EO Nashville Members in the News: Nicholas Holland, David Waddell, Alex Tolbert, Darek Bell, Charles May, Julie May, Joe Freedman, Benjamin Goldberg, Tom Turner, James Fields, Jeff Turner

Here’s what EO Nashville members have been up to this week:

  • Nicholas Holland’s [Populr.me] has been accepted into the next class at 500 Startups, a renowned Silicon Valley-based business accelerator. The Nashville Business Journal covered the announcement this week in its NashvilleBizBlog.
  • David Waddell [Waddell and Associateswas quoted in a Wall Street Journal article about the benefits of rock-bottom interest rates for higher-yielding stocks. David’s column “The Worldly Investor” ran in The Memphis Daily News this week and focused on Federal Reserve policy.
  • Alex Tolbert [Bernard Health] was featured in Small Business Opportunities with an article about small business strategies in the face of health care reform. Another member of the Bernard Health Team, Brent Whitaker, penned an article for PropertyCasualty360 about the company’s online benefits administration software, BerniePortal. Southern Alpha also shared some news about BerniePortal. Finally, the September issue of Nashville Medical News shared Bernard Health’s news of its third retail store.

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  • Bell and Associates Construction [Darek Bell] has been contracted to work on the Nashville riverfront upgrades. The Tennessean reported on the plans, which include a new pedestrian bridge, an outdoor amphitheater and a new park along the west bank.    Image
  • Congratulations to Charles and Julie May [bytes of knowledge] who took home two Stevie Awards medals from the American Business Awards in San Francisco last week. Their achievements in Web design included a silver medal in the food and beverage category and a bronze medal in the real estate category

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  • Julie May also had a column run in the Sunday Tennessean on e-commerce.

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  • In event news, bytes of knowledge recently hosted a panel moderated by Nashville author Joe Calloway that included EO Nashville members Joe Freedman [Music City Tents & Events], Benjamin Goldberg [Strategic Hospitality] and Tom Turner [DSi]. Bernard Health also hosted its third annual panel discussion on health care reform. You can find pictures from both events here.
  • James Fields [Concept Technology] penned a column for the Sunday Tennessean as well. In a Q&A with Interactive Systems CEO Adin Lara, James answered questions about home automation.
  • As part of the EO/NBJ partnership, Jeff Turner [National Storm Shelters] wrote a column for Friday’s Nashville Business journal on team morale.

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EO Nashville Members in the News: Ben Hanback, Tom Beach, Max Sadler, Julie May, Charles May, James Fields, Tom Turner, Andy Bailey, Mike Rustici, Alex Tolbert, Michael Brody-Waite, Dan Hogan, Darek Bell, JJ Rosen, Nicholas Holland, Darren Metz, John Aron, Charles Bone, David Waddell and Benjamin Goldberg

A week in review. Here’s the latest news on EO Nashville members.

The Tennessean published Ben Hanback’s [the Hanback Group] guest column titled “Businesses must have plan to deal with unexpected.”

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The Tennessean featured an article about City Saver‘s [Tom Beach] 10 year anniversary last Friday.

Last week, the Nashville Business Journal quoted Advanced Network Solutions [Max Sadler], DSi [Tom Turner], bytes of knowledge [Julie May, Charles May] and Concept Technology [James Fields] in an article titled “Protecting your data.”

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The Nashville Business Journal mentioned Andy Bailey [Petra] in an article titled “Learn to control your cell phone–before it controls you.” The article published last Friday.

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The Nashville Business Journal published Mike Rustici’s [Rustici Software] guest column titled “Top 7 ways to create a culture that attracts top talent.” Mike’s column is part of the partnership between EO Nashville and the NBJ.

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The Nashville Business Journal also featured Rustici Software in an article published Wednesday. The article discussed Rustici’s unique company benefits, which include the services of part personal assistant, part company concierge Jena Lawing who facilitates and schedules her coworkers’ errands.

The Tennessean published Alex Tolbert’s [Bernard Health] column Sunday. This week’s column was titled “Rising costs spur rush to opt out of health reforms.”

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Daily Progress.com featured InQuicker [Michael Brody-Waite] this week as the free online service responsible for Stafford Hospital’s reduced ER wait times.

Healthcare Call Center Times published an article written by Dan Hogan [Medalogix] in it’s July issue.

Travel + Leisure Magazine named Corsair Distillery [Darek Bell] to it’s list of America’s Coolest Distilleries.

The Nashville Business Journal named DSi [Tom Turner], Atiba [JJ Rosen], Centresource [Nicholas Holland], Advanced Network Solutions [Max Sadler], Concept Technology [James Fields], bytes of knowledge [Julie May, Charles May] to the list of top technology service firms in Nashville. The Nashville Business Journal also named NovaCopy Inc. [Darren Metz] to the list of top technology product firms in Nashville.

