Officers

Benny O. Lendermon, III

President

Benny O. Lendermon, III

John Michael Farris

Chairman

John Michael Farris
Principal
Farris, Mathews, Branan, Bobango & Hellen, PLC

Ray Pohlman

Vice Chairman

Ray Pohlman
Vice President, Government Relations
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Terry Lynch

Immediate Past Chair

Terry Lynch
Managing Parter
Southland Development Partners

Robert Clark

Secretary

Robert Clark
Director of Government Affairs
St Jude Children’s Research Hospital

Tyree Daniels

Treasurer

Tyree Daniels
Duncan Williams

John W. Stokes, Jr.

Chairperson Emeritus

John W. Stokes, Jr.
Senior Partner – Retired
Raymond James

Gregory M. Duckett

Chairperson Emeritus

Gregory M. Duckett
Senior Vice President and Corporate Counsel
Baptist Memorial Health Care Corporation

Members

Jen Andrews

Jen Andrews

Executive Director
Shelby Farms Park Conservancy

Regena Bearden

Regena Bearden

Vice President, Marketing and Public Relations
Memphis Convention & Visitors Bureau

Sam Cantor

Sam Cantor

Owner
Sam Cantor & Company Brokerage Firm

Chase Carlisle

Chase Carlisle

Director of Real Estate and Development
Carlisle Corporation

Colton Cockrum

Colton Cockrum

Assistant Director
Hardin Honors Program University of Memphis

Ron Coleman

Ron Coleman

Representing Memphis in May International Festival

Carol Coletta

Carol Coletta

Senior Fellow, American Cities Practice
The Kresge Foundation

Robert Craddock

Robert Craddock

Managing Partner
Memphis office of Wyatt, Tarrant & Combs, LLP

Janie Garrett

Janie Garrett

Senior Counsel
ServiceMaster Global Holdings

David Hagel

David Hagel

Manager
Bass Pro Shops – Pyramid

Vincent B. Lee

Vincent B. Lee

President & CEO
ServiceMaster Facilities Maintenance

Sharon Leicham

Sharon Leicham

Community Activist

Barry Lichterman

Barry Lichterman

Levitt Shell

Tanja Mitchell

Tanja Mitchell

Community Development Coordinator
Uptown Partnership

Bill Morrison

Bill Morrison

Memphis City Council

Laura Morris

Laura Morris

Executive Director - Retired
Shelby Farms Park Conservancy

Terrance Patterson

Terrance Patterson

President & CEO
Downtown Memphis Commission

Chris Peck

Chris Peck

Associate Director
Pyramid Peak Foundation

Teresa Sloyan

Teresa Sloyan

Executive Director
Hyde Family Foundations

Jim Strickland

Jim Strickland

Mayor City of Memphis

Diane Terrell

Diane Terrell

VP of Community Engagement & Executive Director
Memphis Grizzlies Foundation

Nick Vergos

Nick Vergos

Partner
The Rendezvous Restaurant and Rendezvous Shipping