The entrepreneurial spirit can spring from many different sources.

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Being an entrepreneur is a way of life, a way of approaching opportunities and challenges, and seeing the potential in all situations.

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Entrepreneurship is the foundation of the American business world.

- Michael J. Bruns

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30Jan 2023

Andy

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Andy was born and raised in Memphis and has had a life long love affair with the city . After graduating from White Station High School in 1974, he attended The University of Mississippi where he obtained his bachelor’s degree in Business / Marketing. A two year stint with Dover Elevators and another two years in a small, privately held distribu

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30Jan 2023

Patti

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Patti Phelps is the owner and CEO of Phelps Security, Inc., which is the oldest security guard firm in Memphis, celebrating 69 Years of service to our community and is also the largest certified woman owned entity in Memphis, TN. Phelps Security provides security guard and patrol services to businesses and residential areas in the Memphis community

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30Jan 2023

Johnny

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Johnny is a Board Member and Managing Partner at Lipscomb & Pitts Insurance, a Higginbotham Partner. They are the 15th largest insurance broker in the US. In 2005, Johnny founded cityCURRENT Memphis and founded cityCURRENT Nashville in 2018. cityCURRENT, powered by Lipscomb & Pitts Insurance + Higginbotham, is a privately-funded catalyst for th

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30Jan 2023

Mathew W. “Mat”

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Mat Lipscomb was born in Memphis, Tennessee and was raised in North Mississippi. Mat graduated from Memphis State University earning his B.B.A. with a major in insurance. He then worked for an international insurance company, where he trained in the underwriting, claims, audit and loss-control departments, while at the same time earning his Certifi

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15Dec 2021

Randy

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Stepherson, Inc. was founded by the Stepherson brothers (Jack, Wesley, and Kenneth) in 1944.  Randy Stepherson and his brother-in-law, Bob Reed, started working in the Macon Road store in the mid-70s, and in 1978, bought the shares of Jack and Wesley Stepherson. Then they bought out Kenneth Stepherson, Randy’s father, in 1998. They currently ope

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15Dec 2021

Frank

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Frank J. Cianciola serves as Founder, Chairman of the Board and Chief Executive Officer of Banc3 Holdings, Inc. He began his financial services career at Union Planters in 1973 and from 1984-1992 he held a variety of executive positions with Commerce Union Bank (C&S Sovran). From 1992-1995, Cianciola served as CFO of The Memphis Group, Inc., a

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21Dec 2020

Andy

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Growing up in a large Italian family in Memphis, TN, Andy's love affair with cooking and being in the kitchen started young. Once he met Michael at Christian Brothers High School where they were both students, he knew he had found his culinary soulmate. After graduating from University of Mississippi, Andy attended Johnson and Wales University in C

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21Dec 2020

Michael

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A native of Memphis, TN, Michael began cooking as a child. His extended Italian family would gather for jovial Sunday suppers where everyone would help make homemade meatballs and ravioli. When Michael met Andy at Christian Brothers High School, they immediately connected over their similar ancestral backstories. After graduating from Auburn Univer

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21Dec 2020

Tyrone Adam

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In 1987, Tyrone Burroughs founded the global consumer products management firm First Choice Sales & Marketing Company with a vision to create an innovative sales and marketing approach for the personal care industry. As President & CEO, he continues to provide strategic solutions delivering growth to some of the world's largest consumer packaged go

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02Jan 2020

Chris L.

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Founded in 1985, with a dream and all of his personal assets, Chris Woods started Chris Woods Construction Co. Inc., a full-service commercial general contractor and construction management firm, providing consulting, design-build, pre-construction and other services. As a 2017 recipient of the MBJ PaceSetter awards, Chris Woods Construction has

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