Christie Cut Stone

Founded in 1906 by Scottish immigrant Alex Christie, Christie Cut Stone is deeply established in the Memphis building community.

Reboot Realestate LLC

When Kevin Crutcher moved to Memphis from Nashville six years ago, he was already focused on providing the city’s residents with more comfort and security as a Nationwide Insurance agent.

Shelby Center Hospital for Animals

When Dr. Jim Morse and Dr. Craig Grant met as freshmen at Mississippi State University, they had no idea that their instant friendship would someday lead to a business partnership.

Memphis Area Community Reinvestment Act (CRA) Association

Founded in spring 2017, the Memphis Area Community Reinvestment Act (CRA) Association serves as a platform for collaborative work to identify the needs of low-and-moderate-income individuals and geographies and actively promote efforts to meet those needs.

Scott Street Arts

When Suzanne Landers and her husband Bill prepared to celebrate their son Andrew’s graduation from the Savannah College of Art and Design (SCAD), they also pursued plans to support his long-term professional goals.

Toof American Digital

From the height of the printing press era to the dawn of the digital age, few industries have experienced as much dramatic technological change over the last 150 years as commercial printing.

White Door Events

Founded in 2014, White Door Events brings the world of luxury event rentals to clients by transforming any space into a spectacular presentation ready to be celebrated.

Falling Into Place

Mary Claire White fell into her current business, so to speak, when she was providing customer support for a soap- and candle-making supply company.

Explore Bike Share

Trey Moore moved back to his hometown of Memphis to helm Explore Bike Share, a non-profit launching the city’s first bike sharing system, after spending two decades leading other regional organizations with a focus on community health.

Wild Beet Salad Co.

When native Memphian Kelcie Hamm pursued a degree in fashion business administration in Manhattan, she was inspired by more than the city’s style scene.

Ethridge Enterprises

Before changing its mission to land development, Ethridge Enterprises was focused underground.

Hank Hill Co.

Hank Hill’s relationship with Financial Federal goes back even farther than the Bank’s beginnings.

Victory Bicycle Studio

When Clark Butcher opened Victory Bicycle Studio in 2010, Memphis was rated one of the worst cities in the country for biking by Bicycling Magazine.

Brink & White Pediatric Dental Associates

Pediatric dentist partners Dr. Josh Brink and Dr. Jason White of Brink & White Pediatric Dental Associates are always looking for a competitive advantage.

Kemmons Wilson Inc.

As a third-generation principal at Kemmons Wilson Inc., McLean Wilson bridges a rich philanthropic and corporate tradition with innovative entrepreneurship and community engagement.

Tharp’s Optical Boutique

Growing up in one of the poorest counties in Tennessee, Dr. Linda Tharp was encouraged to keep her career goals simple.

Patton & Taylor Construction Company

During more than 50 years in the Memphis construction community, Patton & Taylor Construction Company has worked on projects of every stripe – from hotels, apartments, shopping centers, and offices to non-profit facilities, municipal buildings, and historic properties.

Morton & Germany

The importance of teamwork was impressed on attorney Jeff Germany long before he partnered with Craig Morton to form their law firm Morton & Germany in 1997. As an Arkansas Razorback and later a volunteer football coach at Manassas High School, Germany knows that trust and commitment are essential for a winning partnership.

Confections & Connections

Kelsey Loebel always knew she wanted to open her own business, but it took more time to discover the path she would take. Loebel was able to find that purpose by opening Confections & Connections, or C+C, a bakery that is dedicated to giving back to the community.

Meredith McDonald

Realtor Meredith McDonald has been selling homes with Hobson Realtors in Memphis for thirty years, and her relationship with Financial Federal goes back to the beginning.

RKA Construction

Ryan Anderson began his career with a focus on commercial construction. With a degree in building science from Auburn University, he had a solid background in construction management that was augmented with an internship and early experience at a major Memphis commercial contractor.

Allegiant Power

Everyone needs batteries. As we move ever faster into a cord-cutting world, the demand is only increasing. It was this built-in growth that set Tom Wilson on the path to head Allegiant Power, which is now the largest battery buying group and distributor of wholesale batteries in North America.

Mid South Home Buyers

In 2001, Terry Kerr bought a house. In 2016, he will buy over 300. "I fell in love with making ugly houses pretty when my wife Elaine and I bought ours," said Kerr. The Kerrs purchased a fixer-upper in Memphis' historic Cooper-Young neighborhood and then spent seven months of nights and weekends renovating it.

Robinson Toyota

After an upbringing in the mortgage business, Richard Robinson ventured out on his own into the car industry, becoming the founder of Robinson Toyota. He didn’t lose touch with his roots, however – the seed money for the dealership came from Financial Federal, where he had a strong connection.

Complete Computer Services

Founded in 1989, Brown's company, Complete Computer Services, has been providing technology consulting and support to other organizations throughout the Midsouth, including businesses, churches, and even one of Memphis' civic jewels.

