EO Nashville members always have great things happening. Take a look at what they’ve been up to this week.
Randa Solutions [Marty Reed] was mentioned in the Nashville Business Journal last week. To read the story, click here.
Congratulations to Michael Brody-Waite [InQuicker.com] and Hart Weatherford [Farmington Financial Group LLC] who were named to the Nashville Business Journal’s 40 Under 40 list. Read more about them here.
Dan Hogan [Medalogix] was mentioned in a Chattanooga Free Times Press article for his reasons in backing the TennCare expansion.
Ben Goldberg [Strategic Hospitality LLC] was featured in the Wall Street Journal Magazine, which described Ben and his brother Max as two who have almost single-handedly ignited Nashville’s food scene.
Bytes of Knowledge [Charles and Julie May] was highlighted in Sunday’s Tennessean. The story details how Bytes of Knowledge turned their business around after a certain interaction with author Joe Calloway. Read the full story here.
Hannah Paramore [Paramore | the digital agency] appeared in The Tennessean’s Executive Q&A Sunday. Read her answers here.
Two members of The Kingston Group [Ricky Scott] were featured in a Q&A with The Tennessean. The article was published Sunday.
James Fields’ [Concept Technology Inc.] column appeared in The Tennessean Sunday. In his column, James discussed the importance of backing your business’ data and provided steps with how to do so.
Andy Bailey’s [Petra] bi-weekly column in The Tennessean Thursday. He discussed his top 10 business books. To see what they are, click here.
Andy also appeared in Small Biz Daily where he is a guest blogger. His blog detailed the steps to finding your star clients.
It’s time for this week’s wrap up. Take a look at what your fellow EO Nashville members have been up to. A few congratulations may be in order.
Congratulations to the following EO Nashville member companies for being named Nashville Business Journal’s Best Places to Work honorees:
Congratulations to the following EO Nashville and Catalyst members for being named to the Nashville Post’s 2013 In Charge list.
Emma [Clint Smith] and Populr.me [Nicholas Holland] were mentioned in last week’s Nashville Post story titled “A network of hard-charging startups has the potential to remake Nashville as the next big tech city.” Click here to read the full story.
Clint Smith was also mentioned in the Nashville Business Journal’s article last Thursday. Clint was one of a few panelists at last week’s Nashville Business Journal Entrepreneur Exchange event. He, with the other panelists, agreed that to make a sale, try giving it away first.
Patterson House‘s [Ben Goldberg] cocktail, Smoking in the Armchair, was named Esquire‘s cocktail of the week Feb. 18. The cocktail includes Nashville’s own Corsair Artisan Distillery [Darek Bell] spiced rum.
NovaCopy‘s [Darren Metz] 3D printers made it on WKRN-TV News 2 Nashville. Click here to watch the indepth report on 3D Printers with NovaCopy’s Melissa Ragsdale and Jamey Tucker.
Comfort Supply [Clay Blevins] was featured in HVACR Business’ January/February issue. The article focused on why and how to use YouTube to expand your brand awareness.
Medalogix [Dan Hogan] was highlighted in Caring Magazine’s recent issue. The article was an exploration of three leading health care technology innovators who have responded to the implementation of the Affordable Care Act.
Jeff Turner’s [National Storm Shelters] game plan for staying safe this storm season with the right shelter appeared in Acreage Life Magazine this month.
WKRN recently visited National Storm Shelters [Jeff Turner] to learn about the increase in customer calls and storm shelter sales after the latest wave of tornadoes hit Middle Tennessee. Watch the video clip here.
It’s not a surprise that we have lots of news to share with you this week. EO Nashville members have been busy!
In last week’s Nashville Business Journal, Hannah Paramore [Paramore | the digital agency] discussed the significant impact DISC profiling had on her business.
Bernard Health [Alex Tolbert] was highlighted in last week’s NBJ as one of the companies taking the cue from the retail world and changing how they connect with customers.
James Fields’ [Concept Technology Inc.] bi-weekly column appeared in The Tennessean on Sunday. In this week’s article, James discussed the benefits of versioned replication as a means to backup your files.
Nashville Scene posted a “How did Nashville get to be the it city” timeline which mentioned two EO Nashville members’ companies:
- Bongo Java [Bob Bernstein] which, in 1993, opened as the first coffeehouse to establish a lasting foothold in Nashville. The Scene also noted 1996 as the year Bongo Java’s “Nun Bun” made national headlines.
