EO Nashville Member News - December 13

December 13, 2019

EO News Conference with Mayor Cooper

December 17, 2019
Nashville Entrepreneur
Center, 41 Peabody Street




MyEO Event with Jim Cumbee of TN Valley Group
Navigating Partnerships

January 7, 2020
Nashville Entrepreneur
First, you must JOIN the Navigating Partnerships EO Group HERE, then register for the event. 


EO Strategic Alliance Partner Sponsored Event:
What's Your Number

January 24, 2020
Frazier & Deeter, 222 2nd Avenue South





Favorite Business/Personal Growth Books 


Expert Secrets

Start With Why

Unfu*k Yourself

Insight: Why We're Not as Self Aware As We Think

Blue Ocean Shift

Boundaries for Leaders

Crush It!


Favorite Forum Retreat Locations





New York



Visit Partner Site: wcdilloncompany.com


Other Upcoming Events

Kindra Hall- SIGNATURE EVENT- Strategic Story Telling
January 29, 2020, 11:30am-1:00pm, The Listening Room, 618 4th Avenue South

Kindra will focus on the strategic application of storytelling to today's communication challenges.  She will inspire you to better communicate the value of your company and individuality, while teaching you to harness and leverage the power of your stories. 



Unwavering Focus with Dandapani
February 7, 2020, 8:00am-6:00pm, Nelson Andrews Leadership Lodge, 3088 Smith Springs Road

Dandapani will teach three states of mind: how to work with unresolved emotional experiences that are buried in the subconscious and dictate how we act and react; how to cultivate intuition and overcome fear, worry, anxiety and stress; and how to create positive patterns in the subconscious that can assist us in living the habits we want to cultivate.




David Trainer [New Constructs] penned articles for Forbes about C.H. Robinson Worldwide and Heska Corporation, Disney+ and an Earnings Distortion analysis. He also wrote articles for Equities.com and Seeking Alpha.

Business Insider published an article by Krista Federow, an accountability coach at Petra Coach [Andy Bailey], offering a checklist of things to do on Friday to make Monday easier.

Awards/Professional Recognition 

Jeff Bradford [the Bradford Group] was named the Financial Communication Professional of the Year in the PRNEWS PR People Awards. The Nashville Ledger reported that the Bradford Group was recognized as a top national influencer in commercial real estate marketing and communications by GlobeSt.com and Real Estate Forum.

The Catbird Seat [Ben and Max Goldberg] was mentioned in Eater Nashville as a finalist in the 2019 Eater Awards. 

Ken Thomas [Archangel] was mentioned in the Tennessean for receiving the Minority Business of the Year award from the Nashville Minority Business Center.

In the News

The Nashville Ledger announced the winner of EO Nashville’s GSEA competition. 

Andy Bailey [Petra Coach] was quoted in a Forbes article about finding inspiration in the day-to-day. The Williamson Source announced that Andy Bailey will release his second book, “Vitamin B (For Business),” on January 7.

MSN.com mentioned Josephine [James Lewis] on its list of places to get the best hot chocolate in the United States. 

The Livingston Ledger gave an overview of the project Eakin Partners [Barry Smith] is planning for the property on the corner of Hermitage and Peabody.  

The youth academy founded by Nashville Soccer Club [Christopher Redhage] is taking form after its first competition, according to the Tennessean

The Nashville Scene listed The Sutler [Austin Ray] as one of the best New Year’s Eve parties in the city. 

DWC Construction [John Arndt] will handle the expansion of the Valor Flagship facility in South Nashville, as reported by the Nashville Post.

Project 615 [Derek Evans] was featured in Sounds Like Nashville’s Nashville-centric holiday gift guide. 

The Nashville Scene announced the University School of Nashville’s upcoming adult evening classes, which includes a class on Spanish wine and tapas by the sommelier at Bastion and the chef of Henrietta Red [Ben and Max Goldberg] and a homemade signature cocktail class by the mixologists at Rambler Cocktail Bar [Austin Ray].

Sounds Like Nashville featured GLOW Nashville and mentioned that Strategic Hospitality [Ben and Max Goldberg] partnered to open Blitzen’s Band Box, a 21+ area with firepits, igloos and custom holiday cocktails. The Patterson House was mentioned as one of Nashville’s renowned speakeasies in a Narcity article about a new speakeasy in town. Nashville’s media professionals listed their favorite meals of 2019 in a StyleBlueprint article, and meals at The Catbird Seat and Merchants were included. Strategic Hospitality’s newest restaurant, Locust, was listed in Food & Wine as one of the most anticipated restaurant openings of 2020. The chef at Bastion was quoted in the Robb Report about how social media has changed food in the 2010s. He was also quoted in Yahoo! Lifestyle about the biggest food trends of 2019 and in Food & Wine about the biggest food trends to expect in 2020. Henrietta Red was mentioned in the Tennessean as a restaurant with eggs and produce from Rocky Glade Farm. The Tennessean included The Downtown Sporting Club in its list of the top 10 restaurants that opened in 2019. 

AdventureWorks[Jennifer Halverson] gift of an all-expenses-paid trip to Nashville for the Wheel of Fortune contestant who lost on a technicality was featured in Fox Business and Popculture

The Nashville Post mentioned that Sprocket Rocket [Emmit Martin] is seeking approval for its new building on Lafayette Street, which will also house the Run Nash offices.