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The Nashville Business Journal also ran a special piece online on the top 5 tech service firms, which included DSi.

John Aron [The Pasta Shoppe] appeared on WRKN Nashville July 9.

The Nashville Post published a story about Bone McAllester Norton’s [Charles Bone] launch of a criminal defense and government investigations practice.

The Memphis Daily News published David Waddell’s [Waddell & Associates] column Thursday. This week’s column was titled “Two Acts Remain in Bernacke’s Screenplay.”

The Nashville Scene’s food blog mentioned Strategic Hospitality [Benjamin Goldberg] as the newest team members of Green Hills’ The Food Company. The Food Company owner Jackie Daniel recently turned over some of the daily restaurant operations to Strategic Hospitality.

EO Nashville Members in the News: Alex Tolbert, Nicholas Holland, Hannah Paramore, Charles Bone, Benjamin Goldberg, Martin Renkis, Amy Tanksley, Jeff Turner, Dan Hogan, David Waddell, Darren Metz and Darek Bell

It’s been another busy week for the members of EO Nashville. Here’s a look:

The Nashville Post’s Innovators issue featured Bernard Health [Alex Tolbert] as a company turning a corner of the health insurance market on its ear.

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Alex Tolbert’s regular column in The Tennessean published Sunday. This week Alex discussed why avoiding high-priced hospitals can be tricky. Bernard Health was also mentioned in CNN’s recent article titled “8 most business-friendly cities.” Bernard Health was quoted commenting on Nashville’s sense of community and how that open community has helped the company. Behavioral.net also featured the company in an article titled “Storefront navigators to offer health insurance advice, for a fee.”

Centresource [Nicholas Holland] was featured in the Nashville Post’s branding section. Centresource was noted as a digital marketing firm that, with its flexible approach to connecting with customers, helps clients rise above and cut through the noise.

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Populr.me [Nicholas Holland] was mentioned in the Post’s software section.

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Hannah Paramore [Paramore The Digital Agency] was also featured in the Post’s branding section. Hannah talked about strategies for digital marketing.

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Co-founder of Bone McAllester Norton [Charles Bone], Stacey Garrett, was featured as one of Nashville’s most powerful women in the Nashville Post.

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The Nashville Post featured a story on Benjamin Goldberg’s [Strategic Hospitality] strategic moves over the years to make Nashville a food haven.

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Martin Renkis [Smartvue] was featured in the Nashville Post’s recent patent section. Martin is one of two Nashville-based entrepreneurs to secure two patents or more.

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Martin Renkis’ guest column appeared in the Nashville Business Journal Friday. His column was the second in a new partnership between EO Nashville and the Nashville Business Journal. In his column, Martin gave readers the top five patent tips for new inventors.

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Congratulations to Smartvue, who won the prestigious Best of Show Maximum Impact Award today at the Electronic Security Expo (ESX) for its S9 Cloud Video Surveillance solutions. The ESX Maximum Impact Awards program is the first and only program to place a critical perspective on the impact that new and recently introduced products and services have on the security integration and monitoring businesses.

Amy Tanksley [Uncle Classic Barbershop] was also featured in Friday’s Nashville Business Journal. Since opening her first location in 2008, Amy has added two locations.

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National Storm Shelters [Jeff Turner] was mentioned in a Tennessean story Sunday. National Storm Shelters was quoted saying they’ve seen an uptick in sales from home builders.

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Executive Insight featured Dan Hogan’s [Medalogix] column about predictive analytics. According to the column, predictive modeling solutions can help providers deliver better care, improve their bottom line and adapt to reforms.

David Waddell’s [Waddell & Associates] weekly column for the Memphis Daily News published Wednesday. This week’s column was entitled “King Kong Versus Godzilla.”

NovaCopy [Darren Metz] was featured in The Tennessean yesterday. NovaCopy specializes in 3-D printing, which has a myriad of uses. Recently they produced the prototype for a mold that will be used to create a prosthetic foot for a duck.

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Darek Bell [Corsair Artisan Distillery] was featured on CNN.com today in an article titled “Lessons from a rogue whiskey distiller.”

EO Nashville Members in the News: Dan Hogan, Michael Brody-Waite, Christopher Redhage, Hannah Paramore, Benjamin Goldberg, Miranda Whitcomb Pontes, David Waddell, Clint Smith and Andy Bailey

Here’s the weekly scoop on what some of Nashville’s greatest entrepreneurs are working on.

Dan Hogan [Medalogix] and Michael Brody-Waite [InQuicker] were featured in the Nashville Business Journal’s Health Care Heroes section last week. View their Q&As here.

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ProviderTrust [Christopher Redhage] was featured in the Nashville Business Journal last week. The article highlighted ProviderTrust’s new product launch, VendorProof, which is expected to double the company’s revenue.

Hannah Paramore [Paramore | the digital agency] appeared in last week’s Nashville Business Journal. Hannah will be a panelist at the strategic forum for women business owners, Powerful Women, on June 26.

