EO Nashville Member News – Nov. 17

November 17, 2017


Alex Tolbert [BerniePortal] wrote a column for the Tennessean about healthcare changes since the push to repeal Obamacare began a year ago. In a piece for the Huffington Post, Alex discussed Sanders’ single-payer versus Kaine’s public option.

Elizabeth Moss [Caregivers by WholeCare] wrote an article for the Tennessean about when to talk to aging parents about long-term care

Awards/Professional Recognition:

The winners of the Nashville Business Journal’s Most Admired CEO Award were featured in Q&A articles. The following EO Nashville members were included:

In the News:

Advance Financial [Mike Hodges] was mentioned in the Tennessee Tribune and the Kingsport Times-News for hosting a holiday food drive.

The Nashville Post announced that Bethany Newman [ST8MNT] will serve as EO Nashville president for the 2019-2020 term. Alan Young [Armor Concepts] and Eric Jackson [Keystone Business Solutions] were also mentioned in the article.

George Uribe [Guestbooker.com] was mentioned in the Nashville Post for being re-elected to the board of directors for the Nashville Area Hispanic Chamber of Commerce.

Wealth Management, ThinkAdvisor and Financial Planning quoted Greg Luken [Luken Investment Analytics] about the company’s transition away from affiliations with broker/dealers to operating as an independent RIA. Financial Advisor IQ mentioned the move as well.

Greko Street Food [Tony Darsinos] was featured in the Nashville Scene for bringing traditional Greek dishes to Nashville.

A chef from Henrietta Red [Ben Goldberg and Max Goldberg] was mentioned in the Tennessean for participating in the Tennessee Local Food Summit. The restaurant was also mentioned in a Vanderbilt Hustler roundup of new restaurants to try.

A reporter with NewsChannel5 went to Beyond the Edge [Matthew Charette] this past weekend to ask local fans about their reactions to the firing of Butch Jones.

Michael Burcham [Narus Health] was mentioned in the Tennessean for previously being named The Tennessean’s Person of the Year. He was also mentioned in Alan Young’s Q&A with the Nashville Business Journal for teaching a course that made a significant impact on the growth of Young’s business.

The Nashville Post interviewed Stephen Tallent [Mercury Intermedia] about the growth, successes and challenges the company has seen.

Vaco [Jerry Bostelman] was featured in the Nashville Business Journal, the Nashville Post, the Tennessean, the Memphis Business Journal, Mergers & Acquisitions and the Stamford Advocate for being purchased by a Connecticut-based private equity firm.     

The Tennessean quoted Michael Brody-Waite [Nashville Entrepreneur Center] in a story about Project Music, Nashville’s music business accelerator. The Nashville Entrepreneur Center was mentioned in a WSMV story about how the center helps entrepreneurs get strategically connected to the people and resources they need to grow their businesses.

When asked if she could swap places with another CEO for a week, Lisa Howe mentioned the CEO of the Nashville Soccer Club [Christopher Redhage] in an interview in the Nashville Business Journal. The Club was also mentioned in a Tennessean article about the difficulties of building a soccer stadium in Nashville.

Music City Highway listed Brilliant Sky Toys and Books [William Lee] as a shopping destination in the Green Hills neighborhood.

Clarksville Now mentioned that Bell and Associates Construction [Darek Bell] is the main contractor for the I-24 renovation project.