EO Nashville Members in the News: Charlie Brock, David Waddell, Cullen Douglass, Ricky Scott, Will Newman, Darek Bell, Barry Smith, Bob Bernstein, Ashlyn Hines, Heather McCollum, Joe Freedman...

December 23, 2015

Due to the holidays, the newsletter is early this week. The next one will be sent on January 8, 2016.


Charlie Brock [Launch Tennessee] discussed Tennessee's startup accelerator programs in his Tennessean column.


David Waddell [Waddell and Associates] discussed the state of oil prices in a column in the Memphis Daily News.

Awards/Professional Recognition

The Nashville Post announced Cullen Douglass [Douglass Financial Services LLC] was honored with membership to Northwestern Mutual’s 2015 Forum Group.

Ricky Scott [The Kingston Group] received the "Remodeler of the Year" award from the Middle Tennessee Home Builders Association.

In the News

The Nashville Post published that EO Nashville – “the fourth largest EO Chapter in the world” – has added 17 new members. The new members were listed in last week’s newsletter.

Edley’s Bar-B-Que [Will Newman] was mentioned in the Flavor 574 blog as a local favorite that the author visited during his first trip to Nashville.

The Nashville Business Journal reported that Bell & Associates Construction [Darek Bell] will move their headquarters to Davidson County. The Daily News Journal also reported that Bell & Associates Construction was hired to build the Rutherford County Judicial Center.  

The Nashville Post mentioned that Dan Bauchiero of Eakin Partners LLC [Barry Smith]was named secretary of the Nashville Chapter of NAIOP for the coming year.

The Capital Gazette had a picture of the Brothers Osborne celebrating their Grammy Award nomination at Fido [Bob Bernstein]The Modesto Bee referenced the cinnamon roll with the image of Mother Teresa’s face from Bongo Java in 1996.

Nooga.com mentioned Launch Tennessee’s [Charlie Brock] master accelerator program in a post about a Chattanooga startup.

The Nashville Business Journal reported that the Bell Midtown apartment complex developed by Bristol Development Group [Ashlyn Hines] recently sold for $220,000 per apartment – ranking it as Nashville’s fifth-largest apartment deal in history.

A Short Blonde blog reported that Fruition Salon [Heather McCollum] hosted a holiday themed blogger night.

The Collection wedding photography blog noted that Music City Tents & Events [Joe Freedman, Glenn McConnell, JT Terrell] provided event logistic services for the wedding of “Nicole and Cal.”

Channel 5 News reports that RedPepper [Tim McMullen] is attracting attention with an interactive Christmas lights display in the window of its Germantown offices.

Sys-Con Media reported that NovaCopy [Daren Metz] has partnered with Canon USA as an authorized dealer.

The Blowout Co. [Leslie Embry] and Uncle Classic Barbershop [Amy Tanksley] were mentioned in a Tennessean article for providing prizes for a silent auction during the Second Harvest Food Bank Winter Party.

Photo credit: Petrol Prices in November via photopin (license)