EO Nashville Members in the News: Alex Tolbert, James Fields, Andy Bailey, Greg Luken, Dan Hogan, Jeff Bradford, Charles Robert Bone, John Arndt, Tom Turner, David Frederiksen, Mark Scrivner

December 2, 2016


In his column for the Tennessean, Alex Tolbert [Bernard Health] discussed what to do if you lose health insurance coverage.

The Tennessean featured an article by the director of technology at Concept Technology Inc. [James Fields].

In his column for the Huffington Post, Andy Bailey [Petra Coach] discussed five ways to improve your life with a journal. In his article for allBusiness, Bailey explained how to succeed as an entrepreneur.

Greg Luken [Luken Investment Analytics] wrote an article for Wealth Management that discussed the future of third-party asset managers under the Department of Labor’s new fiduciary rule.

Awards/Professional Recognition:

The Nashville Business Journal hosted its annual Most Admired CEOs and Their Companies awards. The following EO Nashville members were honored:

To read their Q&As with the Nashville Business Journal, click on the EO members’ linked names above. Five of the eight EO Nashville members who won Most Admired CEO were pictured in the Nashville Business Journal’s slideshow.

The winners of the Most Admired CEOs award were asked what they would text themselves 20 years ago. To see their answers, click on the EO members’ linked names below:

In the News:

GCA News featured EO Nashville’s post-election survey results. John Kepley [Teknetex] was quoted in the article, explaining that successful companies, like those in EO Nashville, are agile enough to make the most of any potential changes.

Dan Hogan [Medalogix] was featured in the Tennessean and the Nashville Ledger for being named Entrepreneur of 2016 at the Nashville Next Awards. He was also quoted in the Nashville Business Journal’s article about the importance of Google Fiber for Nashville’s tech community. Medalogix was also mentioned in the Nashville Business Journal’s list of health care IT companies in the Nashville area.

Spectrum Business quoted a solutions engineer from Concept Technology Inc. [James Fields] about how Wi-Fi can help businesses save money.

Advance Financial’s [Michael Hodges] communitywide 20th anniversary celebration was featured in the Nashville Business Journal’s Working the Room slideshow.

A computer forensics examiner at DSi [Tom Turner] wrote an article on the importance of metadata in litigation for Evidence Technology Magazine.

David Waddell [Waddell & Associates] was quoted in Barron’s about the effects of the presidential election on the stock market.

The Tennessean and the Nashville Post reported that Possum Holdings [Paul Jankowski] has purchased the George Jones Entertainment Complex.

Greg Siskind [Siskind Susser PC] was quoted in a Bloomberg article about potential changes to legal immigration under President-Elect Donald Trump.

Nashville Public Radio reported that Rosemary Plorin [Lovell Communications] will participate in an upcoming radio discussion about crisis communications. An account supervisor with the firm was quoted in an Andover Townsman article about a nursing home partnership.

Edley’s Bar-B-Que [Will Newman] was mentioned in a Tennessean article about the best pulled pork sandwiches in Nashville.

The Nashville Post mentioned SnapShot Interactive [Mark Scrivner] in an article about a church property for sale in East Nashville.

Chris Redhage [Nashville Soccer Club] was mentioned in a Telegraph article about the growth of soccer in Music City. The director of ProviderTrust’s compliance integrity division was quoted in the Milwaukee Wisconsin Journal Sentinel about compliance issues in health care.

Nashville Eater mentioned Dan’s Gourmet Mac & Cheese [Dan Stephenson] in a story about a local brewing company’s new tasting room.

John Rowley [Fletcher Rowley] was featured on Fox Business where he discussed the president-elect’s transition process.

An attorney with Bone McAllester Norton [Charles Robert Bone] was quoted in a story by WKRN about the amount of personal information stored on cell phones.

Eakin Partners [Barry Smith] was mentioned in a Nashville Post article about newly released images of a proposed West End mid-rise development.

The Nashville Post mentioned Tammy Hawes [Virsys12] as a speaker at the 2016 Vitals magazine launch event.

Michael Brody-Waite [InQuicker] was quoted in a Tennessean article about Nashville’s rising entrepreneurial scene, especially for health care and music startups.

The Tennessean mentioned Michael Burcham [Narus Health] as the recipient of the Tennessean of the Year award in 2014.

Mark Deutschmann [Core Development] was quoted in a Tennessean article about transit’s influence on development.

The Knoxville News Sentinel reported that Bristol Development Group [Ashlyn Hines] will redesign the former Tennessee Supreme Court building with a Knoxville-based developer. Bristol Development Group was also mentioned in the Nashville Business Journal’s article about attainable home prices in Franklin.

Bell & Associates Construction [Darek Bell] was mentioned by WGNS News Radio for sponsoring the Murfreesboro Christmas tree lighting. Corsair Distillery was mentioned in a Nashville Post article as one of the many craft beer companies in Nashville.

AmericanPress featured GoNoodle [John Herbold] in an article about promoting physical activity in the classroom.

Ben Goldberg [Strategic Hospitality] was quoted in the Tennessean about his current and previous employees who were injured in the Smoky Mountain wildfires. Eater Nashville and the Wall Street Journal reported that Strategic Hospitality’s newest restaurant, Henrietta Red, will open this winter. The Patterson House was mentioned in Food.Mic for its policy on how to treat women.

The Tennessean featured Bob Bernstein [Bongo Java] in a video for pioneering Nashville’s dining scene. Bongo Java was mentioned by WBRC and the Brentwood Home Page for donating teddy bears to children on Giving Tuesday. Nashville Patch mentioned the coffee shop’s participation in Small Business Saturday. StyleBlueprint created a holiday showcase of southern coffee blends that included Bongo Java.