Season 1: Episode 11


As Chairman of Kemmons Wilson Companies, Spence Wilson knows entrepreneurship quite well, having spent a lifetime with one of the city’s most well-known – his father, Kemmons Wilson the founder of Holiday Inn. Spence understands and embodies the importance of blending creative energy and vision, initiative and innovation, and has worked to develop Kemmons Wilson Companies into a leading investment, hospitality development and management company.

Links to items mentioned in the interview:

Kemmons Wilson Companies

Society of Entrepreneurs Profile

Kemmons Wilson Family Foundation

Kemmons Wilson’s Twenty Tips for Success

Kemmons Wilson Vision, Mission & Values

The Holiday Inn Story 

Orange Lake Resort

The University of Memphis Kemmons Wilson School of Hospitality & Resort Management

Episode 11: Spence WilsonEntrepreneurial Insights
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