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Young Memphis Class of 2019 Nominations

Thursday, 6 June, 2019

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LSI-logoThe Greater Memphis Chamber is pleased to announce that nominees are currently being sought for the Young Memphis Class of 2019. Sponsored by LSI Graphics, Young Memphis recognition initiative is designed to cultivate and showcase exceptional young professionals in the Greater Memphis area. 

The 2019 honorees will be featured in the Q3 issue of Momentum Magazine, the Chamber’s quarterly publication, as well as awarded at an exclusive cocktail reception this fall. To qualify for Young Memphis, nominees must be under 40 and employed by a Chamber member company.

Here are the emerging leaders that were recognized in the Young Memphis Class of 2018.

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  • Jon Brown | Manager of Event Operations, LEO Events

  • Claire Brulatour | Community Relations Specialist, BlueCross BlueShield of Tennessee

  • Emily Cupples | Co-Founder, Teach901

  • Stephen Duckett | Financial Advisor, Wells Fargo

  • Will Goodwin | Founder, Crosstown Brewing Company

  • Amanda Morris Henneghan | Sr. Director of Communication & Community Engagement, Tennessee Charter School Center

  • Erica Plybeah Hemphill | Founder, MedHaul

  • Howard Summers | Commercial Insurance Specialist, Lipscomb & Pitts

  • Jason Wallace | Director of Communications & Publications, Memphis Grizzlies

  • Mario Walker | Lead Designer & Project Manager, Self + Tucker Architects

Nominate your Young Memphian here.

All nominations must be submitted by Noon, Friday, July 5th, 2019. For further details, please contact the Marley Bates at

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