EO Nashville Member News – July 17

July 17, 2020



NEW – EO Community Groups!

We have created 7 new community groups based on home zip codes. These groups have been formed as an effort to connect members on a smaller scale for a sense of fellowship, safety and belonging. We will be hosting events in July and August, so please be on the lookout for an invitation for your group! Green Hills and Belle Meade are coming soon! All others have been sent.


Scott Rouse – Spies and Lies in the Boardroom

July 23, 2020, 7:30am- 9:00am, Nashville EC
Hope you can join Scott Rouse for this 4-step walk -through the process of learning the nonverbal cues to look for and the ones to dismiss when you are hunting deception. We will also offer a virtual option. Please visit the website to register for the option you prefer- Virtual or Live- www.eonashville.com

TODAY is the Last Chance to update your Directory Information!

Could you take 5 minutes to update your member profile at www.eonashville.com? Once you are logged in, click on UPDATE PROFILE to check your information and make any changes. We will begin working on the directory next week and all information will be pulled from the Global site!


Join an EO Nashville Committee!

Yes, it’s a crazy time and you’re feeling stressed, so how about distracting your everyday life by joining an EO committee?

Committees are an excellent way of getting beyond just your forum and connecting with other members to keep this chapter thriving! 

CLICK HERE to check out some options and let us know your preference. 

We would love to have EVERY forum represented on a committee!


Catalyst Class 10 Referrals

We need your HELP!

Please take 60 seconds to think about business owners you know who could use a little help right now, and recommend them for the Catalyst program. CLICK HERE to submit their information and we will reach out!  Michael Burcham and Matt Charette have spent hours and hours tweaking the content to make it as applicable to the current situation as possible and they continue to make adjustments to the details to make it incredibly effective.  

Also, FYI we are working towards a hybrid of in-person classes at the EC Learning Center as well as zoom options, and as always there will be some scholarships available.

We want to make Catalyst 10 just as awesome as your experience + the most diverse class ever and need your help to make it happen. Thanks in advance for your support!



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Articles & Columns

David Trainer [New Constructs] wrote about expectations for 2nd quarter earnings, the Hanover Insurance Group & Marvell Technology Group, Meritage Homes and “see through the dip” stocks for Forbes. He also penned columns for Seeking Alpha.

Awards & Recognition

The Nashville Business Journal released its 2020 CRE Leadership Awards honorees, which included:

  • Keith Pyle, president at Bell & Associates [Derek Bell], Builder of the Year
  • Tyler Cauble [The Cauble Group], Up-and-Coming Broker of the Year
  • Mark Deutschmann [Core Development Services], Neighborhood Developer of the Year
  • Hunter Gee [Smith Gee Studio], Architect of the Year
  • Micah Lacher [Anchor Investments], Community Champion of the Year
  • Dan Bauchiero, broker at Eakin Partners [Barry Smith], Dealmaker of the Year

Nadeen’s [John Hoffman] was ranked in the “good” category on The SoBros Network’s list of Nashville restaurant rankings. 

In the News

Trinisys [David Box] has moved its office to a new building in Brentwood, according to the Nashville Post.

Michael Brody-Waite [Great Leaders Live Like Drug Addicts] appeared on the 1000 Days Sober Podcast and the Positive Sobriety Podcast to speak about the mask-free leadership movement. 

Michael Burcham [Shore Capital Partners] and Rosemary Plorin [Lovell Communications] will continue to serve  on the Nashville Health Care Council board of directors for 2020-21, according to the Nashville Post

The Nashville Post reported that Smith Gee Studio [Hunter Gee] is the architect on a large-scale apartment building planned for Capitol View.

Nadeen’s [John Hoffman] has reopened after three months and is busier than ever, according to WSMV.

Dan Hogan [Barrel Stock Trading Company] was included on the Nashville Post‘s 2020 All-Star Board,  a group of experts that can offer advice and guidance to all types of  organizations.  

Elliott Holt [MediCopy] was featured in a USA Today article about how the coronavirus pandemic has changed his views on working from home and how he plans to let employees telecommute for the long term, which also saves money in leasing costs.

Clear Blue Equity [Nicholas Ogden] closed a $61.4 million acquisition of three apartment communities, which The Kirkland Company [William Kirkland] brokered, according to REJournals.

The Belgian burger at M.L.Rose [Austin Ray] was listed as one of 14 local burgers to try by the Nashville Scene.

LiveDesign announced that Moo TV [Scott Scovill] has partnered with two other companies to offer a safe and controlled venue amidst COVID-19.

The Nashville Business Journal reported that Metro Council is set to vote on the renegotiated agreement with Nashville Soccer Club [Christopher Redhage] for a soccer stadium at the fairgrounds. 

David Trainer [New Constructs] appeared on Yahoo! Finance’s On the Move panel to discuss what to expect from earnings season and stocks to watch in a volatile market. He was also quoted about second-quarter earnings in The Street

Strategic Alliance Partner News

Williamson Source featured an interview on Facebook Live about Nashville Goes to College, powered by First Horizon Foundation