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News that Benjamin Goldberg [Strategic Hospitality] plans to open Pinewood Social, a new concept for Nashville’s Rolling Mill Hill in one of the city’s historic trolley barns, was published in The Tennessean, Nashville Scene and Nashville Business Journal, among other outlets.

Miranda Whitcomb Pontes [Burger Up] was mentioned in the Nashville Post and Nashville Scene this week. The publications mentioned Miranda’s plan to join forces with Sal Avila to open a new restaurant, Prima, in the Gulch.

David Waddell’s [Waddell & Associates] column appeared in the Memphis Daily News today. The column was titled, “Reacting To Fed Dread.”

Emma [Clint Smith] was mentioned by Business 2 Community as one of the top five email marketing tools to help you grow your business.

Andy Bailey [Petra Coach] was featured as a guest blogger on SmallBizDaily’s website. His bi-weekly blog discussed the key to a successful business: employee appreciation.

Andy Bailey’s column in The Tennessean also ran today. His column gave readers 5 ways to brush up on networking skills.

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EO Nashville Members in the News: Best in Business, Top 50 Restaurants, Sam Sanchez, James Fields, Darek Bell and Dan Hogan

Many congratulations are in order for the members of EO Nashville. See how they’ve been keeping so busy.

Congratulations to the following EO Nashville members who were named Nashville Business Journal’s Best in Business:

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Nashville Lifestyles’ April issue listed the top 50 restaurants in Nashville. Congratulations to the following EO Nashville member companies for making the list:

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Sam Sanchez [Sperry’s Restaurant] appeared in last week’s Nashville Today. The story reported that Sam and his business partner plan to expand their two restaurant concepts to Florence, Ala.

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The Catbird Seat [Ben Goldberg] appeared in The Tennessean’s Five to Try section Friday. Ben Goldberg also appeared in Inside Vandy, Vanderbilt’s student newspaper and the Nashville Business Journal. You can read these stories here and here.

James Fields’ [Concept Technology] column appeared in The Tennessean last Sunday. In his column he discussed the importance of and how to choose the right business software.

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Congratulations to Corsair Distillery [Darek Bell], who recently won the #1 gin in the 50 Best Gins competition.

Congratulations to Michael Brody-Waite [InQuicker] and Dan Hogan [Medalogix], both honorees of the Nashville Business Journal’s 2013 class of Health Care Heroes. Honorees were selected for their contributions to Nashville’s community and health care industry by a panel of judges.

EO Nashville Members in the News: Marty Reed, Michael Brody-Waite, Hart Weatherford, Dan Hogan, Ben Goldberg, Charles May, Hannah Paramore, Ricky Scott, James Fields and Andy Bailey

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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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Hannah Paramore [Paramore | the digital agency] appeared in The Tennessean’s Executive Q&A Sunday. Read her answers here.

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Two members of The Kingston Group [Ricky Scott] were featured in a Q&A with The Tennessean. The article was published Sunday.

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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.

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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.

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Andy also appeared in Small Biz Daily where he is a guest blogger. His blog detailed the steps to finding your star clients.

EO Nashville Members in the News: Nicholas Holland, David Waddell, Benjamin Goldberg, James Fields, Miranda Pontes, Darren Metz, Darek Bell, Andy Bailey and Dan Hogan

Hey EO Nashville members, here’s your weekly wrap up.

Nicholas Holland [Populr], who launched Populr last Tuesday, was featured in VentureBeat last week.

David Waddell’s [Waddell & Associates] column appeared in last week’s Nashville Ledger. In his column, Waddell discussed three keys to determining stock success.

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Benjamin & Max Goldberg [Strategic Hospitality] were featured in the Nashville Ledger on Friday. Read the article here.

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James Fields’ [Concept Technology Inc.] bi-weekly column appeared in The Tennessean on Sunday. This week’s article discussed 4 more trends for 2013: cloud migration, 3D printing, the ideal viewing experience and insourcing.

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Miranda Pontes [Burger Up] was featured in The Tennessean yesterday. The article announced her plan to open a new restaurant in the 12South Flats. The restaurant will be called Josephine.

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NovaCopy [Darren Metz] was featured in the Nashville Business Journal’s “case study” section on Friday. The case study detailed how NovaCopy fueled its growth by building, not buying.

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Congratulations to Corsair Artisan Distillery [Darek Bell], whose Triple Smoke Whiskey won the “Artisan Whiskey of the Year” award for Whisky Advocate Magazine. The Tennessean announced the news yesterday.

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Andy Bailey’s [Petra Coach] column appeared in The Tennessean this morning. This week’s column discussed five routines to incorporate into your business practices.

Medalogix [Dan Hogan] was mentioned in today’s Nashville Business Journal as one of Nashville’s local companies that has sprung up to bridge that gap between patients at home and their clinicians.