EO Nashville Members in the News: Alex Tolbert, Paul Jankowski, James Fields, Andy Bailey, Tom Turner, Darren Metz, Justin Crosslin, Brad Hill, Dan Hogan, Charles Robert Bone, Brent Clements

February 3, 2017


In his column for the Tennessean, Alex Tolbert [Benard Health] discussed surprises that arose during the recent open enrollment period for health coverage under the Affordable Care Act.

Paul Jankowski [New Heartland Group] wrote an article for Forbes about the “New Heartland.”

Awards/Professional Recognition:

The Nashville Business Journal announced the finalists for the Best in Business Award. Several EO Nashville members were named, including:

  • Concept Technology Inc [James Fields]
  • Petra Coach [Andy Bailey]
  • DSi [Tom Turner]
  • NovaCopy [Darren Metz]
  • Crosslin [Justin Crosslin]
  • Local Search Masters [Brad Hill]

In the News:

Becker’s Hospital Review included Medalogix [Dan Hogan] in its list of disruptive healthcare companies to watch in 2017.

Charles Robert Bone [Bone McAllester Norton] and Brent Clements [Addiction Campuses] were mentioned in the Nashville Post for being named to the board of directors for ServisFirst.

Greg Siskind [Siskind Susser] was quoted in several publications about the recent executive order banning immigration, including the Memphis Flyer, Bloomberg BNA, the Houston Chronicle, Vice, Vox, City Watch LA, Talking Points Memo and the Daily Kos.

Two Ten Jack [Patrick Burke] was mentioned by chef RJ Cooper in a USA Today article for serving him one of the best meals he’s had in three years.

WKRN mentioned Addiction Campuses [Brent Clements] in an article about opiate addictions affecting parents’ abilities to keep their children. Addiction Campuses was mentioned in another WKRN story about the rising number of mothers using opioids during pregnancy.

Tennessee Cheesecake [Will Wilson] was mentioned in a Lebanon Democrat article about the second annual “Mardi Gras at the Capitol” event.

Kevin Gangaware [Civil Site Design Group] was mentioned in a Tennessean story about the Beckwith North development in Mt. Juliet.

The Tennessean mentioned the Nashville Soccer Club [Chris Redhage] in an article about Nashville’s Major League Soccer pursuit. The club was also mentioned in a Nashville Business Journal article about potentially building a new soccer stadium at the Fairgrounds Nashville.

Michael Burcham [Narus Health] was mentioned in a Nibletz article for spearheading the Nashville Entrepreneur Center when it first opened.

Fido [Bob Bernstein] was featured on the Culture Trip as one of the top seven quiet places to study or work in Nashville. Bongo Java was featured in the Tennessean and the Lebanon Democrat as the coffee offered at the new restaurant, Phat Bites.

The Nashville Scene mentioned Darek Bell [Corsair Distillery] in an article about Black Abbey Brewery’s “8 More Beers of Winter” event.

Scott Scovill [Moo TV] was featured in Pollstar Pro for working on holographic technology for celebrities such as Elvis Presley and Carrie Underwood.

The Patterson House [Ben Goldberg and Max Goldberg] was mentioned in the Tennessean as a recommended restaurant on the new Olio City app. Pinewood Social was mentioned in a Tennessean article for selling cardamom heavy chai.

Jennifer Lee [REN Dermatology] was quoted in a StyleBlueprint article about top health trends of 2017.

Melrose Billiard Parlor [Austin Ray] was included in a Nashville Lifestyles list of new restaurant openings. Von Elrod’s Beer Garden and Sausage House was included in a Tennessean gallery of new restaurants slated to open in 2017.