EO Nashville Members in the News: Tina Hodges, James Fields, Mike Hodges, Dan Hogan, Alex Tolbert, Tammy Hawes, Darek Bell, Robert Hartline, Patrick Burke, Bob Murphy, Charles Robert Bone

September 16, 2016


Tina Hodges [Advance Financial] penned an article for CSRwire about raising the bar on corporate social responsibility.

Awards/Professional Recognition:

Concept Technology [James Fields] was named no. 68 in Fortune’s Inner City 100, an award given to the top 100 fastest-growing businesses in urban areas.

The Chattanoogan reported that Advance Financial [Mike Hodges] was given the Gold Award for Corporate Social Responsibility Program of the Year at the 8th Annual Golden Bridge Awards.

In the News:

Dan Hogan [Medalogix] was quoted in a Becker’s Health IT & CIO Review article about new health IT hubs.

The Employee Benefit Adviser featured Bernard Health [Alex Tolbert] in its article about small changes that can help firms grow significantly.

Virsys12 [Tammy Hawes] was featured in the Nashville Post for its recent acquisition of Gales Network.

The Daily News Journal mentioned Bell and Associates [Darek Bell] in a story about construction on the bridge over Broad Street in Murfreesboro.

Robert Hartline [CallProof] was mentioned in the Tennessean as a co-founder of the new carpooling app, Hytch.

Two Ten Jack [Patrick Burke] was mentioned in the Nashville SceneEater NashvilleStyleBlueprint and NewsChannel5 for hosting a fundraiser for Husk employees.

RPM Transportation Consultants [Bob Murphy] was mentioned in the Nashville Post regarding plans to make Broadway more pedestrian-friendly. The Spring Hill Homepage mentioned the firm in an article about a new 780-acre proposed development in the Spring Hill area.

The Nashville Post mentioned Bone McAllester Norton [Charles Robert Bone] for its involvement in the Perimeter-WoodRidge deal. A Bone McAllester Norton attorney was quoted in the Tennessean and Nashville Patch about the investigation of a local organization and its support of recent school board candidates.

GoNoodle [John Herbold] was mentioned in the Times Educational Supplement as a technology that improves children’s mental health. The Crossville Chronicle reported that Crossville’s Healthier Tennessee Committee earned a $5,000 grant, in part because of its adoption of GoNoodle as an exercise tool for students. The Shelbyville Times-Gazette shared that Cascade Elementary School parents and grandparents learned GoNoodle exercises on Monday night alongside their children. The Wisconsin Star Journal mentioned GoNoodle in an article about elementary school students practicing mindful breathing.

The Memphis Business Journal quoted Josh Pittman [MediCore Medical Supply] in an article about MediCore’s new distribution agreement.

Launch Tennessee [Charlie Brock] was mentioned by the UT Daily Beacon for its partnership in the Innov865 Alliance. The Nashville Post and Area Development mentioned Launch Tennessee for its support in the expansion of AeroWall Dynamics.

Inside Memphis Business mentioned Waddell & Associates [David Waddell] as a sponsor of the 2016 Innovation Awards.

Mark Deutschmann [Village Real Estate Services] was quoted in a Nashville Post article about 12th Avenue. Core Development’s new mixed-use project was featured in the Tennessean.

Ray Hospitality, M.L. Rose and The Sutler Saloon [Austin Ray] were mentioned in a StyleBlueprint article about the Melrose neighborhood.

The Nashville Post mentioned Bongo Java [Bob Bernstein] in its story about Towery Development's president. Bongo Java was mentioned in a Tennessean story about its new home in the Alloy on Tech Hill development. Fenwick’s 300 was included in a neighborhood spotlight article by StyleBlueprint. Bob Bernstein was mentioned by the Nashville Post for his support of the 1821 Jefferson mixed-use project.

Christopher Redhage [Provider Trust] was quoted in the Nashville Business Journal about Nashville’s minor league soccer group changing its name.

Ben Goldberg and Max Goldberg [Strategic Hospitality] were included in a Nashville Ledger article about the shifting restaurant business in Nashville. Thrillist mentioned Merchants in its story about things to do on Lower Broad.

Nashville Public Radio and the Tennessean mentioned Fletcher & Rowley [John Rowley] in an article about the initiative to encourage voting among millennials and minority groups.

Ginger Jones [Jones Therapy Services] was quoted in a Small Biz Trends article about 10 things business owners can do to help their employees.