Special Thanks To Our Sponsors


Platinum Club Sponsors


FedEx Express invented express distribution and remains the industry’s global leader, providing rapid, reliable, time-definite delivery to more than 220 countries and territories, connecting markets that comprise more than 90 percent of the world’s gross domestic product within one to three business days. Unmatched air route authorities and transportation infrastructure, combined with leading-edge information technologies, make FedEx Express the world’s largest express transportation company, providing fast and reliable services for more than 3.9 million shipments each business day.

We know, we know. An entire lifetime is a huge promise. But it couldn't be more true. Once you get to the UofM, you'll quickly see how the knowledge you gain and the people you meet will inspire you to go out and change humanity. Make your mark. No matter what you come here to study, we will help you launch the career of your dreams. We have an arrow-sharp focus on you and your goals. Because if it matters to our students, it means the world to us. Click on the links above to read about students who had the good fortune to choose the UofM, putting them in the right place at the right time to make history.



Gold Club Sponsors

International Paper is one of the world’s leading producers of fiber-based packaging, pulp and paper. We create packaging products that protect and promote goods, enable worldwide commerce and keep consumers safe; pulp for diapers, tissue and other personal hygiene products that promote health and wellness; and papers that facilitate education and communication.



Silver Club Sponsors



At First Horizon Bank, we understand the importance of a strong community and we are committed to meeting the financial needs
of the communities we serve across our footprint.  Our commitment includes mortgage and small business lending, community
development lending and investments, philanthropy, and spending with minority-owned suppliers and marketing firms. It also
includes innovative methods to increase the convenience and physical access to financial services in low- to moderate-income

Bank of America/Merrill Lynch is a global company with a local focus. We have a strong commitment to the communities and regions in which we live and work. Through our lending, investing, advising, transacting and employment, we provide valuable resources to our customers and clients around the world.


Beacon Pointe Advisors is the largest female-led Registered Investment Advisory firms (RIAs) in the nation working with institutions, defined contribution plans, individuals and families. We provide full service financial planning and research driven investments allowing our clients to make important and informed strategic decisions. We accept no fees from the investment managers we recommend to our clients, as this ensures our fiduciary duty is upheld and our clients’ best interests are the driving force in our relationship.


Rather than settling for the ordinary, seek out the extraordinary. At Mercedes-Benz of Collierville, we are fully committed to your complete satisfaction. Our team is excited to go the extra mile to ensure you receive the very highest levels of service while meeting all your automotive needs more quickly, comfortably, and conveniently that you can elsewhere. It is thanks to that total customer commitment we have become one of the leading dealerships serving Memphis, Germantown, Jackson, Oxford, and Tupelo in spite of only opening recently in 2014.



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Waddell & Associates, Inc. knows first-hand that money and wealth are very personal issues. Before you become a client of Waddell & Associates, we put our wealth strategists to work for you and put together a comprehensive plan that shows you how you can maximize opportunities that will take you where you want to be 5, 10, 25 or 50 years from now with regards to your wealth.



CBIZ enables you to dedicate your time to critical business matters by providing custom solutions that help you manage your finances, your risk and your employees. We offer clients exceptional quality and diverse capabilities in Accounting and TaxInsurancePayroll and Human Resources, as well as a suite of specialized consulting services and solutions – all with a single focus: your success.




Bronze Club Sponsors


Memphis is our business.  Our goal is simple. To help Memphis grow. How we do that isn’t so simple. We give member businesses the support they need to reach their full potential. We work with site selectors and relocating companies to demonstrate the advantages of doing business in Memphis. We advocate with local, state, and federal governments on behalf of our members. We pursue investment opportunities that enrich our communities. https://memphischamber.com


A promise is meaningless on its own, and values enhance nothing if they are just words on a website. HHM's promise of integrity-driven client service is easily upheld by incorporating our core values in every decision we make. These basic principles serve as the foundation for every client relationship we have in place. These core values offer employees a clear set of standards and expectations, enabling our firm to grow and offer the best service possible.


