April 29 2015
First Horizons Hosts Operation HOPE Founder John Hope Bryant to Discuss Recent Business Bestseller
On April 9th, Operation HOPE Founder, Chairman and CEO John Hope Bryant shared his message of financial dignity and financial inclusion with 180 employees of First Horizons at the University of Memphis. Bryant’s remarks center from his recent business bestseller, How the Poor Can Save Capitalism, which redefines the definitions of poverty and wealth and seeks to “deliver the memo.”
Members of the audience actively engaged with the author, finding his tenacious delivery and attack on poverty invigorating and informative. The event was held for the benefit of the many First Tennessee Bank employees, who work in the Memphis area.
Bryant, who is currently in the second stage of his 100-City Tour, is holding discussions with CEOs and government officials, across the nation and around the globe, about the role of the underserved in rebuilding the struggling global economy.
Recognized as one of Time magazine's 50 for the Future leaders, John Hope Bryant is an entrepreneur, author, and advisor and one of the nation's most recognized empowerment leaders. He is the founder, chairman, and CEO of Operation HOPE and Bryant Group Companies. Bryant is the author of Love Leadership and is the only African-American bestselling business author. He served as chairman of the President's Advisory Council on Financial Capability, Subcommittee on the Underserved and Community Empowerment, and was appointed by President Obama in 2014 as a member of the President's Advisory Council on Financial Capability for Young Americans. He is also cofounder of the Gallup-HOPE Index, the only national research poll on youth financial dignity and youth economic energy in the United States.