MEET THE TEAM
Family: Lives with husband, Rob, and two little boys.
Career: Content Director for a tech marketing firm and part-time artist
Favorite Memphis restaurant: Chips and salsa from La Hacienda, Babalu burger from Babalu, and Key Lime Pie from Southern Social
Why you love Memphis: It really is a tiny town with a huge history. People in Memphis either get it or they don’t. The ones who get it are my kind of people.
Fun fact: Addicted to escape rooms.
Family: Mom of 5 bonus mom of 3 fur mom of 3 wife of 1.
Live: Olive Branch, MS
From Ripley, MS.
Career: Social media strategist.
Fave Memphis Restaurant: Sunrise.
Why you love Memphis: I love Memphis because it’s always something to do for my family.
Fun fact is even though my favorite color is Pink wear a lot a lot of black!
Family: We’re a family of six! It first began with my husband and I sixteen years ago and then we added Aria and Hayes. In 2022, we added two family pets, Nico (Cane Corso) and Zaza (Giant Schnauzer).
Live: Germantown but prefer the likes of Midtown, Downtown, and South Memphis. They have the best restaurants!
Career: I recently was promoted in my career field, I am now a full-time and lead family manager, aka a Stay-At-Home Mom.
What I love about Memphis: I love everything about Memphis- the people, the culture, and the food. Soul flows through the water, which we have some of the best drinking water in the nation.
Favorite Memphis restaurant: I wish choosing a favorite restaurant was as simple as choosing my favorite restaurant. For a sit-down restaurant, I love Evelyn & Olive. For quick bite, Feast & Graze has the best charcuterie & cheese boards in the city. For sweet treat, Quintessential Sweets hits the spot every time!
Fun Fact: When I was a kid, I wanted to be a Figure Skater.
Family: Husband + 5 girls
Where do you live: Memphis
Hometown: Also Memphis
Career: Mother of 5
Favorite Memphis restaurant: Coastal Fish Company
Why you love Memphis: there’s no place like home and Memphis is home
Fun fact about yourself: I’m addicted to baths, body wash, and PJs….no joke
Family: Lives with husband, 4 kids (Aiden 14, twins Elliott and Elijah 10 and Eve 9), a dog named Bourbon (after bourbon) and a cat named Barley (after beer).
Career: Librarian and Writer
Favorite Memphis Restaurant:
Why I love Memphis: He’s my boyfriend. Sure we get into arguments and he has commitment issues, but he treats me well and loves me too.
Fun Fact about me: I like sweets that aren’t too sweet, sausage that’s not too sausage-y, and bread that’s not too bready.
Family: Lives with husband & 1 child
Hometown: Gaithersburg, MD
Career: School Social Worker
Favorite Memphis restaurant: Hog & Hominy
What I love about Memphis: I’ve done my adult growing up in Memphis; she is kind and loving and has helped me learn about myself.
Fun fact: Love the Memphis Grizzlies (duh!)
Family: Husband Ryan, Addison 2016, Orin 2018
Hometown: Ashburnham, MA
Career: Stay at Home Mom, Dog Trainer, Digital Marketing Freelancer
Favorite Memphis Restaurant: So far it’s Lafayette’s Music Room
Why I Love Memphis: The culture, the people, the food, and there’s always something to do!
Fun fact: I went to school for Marine Biology and I used to work in marine animal rescue.
Family: Husband Travis and daughter Nora (September 2019)
Where do you live: In a quadplex we own in the Binghampton neighborhood
Hometown: Hoorn, the Netherlands
Career: Personal Trainer / Group Fitness Instructor
Favorite Memphis Restaurant: Casablanca
Why you love Memphis: The developments happening around town are super great, there is always something to do! I love the diversity of people and the amount of fellow internationals that live in Memphis!
Fun fact about myself: I came to the United States on a track & field scholarship, throwing shot put, discus, and hammer for the University of Memphis (this is the most frequently asked question about me: why I came to the US).
Family: Lives with husband and two kids.
Where do you live: Germantown
Hometown: Lebanon, TN
Career: Former ELA middle school teacher, who’s now a SAHM who blogs and volunteers a lot (LeBonheur, school PTO board, etc).
Favorite Memphis restaurant:
Date night: Coastal Fish
With kids: Rotolo’s Craft and Crust & Huey’s
Why you love Memphis: I love Memphis for its diversity, inclusive spirit, and amazing food!
Fun fact about yourself: I reread the Harry Potter series every year, love wearing Lilly, and am an Enneagram 6.
Family: married to Martin and we have a daughter and a son.
Live: We live in East Memphis
From: South Memphis.
Career: I am a Doula and yoga instructor in the community and moonlight as an operations manager for a national award winning local marketing company.
Favorite Memphis restaurant: Char
Fun fact: I won the Sprite Remix K97 Show Me Your Skills challenge rapping Jkown “Tipsy” in Highschool and my pronouns are she/her/mane, heavy on the MANE.
Family: I’m outnumbered by boys, Jacob (11/2014) and Nathan (8/2018) and husband that sometimes feels like third child🤪❤️
Where do you live: the 901! Bartlett
Hometown: Born in California but raised in Memphis since i was 3
Career: part time MDO teacher and part time earring maker [email protected]
Favorite Memphis restaurant: Memphis pizza cafe
Why you love Memphis: mostly the people. The community and friendly ness of most
Fun fact about yourself: I started making earrings because i was bored during covid and now i have a whole business I’m blessed with! ❤️
Family: I have 4 kiddos – 8yr old – IP and 3 middle schoolers – BP(13), JP(12), KP(11)
Hometown: Normal, IL – I was born in Ohio but never lived there(Navy brat)
Favorite Memphis Restaurant: My Favorite Place Mexican Restaurant- Cordova
Why you love Memphis: My church and Shelby Farms Park
Fun fact about yourself: I love Paint Nights but am terrible at painting. And I’m an Enneagram 2.
Family: Husband, two daughters, and a son
Where I live: Midtown
Hometown: Kansas City, Missouri
Career: Mostly stay-at-home mom who is also an adjunct instructor at a community college
Favorite (family) Memphis restaurant(s): “Tractor restaurant” (Belly Acres) and Mulan
Why I love Memphis: Big small town feel
Fun fact: I skated for the Angels of Death with Memphis Roller Derby prior to having kids
Family: husband and kids—Grayson (2008), Kendall and Keller (2012), and Walker (2017)
Lives: suburb of Memphis
Career: currently retired pediatric ER nurse
Favorite restaurant: City Silo
Why I love Memphis: the people
Fun fact: I am a multi-schooling mom. One in private school, 2 homeschooled, and one in public school.
Family: Husband, 2 girls, and 1 rescue dog
Where you live: Germantown
Hometown: Born and raised in India.
Career: Homemaker (though I have 10 years experience as a System Administrator for American Express)
Favorite Memphis restaurant: Flight Restaurant and Wine Bar & Southern Social
Why I love Memphis: Love the diversity it offers, while maintaining its small town feel. Plus, ofcourse the Grizzlies and the food!
Fun Fact: I changed schools 17 times growing up! My father was in the army and we moved every 2 years. New cities, new schools, new friends!
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