It might have been vacation time for Nashville EO members, but the news certainly didn’t take a day off for the holidays. News outlets were full of EO member news these past two weeks, read on to see what your fellow members have been up to:
The Tennessean reported on Bongo Java‘s [Bob Bernstein] birthday makeover. The Belmont location is getting a new deck, as well as an expanded front entrance, complete with glass garage doors that will be opened this summer.
Kings Of Leon named Pinewood Social [Ben Goldberg] as one of the new Nashville hotspots they are excited to try in this month’s Nashville Lifestyles. The Goldberg brothers were also featured in an Inc.com article about their “secret sauce” for success.
Julie May [bytes of knowledge] focused a Tennessean column on the new digital wallet that could soon make credit cards obsolete, and wrote a second Tennessean column on technology advances in 2014 and what they mean for your privacy.
Joe Freedman [Music City Tents & Events] was the focus of Nashville Business Journal’s “Who to Meet” feature.
A Commercial Appeal article about Memphis’ new guard prominently featured David Waddell [Waddell & Associates] and was picked up by Bloomberg Businessweek. David also penned his Worldly Investor column for The Memphis Daily News on the “Naughty and Nice” economy of 2013.
James Fields [Concept Technology] wrote his Tennessean column on the 5 trends in technology in 2014. Concept Technology was also featured in the Nashville Business Journal’s “Buzzwords” for the acronym BYOD (Bring Your Own Device).
Charlie Brock [Launch TN] wrote a 2014 Wish List for TN Entrepreneurs for the Tennessean. Launch TN was also mentioned in the Nashville Business Journal‘s Buzzwords of 2014 article for the words “Entrepreneurship”, and “Accelerator.”
Miranda Whitcomb Pontes [Josephine] was mentioned in relation to the “Farm-to-table” buzzword for her new restaurant in 12 South that focuses on sustainability. Miranda’s new restaurant Prima, set to open in the Gulch in 2014, is already generating significant buzz, with The Nashville Business Journal reporting on its “25 Most Anticipated Restaurant Openings” ranking by Zagat.
In his Tennessean column, Alex Tolbert [Bernard Health] wrote about President Obama’s expected New Year’s resolutions for health care. Bernard Health was highlighted in an Indy Star article about how to navigate Obamacare and the The Tennessean covered the opening of Bernard Health’s Cool Springs retail store. The retail store was also highlighted as the buzzword “consumerism” in the Nashville Business Journal cover story.
The Nashville Business Journal featured Dan Hogan [Medalogix] in its ETC. section where he offered a list of his favorite things.