EO Nashville Members in the News: JJ Rosen, Michael Hodges, Jeff Rice, Laci Bonner, David Waddell, Joe Freedman, Bob Bernstein, Austin Ray, Amy Tanksley, Ben Mankin, Charles Cinelli, Darek Bell

February 24, 2017


JJ Rosen [Atiba Software] wrote a column for the Tennessean about the effects of President Trump’s immigration policy on the tech industry.

Awards/Professional Recognition

Advance Financial [Michael Hodges] was mentioned in the Nashville Post for being named a 2016 winner in the One Planet Business and Professional Excellence Awards.

In the News:

The Salina Journal and MSN Money mentioned Healthcare Bluebook [Jeff Rice] as a great resource to find the costs for medical procedures.

Laci Bonner [The Rage] was featured in an Earn Spend Live Q&A about her entrepreneurial journey.

The Greater Memphis Chamber of Commerce featured an interview with David Waddell [Waddell and Associates] from the Memphis Crossroads Magazine.

Music City Tents & Events [Joe Freedman] was featured in the Nashville Business Journal and Special Events for purchasing three companies across the Southeast.

The Nashville Post mentioned Bongo Java Roasting Co. [Bob Bernstein] in an article about the company’s temporary roasting operation headquarters. The company was also mentioned in a Nashville Post article about a previous headquarters space in the Gulch. The Nashville Scene shared a calendar post for a photography exhibition at Fido this weekend.

Austin Ray [A.Ray Hospitality] was quoted in a Nashville Post article about a new state bill affecting beer sellers. He was also mentioned in a Tennessean article about the new 505 high-rise in downtown Nashville. Melrose Billiards was mentioned in the Tennessean’s “5 to Try” article about Nashville venues featuring both food and entertainment. Von Elrod’s Beer Garden & Sausage House was mentioned in a Tennessean list of upcoming restaurant openings. The restaurant was also mentioned in a Nashville Post story about plans for receiving MDHA approval.

The Brentwood Home Page featured Uncle Classic Barbershop [Amy Tanksley] in an article about the Nashville area ranking high for female-owned businesses.

Mankin Media Systems [Ben Mankin] was featured in an ET Now article about how a Colorado church used the media company to design and supply a new acoustics system.

Coco’s Italian Market [Charles Cinelli] was included in the Tennessean’s “5 to Try” article of restaurants that are the perfect combination of food and fun.

The Nashville Scene featured Corsair Distillery [Darek Bell] for its experimentation with unusual ingredients for its products.

A member of Bone McAllester Norton [Charles Robert Bone] was quoted in a Nashville Post article about legislation to authorize beer sales at restaurants.

The Tennessean mentioned Smith Gee Studio [Robert Gee] for overseeing the design of the Gulch-SoBro pedestrian bridge.

Rosemary Plorin [Lovell Communications] was featured in a Nashville Public Radio podcast about crisis responders keeping calm under pressure.

WKRN mentioned Smokin’ Thighs [Matthew Carney] in a story about neighborhood growth around the Fairgrounds Nashville.

DWC Construction [John Arndt] was mentioned in a Nashville Post article for its involvement in the Reno & Cavanaugh office upgrade.

Strategic Hospitality [Ben Goldberg and Max Goldberg] was featured in a Nashville Scene roundup of recent news about the company’s ventures. Henrietta Red was featured in NOBLE  and the Tennessean for its highly anticipated opening this weekend. Pinewood Social was featured in the Tennessean’s “5 to Try” article about popular Nashville spots for food and fun.