EO Nashville Members in the News: Alex Tolbert, Jeff Turner, JJ Rosen, Robert Hartline, Adam James, Paul Jankowski, Andy Bailey, Ricky Scott, Joshua Boyd, Brad Hill, Mark Scrivner, Brian Murphy,...

June 5, 2015


Alex Tolbert [Bernard Health] explained the steps to better management of medical bills in his Tennessean column.

Jeff Turner [Turner Machine Co.] wrote a blog for the Nashville Business Journal about the importance of “building your bench.”

In his Tennessean column, JJ Rosen [Atiba] discussed tech tools that can help people master the work/life balance this summer.

Robert Hartline [CallProof] wrote about what Nashville needs in its next mayor in a Tennessean article.

Adam James [Wyndham Group] wrote a blog for the Nashville Business Journal about the overuse of the term “best practice” in business.


Awards and Recognition

The following EO members were named as Small Business Awards finalists by the Nashville Business Journal:

  • New Heartland Group [Paul Jankowski]
  • Petra Coach [Andy Bailey]
  • The Kingston Group [Ricky Scott]
  • Computer Pros [Joshua Boyd]
  • Local Search Masters [Brad Hill]
  • Snapshot Interactive [Mark Scrivner]
  • Vertek Solutions Inc. [Brian Murphy]
  • Bernard Health [Alex Tolbert]
  • Patient Focus [Evan Austill]
  • Rustici Software [Mike Rustici]


In the News

The Tennessean interviewed Alan Looney [Castle Homes] in an article about Castle Homes. Castle Homes’ Nashville Symphony Show House was mentioned by Style Blueprint.

The Nashville Scene included OZ Arts [Tim Ozgener] in a blog post about Miss Martha’s Ice Cream Crankin’ and Summer Social. The Tennessean discussed OZ Arts’ diverse lineup for the 2015-16 season.

Bob Bernstein [Bongo Productions] was quoted in a Nashville Business Journal article about smaller retailers being priced out of the area by new developments. Fenwick’s 300 was included in the Tennessean’s “5 to Try: Breakfast sides.” Bongo Java was mentioned in a Tennessean article about a new development planned for Jefferson Street.

Forbes interviewed Jason Denenberg, director of entrepreneurship for Launch Tennessee [Charlie Brock]about the future of startup accelerators. A Tennessean article discussed the spotlight on Southeast startups at Launch Tennessee’s 36|86 conference. Launch Tennessee was mentioned in a Tennessean article profiling startup GameWisp, who will be attending 38|86 next week. The Tennessean included Launch Tennessee in an article about StartupBuses.

The Nashville Post reported that DWC Construction Company Inc. [John Arndt] will renovate the 13th-floor of the L&C Tower.

Corsair Distillery [Darek Bell] was included in a Sevier News Messenger article about the Tennessee Spirits at the Smokies Festival. The Whiskey Wash mentioned Corsair Distillery in an article announcing Sugarlands Distillery’s plans to craft experimental small-batch whiskeys.

Nerdwallet.com quoted Tucker Herndon, a Bone McAllester Norton [Charles Robert Bone] attorney in an article about legal hurdles entrepreneurs face when opening a bar.

The Tennessean and Nashville Scene quoted Mark Deutschmann [Village Real Estate Services] in articles about a proposed greenway near Interstate 440.

The Patterson House [Benjamin Goldberg] was included in a Huffington Post blog about exploring the best of Nashville’s honky tonk scene.

 The Tennessean, Nashville Post and Nashville Business Journal announced MediCopy’s [Elliott Holt] plans to relocate its headquarters to OneCity on Charlotte Avenue. 

[Photo courtesy of the Nashville Business Journal]

The Nashville Scene mentioned Edley’s Bar-B-Que [William Newman] in an article about Yum! East, the annual East Nashville food festival.

FOX Business quoted John Rowley [Fletcher Rowley] in an article about what advertising spots will cost on Caitlyn Jenner’s E! docu-series, “I Am Cait.”

Uncle Classic Barbershop [Amy Tanksley] was mentioned in a Tennessean article announcing Pioneer Gentlemen’s Barber’s plans to open in the Gulch.