On Aug. 26, John Aron [The Pasta Shoppe] was interviewed for a Tennessean article about the impact that rising wheat costs has on his business.
Benjamin Goldberg [Strategic Hospitality] helped the Tennessee Titans kick off the season with two new sandwich options created by Merchants Restaurant Executive Chef Jason Brumm as part of the latest food offerings at LP Field. You can read the Tennessean story (and watch the video with Ben) here.
Bernard Health [Alex Tolbert] was included in a Nashville Ledger story about local technology companies bringing health care into the digital future.
News of Kevin Ross [Metova] bringing on a new investor was covered in several outlets last week. You can read the Nashville Post coverage here.
Steve Curnutte [Tortola Partners] was profiled in the August 31 print edition of the Nashville Business Journal. Steve’s printing company, Allen Printing, was also featured in a Harvard Business Review piece the month. The piece asked the question: Are you growing too fast?
And lastly, in the Tennessean’s 2012 Toast of Music City Awards, the following EO Nashville member companies were honored:
Alan Young’s product, EZ Armor, was put to the test by a news station and police department in Michigan. Check out the video to see how EZ Armor held up.
Steve Curnutte and his company Tortola Partners was recently featured in a Nashville Post article about his role in the turnaround story of Allen Printing. Read the full story here.
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.
A Nashville Business Journal article that published today, entitled “Business turnarounds fuel big business,” featured EO Nashville member Steve Curnutte, and his business Tortola Partners.
Steve, who is in “the business of getting companies back on track,” to quote the paper, announced the expansion of Tortola this week and the addition of four new principals.
You can read the full article here.