EO Nashville Member News – September 18

September 18, 2020


MyEO Women Event with Teresa J.W. Bailey of Waddell & Associates

September 29, 2020, 4:30pm-6:30pm, Reed PR, 517 Hagan Street, Suite 102

Women of EO are invited for a conversation with Teresa Bailey- "Beyond the Math: Wealth Conversations Women Must Have, Now." This event is limited to 10 attendees, so secure your spot TODAY! REGISTER


EO Food Fest at the Factory

October 6, 2020, 6:30pm-9:30pm, The Factory at Franklin

Make plans now to join your EO friends for a BIG night out at our revamped annual October event. We will spread out through five separate socially distanced venues- most of which are outside in open air. Each location will have 12 tables spaced apart, with only 4 seats at each table.  Space is limited, so register NOW to reserve a spot! REGISTER

The Diversity Advantage with Anton Gunn

October 23, 2020, 7:30am-9:30am, Location TBD

Anton J Gunn is an authority on why diversity and inclusion is important to your business. He will present "The Diversity Advantage- How Understanding Racial Justice Can Build Your Company’s Culture and Boost Your Bottom Line."  Don't miss this timely discussion! REGISTER


Schedule a Forum Visit with a SAP!

Our incredible Strategic Alliance Partners have submitted new forum topics for 2020-2021 and they are ready to visit your forum... virtually or in person! We ask each forum to host a minimum of 4 visits per year.  

CLICK HERE for the updated topics list. You can schedule these visits and choose a topic through the Engage site. If you need help with the scheduling process, please contact karen@eonashville.com


Important Survey- We Need Your Feedback!

We have put together a 10 question survey to help us know how we can best support ALL our members throughout the coming season and what we can do as a Chapter to continue to build on the community and meet our members where they are in their journey. If we don’t know, we cannot improve, so PLEASE take a few moments to fill out THIS SURVEY. Your feedback is SO vital and important to us. Thank you in advance!




Bradley is a national law firm with a reputation for skilled legal work, exceptional client service, and unwavering integrity, assisting a diverse range of corporate and individual clients in achieving their business goals. With offices in Alabama, Florida, Mississippi, North Carolina, Tennessee, Texas, and the District of Columbia, the firm’s nearly 550 lawyers represent regional, national and international clients in various industries, including banking and financial services, construction, energy, healthcare, life sciences, manufacturing, real estate, and technology, among many others.

For more information or to schedule a forum visit, please contact:

Doug Franck 
(615) 252-2354 
Russ Morgan 
(615) 252-2311 

 Bradley Forum Topics:

Q & A from a legal perspective - engaging, compensating and transitioning employees.

Due your diligence now and lessons to minimize surprise - milestone transactions & key company contracts.

Our success depends on our IP - helpful hints to protect and monetize this, that and the other. 



CLICK HERE if you’d like to submit an item for EO Member News.

Articles & Columns

David Trainer [New Constructs] wrote about Beyond Meat, the good (Progressive Corp.) and the bad (Salesforce.com) and the S&P 500 for Forbes. He also penned articles for Seeking Alpha

In the News

The Nashville Ledger reported that the business development and marketing manager at DWC Construction [John Arndt] and Jeff Bradford [the Bradford Dalton Group] will serve on the 2020-2021 board of directors for the Nashville chapter of the American Marketing Association.

Bell & Associates [Darek Bell] was listed as a gold sponsor for Friends of Franklin Parks “Raise the Roofs” fundraiser by Williamson Source

Michael Brody-Waite [Great Leaders Live Like Drug Addicts] appeared on the Authenticity is Contagious Podcast and the Talking Addiction and Recovery Podcast to speak about the mask-free movement.

The Nashville Business Journal shared a Q&A with a Shore Capital Partners [Michael Burcham] employee who was named to its 2020 Power Leaders in Finance Ones to Watch list.

The Nashville Post announced that Abita Software [David Callahan] has hired a high-growth marketing executive and quoted Callahan. 

BioWorld reported that the Ursa Health [Robin Clarke] Platform hosted by Microsoft Azure, also known as Ursa Studio, has earned certified status for information security by HITRUST. 

The Nashville Business Journal shared a Q&A with Dell Crosslin, John Crosslin and Justin Crosslin of Crosslin as part of the 2020 Power Leaders in Finance recognition. They also told the Nashville Business Journal what currency they would create if they had the chance.

Smith Gee Studio [Hunter Gee] has been hired to handle the architectural work on an apartment complex planned near Marathon Village, according to the Nashville Post. 

My Tech Decisions reported that Strategic Hospitality [Benjamin & Max Goldberg] created the Carpool Cinema at Pinewood Social to meet the needs of their community in wake of the pandemic. 

Marcelle Guilbeau [Marcelle Guilbeau Interior Design] was quoted by StyleBlueprint about her favorite go-to feature in a home: a built-in bench.   

The Nashville Post reported that Fat Bottom Brewing will open a taproom in East Nashville at a property on Gallatin Avenue owned by Anchor Investments [Micah Lacher], part of which it plans to convert into a 26-room boutique hotel. 

The Nashville Scene mentioned Josephine [James Lewis] for its new variety of Philly cheesesteak sandwiches on the happy-hour menu. 

M.L.Rose [Austin Ray] plans to open a fourth location in Mt. Juliet next spring, according to the Wilson Post.

The Nashville Business Journal, Tennessean and WSMV reported that fans are now allowed at Nissan Stadium for Tennessee Titans games, which may allow fans to be present for Nashville SC [Christopher Redhage] matches starting in October. 

David Waddell [Waddell & Associates] was quoted in a Forbes article about how the stimulus and lockdowns will affect financial markets. He also appeared on Cheddar to speak about market risks as we approach November. 

Strategic Alliance Partner News

Rutherford Source reported that First Horizon Bank is offering on-demand financial wellness programs in an effort to support businesses and employees during the economic downturn.