Season 2: Episode 9


While working as Executive Director of a money management firm, Jack Soden met a client, Priscilla Presley. Upon her request, he came to Memphis and helped develop a business plan for opening Graceland. Today, Jack is the CEO of Elvis Presley Enterprises, Inc., which now has more than 400 employees. Graceland has become one of the nation's premier tourist attractions with annual visitors in excess of 600,000, bringing an estimated $200 million per year to the Memphis economy. The company also controls The Guest House at Graceland, a 4-star, 450-room resort hotel.

Links to items mentioned in the interview:


Society of Entrepreneurs Profile

The Guest House at Graceland

Greater Memphis Chamber

St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital

The University of Memphis

National Civil Rights Museum

Season 2 Episode 9: Jack SodenEntrepreneurial Insights
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