EO Nashville Members in the News: Traylor Woodall, David Waddell, Greg Siskind, Tom Turner, Alex Tolbert, Scott Snoyer, Barry Smith, John Rowley , JJ Rosen, Ben Goldberg, Curt Hahn, Ashlyn Hines...

December 5, 2014


The Austin Business Journal and Nashville Business Journal published an interview with Traylor Woodall [Fivestone Studios] in regards to his recent trip to Austin and the company’s interest in opening an office in the city.

A Memphis Daily News article mentioned David Waddell’s  [Waddell and Associates] moon mission “1000 entrepreneurs in 20 years” as an exciting local initiative.

Yahoo! News quoted Greg Siskind’s [Siskind Susser, PC] interview with Agency France Presse in regards to immigration changes brought forth by the Obama administration.

The Nashville Post covered the launch of DSi’s [Tom Turner] interactive program, DSi University. The program provides employees with lessons and real-time information about the company, its culture, its clients and the eDiscovery industry.

MedCity News shared an article about Bernard Health [Alex Tolbert] and the company’s efforts to help individuals identify what insurance plan is best for them. Alex Tolbert answered some frequently asked questions regarding open enrollment for individual health insurance in the Tennessean. The Nashville Business Journal’s article about recent changes in the city’s health care industry included Alex Tolbert’s views on private exchanges, citing them as “a step away from traditional group health plans to more individual coverage.”

The Nashville Business Journal published a case study on Scott Snoyer’s [Brand Imaging Group] company Fastsigns and its ability to evolve with changing technology.

Barry Smith’s [Eakin Partners] commentary in the Tennessean article regarding Southeast Venture’s plans to develop office buildings in Cool Springs with ample parking space acknowledged Nashville’s need for buildings with a high parking ratio. The Nashville Post and the Nashville Business Journal announced Eakin Partners’ permit for an upcoming SoBro project.

The Nashville Post quoted Bill Fletcher of Fletcher|Rowley [John Rowley] in reference to the Virgin Hotels facility in Music Row that is targeted to break ground in 2015.

JJ Rosen [Atiba] compares football players to computer programmers in his Tennessean article, highlighting the advantage of young age in their respective industries.

USA Today Travel interviewed Ben Goldberg [Strategic Hospitality] and discussed Nashville, food and travel. Catbird Seat was also featured in USA Today's article as one of the best restaurants in the nation for customers to watch their food being made.

The Destin Log mentioned Curt Hahn [FilmHouse] as one of the keynote speakers at The Institute for Luxury Home Marketing’s annual Leaders in Luxury conference.

Ashlyn Hines [Bristol Development Group] was featured in StyleBlueprint as the mentor and business partner to Johnna Rightmyer, a Williamson County hairstylist and salon owner. Bristol Development Group was mentioned in WDRB and Louisville Business First for its plans to construct a $48 million, seven-story mixed-use apartment complex near Louisville Slugger Field in Kentucky. Bristol Development Group was highlighted in the Nashville Business Journal for the release of its plans on the 12South apartment project.

Dan Hogan [Medalogix] was pictured in Nashville Business Journal “Working the Room” for attending the Young Leader’s Council annual Fall Leadership Luncheon.

John Huber [Moo Creative Media] wrote a column for the Tennessean about the charitable spirit of Nashville around the holidays.

William Kirkland [The Kirkland Company] was mentioned in the Tennessean for representing Volunteer Properties in its sale of Village West.

Seed Hospitality [Patrick Burke and Jason McConnell] was mentioned in a Tennessean article announcing the opening of Lucky Belly, a neighborhood burger and sushi bar in the Hillsboro Village. Seed Hospitality was also mentioned in the Ledger highlighting the opening of Lucky Belly. The Nashville Business Journal featured Lucky Belly as Hillsboro Village's newest restaurant as a prelude to their grand opening.


[Photo submitted to the Tennessean]

Miranda Whitcomb Pontes [Burger Up/Dino’s/Prima/Josephine’s] was mentioned in a Nashville Scene article for her acquisition of Dino’s in October. The Memphis Daily News featured Prima as the perfect spot to bring friends and visitors for a meal. The Tennessean also mentioned Prima as one of the eateries that is helping Nashville grow.

Bryan Ansley [FNB Merchants] wrote about fighting cyber crime at home in his Tennessean article.

Andy Bailey [Petra Coach] wrote a Tennessean article on the four business rules you can’t afford to forget. Also, Andy Bailey wrote an article for AllBusiness Experts about how to synchronize goals across an entire organization.

Allen Baler’s [4Patriots] article on the chicken raising revolution appeared on EcoSeed.org.

Darek Bell [Corsair Distillery] appeared in the Tennessean for his participation in the upcoming Hot Nashville Roundup dinner at the James Beard House in New York.  Corsair Distillery was recognized in the Lexington Herald Leader as being one of seven new distilleries to join the Kentucky Distillers’ Association. The distillery will also participate in this weekend’s Marathon Village holiday shopping event, as detailed by the Tennessean. The Nashville Business Journal also wrote about Corsair’s participation in the upcoming event.

Nashville Scene featured the opening of Fenwick 300, Bob Bernstein’s [Bongo Productions] newest restaurant. The opening also appeared in the Tennessean and Nashville.com. Aberdeen News reviewed the Root Vegetable Taco at Bongo Java in an article on the city’s best vegetarian dishes. The Tennessean, Daily News Journal and StyleBlueprint wrote about local holiday happenings and  photos with Santa at Fido.

Bone McAllester Norton [Charles Robert Bone] appeared in the Herald-Citizenin an article outlining a case the firm is handling.

Launch Tennessee’s [Charlie Brock] rebrand of its Southland conference into 36/86 appeared in the Knoxville News Sentinel, Nashville Business Journal, Tennessean and Nooga.com.

Newell Anderson, a realtor with Village Real Estate Services [Mark Deutschmann], was quoted in the Tennessean about the quickly developing 12South area.