New Memphis Grads Leading in the Community

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New Memphis grads are leading in every corner of our community, and we’re proud to see the Chamber’s Chairman’s Circle is full of our alumni. These business leaders also have a passion for and commitment to building a better future for our city.

The Chairman’s Circle “engages Memphis business leaders on issues that affect Memphis and the Mid-South. The Chairman’s Circle’s 100+ members represent more than 100,000+ employees in the Memphis business community.”

According to the Memphis Daily News, the founding members of the Chairman’s Circle have voted to restructure its leadership.

The original co-chairs are almost all LDI grads – as are the newly elected chairmen and co-chairs.

Congratulations to Daphne Large (Data Facts, Inc.), Andy Cates (Colliers International), and Robin Smithwick (Diversified Trust) for being elected to two-year terms as co-chairs. Congratulations also to Duncan Williams (Duncan Williams, Inc.), Jason Hood (Sedgwick Claims Management Services), and David Waddell (Waddell & Associates), who were elected to a one-year terms as co-chairs. These leaders join a leadership structure already full of LDI grads, including Gary Shorb, Calvin Anderson, Carolyn Hardy, Spence Wilson Jr., Leigh Shockey, and Jason Hood.