UPDATE (9/15): The digital magazine featuring this story has been released and can be viewed here. My excerpt is below:
ORIGINAL POST (8/24) Yesterday the Greater Memphis Chamber announced that I was one of ten selected for their 2015 Young Memphians feature. There’s an excerpt from their press release below, and the feature will officially be released next month in Memphis Crossroads Magazine. I’m honored to be selected as part of this group! I don’t know exactly what to expect, but I can say I got to take part in a pretty cool photo shoot at this location many of you fellow Memphians may be able to identify. Press release after the photo.
The Greater Memphis Chamber announces its selection for the class of 2015 Young Memphians, ten exceptional young professionals who will be featured in Memphis Crossroads Magazine.
“When we look at this talented group of young professionals, we see a generation that’s ready to spark transformational change in Memphis,” said Phil Trenary, President & CEO of the Greater Memphis Chamber. “These 10 Young Memphians represent a variety of industries and companies, but they all have two things in common: a passion for Memphis and a hardworking, can-do attitude that will accomplish great things for our city.”
2015 Young Memphians:
- Anna Cardona, Designer & Marketing Director, Evans Taylor Foster Childress Architects
- Airika Gigas, Director of Sales & Events, LEO Events
- Noah Glenn, Videographer, City Leadership
- Brent Hooks, Accountant, Allworld Project Management
- Brooke Jones, Engineer, FedEx
- Kela Jones-Lewis, Director of Development, Peer Power Foundation
- Jonathan Lyons, Director of Public Relations, Memphis Convention & Visitors Bureau
- George Monger, VP & Executive Director, The Consortium MMT
- Carlissa Shaw, Criminal Lawyer, Horne & Wells
- David Underwood, Director of Import Services, Dunavant Logistics