EO Nashville Members in the News: Alex Tolbert, JJ Rosen, James Fields, Tom Turner, Bob Levy, Jerry Bostelman, Charles Robert Bone, Darren Metz, Barry Smith, Robert Gee, Kevin Gangaware, Bob Bernstein

June 24, 2016

Alex Tolbert [Bernard Health] discussed the connection between salary and health insurance coverage in his Tennessean column.

JJ Rosen [Atiba] deciphered 11 terms of business jargon that could lead to confusion in his Tennessean column.

Awards/Professional Recognition
The Tennessean announced the following EO Nashville companies as “Nashville’s Top Workplaces” for 2016:

  • Concept Technology Inc. [James Fields]
  • DSi [Tom Turner]
  • Paradigm Group [Bob Levy]
  • Vaco [Jerry Bostelman]
  • Bone McAllester Norton [Charles Robert Bone]
  • NovaCopy [Darren Metz]

The Nashville Business Journal announced the following EO Nashville members as “Power Leaders in Commercial Real Estate” for 2016:

  • Barry Smith [Eakin Partners] and three other employees at Eakin Partners
  • Two employees at Smith Gee Studio [Robert Gee]
  • An employee at Civil Site Design Group [Kevin Gangaware]

The Nashville Business Journal ranked Concept Technology Inc. [James Fields] as no. 15 on its list of IT employers ranked by number of IT employees.

In the News
The Tennessean mentioned Bongo Java [Bob Bernstein] as the host for the Nashville Improv Comedy Show in an article listing things to do in Nashville during the July Fourth weekend.

The Tennessean mentioned Jackson Miller [L2M LLC] in an article about a school board forum.

Bone McAllester Norton [Charles Robert Bone] employee was quoted in a Tennessean article about employees needing a reason to stay at a job. The Nashville Post mentioned that two attorneys at Bone McAllester Norton are representing a client in a lawsuit against the Nashville Predators.

The Murfreesboro Post featured the winner of Launch Tennessee’s [Charlie Brock] University Venture Challenge. Launch Tennessee was praised in a Tennessean op-ed article for helping companies grow and develop in Tennessee.

The Nashville Scene reported that a Two Ten Jack [Patrick Burke] chef competed in the Foodbank Throwdown.

A listing agent with Village Real Estate Services [Mark Deutschmann] was quoted in the Nashville Ledger about the Sylvan Summit development.

The Nashville Post mentioned Smith Gee Studio [Robert Gee] as handling design work and land planning with the Envision Cayce project in East Nashville.

The TennesseanNashville Post and Nashville Business Journal reported that Michael Brody-Waite [InQuicker] was just named the CEO of the Nashville Entrepreneur Center. The Nashville Business Journal also discussed why Brody-Waite is taking over at the EC. Brody-Waite also outlined what his first 100 days will look like at the EC in a Nashville Business Journal article.

The Nashville Post and Eater Nashville reported that Edley’s Bar-B-Que [Will Newman] has opened in Sylvan Park. Edley’s was also featured in the Toronto Star in an article about U.S. barbeque diversity.

Jeff Pennington [SPEAKeasy Spirits] was featured in a Tennessean article discussing how he and his wife launched SPEAKeasy Spirits Distillery.

The Tennessean mentioned Christopher Redhage [ProviderTrust] in an article about a new United Soccer League franchise recently awarded to Nashville.

A partner of Fletcher | Rowley, Inc. [John Rowley] was quoted in a Politico article about Donald Trump’s response to the Orlando shooting.

Ricky Scott [The Kingston Group] was mentioned as a chair of the Giving on the Green fundraiser in the Brentwood Home Page.

The kbstyled blog mentioned Ren Dermatology [Jennifer Lee] and featured an experience at the clinic.

The Nashville Business Journal reported that Strategic Hospitality [Ben Max Goldberg] will oversee the bar and restaurant space for a new hotel coming to Printers Alley. Bastion’s new restaurant space was praised in a StyleBlueprint review. The BandBox was mentioned in a StyleBlueprint article about what to wear in July. The TennesseanNashville Post and Eater Nashville reported the arrival of Le Sel’s new chef. Eater Nashville mentioned that the Catbird Seat started using Tock, an online ticketing system. The Nashville Business Journal and Wine Enthusiast Magazine mentioned the Catbird Seat being named one of America’s 100 Best Wine Restaurants of 2016. BoldRide.com listed Paradise Park as home to one of five interesting Camaros.

The Nashville Post mentioned Civil Site Design Group [Kevin Gangaware] and its work on the boutique hotel The Fairlane.

Curt Hahn [Film House] was featured in a New York Post article about his company making movies to help sell houses.

The Nashville Business Journal quoted Michael Burcham [Narus Health] in an article about the new CEO of the Nashville Entrepreneur Center. The TennesseanNashville Business Journal and another Nashville Business Journal article mentioned Burcham as a former CEO of the EC.