EO Nashville Members in the News: Andy Bailey, Alex Tolbert, Paul Jankowski, JJ Rosen, Michael Hodges, James Fields, Tom Turner, Michael Brody-Waite, Ricky Scott, Ben Mankin, Elliot Holt...

August 14, 2015


Andy Bailey [Petra] explained how professionals can learn from those around them in his latest Tennessean column.


In his Tennessean column, Alex Tolbert [Bernard Health] discussed Form 1095-C, the health care version of a W-2.

Paul Jankowski [New Heartland Group] wrote an article for Forbes about how to effectively target millennials with your marketing strategy.

JJ Rosen [Atiba] wrote an article for the Tennessean about the need for Nashville’s next mayor to back “smart city” initiatives.


The following EO Nashville members were included on Inc’s 500|5000 list:

  • Advance Financial [Michael Hodges]
  • Concept Technology [James Fields]
  • DSi [Tom Turner]
  • InQuicker [Michael Brody-Waite]
  • The Kingston Group [Ricky Scott]
  • Mankin Media Systems [Ben Mankin]
  • MediCopy Services [Elliot Holt]
  • Music City Tents & Events [Joe Freedman, Glenn McConnell, JT Terrell]
  • NovaCopy [Darren Metz]
  • Rustici Software [Mike Rustici]
  • SnapShot Interactive [Mark Scrivner]
  • Vertek Solutions [Brian Murphy]
  • Werthan [Jeremy Werthan]
  • Wildkin [John Rosen]

The Nashville Post and the Tennessean also covered the results of the Inc. 500|5000 list of the fastest-growing private companies in America.

In the News

The Nashville Post, News Channel 5 and WSMV covered EO Nashville’s Learning from Legends speaker series featuring former governor Phil Bredesen.

The Tennessean quoted Darek Bell [Bell & Associates Construction] in an article about the local hire amendment. Shanken News Daily announced Corsair Distillery’s plans to expand its offerings with wine and brandy. The Lebanon Democrat included Corsair Distillery in an article about fall activities.

WMC Action News 5 mentioned Launch Tennessee [Charlie Brock] in a story about Memphis Demo Day.

News Channel 5 quoted David Callahan [CW Firm] in an article about elder abuse.

Addiction Campuses [Brent Clements] was mentioned in SunHerald and Clarion-Ledger articles about heroin overdoses. The Clarion-Ledger also mentioned Addiction Campuses in an interview with a former heroin user.

The Tennessean mentioned Village Real Estate Services [Mark Deutschmann] in an announcement of the sale of 12 acres on East Trinity Lane.

The Nashville Scene announced Patterson House [Benjamin Goldberg] bartender Michael McCollum won the People’s Choice award at Bombay Sapphire’s Most Imaginative Bartender competition. The Catbird Seat was mentioned in a Wall Street Journal article about the rise of female sommeliers. Pinewood Social was included in a Tennessean article about the pop-up art exhibit “5 Rooms.” WWD included Pinewood Social in an article titled “The Art, Food and Music of Nashville.”

The Nashville Ledger interviewed Mark Hill [Tandem Realty] and quoted JJ Rosen [Atiba] about the challenges of restoring a business’ online reputation. 

The Nashville Ledger quoted JJ Rosen [Atiba] in an article about Google’s algorithm.

NovaCopy [Darren Metz] was included in a Chattanoogan announcement about a 3D printing seminar.

BroadwayWorld mentioned Angela Proffitt [Angela Proffitt] in an article about ABC Family’s new series, “Job or No Job.”

The Nashville Sun Times named Sam’s Sports Bar and Grill [Sam Sanchez] as one of the best sports bars in Nashville.