At Trustmark, we believe in building strong customer relationships and work hard to know and understand our customers and their financial needs. We recognize the trust you place in your financial institution, and we look forward to demonstrating the value behind our name.  Serving the financial needs of customers and communities started in 1889 in Jackson, Mississippi. Today, Trustmark proudly serves customers in Alabama, Florida, Mississippi, Tennessee and Texas through more than 2,800 associates in over 180 locations, along with a vast network of ATMs and ITMs throughout the Southeast. 


Our mission is to strengthen our clients’ competitive edge, enhance our employees’ professional careers, and make a positive impact in our communities. To achieve those aims, we adhere to these guiding principles: Partnership and Relationship; Performance and Reliability; Perseverance and Determination; Customer Service; Loyalty and Commitment; Honesty and Integrity; Trustworthiness and Confidentiality; Adaptability and Versatility; Belief and Optimism; Fun!
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TD Capital Management LLC is a wealth management/investment advisory firm and a registered investment advisor with the United States Security and Exchange Commission (SEC).  We are dedicated to providing comprehensive financial integration and portfolio management services to individuals and families.  We also provide investment management services for pension and profit sharing plans, endowment funds, trusts, estates and charitable organizations.
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Belz Enterprises based in Memphis, Tennessee has been a leading real estate developer and property management firm for almost 60 years. During this time, Belz amassed a portfolio of properties covering all real estate categories, within a broad geographical area, and in every price range. Our staff of professionals offers expertise in every phase of real estate development, management and leasing. No one else offers you any space, any place.

Belz Enterprises

At Harris Shelton Hanover Walsh, PLLC, we believe successful results are achieved by building true partnerships with our clients. We have deep roots in Memphis and the surrounding communities with offices in Nashville, Covington and Oxford, Mississippi.  We partner with businesses and individuals to navigate the myriad challenges of transacting business and competing in a global economy. Our work reflects our clients’ values and their overall philosophy.


Reliant Investment Management is an independent investment advisor providing customized portfolio management and comprehensive financial planning based on personal relationships with each client.  Reliant is an SEC regulated Registered Investment Advisor, independently owned and managed by our principals.  We are a certified Women’s Business Enterprise (WBE), compensated on a fee-only basis; receiving no commissions, with total assets under management exceeding $1 billion.


Duncan Williams Asset Management was created to meet the unique needs of individual investors, business owners and foundations and non-profits. Rooted in the Southeast, we advise a diverse roster of clients with more than $650 million in assets.  We have a passion for service and seek out those organizations that make our world better, and help them do what they do best.  We have a long heritage of supporting the local arts and treat our clients like family.
Memphis International Airport is governed by the Memphis-Shelby County Airport Authority (MSCAA). Our leadership team is committed to making our Airport one of the most convenient and “hassle free” travel experiences in the country. Our executives implement the policies established by the MSCAA to ensure that Memphis International remains a first-class airport.




Extensive experience in more than 50 practice areas means Butler Snow is the only resource you need. From public finance to litigation to business services, we can offer solutions to a variety of your legal and business needs. Our team of top-level business advisors provides strategic guidance to closely held businesses. From creative financing and capital formation to exit/succession planning and executive outsourcing, we can take your company to the next level.
Butler Snow - A Law Firm Committed to Client Service


The focal point of our business model is the client. As your goals and needs change, our wheel—our process—continues to turn, with us constantly asking the question, “What if?” and providing the most effective answer.  This is the process we use for every relationship. It’s not stagnant. It’s perpetual. As we finish one step, we immediately begin working on the next. Even after we’ve completed the cycle, we begin again—always monitoring, searching and discovering alternatives to optimize your financial approach.

Simplifying Your Financial Life — Commerce Advisors (commerceadvisorsllc.com)


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