EO Nashville Members in the News: Andy Bailey, Ben Hanback, Bob Bernstein, Julie May, Debbie Gordon, J.J. Rosen, Charlie Brock, Darek Bell, Miranda Whitcomb Pontes, Dan Hogan, Michael Brody-Waite, Patrick Burke, Alex Tolbert, Scott Snoyer, Tim Ozgener, Nicholas Holland, David Waddell, Arnie Malham, Clint Smith, Brian Murphy, Brad Hill, Michael Hodges

Here’s the rundown for the past week (and a bit)!

The “Entrepreneur Briefs” section of the Tennessean featured EO Nashville’s “Second in Command” program.

Andy Bailey [Petra] tackled the difficult problem of “FOMO” (Fear of Missing Out) in his most recent column for the Tennessean. He was also the subject of a Q&A with Business Interviews.com

Ben Hanback [Regions Insurance] wrote his column for the Tennessean about healthy competition, based on his experience with IronTribe Fitness.

Deep South magazine featured an article on Nashville’s coffee shops and highlighted Bongo Java and Fido [Bob Bernstein] as two of the best.

Julie May [bytes of knowledge] tacked the topic of “cowboy coders” in her most recent Tennessean column. In addition, The Nashville Business Journal featured Julie in a Women of Influence true or false article that asked: Do female executives have different traits than men? Julie also wrote another column for Young Upstarts about tracking your progress in an IT project.

Julie May and Debbie Gordon [S3 Asset Management] were each honored as Women of Influence by The Nashville Business Journal.

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J.J. Rosen’s [Atiba] Tennessean column suggested that it might be time to make the switch from a laptop to a tablet.

The Nashville Post wrote an article on a grant from the Blackstone Charitable Foundation that was given to Launch Tennessee [Charlie Brock]. The grant will allow the organization to launch a pilot program that will allow universities to help support existing accelerators. The story was also written up in the Tennessean, Memphis Business Journal, Knoxville News Sentinel, Chattanoogan and Chattagnooga Times Free Press. Charlie also focused his Tennessean column on the grant.

Corsair [Darek Bell] was listed in the top 50 Craft Distilleries on Thrillist.com and Derek was quoted in a Fortune Magazine article about the bourbon boom.

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The Nashville Scene wrote a review of Miranda Whitcomb Pontes’ restaurant Josephine, noting that the new venture takes 12South dining up another notch.

Dan Hogan [Medalogix] is part of the TEDx Nashville 2014 lineup, which is scheduled for March 22. The Nashville Post and the Nashville Business Journal reported on the announcement.

Michael Brody-Waite [InQuicker] was quoted in a Nashville Business Journal article about preparing for growth in Nashville.

The Tennessean offered a glowing review of Two Ten Jack‘s [Patrick Burke] grand opening.

Alex Tolbert’s [Bernard Health] Tennessean column proved that no matter your level of education, picking a health care plan is tricky.

Brand Imaging Group [Scott Snoyer] created a Winter Wonderland in the Bridgestone Area Rehearsal Hall for the Nashville Predators two-week Olympics break. The event, which is free and open to the public, was covered by the Tennessean.

The Nashville Scene interviewed Wayne McGregor about the dance he created for Oz Nashville‘s [Tim Ozgener] inaugural performance. Oz was also written up in the February edition of Nashville Lifestyles.

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The Silicon Valley Business Journal featured Populr.me [Nicholas Holland] in an article about the top trending startups at 500 Startups.

David Waddell [Waddell and Associates] focused his Memphis Daily News column on what the federal reserve can, and cannot, control.

Tech executives from across Nashville, including Arnie Malham [CJ Advertising], Clint Smith [Emma] and Alex Tolbert [Bernard Health] will be joining Julie May at a bytes of knowledge-sponsored panel event next week. The Nashville Business Journal has the event information and registration.

The 2014 Best in Business Awards finalists were announced by the Nashville Business Journal this week, and a few of our EO Member companies made the cut! Congratulations to the following finalists:

1-25 Employees:

Vertek Soluntions Inc. [Brian Murphy]

Local Search Masters [Brad Hill]

101-500 Employees:

Advance Financial [Michael Hodges]

EO Nashville Members in the News: Darek Bell, Jeff Turner, J.J. Rosen, Andy Bailey, Arnie Malham, Alex Tolbert, Ashlyn Hines, Debbie Gordon, Justin Crosslin, Scott Snoyer, Julie May and Tim Ozgener

EsquireTV focused a segment of their show Alternate Route on Corsair Artisan [Darek Bell] called “Renegade Whiskeys at Corsair.”corsair-esquire

Jeff Turner [National Storm Shelters] offered four tips to AGBeat on how to survive as a seasonal business.

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J.J. Rosen [Atiba] penned his Tennessean column on the most common flubs made by start-up companies.

