EO Nashville members gracing the news over the last couple weeks include Benjamin Goldberg and his brother Max, whose bar The Patterson House made Food & Wine’s list of the 50 Best Bars in America. View the complete list here. The Goldbergs’ newest eatery, The Catbird Seat, was also featured in a SouthComm recap of the local 2011 food scene. Read the feature here.
JJ Rosen and his venture Atiba Software received coverage in Nashville Venture Connections (NVC) about the newly formed SKL Digital LLC. Read the article here. Michael Burcham and Startup Tennessee also made NVC — the article discusses Burcham’s ambitious goals with the Startup initiative.
In the December 2 edition of the Nashville Business Journal, two EO Nashville members were featured.
Dan Cook’s new event venue, Ruby, was pictured in a spotlight on music and the arts. Rebecca Donner [Inner Design Studio] was included in a spotlight on the changing needs of medical spaces. Check out both clips below.
EO Nashville member Dr. Brian Biesman was recently awarded the 2012 Ellet H. Drake Award from the American Society for Laser Medicine and Surgery, Inc. The award honored Brian’s significant contributions in the use of lasers for patient care, in laser research and in teaching other physicians best practices in laser medicine. He is the only physician in the Southeast region to have ever been honored by ASLMS and is one of only seven physicians in the world to have ever received two awards from ASLMS.
Brian is director of the Nashville Centre for Laser and Facial Surgery, a clinical assistant professor at Vanderbilt Medical Center and a clinical associate professor at the University of Tennessee Health Sciences Center in Memphis.
The Thanksgiving holiday and week after saw lots of EO Nashvillians in the news.
In national news, John Rowley [Fletcher|Rowley] was on CNN and Fox News on 11/25. Miranda Whitcomb Pontes [Burger Up] was included in a piece about giving convicts a second chance in the workplace, reported by Fox News. Check out the video transcript of Miranda’s video here.
Ben Goldberg’s Catbird Seat has been featured a couple times recently. First, it was mentioned on the Today Show along with Yellow Porch and Mas Tacos Por Flavor. (View clip here). Second, it was reviewed by The City Paper this week. Read the complete review here. Sam Sanchez’s [Sam's Sport Grille] debuted a new drink this week, which was covered (among other places) on the Nashville Scene’s Bites blog.
The Nashville Business Journal’s 11/12 edition included a “Case Study,” where Marty Reed [Randa Solutions] reveals the key to success as “take what you know from one area and apply it elsewhere.” In a “Spotlight on Venture Capital,” Steve Curnutte [Tortola Partners] comments on the recent shift to “fewer, bigger” VC deals. Articles inserted below.