EO Nashville Member News - January 24

January 24, 2020

Level Up Informational Event (formerly Second-In-Command)

January 27, 2020

Nashville Entrepreneur Center, 41 Peabody Street




Kindra Hall- Strategic Story Telling

January 29, 2020

The Listening Room, 618 4th Avenue South
LAST CHANCE to register!





MyEO: Women of EO Brunch

January 26, 2020

Sperry's Cool Springs, 650 Frazier Drive
All women of EO Nashville are invited to a Sunday Brunch.  Please also bring along a girlfriend that might be interested in learning more about EO.
LAST CHANCE to register!



January is Forum Health Month! 

*The EO Nashville Forum Health Survey link has been reopened until January 31st!  
CLICK HERE to complete this very important information if you have not already done so.  

*If you are attending the Kindra Hall event, please look for the Forum Health table for additional Forum resources. 

If you need immediate Forum assistance, here is the "Who To Call" list:

Forum Experience Manager:  Laura Miller- laura@eonashville.com- 615-293-9550

Forum Chair: Brittany Lorenzi- btl@blueprintstrategysolutions.com- 615-218-5562

House Chairs:

Nathan Brandon- Carnegie House- nathan@puregreenllc.com- 615-533-9457

Jodi Sneed- Ford House- jodi.sneed@engage-search.com-615-478-3505

Ashlyn Hines Meneguzzi- Morgan House- Ashlyn@bristoldevelopment.com- 615-579-7423

Richard Moscardelli- Rockefeller House- richard@pfpllc.biz- 615-478-5140


Forum Spotlight

What one thing has positively influenced your Forum the most?

Compatability!!! Taking great retreats has pulled us together as well.
Taylor Milliken, Forum 11

True vulnerability and the added benefit of females in the forum.
Rom Kellis, Forum 18

Admitting Failure
William Kirkland, Forum 15

CLICK HERE to check out a Forum Bite on ONE Way to Improve Your Forum Experience!


Bryce Adkins

Move On, Inc.

Bryce Adkins is the Founding Partner of MOVE ON Inc, a moving and packing company that assists families in relocating their households across the United States. His company has moved over 4,000 families since 2014 and his team has driven over 325,000 miles transporting those families’ precious belongings.

Bryce grew up in Tacoma Washington, a dirty bay city in the northwest known for overcast weather and a high crime rate. Due to the violence that pervaded the city, his parents chose to homeschool their children. Bryce began working with his father at a young age painting homes and he dove headfirst into small side jobs to earn money. At age 13, he had his own paper route, began landscaping at age 14, worked in fast food at age 16, and by the age of 18, Bryce was subcontracting large projects for a local company. Though accustomed to hard physical work, Bryce's entrepreneurial mindset continued to grow regardless of the industry he currently worked, making him an asset in each occupation.

Best business book you’ve ever read?

Principles by Ray Dalio.

One misstep you took in your business that you could caution others about?

I  was aggressively focused on growth too early. I didn't have the systems in place to properly scale. I had a lot of early success, but the second I tried to work on my business and not in it......the lack of documented processes caused a lot of chaos.

How to you de-stress after a particularly hard day?

Call of Duty and a few minutes on the rowing machine. Kidding! Spending quality time with my wife and son always makes a hard day much better.

What EO event are you most looking forward to attending in the next few months?

What's your Number?

What’s something about you that would surprise everyone reading this?

I toured in a heavy metal band for 5 years.

Any exciting plans for 2020 that you would like to share?

We are moving into a new facility that is 5 times larger than our current warehouse, and I am working on some groundbreaking technology for the moving and storage industry. =)


Other Upcoming Events

Dandapani- Unwavering Focus
February 7, 2020, 8:00am-6:00pm, Nelson Andrews Leadership Lodge

Back by popular demand, we hope you can join us for a deep dive into the study of the mind with Dandapani. As Dandapani often says, ”The mind is the most powerful tool we have, yet most of us have never been taught how it works and have never been trained on how to use it properly.” 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.

This full day workshop is for Members and Spouses/Significant Others, but singles are absolutely welcome as well.



Articles & Columns

Jeff Bradford [the Bradford Group] wrote a Forbes article about the lessons he learned at Content Marketing World 2019. 

David Trainer [New Constructs] penned a column in Forbes about aligned executive incentives lowering the risk of investing in Paccar Inc. He wrote another Forbes article about stocks that could surprise during earnings season. He also wrote articles for Seeking Alpha

Awards & Professional Recognition

The Nashville Ledger featured Jeff Bradford’s [the Bradford Group] recognition as financial communication professional of the year by PRNews. 

In the News

Venture Nashville featured EO Nashville’s GSEA competition, which Stephanie Castillo won for her business, Phuture Doctors. 

Trinisys [David Box] hired a salesperson to join its team, according to the Nashville Post.

The Clarksville Montgomery County School System announced its coupon book which includes savings at Climb Nashville [Lance Brock], according to Clarksville Online.

Nashville Restaurant Week is highlighting 10 local restaurants, including Smokin’ Thighs [Matthew Carney], according to WSMV and Community Impact

Sounds Like Nashville featured all the restaurants in East Nashville’s Five Points, including Boston Commons, Drifters Tennessee BBQ JointBeyond the Edge [Matthew Charette] and Burger Up [James Lewis].

Village Real Estate Services, founded by Mark Deutschmann [Core Development Services], merged with Parks Realty to create Tennessee’s largest residential real estate brokerage, as reported by the Nashville Post and the Nashville Business Journal. Deutschmann will serve on the company’s board of directors.

The Nashville Post mentioned that East Nashville’s Scout’s Barbershop is relocating to the same building as Hardaway Construction [David Frazier].

Smith Gee Studio [Hunter Gee] will serve as the architect for Germantown’s Neuhoff Packing Co., which recently sold to an Atlanta-based investor and developer, according to the Nashville Post.

The Record Star and CultureMap Austin mentioned an Austin Food and Wine Festival event that will feature the chef at Locust, the newest restaurant by Strategic Hospitality [Ben and Max Goldberg]. Clarksville Online announced that group outings for the Nashville Sounds’ 2020 season are now on sale, and the stadium’s newest hospitality area is located next to The Band Box. Hoodline listed the best spots to get seafood in Nashville and included Henrietta Red. The beverage director at The Downtown Sporting Club was quoted in a Mandatory article about the best beers to pair with SuperBowl foods. A Nashville chef who previously cooked at The Catbird Seat and Bastion has opened a boxed lunch restaurant in East Nashville, according to the Tennessean

The Tennessean featured the grand opening events at The Joint Chiropractic’s [Chris Kemper] Hendersonville location.

Darren Metz [Novatech] was mentioned in an article by the Nashville Post for his role in the recent sale of a West Nashville property. 

The Nashville Soccer Club [Christopher Redhage] was mentioned in Nashville Pride for the events leading up to the club’s inaugural MLS season and its efforts to bring Nashvillians into its “One Nashville Under Gold” campaign. 

A development by Eakin Partners [Barry Smith] was mentioned in a Nashville Post article about an approved parking garage development near Rolling Mill Hill. 

David Trainer [New Constructs] was featured in Yahoo Finance about Netflix’s earnings and what to expect in 2020.  He was also quoted in the Philadelphia Inquirer about BlackRock CEO Larry Fink.