EO Nashville Members in the News: Alex Tolbert, David Waddell, JJ Rosen, Paul Jankowski, Dan Stephenson, Angela Proffitt, Darek Bell, Benjamin Goldberg, William Newman, Ashlyn Hines, Darren Metz...

July 31, 2015


Alex Tolbert [Bernard Health] answered six key questions about Anthem’s acquisition of CIGNA in his Tennessean column.

In his Memphis Daily News column, David Waddell [Waddell & Associates] shared some key takeaways from his time in Asia.

JJ Rosen [Atiba] discussed what business owners can learn from the creator of Minecraft, a hugely popular computer game, in his Tennessean column.

Paul Jankowski [New Heartland Group] explained why it’s important for marketers to focus on millennials located in the Southwest and Midwest in an Advertising Age article.

Awards and Recognition

Dan Stephenson [Dan’s Gourmet Mac & Cheese] was honored by the Nashville Area Chamber of Commerce and YP Nashville as a recipient of a Nashville Emerging Leader Award

In the News

Angela Proffitt [Angela Proffitt, Vivid Experiences] was featured on the pilot episode of TLC’s Extreme I Do’s.

The Nashville Business Journal announced Corsair Distillery’s [Darek Bell] plans to launch a Corsair wine and brandy line. Corsair Distillery was also included in an article about the Nashville Predators Hot Shots: Hot Chicken, Whiskey and Bourbon Festival.

USA Today quoted Benjamin Goldberg [Strategic Hospitality] in an article about the uptick of bachelor and bachelorette parties in Nashville. The Band Box was mentioned in a Nashville Eater article about Ascend Amphitheater’s vendor lineup.

The Williamson Herald and Green Hills News featured Advocate Marketing & Print’s [Matthew Simms] Print for Paws campaign, an initiative to provide Nashville area animals with better care and shelter. 

Edley’s Bar-B-Que [William Newman] was mentioned in TIME Magazine’s write-up of Nashville as the 13th Most Charming City in America.

[Photo courtesy of Nashville Convention & Visitors Corporation]

Bristol Development Group [Ashlyn Hines] was included in a Multi-Housing News articled announcing the sale of a luxury apartment complex north of Orlando.

The Telegram mentioned NovaCopy [Darren Metz] in an article about plans to fit a disabled chicken with a prosthetic leg at Tufts University.

The Tennessean quoted Barry Smith [Eakin Partners] in an article about TriWest Healthcare Alliance’s Nashville expansion. The Nashville Business Journal interviewed a crane operator at the site of Eakin Partners new office building.

Smith Gee Studio [Hunter Gee] was mentioned in Nashville Post and Tennessean articles announcing new residential projects in Hillsboro Village and West End Park.