EO Nashville Members in the News: Alex Tolbert, Frank Bates, Michael Brody-Waite, John Arndt, Will Newman, Jerry Bostelman, Jeff McCorpin, Mark Deutschmann, Robert Gee, Austin Ray, Chris Kincade

June 9, 2017


In a column for the Tennessean, Alex Tolbert [BerniePortal] predicted which Texas insurance carrier might come to Tennessee.

Personal Liberty featured a survival footwear buying guide from the spokesperson for 4Patriots [Frank Bates].

In the News:

Alex Tolbert [Bernie Portal] was quoted in a MarketWatch article about hidden pitfalls of HSAs.

Forbes mentioned the Nashville Entrepreneur Center [Michael Brody-Waite] in an article about Nashville becoming one of the hottest cities in the U.S.

DWC Construction [John Arndt] was mentioned in the Nashville Post for its involvement in bringing a new pizzeria to the Gulch.

The Nashville Scene quoted Will Newman [Pancho and Lefty’s] in an article about Broadway bars being packed during the Stanley Cup Playoffs.

Vaco [Jerry Bostelman] was mentioned in a Nashville Post article about the Nashville Capital Network raising $25 million in its fourth round of funding.

The Nashville Business Journal featured the new offices of LBMC Technology Solutions [Jeff McCorpin] at the Hill Center Brentwood.

Mark Deutschmann [Village Real Estate Services] was mentioned in the Nashville Ledger for making the “Sale of the Week” in Richard Courtney’s real estate column.

The Tennessean and the Nashville Post mentioned Smith Gee Studio [Robert Gee] for serving as architect on an East Nashville condo project. The firm was also mentioned in the Nashville Post for its involvement in a mixed-use development on Dickerson Pike.

Austin Ray [The Sutler Saloon] was quoted in an article by the Tennessean about increasing the walkability of 8th Avenue South. Von Elrod's Beer Garden & Sausage House was included in another Tennessean article about the much-anticipated restaurant coming to Germantown.

Janarus – The Good Janitors [Chris Kincade] was listed in a Quartz article for signing a pledge to show its support for the Paris Climate Agreement.

The Nashville Post and the Tennessean mentioned Civil Site Design Group [Kevin Gangaware] for handling engineering duties on the proposed Hilton Hotel in Rutledge Hill.

Sperry’s [Sam Sanchez] was mentioned in an article by the Tennessean about Bonnaroo and the grandmothers who attend the music festival.

Ben Goldberg and Max Goldberg [Strategic Hospitality] were quoted in a Forbes article about Nashville becoming one of the hottest cities in the U.S. Max was quoted in a Nashville Scene article about restaurants grappling with a high rate of reservation cancellations. The Nashville Scene quoted Max in another article about the record-breaking number of bar-goers downtown during the Preds playoff games. Max was also quoted in a Nashville Business Journal article that highlighted the Predators’ game 4 victory. Paradise Park was mentioned in ESPN and the Chester Weekly as the place to be during the Stanley Cup Playoffs. Pinewood Social was mentioned in ELLE’s Style Across America story featuring Nashville and Atlanta.

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