UPCOMING EVENTS

Lunch and Discussion with Jack Soden, CEO of Elvis Presley Enterprises

Thursday, February 17, 2022 12:00 pm to 1:00 pm

Guest House at Graceland
3600 Elvis Presley Boulevard
Memphis, TN 38116

Jack Soden is the CEO of Elvis Presley Enterprises, Inc. Jack grew up in Kansas City, Missouri and attended Regis University in Denver, Colorado.

After graduation, he went to work in the investment banking industry. While working as Executive Director of a money management firm, he met a client, Priscilla Presley. Upon her request, he came to Memphis and helped develop a business plan for opening Graceland.

Today the company has more than four hundred employees, and Graceland has become one of the nation’s premier tourist attractions with annual visitors in excess of 600,000, bringing an estimated $200 million per year to the Memphis economy.

The organization has grown into a worldwide entertainment, licensing, merchandising and music publishing enterprise. The company also owns and operates Elvis Presley’s Heartbreak Hotel at Graceland.

Jack serves on the boards of The Greater Memphis Chamber of Commerce, The TN Tourism Committee, The ALSAC Leadership Council for St Jude Children’s Research Hospital, University of Memphis College of Communication and Fine Arts, and the National Advisory Board for the National Civil Rights Museum. He is a member of The Society of Entrepreneurs, and has served as chairman and a board member.

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Cultivating Culture with author, speaker, & leadership coach Brad Federman

Thursday, March 10, 2022 12:00 pm to 1:00 pm
Char Restaurant
431 South Highland Street, ##120, Memphis, TN, 38111
Perhaps your company culture is immortalized in a mission statement on your website or framed on your office walls, but how often are you actively cultivating those values?

Culture cannot be a set-it-and-forget-it aspect of your business. Weaving culture-building into your daily and weekly activities strengthens the engagement of your people and reinforces the key principles of your desired culture, making it a reality.

In Cultivating Culture, author, speaker, and leadership coach Brad Federman provides actionable tools for immediately promoting better teamwork, creating two-way conversations with your people, and gaining better feedback about how things are really going.

With the belief that we are what we talk about, Federman offers more than 100 ways to engage your team in conversations that matter. Make your meetings about more than tasks, deadlines, and problems, and instead utilize Cultivating Culture’s tools and activities to grow a deeper understanding of the work you’re doing and why.

Cultivating Culture is your practical, accessible guide to becoming the most effective leader you can, 15 purposeful minutes at a time.

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Thirtieth Annual Entrepreneur Awards Presentation and Dinner

Saturday, April 9, 2022 6:00 pm to 9:00 pm

The Society of Entrepreneurs

Requests the pleasure of your company for

The Thirtieth Annual Entrepreneur Awards Presentation and Dinner

Honoring the Induction of its new members

2022
Frank Cianciola
Randy Stepherson

2021
Tyrone Burroughs
Michael Hudman
Andy Ticer

2020
Craig Brewer
Edith Kelly-Green
Chris Woods
Kent Wunderlich

Saturday, the Ninth of April, 2022

At 6:00 in the Evening

Holiday Inn at The University of Memphis

3700 Central Avenue

Black Tie

For information, please call
Pearson Crutcher 901-299-9589

 

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All Roundtable Events are brought to you by

Paragon Bank & Ebiz Solutions

P.O. Box 770839
Memphis, Tennessee 38177