EO Nashville Member News - June 5

June 5, 2020

Lifecycle Panel: Developing Great Sales Teams

June 9, 2020

Join EO Members Robert Hartline, Tammy Hawes and Bill McCleskey for a panel discussion on developing great sales teams during these unusual times.  



EO Nashville All Member Meeting

June 10, 2020                 

SAVE THE DATE for this newly designed virtual All Member Meeting! Don't miss this opportunity to connect.  



Member-to- Member Series with Michael Brody-Waite

June 12, 2020

Join EO Member Michael Brody-Waite for this keynote on "Why In a Pandemic Great Leaders Do What Drug Addicts Do." Team members are also encouraged to join!



Other Upcoming Events!

2 More House Parties to go!

Please see the dates and times below and REGISTER for your House Party!

Morgan House (Forums 4, 8, 12, 17, 21, 25, 28, 34) - June 9th- 4:30pm- 5:30pm

Rockefeller House (Forums 2, 6, 9, 14, 15, 19, 23, 30) - June 16th- 4:30pm-5:30pm 

Bar Bees will kick off the event with a live, hip, how to cocktail you can make at home, followed by fun interactions and a chance to win a pair of Apple air pods.

Don’t miss seeing all these EO faces! 


The Influential Entrepreneur: Using Your Personal Brand To Attract Customers, Raise Your Profile And Grow Profits..even during a pandemic!

Don't miss this Member to Member event with AJ and Rory Vaden on June 26th at 9am!



We Stand In Solidarity

THANK YOU to Max & Benjamin Goldberg for sharing this list of black-owned restaurants in our community. Please consider supporting them this weekend and beyond!

Big Al's Deli
Bolton's Spicy
Brother Z’s Wangs
The Cupcake Collection
Ed's Fish and Pizza House
8th and Roast
Fat Boys BBQ
400 Degrees Hot Chicken
Golden Brunch
Germantown Pub
Ghot Wingz
Helen's Hot Chicken
HiFi Cookies
High Class Sweets
Hurt's Hot Chicken
Kernels Gourmet Popcorn
The Loading Dock 
Nashville Chicken and Waffles
Peach Cobbler Factory
Potato Mountain 615
Prince's Hot Chicken
Riddim N Spice
Seafood Sensation
Shugga Hi Bakery and Cafe
Slim and Husky's
Slow Burn Hot Chicken
The Southern V
Taco's With a Twist


City Living Group at Village

Articles & Columns

David Trainer [New Constructs] wrote about the dangers of passive investing, Verizon’s cash flow and Hyatt Hotels Corp for Forbes. He also penned columns for Seeking Alpha.

Jeff Bradford [the Bradford Dalton Group] penned a column in Forbes about how your business can emerge stronger than ever from the coronavirus pandemic.  

In the News

Main Street Nashville and the Tennessee Tribune’s print edition shared our EO Nashville member survey about the effects of the coronavirus on businesses in Nashville and Middle Tennessee. EO Nashville president Marty Reed [Randa Solutions] and Michael Burcham [Shore Capital Partners] were quoted.

Commercial Construction and Renovation featured Ozark River Manufacturing Co. [Martin Watts] for cutting prices on its portable sinks by 50 percent amid the coronavirus pandemic.

David Trainer [New Constructs] was quoted in the New York Post about recent national events’ effect on markets. He was also quoted in MarketWatch about the worst of the recession having already passed and markets’ recent bounce back. Trainer was quoted in Fortune about social unrest’s historical impact on markets and in the Tribune Chronicle about the market’s current holding period

Martin Renkis [Tagii.io] was quoted in a Law.com article about hidden assets (patents) solving liquidity problems caused by COVID-19. 

The Nashville Soccer Club [Christopher Redhage] was mentioned in the news several times this week, including: 


Knox News: 

Leaf Chronicle: 





The Nashville Scene featured interviews with workers whose jobs didn’t stop when the pandemic hit, and included a bartender from M.L.Rose [Austin Ray]

Elizabeth Moss [Caregivers by WholeCare] was featured in the Tennessean’s Tennessee Voices videocast about her company and the role of caregivers during the coronavirus pandemic. The interview also appeared in the Commercial Appeal and Knox News.

MSN and the Tennessean featured a story about the man leading the Tennessee National Guard’s efforts to locate and limit COVID-19’s spread, Cale Queen, and mentioned that he is an executive director for MaxWell Clinic [David Haase]

The Hype Magazine wrote a feature on Great Leaders Live Like Drug Addicts [Michael Brody-Waite]. Brody-Waite also appeared on the Life in Recovery and 217 Recovery podcasts to tell his story.

Jeff Bradford [the Bradford Dalton Group] was quoted in a Forbes article about how to market “unsexy” products. 

The Nashville Business Journal and Nashville Post reported that Darek Bell [Bell & Associates] sold a $10.35 million property in The Nations which will feature an apartment complex and Corsair Distillery operations.

Andy Bailey [Petra Coach] was quoted in an article on MPI.org about keeping the virtual doors open amidst the pandemic and how to propel forward. 

Strategic Alliance Partner News

First Horizon Foundation donated $500K to various nonprofit organizations in Middle Tennessee to support COVID-19 emergency relief efforts, according to FranklinIs, the Nashville Post and Williamson Herald.