EO Nashville Members in the News: Alex Tolbert, Angela Proffitt, Michael Hodges, Mark Scrivner, Ginger Jones, Jon Thompson, Michael Brody-Waite, Patrick Burke, Allen Baler, Brent Clements

July 7, 2017


Alex Tolbert [BerniePortal] wrote an article about Oscar Health beginning to offer individual health plans in Nashville next year.

Awards/Professional Recognition:

Angela Proffitt [Angela Proffitt, LLC] was named a “Young Pro to Watch” by Special Events Magazine.

Advance Financial [Michael Hodges] earned a bronze award for 2017 Company of the Year in the American Business Awards in Financial Services. The company was featured in articles by Nashville PRIDE and Chatanoogan.com discussing the prestigious award.

Nominees for the Nashville Business Journal’s Small Business of the Year were featured in a Q&A about job interview questions. The following EO Nashville companies were included:

In the News:

Michael Brody-Waite [Nashville Entrepreneur Center] was featured in a Forbes article for his role as CEO of the Nashville Entrepreneur Center and for building community through unconditional love. The EC was mentioned in a Tennessean article for offering resources to local companies.

WPLN mentioned Two Ten Jack [Patrick Burke] and its head chef in a story about a program connecting restaurants with refugee farmers.

Allen Baler [4Patriots] was quoted in a WRCB-TV Chattanooga story about what to do during an extended power outage.

The Free Press Standard mentioned Addiction Campuses [Brent Clements] in an article about two women taking the message of addiction awareness on the road.

The Northwest Arkansas Democrat Gazette mentioned Henrietta Red [Ben Goldberg and Max Goldberg] in an article about why travelers are calling Nashville the new Austin. Henrietta Red was also mentioned in the Huffington Post as a creative, coastal-inspired restaurant.

Stephen Tallent [Mercury Media] was featured in an article by the Nashville Post about the prominence of Mercury Media within the booming tech industry.

The Nashville Soccer Club [Christopher Redhage] was featured in an article by the Tennessean about the end of the club’s season, as well as the team’s upcoming season in the United Soccer League. Another Tennessean article discussed the upcoming Gold Cup game and its ability to shed a positive light on the city’s MLS bid. The Nashville SC was was also mentioned in articles by the Nashville Scene and Nashville Post discussing the potential for a Major League Soccer Team in Nashville.

Bernard Health [Alex Tolbert]  was featured in an article by the Tennessean about changing its business model.

Corsair Distillery [Darek Bell] was mentioned in an article by the Huffington Post about the hotspots in Nashville.