EO Nashville Members in the News: Justin Crosslin, Chris Redhage, Alex Tolbert, Andy Bailey, Ginger Jones, Mike Hodges, Joe Freedman, Mark Scrivner, Brad HIll, Tom Turner, Jerry Bostelman, Ben Mankin

August 18, 2017

Awards/Professional Recognition:

The following EO Nashville companies were featured in the annual Inc. 5000 list:

  • Crosslin Technologies, #455  [Justin Crosslin] - #6 among Nashville companies and # 9 among Tennessee companies
  • ProviderTrust, #1297 [Chris Redhage] - #10 among Nashville companies and #20 among Tennessee companies
  • Bernard Health, #1452 [Alex Tolbert] - #12 among Nashville companies and #22 among Tennessee companies
  • Petra Coach, #1755 [Andy Bailey] - #12 among Nashville companies
  • Jones Therapy Services, #1880 [Ginger Jones] - #17 among Nashville companies
  • Advance Financial, #2000 [Mike Hodges] - #19 among Nashville companies and Five-Time Inc 5000 Honoree
  • Peachtree Tents and Events #2066 [Joe Freedman] - #20 among Nashville companies and Five-Time Inc. 5000 Honoree
  • Snapshot Interactive, #2813 [Mark Scrivner]
  • Local Search Masters, #3059 [Brad Hill]
  • DSi, #3504 [Tom Turner] - Five-Time Inc. 5000 Honoree
  • Vaco, #3757 [Jerry Bostelman] - Ten-Time Inc. 5000 Honoree
  • Mankin Media Systems #4112 [Ben Mankin] - Five-Time Inc. 5000 Honoree
  • Concept Technology, #4549 [James Fields] - Five-Time Inc. 5000 Honoree
  • Wildkin, #4602 [John Rosen]
  • MediCopy Services #4607 [Elliott Noble-Holt] - Five-Time Inc. 5000 Honoree
  • NovaCopy #4717 [Darren Metz] - Ten-Time Inc. 5000 Honoree

Crosslin Technologies [Justin Crosslin] was featured in the Nashville Business Journal for ranking in the top 500 of the Inc. 5000.

The Tennessean quoted Chris Redhage [ProviderTrust] for being named to the Inc. 5000 after reporting 316 percent growth. Vaco [Jerry Bostelman] and NovaCopy [Darren Metz] were also mentioned in the article for their revenue rankings.

Lovell Communications [Rosemary Plorin] and the Bradford Group [Jeff Bradford] were included in the Nashville Business Journal’s list of the largest PR firms in Nashville.

cj Advertising [Arnie Malham] was listed as one of the top advertising agencies in Nashville by the Nashville Business Journal.

In the News:

The vice president of operations for the Nashville Entrepreneur Center [Michael Brody-Waite] was featured in the Nashville Business Journal’s Women of Influence series.

NewsChannel5 featured Adventureworks [Jennifer Halverson] as a perfect escape from the hustle and bustle of Nashville.

Paradise Park [Ben Goldberg and Max Goldberg] was featured in the Tennessean, the Nashville Business Journal and the Nashville Post for a prominent real estate investor and other high-profile Nashvillians buying the lower Broadway building that houses the restaurant. Henrietta Red was mentioned in a Vogue article about how female chefs are changing restaurant kitchen culture.

The Nashville Post mentioned Smith Gee Studio [Robert Gee] for providing architectural services for a mixed-use project on Dickerson Road.

David Waddell [Waddell & Associates] was quoted in a Memphis Daily News article about the lingering effects of the financial crisis.

The CEO of Express Employment Professionals [Jason Patrick] was mentioned in an RFD-TV story about his Clydesdale horses that were recently named world champions at the Calgary Stampede.

Greko Greek Street Food [Tony Darsinos] was featured in a segment by NewsChannel5 for being Nashville’s only authentic Greek restaurant.

The Nashville Post reported that Core Development [Mark Deutschmann] is beginning phase two of its Tech Hill project in South Nashville.

Medicopy [Elliott Noble-Holt] was mentioned in a Nashville Post brief about the oneC1TY project now under construction.

Greg Siskind [Siskind Susser] was quoted in The Intercept about muslim doctors being denied visas to the U.S.

The Nashville Post mentioned Eakin Partners [Barry Smith] in an article about a building near the Nashville Fairgrounds going on the market.

Sam’s Sports Grill [Sam Sanchez] was mentioned in a Daily News Journal article about the best burgers in Murfreesboro.

The Nashville Soccer Club [Chris Redhage] received coverage in the Tennessean, Nashville Business Journal, ESPN FC, Patch, WSMV, WKRN and other outlets for its announcement of renderings of a proposed Major League Soccer stadium in Nashville.

Bell and Associates Construction [Darek Bell] was mentioned in a Nashville Ledger article about a construction labor shortage. Corsair Distillery created a solar eclipse-themed cocktail for a Tennessean article.

Upcoming EO Events:

Dean Miller: The Dog Whisperer, Sunday, Aug. 20, 3 - 5 p.m.

Bring your children to this family-friendly event with Dean Miller at the lovely Farm at Natchez Trace. Learn and see all you need to train your four-legged friends. A pet nutritionist and groomer will also be on-site to offer advice.  Please leave your pet home — you can put all you learn to practice once you return home. Register here to attend.

Nashville Eclipse – Once-in-a-Lifetime Celestial Event, Monday, Aug. 21, noon - 2 p.m.

On Aug. 21, a rare total solar eclipse will sweep across the continental U.S., with Nashville as the biggest city in its path. From our rooftop vantage at Aerial, in your provided solar eclipse glasses, watch day turn to night as the moon completely blots the sun from the sky. EO spouses and family members are welcome to join you for this unique experience, complete with lunch from Paradise Park. SOLD OUT.

Jeffrey Mortimer – Economic and Financial Market Outlook for Business Owners, Wednesday, Aug. 23, 11:30 a.m.

We invite you to attend an interactive luncheon featuring Jeffrey Mortimer. Jeff will share his proprietary economic wheel analysis, which focuses on the complex relationships between investor behavior, the economy and financial markets and their impact on private companies. Armed with a broadened perspective, act to leverage opportunities and avoid risk in the years ahead. Register here to attend.

Belmont University Executive Learning Half-Day Workshop – The Resilient Leader, Thursday, Aug. 24, 7 a.m. - 11:30 a.m.

EO has six spots available at the Belmont University Executive Learning Network half-day workshop. The Resilient Leader will be facilitated by Conrad Lehfeldt of Team Trek at the Janet Ayers Academic Center. Register here to attend.

EO Houses Kickball Tourney at First Tennessee Park, Sunday, Sept. 17

All Four EO Houses - Ford, Rockefeller, Morgan and Carnegie will compete in a Kickball Tournament at First Tennessee Park. We have the place to ourselves to battle it out on the field. Families are invited for an afternoon at the ballpark. Register here to attend.