EO Nashville Member News - November 1

November 1, 2019




Spousal/Life Partner Forum Information Luncheon
November 6, 2019
The Cafe at Thistle Farms, 5122 Charlotte Avenue



25th Anniversary Celebration with Jon Acuff
November 12, 2019                 
City Winery, 609 Lafayette Street


EO Holiday Party Winter White Out
December 7, 2019                       
Parthenon, 2500 West End Avenue



Forum Boost of the Week

Forum Tools are now available to you!

We now have an entire locally managed webpage with tons of helpful forum tools available to you and your moderator. You’ll just login with your EO username and password. Click on the link below to access the Moderator Toolkit and check out everything from exercises to forum health checklists and much more!

Click here to access these tools. 


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Upcoming Events

EO Special Access- Von Elrod's Winter Beer Garden
November 20, 2019, 5:30pm-7:30pm, Von Elrod's, 1004 4th Avenue North
Be one of the first to experience the Von Elrod's Winter Beer Garden. This will be our very own EO Apres-Ski Style Happy Hour.  Come toast the season with your fellow EO members amid all the excitement of winter fun activities in that area. 

Belmont Executive Learning Series with Betsy Myers
November 21, 2019, 7:00am-9:00am, Janet Ayers Conference Center, 1803 15th Avenue S.
Betsy Myers is the Founding Director of the Center for Women & Business at Bentley University, a former senior adviser to Barack Obama’s Presidential Campaign, and former Executive Director of the Center for Public Leadership (CPL) at Harvard's Kennedy School of Government.  Myers unveils key strategies that will lead businesses to real gender progress and equality that has been elusive for so many years. Space for this event is limited to 6.


Articles & Columns

Andy Bailey [Petra Coach] offered five tips for building effective multi-location teams in True Viral News.

David Trainer [New Constructs] penned columns for Forbes about Cronos Group’s stock, Discover Financial’s stock and how earnings data is wrong. He also wrote articles for Equities.com and Seeking Alpha

Awards & Recognitions

Brandi Simms of Moo TV [Scott Scovill] was included in a Nashville Business Journal video featuring the 2019 Women of Music City. 

In the News

The Nashville Post reported that the Hodges Foundation for Philosophical Orientation, underwritten by Tina and Michael Hodges [Advance Financial], is now operational in Nashville. American Banker mentioned Advance Financial’s formal request to the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau regarding its new payday lending rule. The Tennessee Tribune, the Paris Post-Intelligencer and Enjoy Travelling announced the opening of Advance Financial’s newest location in Paris, Tenn. Broadway World mentioned the company as a sponsor of Jack Daniel’s Music City Midnight: New Year’s Eve in Nashville.  

Bell & Associates [Darek Bell] will handle the construction of Amazon’s Tower 1 at Nashville Yards, according to the Nashville Post

Commercial Property Executive featured Nashville’s efforts to match the city’s infrastructure with its booming growth and highlighted Mark Deutschmann’s [Core Development Services] work to reshape Nashville’s urban core with adaptive reuse and multifamily developments. The article also quoted Robert Frist Jr., cofounder of the Nashville Entrepreneur Center [Michael Brody-Waite]

Fox 17 featured Boston Commons [Matthew Charette] recent design changes, which included changing its name from Batter’d & Fried, updating the interior and exterior and adding a beer garden, to better appeal to Nashville’s growing tourism. 

Medalogix [Dan Hogan] President and CEO Elliott Wood was mentioned by the Nashville Post for being a panelist during a discussion with Nashville’s high-growth health tech executives at City Winery. Elevation Search Solutions [Brian Hoppes] and Virsys12 [Tammy Hawes] were listed as sponsors of the event.

HomeHealthCareNews.com mentioned Medalogix [Dan Hogan] and its partnership with Amedisys. 

Jeff McCorpin [LBMC Technology Solutions] was referenced in the Tennessean as one of the executive hosts of Traveling Tech Day, a day where local students converse face-to-face with CEOs and tech experts.  

The Nashville Business Journal announced that Wellview Health [James Story] secured a deal with Chick-fil-A to provide healthcare engagement services to the company’s corporate employees. 

The Tennessean featured Cormac Dooley, the first-ever eMLS (Major League Soccer’s eSports league) gamer for the Nashville Soccer Club [Christopher Redhage]. The Tennessean and the Nashville Post reported that the Nashville Soccer Club won its first USL playoff match at home Saturday. The club’s advancement to the USL Eastern Conference semifinals was also announced by the Tennessean.

Eakin Partners [Barry Smith] broker Brian Jernigan was mentioned by the Nashville Post for handling the marketing and sale of the Rutledge Hill project.  

News Channel 5 and the Tennessean listed things to do in town this weekend and included Nashvember, a fair to support local products and businesses, presented by Project 615 [Derek Evans].

Hardaway Construction [David Frazier] was mentioned in the Nashville Post as the contractor for Eastside Heights, an East Nashville mixed-use development that recently sold. 

The Nashville Post mentioned that Smith Gee Studio [Hunter Gee] is the architect on a 27-story mixed-use building being eyed for Midtown. A project manager at Smith Gee Studio was quoted in a Community Impact Newspaper article about a new Metro Nashville project to consolidate rules for neighborhood conservation zoning. 

Bristol Development Group [Ashlyn Hines] will redevelop a downtown Knoxville property at the former site of the Tennessee Supreme Court building, according to WATE.com.

Forbes listed the best ways to spend a weekend in Nashville and included The Patterson House, The Catbird Seat and Henrietta Red [Ben and Max Goldberg]. Jazziz also mentioned The Catbird Seat as a place to eat during a trip to Nashville. The Nashville Scene featured a new local restaurant and its chef, who came up through The Catbird Seat and Bastion

The director of communications and project manager at Pfeffer Torode Architecture [James Pfeffer] was quoted in the Nashville Ledger about an upcoming panel that will discuss the future of Nashville at Nashville Design Week. 

Strategic Alliance Partnership News

First Tennessee Bank rebranded as First Horizon Bank on October 25, and the Tennessean featured a video of building sign changes being made in Nashville and other markets. Other outlets that covered the rebranding include the Nashville Post and Community Impact Newspaper. The bank's recent appointment of Rob D. Malin to First Horizon's expanded Nashville trust division was mentioned in the Nashville Ledger and the Nashville Business Journal.