EO Nashville Members in the News: Steve Curnutte, Michael Brody-Waite, Leslie Embry, Jeff Rice, Jennifer Halverson, Robert Hartline, Jeff Pennington, Tony Darsinos, Ben Goldberg, Max Goldberg

September 22, 2017

In the News:

Capstan [Steve Curnutte] was featured in the Nashville Post for taking over three Ace Hardware stores in Middle Tennessee that abruptly shut down earlier this month. An attorney with Bone McAllester Norton [Charles Robert Bone] was mentioned in the article for helping close the deal.

The Nashville Entrepreneur Center [Michael Brody-Waite] was mentioned in an Inside Business article for hosting the Hampton Roads Chamber of Commerce. The EC was mentioned in an Inc. article for being included on Google’s list of co-working spaces and accelerator programs to support entrepreneurs.

The Blowout Co. [Leslie Embry] was mentioned in a StyleBlueprint article about The Gulch.

Bill Kampine of Healthcare Bluebook [Jeff Rice] recently took part in a panel discussion at Bernard Health’s annual Health Reform Luncheon. Bernard Health’s Woof Street Journal blog shared his tips for helping employees become better healthcare consumers.

The Tennessean included Adventureworks [Jennifer Halverson] in a list of the top 10 family-friendly destinations in Tennessee.

Hytch [Robert Hartline] was featured in the Williamson Source for its creative solution to Nashville’s traffic problem.

The Nashville Scene featured SPEAKeasy Spirits [Jeff Pennington] for launching Pennington Distilling Co., releasing a new rye product and unveiling a future distillery design.

Greko Street Food [Tony Darsinos] was featured in a StyleBlueprint roundup of three new Nashville restaurants.

Ben Goldberg and Max Goldberg [Strategic Hospitality] were featured in Southern Living as six of Nashville’s trendsetters. The Times-Gazette mentioned chefs from Bastion and Henrietta Red in an article about the Go Gold Festival returning this weekend. Le Sel was mentioned in a Tennessean article about romantic places to dine in Tennessee. Pinewood Social was mentioned in a Tennessean article about spending the ultimate weekend in Country Music, USA. The Tennessean also included Pinewood Social in a list of 10 must-try bars.

The Music City Loft [Danielle Dubetz] building was mentioned in a Tennessean article about the new Tennessee Whiskey Trail.

Williamson Source mentioned Landscape Services Inc. [Doug Stacey] as one of the employers attending a recent job fair.

The Tennessean mentioned M.L. Rose [Austin Ray] in an article about the evolution of the Nations neighborhood.

The Nashville Post mentioned Darek Bell [Bell and Associates Construction] in a brief about the purchase of a SoBro property adjacent to the Tuck-Hinton Architects building.

Micah Lacher [Anchor Investments] was quoted in a St. Clair Times article about the opening of a new Bargain Hunt store in Pell City, Alabama.

EO Upcoming Events:

EO Membership Prospect Events: September 22nd @ Prima / September 27th @ The EC

Know of an entrepreneur who may be interested in EO? Members can join in the Spring and Fall only. We are gearing up for the fall onboarding of new members NOW. EO will host both an informational lunch at Prima on September 22nd from 11:30am-1:00pm and a breakfast at the EC on September 27th from 7:30am-9am. Pick the time and date that works best for your prospect and feel free to join them. We will share with prospective members about Membership in EO. CLICK HERE to submit prospect referral information, so we can reach out with invitations.

Learning From Legends – Randy Rayburn: October 17th 7:30am -9:00am at Cabana

Join us over breakfast for our Learning from Legends series with Randy Rayburn. Randy began his restaurant career in 1975 as a bus boy and launched his first restaurant, Sunset Grill, 15 years later. He worked in management in numerous establishments over the years, including Gaylord Opryland Hotel, and has helped open 11 restaurants in the Nashville area. Randy currently owns Cabana and Midtown Cafe. He is also an avid supporter of hunger-relief and non-profit arts organizations and passionately cares about Nashville's economic development. Don't miss an opportunity to hear from this pioneer restauranteur and his expertise on the Nashville restaurant scene. Register here.

EO Moveable Feast in Germantown, Wednesday - October 25th - 6:30pm

Join us for this annual EO Nashville favorite with dining this year in the Germantown. Plan on a date night and book the sitters. We will spread out over several restaurants for three courses and meet up all together for dessert. Register here to attend.