EO Nashville Member News – April 17

April 17, 2020




Selling Your Business in a Post-Corona Environment with Jim Cumbee

April 24, 2020, 9:00am-10:00am 
Thinking about selling your business in the next couple of years?  If so, you won't want to miss this call with Strategic Alliance Partner, TN Valley Group.


Effects of the Tornado + COVID-19 on Nashville's Real Estate

May 1, 2020, 9:00am-10:00am
Join this Strategic Alliance Partner sponsored event to learn more about the current real estate situation in Nashville. 



Get a Grip on Your Business with Navigate the Journey

May 7, 2020, 8:00am-9:30am
What are the steps you need to take to try to reset your business?  Join this webinar for simple, practical, real world tools that you can use immediately to operate in this new reality. 



Forum Tool for Virtual Forum Meetings

Check out this video from Rod Sinclair about how to hold a virtual forum meeting… successfully.



Global Resources

EO Global also has some great resources for these challenging times.  

CLICK HERE for recordings of all Global sponsored events relating to COVID-19.

They have also set up a site to help connect, support and inspire entrepreneurs across the globe during this crisis-  #EOtogether


Tennessee Valley Group




Articles & Columns

David Trainer [New Constructs] wrote about COVID-19's disruption to Wall Street's data, the riskiest and safest ETF dividend yields, Tractor Supply Company and Zynga Inc. and the importance of reading footnotes for Forbes. He also penned columns for Seeking Alpha and Equities.com.

Awards & Recognition

The Nashville Business Journal announced its list of 2020 Best Places to Work honorees, which includes Acumen Technology [Sonny Clark], Trinisys [David Box] and Healthcare Bluebook [Jeff Rice].

In the News

PR Week announced that the Bradford Group [Jeff Bradford] has merged with Jacksonville-based Dalton Agency. 

TL Connects [Joe Brannon] is offering local restaurants and food service companies free use of its platform to text special offers to consumers in April and May, according to Clarksville Online, Franklin Is, Murfreesboro Voice, the Nashville Post and the Williamson Herald.

The director of sales at Parkside Builders [Brian Chastain] told the Tennessean that the company is using phone, FaceTime and video chats to follow social distancing rules. The story also appeared in Builder Online.

Homegrown Taproom & Marketplace [Robin Davis] was featured on WTVF NewsChannel5’s “We’re Open” segment. 

The Nashville Post quoted Mark Deutschmann [Core Development Services] in an article about home sales slowing due to the coronavirus. 

WSMV quoted the executive vice president of Zander Insurance [Shervin Eftekhari] about business interruption claims being denied by insurance companies. 

The chef of Henrietta Red and The Party Line [Benjamin & Max Goldberg] was featured by the Nashville Business Journal for the way she shifted the companies’ business models in response to the coronavirus pandemic. Pinewood Social is offering family meal packs, including brunch kits, for pick-up or delivery, according to Eater Nashville.

Documents submitted on behalf of Nathan Hysmith [HY Ventures] outline details of a mixed-use project that is being planned for Wedgewood-Houston, according to the Nashville Post.

Wagon Wheel Title and Escrow [Angie Lawless] was featured in a story by the Nashville Ledger on how COVID-19 has impacted the business and how the company has shifted its practices. 

Burger Up [James Lewis] was included in the Tennessean’s list of Nashville restaurants open for food and alcohol takeout in mid-April.

The Nashville Post reported that the director of client experience at LBMC Technology Solutions [Jeff McCorpin] was named to a newly-formed advisory board for Wilson Bank & Trust.

Men's Health and Yahoo! Life ran a story about the redpepper [Tim McMullen] employee who successfully engineered a Zoombot to stand in for him during meetings.

The Nashville Post reported that the Best Brands [Ryan Moses] warehouse will be updated after the March tornado damaged it. 

Good Wood Nashville [Dave Puncochar] has started to distribute $17,000 to small businesses following its “Nashville Strong” sign fundraiser, according to WSMV

The Nashville Soccer Club [Christopher Redhage] was mentioned in the news several times this week, including: 


MLS Multiplex:

Sounds Like Nashville:



David Trainer [New Constructs] was quoted by Reuters about earnings reports throughout the coronavirus pandemic.

Ozark River Portable Sinks [Martin Watts] is sending portable sinks to the Javits Center and New York City hospitals, according to WKRN.