EO Nashville Members in the News: Alex Tolbert, Julie May, Jonathan Harris, Michael Hodges, Bill Kimberlin, Ashlyn Hines, Evan Austill, Bob Bernstein, Will Newman, Charles Robert Bone, Charlie Brock

August 5, 2016


In his Huffington Post column, Alex Tolbert [Bernard Health] discussed the likelihood that Alaska or Colorado could see single-payer health care in the near future. In the Tennessean, Tolbert shared three ways Tennessee can improve health care.

In her Tennessean column, Julie May [bytes of knowledge] discussed how millennials are changing the workforce.

Awards/Professional Recognition:

Jonathan Harris [Scout Properties] was mentioned in the Tennessean for being named a 2016 Nashville Emerging Leader.

In the News:

In a Tennessean op-ed, a local business owner attributed the success of his company to payday and title loans from Advance Financial [Michael Hodges].

500below [Bill Kimberlin] was featured on Virgin.com for producing a drone video of Richard Branson’s Necker Island.

Bristol Development Group [Ashlyn Hines] was mentioned in an Insider Louisville article for its $46 million apartment complex development.

EconoTimes reported that Evan Austill [PatientFocus] will be a keynote speaker at an upcoming health care conference.

Bongo Productions [Bob Bernstein] was mentioned by the Tennessean for offering consumers healthy food options.

Celebrity Baby Scoop reported that Reese Witherspoon told the New York Times that Edley’s Bar-B-Que [Will Newman] is her favorite barbecue spot in Nashville.

The Nashville Post mentioned Bone McAllester Norton [Charles Robert Bone] in an article about a Nashville Predators lawsuit.

The Crossville Chronicle reported that Launch Tennessee [Charlie Brock] awarded grant funds to the Cumberland Business Incubator.

Threadbird Printing [Scott Anderson] was mentioned by M.C. Today as a leader in custom t-shirt printing.

A representative of Addiction Campuses [Brent Clements] was quoted in a WKRN story about the rise of synthetic drug use.

The Tennessean mentioned Justin Crosslin [Crosslin & Associates] as a former winner of the Nashville Emerging Leader Award.

Smith Gee Studio [Robert Gee] was mentioned by the Nashville Post as the architect for a potential development near Music Row.

The Nashville Post mentioned Max Goldberg [Strategic Hospitality] as a board member of the Nashville Convention and Visitors Corporation. Nashville Lifestyles interviewed a chef from the Catbird Seat. BizBash mentioned Pinewood Social as a favorite spot of a New York City music industry veteran. The Nashville Scene announced a new bar opening across the street from Bastion in the Wedgewood-Houston neighborhood.

Eakin Partners' [Barry Smith] 30th Ave. S. project was mentioned in a Tennessean article about Baker Donelson’s potential office relocation. The Real Deal reported that Eakin Partners submitted a parking lot redevelopment proposal to Nashville’s MDHA.

In a Nashville Post article, LBMC Technology Solutions [Jeff McCorpin] was mentioned for being named to Accounting Today’s 2016 VAR 100 List. This is the sixth consecutive year for LBMC Technology Solutions to receive the recognition.

Kidscreen reported that GoNoodle [John Herbold] hired Karen Gruenberg as CCO and Dan Hurwitz as chief revenue officer. Kera News mentioned GoNoodle in an article about startups that improve children's health.

The Tennessean reported that Tennessee Cheesecake [Will Wilson] will hold a warehouse sale on Saturday, August 6, from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Local chef Karl Worley said one of his favorite comfort foods is tori paitan from Two Ten Jack [Patrick Burke] in a Nashville Scene Q&A.