EO Members in the News: Dan Hogan, Bryan Ansley, Mike Hoges, Darren Metz, John Kepley, Ben Goldberg, Glenn McConnell, Mark Hill, Andy Bailey, John Huber, Allen Baler, James Fields, JJ Rosen...

September 12, 2014

The Tennessean featured Bryan Ansley [FNB Merchants], Mike Hoges [Advance Financial], Darren Metz [NovaCopy], John Kepley [teknetex], Ben Goldberg [Strategic Hospitality], Glenn McConnell [Music City Tents and Events], Mark Hill [Tandem Realty] and Dan Hogan’s [Medalogix] EO Nashville peer group retreat to Jackson Hole. The business section front-page article delved into the business lessons they learned after participating in a bull-riding challenge.



Bob Bernstein [Bongo Productions] emphasized quality over cost when making purchasing decisions for new businesses in a Wall Street Journal article. Bongo Java’s Mochahontas made Huffington Post’s “8 Foods to try in Nashville,” and Hotty Toddy placed Fido among the “Top 10 Things to do in Nashville,” praising its homegrown coffee shop vibe.

Allen Baler [Reboot Marketing/4Patriots] was quoted in a Metro article about doomsday preparation.

Andy Bailey [Petra] wrote an article in the Tennessean about using input from outside your company when making strategic decisions.

James Fields [Concept Technology] wrote an article in the Tennessean about how crowdfunding campaigns can turn an idea into a reality.

Meridian Star credited Strategic Hospitality [Ben Goldberg] with leading the culinary renaissance in Nashville. Nashville Scene commented on Pinewood Social’s new pool area, describing its Zen-like atmosphere as an ideal place to hang out with friends. 

JJ Rosen [Atiba] discussed what for-profit companies could learn from the Ice Bucket Challenge in an article for the Tennessean.



Bone McAllester Norton [Charles Bone] is handling the legal work for Crescendo, soon-to-be Nashville’s third largest apartment tower, as reported by Commercial Property Executives.

John Huber [Moo Creative Media] discussed Millennials sparking workplace creativity in his Tennessean column.

The Tennessean covered Sixten’s [Mark Deutschmann] purchase of Merritt land for a mixed-use redevelopment project.

Bill Faeth’s [Inbound Marketing Agents] article in Business 2 Community focused on Google’s new algorithm. Faeth was also pictured in a Business 2 Community article about ALS Ice Bucket Challenge marketing lessons.

The Nashville Business Journal showcased Fivestone Studios’ [Traylor Woodall] Marathon Village office.


David Waddell [Waddell & Associates] wrote on the bullish US markets in his Nashville Ledger column. 

Corey Lile [OccuSure Workers’ Compensation Specialists] wrote about strategies for restoring workers’ compensation profitability for the Insurance Journal .

The Tennessean quoted Drew McDaniel [Cushman & Wakefield] on Star Transportation’s move to La Vergne, which the company facilitated.

Forsyth News and Building Products covered Capstan’s [Steve Curnutte] purchase of three Ace Hardware stores.