EO Members in the News: Eric Jackson, Bryan Ansley, Dan Hogan, Julie May, Charlie Brock, Alex Tolbert, Darek Bell, James Fields, Ben Goldberg, Andy Bailey, John Huber, J.J. Rosen, Bob Bernstein, Britt

September 22, 2014

The Nashville Business Journal elaborated on EO Nashville's latest GEI survey and what the prospect of growth means to Nashville entrepreneurs. Eric Jackson [Keystone Business Solutions, LLC], Bryan Ansley [FNB Merchants] and Dan Hogan [Medalogix] all contributed optimistic insight on the growth of local companies. 


Julie May [Bytes of Knowledge] wrote an article in the Tennessean describing Apple Pay and the mobile payment takeover. 

Charlie Brock's [Launch Tennessee] Tennessean article lauded Nashville's strong representation in the Inc. 500|5000 list. The Nashville PostNashville Business Journal,Nooga.com and the Chattanoogan covered Launch Tennessee’s Reverse Pitch program, scheduled to begin next month in Chattanooga. 

The Tennessean quoted Alex Tolbert [Bernard Health] in an article addressing the opening of a BlueCross BlueShield store at 100 Oaks Mall.

The Associated Press credited Bell and Associates [Darek Bell] for fixing a sinkhole at Austin Peay's Governors Stadium. The Nashville Scene’s article about Darek Bell’s [Corsair Distillery] second book spoke of Bell’s initiative to push the envelope and create one-of-kind experiences for his whiskey drinkers. CNBC’s article about the pumpkin spice craze listed Corsair’s Pumpkin Spice Moonshine as a popular pumpkin-flavored spirit. Private Clubs featured an article revolving around Corsair Distillery, praising Bell’s central philosophy of creating unusual and experimental whiskeys. Distillery Age Magazine included a review on Bell’s book, Fire Water: Experimental Smoked Malts and Whiskeys.


James Fields [Concept Technology] shared his five steps for cyber security for the Tennessean

The Clarion Ledger published an article about the rebirth of Nashville’s culinary scene, giving credit to Strategic Hospitality [Ben Goldberg] for leading the renaissance.

Andy Bailey [Petra] wrote an article in the Tennessean about an emergency experience that granted him new business insights. Gene Robertson, Petra strategy coach, wrote an article in businesstips.com about company themes. 

John Huber [Moo Creative] wrote an article in the Tennessean about Nashville’s ability to attract and retain creative talent.

J.J. Rosen [Atiba] wrote about the apps contending with Facebook for the Tennessean.

Fido [Bob Bernstein] earned bragging rights as the city’s best breakfast and best burger decided by the Tennessean’s Reader’s Choice Awards, Toast of Music City. Frothy Monkey was awarded the No. 2 best coffee shop. Frothy Monkey was included in the Tennessean’s article Eat Green for Tennessee.

The Tennessean published an article about Cushman & Wakefield | Cornerstone’s [Brittany Lorenzi] Midtown apartments that just hit the market.

Emma [Clint Smith] and Smartvue Corporation [Martin Renkis] were cited as integral parts of Nashville’s tech expansion in a Nashville Scene article. The Nashville Business Journal also featured a photo of Clint Smith and fellow entrepreneurs from Inc.’s recent  #GrowCo Panel: “How great companies combine culture and community for profit and purpose” in their caption contest.

The Tennessean named several local eateries participating in Eat Green for Tennessee, including Two Ten Jack [Patrick Burke].

Barry Smith [Eakin Partners] was mentioned in the Nashville PostNashville Business Journal and The Tennessean for his role in negotiating the lease on a space at One Franklin Park for Acadia Healthcare. Eakin Partners was credited with handling the leasing for the Renaissance office building in the Tennessean.

David Waddell’s [Waddell and Associates] article on the Chinese government and its support of prosperity appeared in the Nashville Ledger and Memphis Daily News.

Michael Rosen, president of ProviderTrust [Christopher Redhage], offered commentary in a Health Business Daily article on Medicare compliance and excluded employees.