Wednesday, April 28, 2021, the Executive Program 2021 virtually graduated! Congratulations to all of the participants! Rachel Alkire, Regional One Health, Development Officer- Major Gifts Jen Andrews, Shelby Farms Park Conservancy, CEO Andrea Baird, Moore Tech, Chief Administrative Officer Ashil Bijou, Monogram Foods, Vice President & Head of Procurement Robert Blackwell, AccredoHealth, Director Business Planning T. Kevin Bruce, Bruce Turner, PLLC, Attorney Anthony Jerome Buckner, Shelby County Sheriff’s Office, Captain/Public Information Officer Austin Burress, Regions, Mortgage Production Manager Cindy

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    Reggie Crenshaw Named President and CEO of Leadership Memphis and Volunteer Memphis

    MEMPHIS, Tenn. – May 12, 2021 – The Leadership Memphis and Volunteer Memphis Board of Directors named Reggie Crenshaw as their new President and CEO today. Crenshaw, a Memphis resident for nearly 15 years and a 2011 graduate of the Leadership Memphis Executive Program, has been serving as Interim President and CEO since August 2020. “After a national search it was evident that Reggie Crenshaw’s wealth of transformative and innovative experience along with his hands-on style and extraordinary vision for

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    Leadership Memphis Announces 2021 Executive Class

    MEMPHIS, Tenn., September 3, 2020 – Leadership Memphis is proud to announce the 83 local leaders that make up the 2021 Executive Class. This diverse group features executives from several professional sectors including business, nonprofit, government, faith, the arts, and more. “We are thrilled to welcome the 2021 Executive Class,” said Reggie Crenshaw, Interim President/CEO of Leadership Memphis, “These executives have already shown a deep desire to impact Memphis in a positive way and continue the Leadership Memphis tradition of

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    Leadership Memphis Launching New Executive Search

    MEMPHIS, Tenn., August 18, 2020 – Leadership Memphis has launched an executive search to find the organization’s next President/CEO. After serving for 16 years, current President/CEO David Williams is pursuing a new challenge outside of Leadership Memphis. Reggie Crenshaw, graduate of the Leadership Memphis Executive Class of 2011, will act as Interim President while the Board of Directors conducts the search. A complete job description and details for applying can be found on the Leadership Memphis website at this link:

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    Leadership Memphis Announces 2021 Board Members

    MEMPHIS, Tenn., August 10, 2020 – Leadership Memphis is proud to announce its Executive Committee and Board Members for the 2021 fiscal year. The board is comprised of a diverse group of community, business, government, faith, education, and non-profit leaders that are dedicated to preparing leaders to work together for the good of the whole community. Since 1979, Leadership Memphis has continually developed new ways of promoting diversity, equity, and inclusion throughout the Mid-South by connecting leaders to leaders, leaders

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    Corona Virus/COVID-19 Update

      Dear Leadership Memphis Alumni, Supporters, and Friends, It’s never easy to be a leader. In times like we are facing today, it is perhaps as tough as ever. We all have a role to play in keeping each other safe and adjusting to the ever-changing aspects of life and community. It’s what we do. We must have the courage to be examples for others. We must find ways to work as teams, even as we are asked to practice social distancing. There are opportunities

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