EO Nashville Members in the News: James Fields, JJ Rosen, Julie May, Alex Tolbert, Tom Turner, Josh Pittman, Brad Hill, Rosemary Plorin, Bob Bernstein, Mark Deutschmann, Charles Robert Bone

June 17, 2016


James Fields [Concept Technology Inc.] discussed the state of Internet connectivity in Nashville in a Tennessean 
op-ed article.

In his Tennessean column, JJ Rosen [Atiba LLC] emphasized the importance of a good summer job.

Julie May [bytes of knowledge] discussed integrating technology into marketing strategy in her latest Tennessean column.

Awards/Professional Recognition

The Nashville Business Journal announced the following EO Nashville companies as "Small Business of the Year" finalists for 2016:

  • Bernard Health [Alex Tolbert]
  • Concept Technology, Inc. [James Fields]
  • DSi [Tom Turner]
  • Medicore [Josh Pittman]
  • Local Search Masters [Brad Hill]
  • Lovell Communications [Rosemary Plorin]

The Tennessean announced the following as members of Leadership Nashville’s 41st leadership class:

  • Bob Bernstein [Bongo Productions]
  • Mark Deutschmann [Village Real Estate Services]
  • A partner at Bone McAllester Norton [Charles Robert Bone]

In the News

EO Nashville members were featured in a Nashville Lifestyles photo gallery highlighting EO Nashville’s recent all-member meeting.

The Knoxville Focus announced that Advance Financial’s [Michael Hodges] Advance Financial Foundation will sponsor Superhero Saturday at Zoo Knoxville.

Venture Nashville Connections mentioned John Kepley [teknetex] in its article about seeking a successor at the Nashville Technology Council.

Fletcher | Rowley, Inc. [John Rowleywas featured on CNN about creating election campaign ads.

Reese Witherspoon mentioned Pinewood Social [Ben Goldberg & Max Goldberg] andEdley’s Bar-B-Que [Will Newman] as some of her favorite places in Nashville in aSeattle Times article.

Popsugar featured a local wedding coordinated and planned by Angela Proffitt [Angela Proffitt, LLC, Vivid Experiences].

Indianapolis Monthly mentioned Fido [Bob Bernstein] as a coffee shop Taylor Swift is known to visit. The Daily Meal mentioned Bongo Java in a story about Nashville high schoolers training as baristas.

Virtual Strategy Magazine reported that Watershed [Mike Rustici] received a $4 million investment from Learning Technologies Group and Launch Tennessee [Charlie Brock]

SPEAKeasy Spirits [Jeff Pennington] and Corsair Distillery [Darek Bell] were mentioned in a Nashville Post story about a new distillery coming to Opry Mills.

Clarksville Online listed an attorney with Bone McAllester Norton [Charles Robert Bone] as a graduate of the Leadership Middle Tennessee program. A Bone McAllester Norton attorney was quoted in Nashville Post and Tennessean articles about opening a distillery at Opry Mills shopping mall.

Charlie Brock [Launch Tennessee] was quoted in a Memphis Business Journal article about Launch Tennessee’s 36|86 conference’s record attendance. The Columbia Daily Herald mentioned that a summer program for robotics and coding was made possible by a grant from Launch Tennessee.

The Tennessean mentioned Sperry’s Restaurant [Sam Sanchez] in an article about planning the perfect picnic.

A realtor at Village Real Estate Services [Mark Deutschmann] was quoted in aTennessean article about the importance of staging homes with furniture.

Michael Moscardelli [PFP, LLC] was mentioned in the Lebanon Democrat for his success as co-chair of the Phoenix Ball. PFP, LLC was also highlighted as an event sponsor.

The Nashville Post reported that Civil Site Design Group [Kevin Gangaware] will be the civil engineer for a new hotel in Nashville called The Fairlane.

The Tennessean reported Smith Gee Studio [Robert Gee] is the designer of a new office building in Berry Farms.

The Nashville Scene and Nashville Eater both reported that The Band Box [Ben Goldberg & Max Goldberg, Strategic Hospitality] recently welcomed its first guest chef. The same Nashville Eater post also mentioned the Catbird Seat as the favorite restaurant of a local food and beverage columnist.

Tammy Hawes [Virsys12] was quoted in a Nashville Post article about being patient in the tech world.