Pitt Hyde, AutoZone and the Innovative Power in Memphis


Pitt Hyde, AutoZone founder and Memphis philanthropist, came to share with the MTR Class of 2011 on June 9th. Among other things, he stressed the importance of CREATING and ENVIRONMENT where everyone wants to EXCEL. Everyone wants to be on a winning team. So, he made AutoZone into this culture and stressed the importance of making classrooms this same culture. In addition, we saw how one man with a Big Goal and a vision for innovation changed the way America bought, sold and used auto parts.