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Jay talked to Memphis-based Spence Wilson, who discusses the long legacy and family business built by the Wilson family, and the decisions that have driven their success over the years. Spence and Jay discuss his background and the business ethics instilled in their family by their father, Kemmons Wilson.
Spence Wilson is the Chairman of Kemmons Wilson Companies, most notable for founding the popular Holiday Inn hotel chain. Prior to his role as chairman, he was the President of Kemmons Wilson Inc., working alongside other members of the Wilson family. He earned his Bachlelors in Economics from Vanderbilt University in 1964, and later went on to recieve a Masters in Business Administration from Harvard. Spence and his wife, Becky, have 4 children and 11 grandchildren.