EO Nashville Members in the News: Tina Hodges, Alex Tolbert, JJ Rosen, Dan Hogan, Will Newman, Austin Ray, Bill Kimberlin, Jeff Bradford, Michael Brody-Waite

September 30, 2016


Tina Hodges [Advance Financial] wrote a blog about raising the bar on corporate social responsibility for JustMeans.

In his Tennessean column, Alex Tolbert [Bernard Health] discussed the things young adults need to know about health insurance.

JJ Rosen [Atiba, LLC] discussed how technology touches all facets of our personal and business lives in his Tennessean column.

Awards/Professional Recognition:

FierceHealthcare listed Medalogix [Dan Hogan] as a finalist for the 2016 Healthcare Innovation Award in the data analytics/business intelligence category for its prescriptive analytics home health solution, SunLeaper.

The Tennessean announced the winners of the TOAST 2016 Reader’s Choice Awards, which includes:

  • Edley’s Bar-B-Que [Will Newman]
  • M.L. Rose [Austin Ray]

In the News:

Crain’s Nashville featured Bill Kimberlin [500below] in a story about his app-based network for drone operators. 500below was featured in an Unmanned Aerial Vehicle blog post about crowdsourcing support for drones.

The Tennessee Tribune mentioned Advance Financial [Michael and Tina Hodges] in an article about payday lenders.

The Bradford Group's [Jeff Bradford] infographic about how to land TV news coverage was published in PR Daily.

Michael Brody-Waite [InQuicker] was featured in the Nashville Business Journal as a role model for Nashville startups. The Nashville Business Journal also mentioned him as the new CEO of the Nashville Entrepreneur Center.

The Tennessean quoted Charles Robert Bone [Bone McAllester Norton] in an article about Mayor Barry’s second year in office.

ST8MNT [Bethany Newman] was featured on Feedspot as one of the top 100 branding blogs to follow.

Edley’s Bar-B-Que [Will Newman] was mentioned in a Gridiron Now article about things to do in Nashville on Vanderbilt game days. The Tennessean also mentioned Edley’s in an article about a new bar coming to the East Nashville neighborhood.

Sault Ste. Marie Evening News mentioned GoNoodle [John Herbold] in an article about the Sault Area Public Schools’ summer literacy program. News West 9 featured GoNoodle in an article about classroom activities in Odessa, Texas.

Greg Siskind [Siskind Susser] was quoted in a Bloomberg article about a physicians’ visa program.

The Catbird Seat [Ben Goldberg and Max Goldberg] was mentioned by NOBLE and the Atlanta Journal Constitution for its upcoming appearance on the CNN show, “Parts Unknown.” The Tennessean mentioned Pinewood Social in an article about things to do beyond Broadway. The founder of Nashville’s VEA Supper Club listed a dish from Bastion as one of his favorites in a Q&A with the TennesseanClarksville Online mentioned The Band Box in a story about the Nashville Sounds’ successful season. The Band Box was also mentioned in a Nashville Scene article for its pop-up game day menus with local chefs.

Jennifer Lee [REN Dermatology] was featured in a StyleBlueprint article about female “below the belt” issues.

Rental Management Magazine mentioned Music City Tents & Events [Glenn McConnell] in an article about its recent recapitalization transaction.

Rosemary Plorin [Lovell Communications] was quoted in a Better Networker article about starting a public relations company.

The Tennessean featured Ricky Scott [The Kingston Group] in a slideshow highlighting the High Hopes and Hops event.

Bell and Associates [Darek Bell] was mentioned in the Nashville Post as the general contractor for a boutique hotel project on Seventh Avenue. Corsair Distillery was mentioned in the DSTILL Showcase recap by 303 Magazine.

Austin Ray [A.Ray Hospitality] was quoted by the Tennessean in an article about preserving Nashville’s culture. M.L. Rose was mentioned in a Nashville Post article about a North Nashville street that is poised for reform.

The Nashville Business Journal quoted Chris Redhage [Nashville Soccer Club] in a story about the Nashville Soccer Club not identifying itself as a “minor league” team. The Nashville Soccer Club was mentioned in a Tennessean article about the push for a Major League Soccer team in Middle Tennessee. Redhage was mentioned by Sportal for his efforts to make Nashville a Major League Soccer city. 

Bob Bernstein [Bongo Productions] was featured at the September “Meet Up and Eat Up” event by NOBLEBongo Java was mentioned in the Tennessean as the coffee of choice at the new SoBro Guest House.

John Rowley [Fletcher & Rowley, Inc.] discussed Senator Hillary Clinton’s proposed tax plan on Fox Business News