Andy Bailey [Petra] wrote an article in Business Insider on why a letter is the most effective form of communication. Also, Bailey wrote an article in the Tennessean about what numbers businesses should prioritize.
The Jackson Sun credited Bongo Java [Bob Bernstein] as the provider of roasted coffee for Alba, Jackson’s newest coffee shop. A Yahoo! Music article mentioned an American Idol producer’s visit to Nashville’s favorite coffee house, Bongo Java. Nashville Business Journal’s article on the Melrose entertainment district reported on Bernstein’s yet-to-open coffee shop and diner venture.
Travel and Leisure mentioned Two Ten Jack [Patrick Burke] in its T + L Guide to Nashville, citing the restaurant as one of the places you should eat and drink while in town. The guide follows an article about Nashville’s transition back into the spotlight.
John Rowley [Fletcher|Rowley] was on the O’Reilly Factor’s segment on tension between Hillary and Obama.
Charlie Brock [Launch TN] wrote an article in the Tennessean and the Knoxville News Sentinel on what happens after demo days for graduating entrepreneurs. Brock’s article about the rise of auto manufacturing startups was published in the Tennessean and the OakRidger. The American Genuis quoted Brock in an article about how to stand out to investors.
Nashville Business Journal quoted Mark Deutschmann [Village Real Estate] in an article on Core Development Service’s new project in the Wedgewood-Houston area. The Tennessean had an article on the popularity of cottage communities, quoting Barbara Browning, a broker with Village Real Estate.
The Tennessean’s article on Strategic Hospitality’s involvement with Printers Alley hotel quoted Ben Goldberg [Strategic Hospitality]. Nashville Business Journal featured an article on a new restaurant in Midtown, praising Ben Goldberg for introducing seated bar concepts like Catbird Seat and Pinewood Social. Southern Living named Strategic Hospitality’s Catbird Seat and Pinewood Social in the Top 100 Restaurants in the South. The Tennessean reported that Strategic Hospitality’s Pinewood Social chef Josh Habiger will be participating in Music City Food and Wine Festival.
The Tennessean quoted Ashlyn Hines [Bristol Development Group] in their article on the popularity of cottage communities in Nashville.
James Fields [Concept Technology] wrote an article in the Tennessean on the top five gadgets for back-to-school shopping.
David Waddell [Waddell and Associates] wrote an article in the Memphis Daily News about the forecast for the aging bull market.
Nashville Scene announced that Josephine’s [Miranda Whitcomb Pontes] Andrew Little will be one of the local chefs in the Music City Food and Wine Fest. Nashville Scene also announced Josephine’s addition of pastry chef Kayla May.
Nashville Business Journal mentioned Eakin Partners [Barry Smith] in an article about Nashville’s boom-and-bust cycle. Tennessean mentions Eakin Partners’ new buildings coming to the Gulch in an article about the Pinnacle building. Nashville Post reported on Eakin Partners’ project in the Gulch.
Julie May [bytes of knowledge] wrote an article in the Tennessean about the journey of software innovation.
Allen Baler [Reboot Marketing/4 Patriots] was quoted in a Digital Journal article about disaster preparedness.
The Inc. 500|5000 list of the fastest-growing private companies included 16 EO Nashville companies. These 16 companies grew at an average rate of 247 percent from 2010 to 2013 and have combined 2013 revenues of $380 million.
EO Nashville members who made the 2014 Inc. 500|5000 list are:
- #291, InQuicker, Michael Brody-Waite
- #1112, Conexess Group, Jerry Baker
- #1173, Wildkin, John Rosen
- #1647, Vertek Solutions, Brian Murphy
- #1771, Advance Financial, Michael Hodges
- #1908, The Kingston Group, Ricky Scott
- #2431, Medi-Copy Services, Elliott Holt
- #2631, Rustici Software, Michael Rustici
- #2981, Concept Technology, James Fields
- #3362, Allen Printing, Steve Curnutte
- #3648, Mankin Media Systems, Ben Mankin
- #3741, Music City Tents & Events, Joe Freedman, JT Terrell, Glenn McConnell
- #4393, DSi, Tom Turner
- #4498, NovaCopy, Darren Metz
- #4763, Peachtree Tents & Events, Joe Freedman
- #4871, Vaco, Jerry Bostelman