Kent Wunderlich to Join Society of Entrepreneurs
Published on: January 6, 2020
After careful consideration by its membership committee and the Board of Directors, the Society of Entrepreneurs (SOE) is pleased to announce the selection of four (4) new members to the organization:
Craig Brewer, Movie Producer/Director
Edith Kelly-Green, KGR Group
Chris Woods, Chris Woods Construction Co.
Kent Wunderlich, Financial Federal Bank
In 1987, Wunderlich joined what is now Financial Federal Bank. He is now chairman of the board, CEO and general counsel for the company. Previously, he was a member of Baker Donelson and became a partner in the commercial real estate section of the law firm. Wunderlich has been a board member of the Shelby Farms Park Conservancy since 2012. He served on the Memphis University School Board of Trustees for more than 20 years, including nine years as Chairman. He has been on boards of charitable organizations in the greater Memphis community including the Boys and Girls Club of Memphis, Neighborhood Housing Opportunities Inc., and the Nature Conservancy of Tennessee.
SOE was founded in 1991 to foster entrepreneurial spirit and recognize contributions of area entrepreneurs. The Society of Entrepreneurs’ membership comprises Mid-South business owners, presidents and other key executives. Members are chosen annually by their peers, and must be mature (not emerging) entrepreneurs who have exhibited personal business achievement, creativity, determination, integrity, leadership, self-direction and the ability to transform a vision into a dynamic business accomplishment.
The organization’s purpose is to promote the general welfare of the community, contribute to the public good, and foster education. The Society of Entrepreneurs supports the creation, development, and implementation of programs that encourage the efforts of entrepreneurs in businesses, and in local, national and international communities.
The 28th Annual Dinner and Awards Banquet will be Saturday, April 18, 2020 at the Holiday Inn at the University of Memphis.