It’s time for another weekly roundup. Here’s what your fellow EO Nashville members have been up to.
John Rowley [Fletcher | Rowley] appeared on MSNBC’s “Melissa Harris-Perry Show” last Monday morning with Atlanta Mayor Kasim Reed, Howard Dean and Karen Finney. Topics covered on the segment included: “Rebuilding the Democratic Party,” “Politics of Food” and “Politics of the Poor.”
James Fields’ [Concept Technology Inc.] column appeared in The Tennessean last Sunday. This week’s column described four technology trends for 2013.
Dan Hogan [Medalogix] appeared in the January issue of Predictive Modeling News. In the article, Dan discussed predictive modeling in healthcare.
Metova [Kevin Ross] was featured in The Tennessean last Tuesday. According to the story, “Metova recently announced the hiring of a squad of developers, noting that there is more hiring to come.”
It’s time for another weekly roundup of EO Nashville members in the news.
InQuicker [Michael Brody-Waite] appeared in Bloomberg last week. The article mentioned InQuicker for the concierge service it offers to about 140 hospital emergency departments.
Andy Bailey’s [Petra Coach] bi-weekly column appeared in The Tennessean last Thursday. In his article Andy discussed the best way to woo and keep clients—by offering a money-back guarantee upfront. Andy has never had a customer cash-in his or her money-back guarantee. If it were to happen, it would be worth it.
Bryan Merville [Beacon Technologies] was featured in the Nashville Business Journal’s Executive Profile section on Friday.
Bryan Merville’s Executive Profile in the Nashville Business Journal
According to the Tennessean, the Nashville Area Hispanic Chamber of Commerce recently presented its eighth annual Business and Community Awards. George Uribe [Guestbooker] was named Outstanding Professional in Media.
Populr.me [Nicholas Holland] was in Venture Nashville Connections on Monday. Nicholas’ Populr micropublishing startup will soon pursue a $2 million series A capital raise.
On Monday, John Rowley [Fletcher | Rowley, Inc.] was quoted in an article by The Tennessean about Nashville’s 2015 mayor’s race.
David Waddell’s [Waddell & Associates] column appeared in the Memphis Daily News on Wednesday. You can read the column “Fiscal Equality vs. Efficiency” here.
For this week’s EO Nashville media wrap-up…
Miranda Pontes [Burger Up] was featured in NashvilleGuru.com. The story included an interview with Miranda.
John Rowley [Fletcher | Rowley] made an appearance on MSNBC’s Melissa Harris Perry show Tuesday morning.
The Tennessean featured James Fields’ [Concept Technology Inc.] bi-weekly column on Sunday, which discussed several options for hosted file sharing.
A story about Village Real Estate Services [Mark Deutschmann] volunteering with Hands On Nashville to help make a home in the Chestnut Hill neighborhood more energy efficient was featured in Friday’s Tennessean.
The American Society of Ophthalmic Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery awarded Dr. Brian Biesman [Nashville Centre for Laser and Facial Surgery] with the 2012 Henry Baylis Award. The award recognizes a member of the Society who has contributed to the expansion of knowledge and practice in the discipline of aesthetic facial surgery.
Music City Tents & Events [Glenn McConnell] was mentioned in Wednesday’s Nashville Business Journal. The story discussed what effects the CMAs have for stars, writers and tent companies.
Medalogix [Dan Hogan] was featured in BioSupply Trends’ October issue. The article mentioned Medalogix’s predictive modeling tool designed to reduce rehospitalization rates and boost quality of care for patients.
Here’s a roundup of the most recent EO Nashville sightings in the news.
On June 22, the Nashville Post covered DSi’s [Tom Turner] move into Charlotte, North Carolina. DSi also has outposts in Knoxville and Cincinnati.
On the 4th of July, Ben Hanback [The Hanback Group] appeared on Fox & Friends to discuss health care, and more specifically changes that individuals can expect in their insurance plans after the Affordable Care Act. You can watch the video here.
John Rowley [Fletcher|Rowley] made two TV appearances on July 6, appearing on Fox News Channel’s Studio B and MSNBC’s The Ed Show.
Rebecca Donner [Inner Design Studio] was featured in a Nashville Medical News article entitled “Designed for Healing” about creating healing environments in health care.
On July 6, the Nashville Business Journal printed its list of the top 25 local technology firms. EO member companies to make the list include:
Download the full list here: NBJ top tech firms.
Fast Company ran an article about Nashville’s quest to fill its open technology positions. The article included a quote by Nicholas Holland about ways that tech companies can attract more talent.
On July 12, the Nashville Post covered Michael Brody-Waite and InQuicker‘s growth. The health care tech company is now working with 135 hospitals around the country.
In other exciting news, Jolene Dressel [Trojan Labor] started a new company, Trojan Environmental. Trojan Environmental is an asbestos abatement staffing company. Jolene has put over 70 employees through a 32-hour asbestos abatement course to get this business off the ground. She is currently supplying several customers with temporary asbestos abatement workers in jobs located in Tennessee, Kentucky and Georgia.
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.