Ham says BRIDGES brought her ‘up close and personal with human beings’

By , Daily Memphian Updated: December 09, 2019 2:06 PM CT | Published: December 07, 2019 4:00 AM CT

Longtime marketer Cynthia Ham took a chance on youth development in 2012, when she became CEO of BRIDGES. As she retired from the job this week, she said she learned an investment in Memphis' youth is the most important investment in building community.


Cynthia Ham BRIDGES

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