EO Nashville Member News – May 1

May 1, 2020



Keeping Marriages and Families Strong with Cynthia Ezell

May 4, 2020, 2:00pm-3:00pm
Members and spouses are invited to join this event.  Cynthia is a licensed marriage and family therapist with over 30 years experience and first hand knowledge of the entrepreneurial lifestyle. 




Staying Productive with Microsoft Teams

May 5, 2020, 12:00pm-1:00pm
Join this live event with Concept Technology to dive into some of the ways the Microsoft Teams helps to boost productivity for your people and your business operations. 



Get a Grip on Your Business with Navigate the Journey

May 7, 2020, 8:00am-9:30am
Join Tom Barrett, Certified EOS Implementer™, for an interactive workshop that will unpack the Entrepreneurial Operating System®.  You'll walk away with a set of tools that can immediately be used to gain traction.  



FREE Forum Boost!

The EO Forum Committee is investing in Forum Health and is offering FREE Forum Health Workshops (Advanced Forum Series – AFS) to Member Forums and SLP Forums. Forum Health Workshops must be booked online through the Forum Training Scheduling Tool - for instructions CLICK HERE.  

Workshops must be booked by May 8th and must take place
May 1, 2020 – June 30, 2020.  

CLICK HERE to review the types of forum programs offered.   


Other Upcoming Events

Business Interruption Insurance and Coronavirus - Why Claims are Being Denied; Updates on Legislation and Lawsuits
May 8, 2020- 9am-10am

Join Chan Dillon, President of WC Dillon Company and Katherine Henry, Chair of Policy Holder Practice at Bradley for an overview of the insurance coverage issues surrounding business interruption Coronavirus claims, including updates on state and federal legislation and lawsuits.  REGISTER HERE

Redefine How Work Gets Done: Reposition and Future-Proof with Outsourcing, Virtual Assistants and Tech Tools 
May 12, 2020- 9am-10:30am

Join Atlanta EO Member, Brad Stevens, for this 90 minute webinar to develop tools to help reposition your business in this new virtual world.  MORE DETAILS



WC Dillon Company




In the News

Vitality Living [Blanding Beatty] has received a refinancing package for a senior living community in Brentwood, according to Multi-Housing News.

Darek Bell [Corsair Distillery] was mentioned by the Nashville Post as part of HDS Distilling Co, which is working on a Bob Dylan-centric distillery. The two distilleries will likely have a symbiotic relationship. 

The Tribune Newspapers included Judith Bright [Judith Bright] in its Nashville Mother’s Day gift guide.

Michael Brody-Waite [Great Leaders Live Like Drug Addicts] appeared on Building A StoryBrand with Donald Miller to talk about how great leaders and drug addicts have the same super power, and how to harness it and advance their careers. He also spoke on The Refuge Center For Counseling's 2020 Live Intentionally speaker series about living with presence, connection and intention after trauma. 

The Nashville Post reported that Tyler Cauble [The Cauble Group] represented New South Associates in a lease deal. 

The chef at The Catbird Seat [Benjamin & Max Goldberg] is teaming up with other local chefs to provide meals for people in need, according to the Nashville Business Journal and WZTV. The Nashville Scene and WSMV reported that Ben Goldberg joined Nashville’s COVID-19 Task Force to share advice on reopening restaurants. 

The Nashville Business Journal ranked Advance Financial [Mike Hodges] as the second largest family-owned business in Nashville as ranked by 2019 revenue.  Mike’s wife, Tina, who is CEO of Advance Financial, is a part of Governor Lee’s Economic Recovery Group, according to Nashville Pride.

Bill McCleskey [MitechUSA] was part of Battle Ground Academy’s diversity in entrepreneurship panel, the Tennessean reported. 

Caregivers by WholeCare [Elizabeth Moss] launched its new mobile app, WholeCare Connect, according to Williamson Source

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



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Senior Housing News quoted a partner at Reed Public Relations [Lauren Reed] in an article about how senior living providers should communicate with the media during COVID-19. 

Sperry’s [Sam Sanchez] reopened its Cool Springs dining room this week with social distancing measures in place, according to WZTV. StyleBlueprint listed Sperry’s Mercantile as one of nine places in the Nashville area providing premade meals.  

A Mercury Intermedia [Stephen Tallent] employee and his family, who turned their backyard into a badminton court, were featured in a Tennessean story on how people across Middle Tennessee are connecting during isolation. 

David Trainer [New Constructs] was included in a coronavirus roundtable by Seeking Alpha discussing the effects of COVID-19 on the stock market. He was also quoted in articles by Forbes and TheStreet about stocks falling.

Ozark River Portable Sinks [Martin Watts] was featured in the Tennessean and the Daily News Journal for its production and distribution of portable sinks to businesses in need across the country. The company was also included in the Daily News Journal COVID-19 roundup.