UC President, Darrell Cobbins, interviewed by AfroTech about entrepreneurship in Memphis

President and principal broker of Universal Commercial, Darrell Cobbins, was interviewed by AfroTech about his experience as a Black entrepreneur in Memphis. 

“Memphis is both a big city and a small town…You can most likely get to whoever you need to and if you don’t know them, someone you know does. That type of accessibility is rare and for an entrepreneur it is like gold. This dynamic allows you to build relationships that can grow your business,” says Cobbins.

Cobbins named Inside Memphis Business Power Player second year in a row

President and principal broker of Universal Commercial, Darrell Cobbins, was featured as a 2020 Power Player in the CRE sector for Inside Memphis Business magazine.

Cobbins featured in Leadership Memphis list of 40 Change Makers

Darrell Cobbins, president and principal broker of Universal Commercial, was recognized for his commitment to the city of Memphis. 

“Leadership Memphis is honored to celebrate its 40th anniversary by recognizing many og the incredible people who have helped shape our city over the past 40 years,” said David Williams, Leadership Memphis President and CEO. “These 40 change makers were selected from among an impressive group of some of the most accomplished and deserving individuals who have contributed immensely to our community.”

UC President Darrell Cobbins named 2019 Inside Memphis Business POWER PLAYER 

Universal Commercial’s founding president, Darrell Cobbins, named a 2019 Power Player in Commercial Real Estate for Inside Memphis Business magazine.

UC President Darrell Cobbins named 2017 Inside Memphis Business POWER PLAYER 

2017 has been a rewarding year with notable accolades from Inside Memphis Business magazine as well as Darrell Cobbins, Universal Commercial’s founding president honored with the 100 Black Men, 100 Champion Award. See the video below! 

Haslam names Cobbins to sit on State Board of Education

Memphis real estate executive, a Cordova lawyer and a Decatur County high school student are the newest members of Tennessee’s State Board of Education.

Gov. Bill Haslam announced appointments this week to dozens of state boards and commissions, including the 11-member education panel, which sets policy for K-12 schools in Tennessee.

Cobbins featured in Inside Memphis Business November issue  

“Going through leadership development intensive got Cobbins benefits he never expected.” 

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