- Catbird Seat [Ben Goldberg], which opened in the fall of 2011, for getting immediate acclaim from The New York Times, GQ, The Wall Street Journal, the Today Show and more.
InQuicker.com [Michael Brody-Waite] has gotten lots of press recently. Last Friday, the Nashville Business Journal featured the company twice. Click here and here to see the stories. The Phoenix Physicians group invited members of the company on their radio program to do a Q&A. Listen to a replay of the show here. CBS covered InQuicker’s launch in San Antonio. Click to read more here.
News-Line for Home Care Professionals featured Medalogix‘s [Dan Hogan] new software, Medalogix 2.0. The newly-released software is the newest version of the company’s post-acute specific predictive modeling software.
David Waddell [Waddell & Associates] appeared in this week’s Nashville Ledger. In his column, David discusses the saying “As goes January, so goes the rest of the year” and the likeliness that a strong January predicts a strong annual return.
Clint Smith [Emma] and Charles Norton [Bone McAllester Norton] were panelists today at NBJ’s Entrepreneur Exchange where attendees were able to get in the minds of real business owners and learn what works…and what doesn’t.
In his column in today’s Tennessean, Andy Bailey [Petra Coach] discussed his love for quotes and how they can have a positive impact in the workplace.
Happy New Year! We’re excited for the opportunities 2013 will provide for our members and expect the weekly roundups to continue reporting the many great things happening for EO Nashville. Here’s to a prosperous year!
James Fields’ [Concept Technology Inc.] column in The Tennessean was published on December 23. James’ column suggested a few best practices for keeping your IT department living up to its full potential.
Jeff Turner [Turner Machine Co.] was featured in Nashville Business Journal’s Case Study section on December 28. Founded in 1995, Turner Machine Co. faced its biggest year in terms of sales in 2012. The company’s strategy of slow growth has paid off.
On December 30, Andy Bailey’s [Petra Coach] “Saying ‘no’ can be a smart decision” column was published in The Tennessean. Read the column here – maybe you need to consider changing your news year’s resolution.
DSi [Tom Turner] was featured in the Dec/Jan issue of Executive Counsel. The article was titled “Using Discovery and Information Management Technology Efficiently.”
Nashville Business Journal ran a story on Nashville executives’ first jobs. Andy Bailey [Petra Coach], Jeff Turner [Turner Machine Co.], James Fields [Concept Technology Inc.], Tom Turner [DSi], Dan Hogan [Medalogix] and Rebecca Donner [Inner Design Studio] were included. To read about their first jobs, click here.
Michael Brody-Waite [InQuicker.com] was featured in The Tennessean’s Executive Profile section. Read the full Q&A here.
Congratulations to the following EO Nashville members and member companies who recently won NEXT Awards:
In the news, Hannah Paramore’s [Paramore | the digital agency] column appeared in the Nashville Business Journal. Hannah discussed how our social media translates overseas.
Shannon Heffington, CFO of Allen Printing [EO Nashville member Steve Curnutte’s printing company] appeared in the Nashville Business Journal’s Executive Profile section last Friday.
Shannon Heffington in the Nashville Business Journal
James Fields’ [Concept Technology Inc.] weekly column was featured in Sunday’s Tennessean. In this week’s column, James discussed three common IT mistakes you’re bound to come across that you should consider before it’s too late.
James Fields’ column in the Tennessean
It has been an award heavy week for EO Nashville members (not that we’re complaining)!
On Wednesday, Inc. magazine announced its newest list of America’s 500 fastest-growing private companies. Of the three Nashville companies that made the list, two were members of EO Nashville: Teknetex [John Kepley] and Medicare.com [Bill Kimberlin].
Also this week, the Nashville Chamber announced its finalists for the company and individual NEXT awards. EO Nashville members and member companies that were honored included:
Ben Goldberg’s The Catbird Seat also landed on Bon Appetit’s Hot 10 List of America’s Best New Restaurants this week. The Catbird Seat ranked fifth on the powerhouse list.
And lastly, Inquicker received national press attention, appearing in an Entrepreneur magazine piece on the “7 Deadly Sins of Business Meetings.” In the article, Michael Brody-Waite talks about how his company did away with unproductive meetings.