Andy Bailey [Petra] focused on three reasons why you should stop micromanaging your business in his Sunday Tennessean column.

Arnie Malham [CJ Advertising] was quoted in a CNN Money/Fortune Magazine article about business trends for 2014. cj-ad

In his Tennessean column, Alex Tolbert [Bernard Health] provided information on the Medicare Shared Savings program and how it effects seniors.

Bristol Development [Ashlyn Hines] was written up in the Nashville Business Journal for their new 236-unit apartment project in Louisville.

Debbie Gordon [S3 Asset Management] was prominently featured in the Nashville Post’s Entrepreneurs Issue with contributions to an article titled “Don’t Fear the F-Word,” which focused on the benefits of failure in a business venture.

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Crosslin & Associates [Justin Crosslin] was recognized by the Nashville Business Journal’s Corporate Giving Awards for their employee volunteer hours with organizations like The United Way and Second Harvest Food Bank.

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Brand Imaging Group [Scott Snoyer] was recognized by the Nashville Next Awards as top growth company in the products and services category.

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Julie May [bytes of knowledge] wrote a column for the Tennessean about technology lingo, defining technical words like “Spaghetti,” “Cookie” and “Java.”

The Nashville Scene penned a profile on Oz, Tim Ozgener’s new art center in North Nashville, calling it “the space that could galvanize the local arts scene.”

EO Nashville Members in the News: David Waddell, Darek Bell, Ben Hanback, Julie May, Bob Bernstein, George Uribe, JJ Rosen, Miranda Whitcomb Pontes, Debbie Gordon, Andy Bailey, Michael Brody-Waite, Martin Renkis

David Waddell’s [Waddell & Associates] most recent columns for The Memphis Daily News include an August 28 piece on the rising federal funds rate, and a September 6 piece on emerging markets economies.

Corsair [Darek Bell] was featured on the cover of this month’s Whisky Advocate. The distillery was also included in four articles within the publication: “10 Influential Craft Distillers to Watch,” “Craft Whiskey Moving On Up,” “Craft Nation” and “Craft Whiskey Stills.”

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Corsair also recently received press from Story Magazine, the Shanken News Daily (here and here) and on News Channel 5. You can watch that video here. Darek’s other company, Bell & Associates Construction L.P., also recently won two ENR Southeast 2013 ‘Best Projects’ Awards: one for the Music City Center and the second for the Foothills Parkway Bridge. You can read the full list of award winners here.

Ben Hanback’s [The Hanback Group] monthly Tennessean column ran September 1. The column reminded us to enjoy the present moment.

Julie May [bytes of knowledge] also ran a column in the Tennessean. Her piece asked, “Is a virtual team right for your project?”

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Bob Bernstein [Bongo Java] will open a new coffee shop in the Omni Nashville hotel. Bob was also included in today’s Nashville Business Journal in the cover story about interview questions. Fellow EO Nashville members George Uribe [Guestbooker.com], JJ Rosen [Atiba], Ben Hanback, Miranda Whitcomb Pontes [Burger Up] and Debbie Gordon [S3 Asset Management] were also quoted in the article.

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Andy Bailey’s [Petra] most recent Tennessean column gave tips on purchasing swag.

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The Nashville Business Journal also covered InQuicker [Michael Brody-Waite] landing its first local client, Saint Thomas Health.

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Additionally, congratulations to Martin Renkis [Smartvue], which won a New Product of the Year award from Security Products Magazine for its Cloud Video Surveillance product.

EO Nashville Members in the News: Dan Hogan, Andy Bailey, Christopher Redhage, Debbie Gordon, Clint Smith, Alex Tolbert, Charles Robert Bone, Julie May, James Fields, John Rowley

Happy Monday EO Nashville members. Here’s your weekly wrap-up for everything that you want to know about EO Nashville members in the news.

In August, Dan Hogan [Medalogix] wrote an article for Health Management Technology magazine on incorporating analytics into EMRs. You can read the piece here.

Andy Bailey’s [Petra Coach] column for the Journal Star also posted on Monster.com and the Orange County Register. The article detailed “5 Questions You Need to Ask Your Boss Today.”

In another installment of EO Nashville guest columns for the Nashville Business Journal, Christopher Redhage [ProviderTrust] published an article about discovering the authentic leader within you.

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Debbie Gordon [S3 Asset Management] also published an NBJ column. Hers was titled “Top 7 steps to cultivate leaders within your organization.”

Clint Smith [Emma] was featured in The New York Times on Aug. 14 in an article about Emma’s reinvention of its marketing and communications platform.

Alex Tolbert [Bernard Health] opened a third Nashville-area retail store in Cool Springs. The NBJ and Nashville Post covered the news.

Twelve Bone McAllester Norton attorneys, including EO Nashville member Charles Robert Bone, have been named to the 20th edition of the Best Lawyers in America 2014. Check out the clip here.