Mid-South Realty

Like fellow Financial Federal customer Terry Kerr, George and Jerry Couloubaritsis began their company with a single home purchase. After helping a friend buy a house, the brothers continued in property sales, eventually formalizing their business as Mid-South Realty in 1992.

Dr. Robert Miller

With 30 years at Campbell Clinic specializing in sports medicine, Dr. Miller has solidified his Memphis credentials as the team physician for University of Memphis athletics, Rhodes College athletics, and AAA baseball's Memphis Redbirds. He also assists the Campbell team in their work with the Memphis Grizzlies.

Elizabeth Malmo Interior Design

When Memphian Elizabeth Malmo began her career in interior design, she followed the recommended path and moved to New York. After she and her husband-to-be spent almost four years in the city, however, they were called back to the South, and that was where Malmo found her own direction.

Makowsky Ringel Greenberg, LLC

Since 2000, MRG has been operated by principals Gary Makowsky, Jimmy Ringel and Michael Greenberg, the second generation of leadership for the firm. Their long-standing relationships in the community reflect and include their partnership with Financial Federal.

National Guard Products

National Guard Products was founded by Chuck's father Charles in 1935 and has been in its current 160,000-square-foot manufacturing facility for the last 18 years. The company makes architectural door hardware for schools, hospitals, and other non-residential uses, which are then distributed by their sales representatives throughout the country.

Angel Care Natural Healing and Acupuncture

In the mid-1980s, veterinarian Dr. Kathy Mitchener began her career in the emerging field of veterinary oncology. This complex arena of care eventually became the majority of her work, and in 2004 it was her primary focus as she opened Angel Care Cancer Center for Animals.

McNeill Commercial Real Estate

Mobile travelers and established businesses have very different real estate needs, but McNeill Commercial Real Estate is expert in meeting both. The company specializes in hotel development and management as well as commercial real estate from medical offices to warehouses.

NHO Management, Inc.

NHOM builds safe, affordable housing for working families and is committed to building and rehabbing 10-12 homes a year, but their services go beyond construction. A counseling department also offers pre-purchase advising to prepare applicants for the mortgage process and three years of follow-up homeownership guidance.

The Blackburn Group

Based in Oxford, The Blackburn Group has built residential, condominium, and student housing communities, primarily located in Mississippi and Texas. Over the past ten years, the company has grown from three employees to more than fifty and added fitness center management and land mitigation to their interests.

Dickens Built

Doug Dickens began his career in real estate development around 1980 with a focus on urban development. He and his building partners would identify areas that were not getting their best uses and then work to create more cohesive, functional communities through redevelopment.

The Crosby Clinic

Repeatedly named among the best doctors in Memphis by his peers, Dr. Crosby also sees patients weekly in Corinth, Mississippi and holds monthly appointments with the Tri-State Specialty Physicians in Marion, Arkansas, expanding the reach of his services to areas that may not otherwise have access to his specialized care.

The Enclave

When development of The Enclave was imperiled by the economic downturn, partners John Duke, Mike Murphy, Chip Tayloe, Dan Turley, and Frank Uhlhorn made the decision to purchase 43 lots in phase three of this infill subdivision of estate homes in the heart of Germantown.

ALCO Management

With over 6,300 rental units in eight states, ALCO Management, Inc., founded by Frank Jemison, has been making thousands feel at home since 1974. The company is headquartered in Memphis, but retains regional offices to handle timely response to property issues.

Shapiro and Company

Not many architecture firms include a quotation from a literary titan on their About page, but for Shapiro and Company, a Henry Miller passage summarizes their creed and mission: "There is the happiness which comes from the creative effort. The joy of dreaming, creating, building..."

Acorn International

Since its founding in 1999, Acorn International has grown into a multi-million-dollar global company, but they still value the hometown touch. The importer of agricultural fencing, concrete accessories, and building fasteners has used the flexibility from an increased line of credit to maintain $1 million in inventory at their 50,000-square-foot Memphis warehouse.


Radians was founded in 1997, essentially on the introduction of one product: the AV, a combination hearing and eyewear protection item. Eighteen years later, Radians has a comprehensive line of quality safety products and an ever-increasing need for production, storage, and office space.

Dr. Lale and Oscar Adams

After six years in a collaborative dental practice, Dr. Lale Adams considered branching out on her own. In 2013, she was approached to take over a practice down the street from her office after the untimely death of a prominent local dentist.

Fogelman Investment Company

With the property at 6450 Poplar under ownership of Fogelman Investment Company for several years, the sale of the property for the development of the International Paper IV building, and positive economic trends, Robert Fogelman felt that the opportunity to develop the Poplar-facing lot became apparent.

David Clark Construction

David Clark Construction began by working primarily on remodels of homes his family had constructed, operating under the idea that the original builder knows the structure best. Fifteen years later, the company is featuring a house in the VESTA Home Show for the third time.

Break It Down Towing

After putting aside dreams of a professional basketball career, Antonio “Tony” Anderson opened his company Break It Down Towing with a $3,500 investment in a single tow truck.