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  • Robert Barrett | HobbyTown USA Inc.

    Robert Barrett | HobbyTown USA Inc.

    HobbyTown is a full-line hobby store featuring products in the categories of radio control, games, railroads, models, parts and paint, rockets, and science and educational items. The business specializes in model trains and radio-controlled cars and airplanes.

    During the economic downturn that has hit the retail sector so hard, owner Robert…click to read more

    Gregg Overman | River City Soap Company

    Gregg Overman | River City Soap Company

    Gregg Overman, owner of River City Soap Company, has been awarded the 2012 Memphis Rising Star Award from the Tennessee Small Business Development Center at Southwest Tennessee Community College. The Rising Star award is given annually by the SBDC to a businessperson who best exemplifies not only business success but…click to read more
    Melissa Gratias | MBG Organizing Solutions

    Melissa Gratias | MBG Organizing Solutions

    Melissa Gratias, owner and principal consultant with MBG Organizing Solutions, has more than 15 years of experience helping business people be more effective and organized. She has consulted one-to-one with hundreds of executives and company leaders about their personal effectiveness and leadership skills and has led thousands more through training…click to read more
    Roger & Shirley Henson | Henson Logistics, LLC.

    Roger & Shirley Henson | Henson Logistics, LLC.

    Roger Henson Trucking was started in Whiteville, Tennessee as a partnership with his wife Shirley in 1975. It is a veteran owned business. With 40 trucks and an equal number of trailers, the business soon outgrew the Whiteville location so the business moved to Bolivar, Tennessee building a facility comprised…click to read more

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