September Session with Larry Jensen

September 7, 2017 - September 7, 2017

The first session for the NEXUS Class of 2018 will take place on Thursday, September 7 at 5:30pm
with speaker Larry Jensen, President & CEO of Commercial Advisors, LLC. speaking on the topic of “Memphis”. Dinner will begin at 5:30pm at Second Presbyterian Church in Room C310-West Entrance. NEXUS Alumni are invited to attend, to make a reservation email
Larry Jensen is President and CEO of Cushman & Wakefield | Commercial Advisors Partners. With more than 35 years in the commercial real estate business, Mr. Jensen has been recognized as “Commercial Broker of the Year”, “Office Broker of the Year” and “Office Leasing Broker of the Year” for the Memphis region by his real estate industry peers. He was also featured in an article “Commercial Real Estate 101”, in Business Tennessee Magazine.
Mr. Jensen and his team advise and represent corporations, institutions and individuals with innovative strategies, planning, and implementation related to business and commercial real estate. His clients have included: Smith & Nephew, ServiceMaster, Hunter Fan, FedEx Corporation, Kirkland’s, ACS Clothing, FedEx Express, Baker Donelson, AutoZone, Hewlett Packard, ACH Food Companies, Stratas Foods, The Campbell Clinic, Wright Medical Technologies, Methodist Le Bonheur Healthcare System, First Alliance Bank, and St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital.
Community Engagement
Mr. Jensen is active on the Board of Visitors for the University of Memphis and the Board of Advisors for the University of Memphis Fogelman College of Business. He was the former President of Memphis Tomorrow, an organization of CEOs of the larger Memphis-area companies and institutions and also served as Chairman of the Memphis Regional Chamber. Mr. Jensen currently serves on several committees of the Chamber of Commerce’s Chairman Circle. He also serves on the Methodist Foundation’s as Chairman and the University of Tennessee Center for Health Sciences Chancellor’s Roundtable. Mr. Jensen was recently elected to the National Board of Directors for Ducks Unlimited.
Mr. Jensen has served for more than 10 years on the founding board of trustees and the executive committee of Shelby Farms Park Conservancy (SFPC). SFPC has responsibility for the oversight of park, for its operations, and for the recently completed $70 million redevelopment of the 4,500 acre urban park located in Memphis. He has served as committee chair for Park Operations and currently chairs the governmental affairs committee for SFPC.
Additionally, he is on the board and the governing committee of Committee for Economic Development ( CED is a 75-year old Washington-based, non-partisan policy think tank which is a part of The Conference Board. Mr. Jensen serves as a co-chair the education initiatives of CED.

Location :

Second Presbyterian Church, 4055 Poplar Avenue, Memphis


A few highlights of my time in NEXUS. The Speakers are world class, community outreach is very effective, and the mentor/mentee relationships are well matched. My experience has led me to believe the real value in NEXUS is found in the community that you are i...
Patrick Bingham, NEXUS Protégé, Class of 2017 -
I'm elated to have been a part of the NEXUS experience. I've been paired with someone who has helped me grow professionally and personally. It's a mentor relationship that will go far beyond the program, and I am very blessed to have that.  Deidra Brooks,...
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The NEXUS experience has enriched my view of Memphis and I have gained a clearer vision of the opportunities in this great city.  After hearing one of the monthly speakers, I took inventory of the plans I have for my life and how they will affect a small piec...
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