EO Nashville Members in the News: Andy Bailey, JJ Rosen, Tom Turner, Alex Tolbert, James Fields, Josh Pittman, Rosemary Plorin, Brad Hill, Darek Bell, Scott Scovill, Angela Proffitt, Glenn McConnell

July 29, 2016


Andy Bailey [Petra Coach] offered five steps to achieve upward momentum in a Huffington Post article he wrote.

In his Tennessean column, JJ Rosen [Atiba] discussed how Pokémon Go introduced the era of augmented reality.

Awards/Professional Recognition:

The following EO Nashville members were featured in video segments as finalists of the Nashville Business Journal’s 2016 Small Business Awards:

In the News:

The Nashville Business Journal featured EO Nashville and membership chairman Brad Hill [Local Search Masters] for their efforts to educate potential entrepreneurs and guide them to successful business ownership.

NewsChannel 5 featured Bernard Health [Alex Tolbert] in a story about advanced care planning. Bernard Health was a finalist for the Nashville Business Journal's "Health Care Small Business of the Year." 

Concept Technology Inc. [James Fields] was featured by the Nashville Business Journal as "Technology Small Business of the Year" winner.

The Nashville Business Journal mentioned DSi [Tom Turner] as a “Technology Small Business of the Year” finalist.

Darek Bell [Corsair Distillery] was mentioned in the Knoxville News Sentinel for his contribution to legislation that allows small production distillers to operate in Tennessee. The Nashville Post mentioned Corsair Distillery in its latest food business article. Darek Bell was featured in Style Home Page as a Man of Style.

Moo TV [Scott Scovill] was mentioned in a Cincinatti.com article for its contribution to the upcoming Lumenocity Show in Cincinatti, Ohio.

The Nashville Business Journal mentioned Lovell Communications [Rosemary Plorin] as “Communications Small Business of the Year” finalist.

Angela Proffitt [Vivid Experiences] gave advice for boosting small business growth in a My Business Genie article.

Music City Tents and Events [Glenn McConnell and Joe Freedman] was mentioned in Ashley’s Bride Guide as a vendor for a local wedding.

The Nashville Business Journal mentioned MediCore Medical Supply [Josh Pittman] as a finalist for "Health Care Small Business of the Year."

Pinewood Social [Ben Goldberg and Max Goldberg] was highlighted in the Nashville Scene’s 28th annual “You are so Nashville if…” article. Fast Company mentioned Pinewood Social in an article highlighting a former NFL player turned entrepreneur. Pinewood Social was also mentioned in a Tennessean article about the recent addition of a music studio at Lipscomb University. The Nashville Scene announced the guest chefs who will visit the Band Box at First Tennessee Park. A chef at The Catbird Seat was mentioned in the Chicago Tribune for recreating a famous Chicago burger.

The Tennessean quoted a realtor with Village Real Estate Services [Mark Deutschmann] about the growing demand for smaller, more affordable homes. Another Village Real Estate Services realtor was featured in a Tennessean Q&A.

Bongo Java Cafe [Bob Bernstein] was mentioned by Travel & Leisure as the home of a famous chili recipe created by the late Johnny Cash.

The Richmond Times-Dispatch announced Vaco’s [Jerry Bostelman] recent acquisition of a staffing company in Richmond, Va.

Eakin Partners [Barry Smith] was mentioned in a Tennessean article for its redevelopment offer and proposal for Rolling Mill Hill.

Sounds Like Nashville featured Edley’s Bar-B-Que [Will Newman] as one of Nashville’s best barbecue joints.

Charles Robert Bone [Bone McAllester Norton] was mentioned by the Murfreesboro Post for donating to a political campaign. The Tennessean mentioned Charles Robert Bone for hosting a campaign fundraiser at his home in March.

The Nashville Post mentioned Tony Darsinos [Gondola House Restaurant LLC] in an article about a new business partnership to bring a Greek restaurant to East Nashville.

Two Ten Jack [Patrick Burke] was mentioned in a Nooga.com article for participating in Chattanooga Magazine’s Restaurant Week.

The Mt. Juliet News mentioned GoNoodle [John Herbold] in an article about new state requirements for physical activity in schools.

Civil Site Design Group [Kevin Gangaware] was mentioned by the Nashville Post, the Chronicle of Mt. Juliet and the Wilson Post for adding three new civil designers to its team.

The Blowout Co. [Leslie Embry] was mentioned by the Nashville Post as a tenant of the Terrazzo building.