Julie May [bytes of knowledge] wrote a column for yesterday’s Tennessee on responsive Web design.

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James Fields [Concept Technology] also wrote a column for the Sunday Tennessean. His column was on protecting your online and mobile conversations. You can read it here.

Finally, in ongoing coverage of Fletcher Rowley‘s [John Rowley] inclusion in the season premiere of AMC’s “The Pitch,” which ran Aug. 15, AdAge covered the post airing twist: while it looked like Fletcher Rowley “lost,” ultimately, they “won” and was hired. You can read the breakdown here.

EO Nashville Members in the News: David Waddell, Dan Hogan, Arnie Malham, Mark Deutschmann, Alex Tolbert, Andy Bailey, Nicholas Holland, Alan Looney, Jeff Turner, Jon Aaron and Debbie Gordon

EO Nashville members sure stay busy. Here’s this week’s wrap-up.

David Waddell [Waddell & Associates] appeared on Fox Business’ Money with Melissa Francis last Thursday. View the clip here.

David also appeared in the Nashville Business Journal last week. His column was titled “Urbanization equals global opportunities.”

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Dan Hogan [Medalogix] was featured in the Nashville Business Journal for his company’s release of Medalogix 2.0. Read more here.

Arnie Malham [cj Advertising] appeared on Nashville’s News Channel 5 Monday. View the clip here.

Mark Deutschmann [Village Real Estate Services] was mentioned in the Nashville Business Journal a few weeks ago. The story highlighted Mark as a principal at Core Development, which is planning a new cottage-style residential project on the far west side of Sylvan Park.

Alex Tolbert’s [Bernard Health] guest column appeared in the Tennessean on Sunday. In the column, Alex discussed the difference between a “customer” and “consumer.”

Also a guest columnist for the Tennessean, Andy Bailey [Petra] discussed how important it is to take time building your team and steps on how to ensure you hire “A” players.

Andy Bailey was also in the Nashville Post’s spring issue, where he was quoted on the value he places on spending time away from work with his children.

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Andy appeared on CEOBlogNation.com as a guest blogger. He wrote about the difference between having a job and having a business.

A big congratulations to Andy who was named a Williamson County Impact Awards honoree. The Nashville Business Journal reported the full list of honorees Friday.

Nicholas Holland [Populr.me] appeared in Sunday’s Tennessean. Read the Executive Q&A here.

Alan Looney [Castle Homes] was quoted in an article in Sunday’s Tennessean about Castle Home’s Southern Living Idea House. The story noted that the home will become a luxury B&B and event center.

Clint Smith [Emma] appeared in the Nashville Post’s spring issue. The feature depicts Emma’s journey as a business.

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The Nashville Business Journal’s first CEO Roundtable section featured Jeff Turner [Turner Machine Co.] and Jon Aron [The Pasta Shoppe]. The CEO Roundtable was focused on manufacturing. You can read more here and here.

Congratulations to Jon Aron [The Pasta Shoppe] and Debbie Gordon [S3 Asset Management] who were named to the 2013 Nashville Post All-Star Board.

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Entrepreneurs’ Organization Nashville Announces New Board of Directors

Join us in welcoming our 2013/14 board of directors. The 2013/14 board term runs May 1, 2013 to April 30, 2014.

The new board of directors of the Nashville Entrepreneurs’ Organization includes:

The Nashville Entrepreneurs’ Organization is a growing, vibrant group of successful business owners who are all doing what they can to contribute to the regional economy. All of our board members work extremely hard to accommodate the growing needs of this diverse group. We want to thank the board for volunteering their time to make this chapter one of the best within EO.

EO Nashville Members in the News: Steve Curnutte, Debbie Gordon, JT Terrell, Kevin Ross, James Fields, Nicholas Holland and Clinton Smith

It’s time for this week’s roundup. Here’s what EO Nashville members have been up to this week.

According to a story in the Nashville Post on February 2, Allen Printing [Steve Curnutte] recently bought Nashville Bindery Co., a venerable player in Nashville’s printing sector.

Debbie Gordon [S3 Asset Management & S3 Consulting] will be presenting at the Nashville Business Journal’s Crash Course on Advancing Through Leadership on March 20, 2013. Learn more here.

Music City Tents & Events [JT Terrell] was featured in a Nashville Business Journal story about new event venues recently popping up in Nashville. JT Terrell was quoted saying he anticipates the events market to grow by as much as 50 percent in part because of developments including Music City Center, the new Omni hotel and the Country Music Hall of Fame expansion.

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Nashville tech firms Metova [Kevin Ross], Concept Technology Inc. [James Fields], CentreSource [Nicholas Holland] and Emma [Clinton Smith] appeared in The Tennessean on Sunday. Click here to see how the firms are finding ways to fill tech jobs.

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