Nashville

Spotlight On: John Vardaman, Nashville Business Unit Leader, DPR Construction

2 min read June 2022 — In an interview with Invest:, DPR Construction’s Nashville Business Unit Leader John Vardaman discussed tech-driven projects, the organization’s involvement...
Harry Allen
Spotlight On: Harry Allen, Co-Founder & Chief Relationship Officer, Studio Bank
2 min read June 2022 — Studio Bank is a boutique bank that provides organizations, families and individuals with sophisticated financial services. In an interview...
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Nashville’s tourism industry gearing up for strong summer despite inflation
Writer: Ryan Gandolfo 2 min read June 2022 — Despite inflationary pressures causing some travelers to rethink their vacations this...
Rick Bell
Spotlight On: Rick Bell, Mayor, City of Lebanon
2 min read June 2022 — Invest: spoke with Rick Bell, mayor of the city of Lebanon, to discuss the...
Marshall Crawford
Spotlight On: Marshall Crawford, President & CEO, The Housing Fund
2 min read June 2022 — Invest: spoke with Marshall Crawford, president and CEO of The Housing Fund, and discussed...
Nick Neupauer
Developing market-driven programs in an ever-evolving job market
Keeping abreast of market needs is becoming more and more complex for institutions of higher education as the economy becomes...
Gerard Velazquez
How creativity and innovation is helping this county grow
With Invest:Insights, President and CEO of the Cumberland County Improvement Authority Gerard Velazquez discussed the prioritization of innovation in the...
Nashville 2023
Invest: Nashville 2023 to showcase continued economic growth
Writer: Ryan Gandolfo 2 min read May 2022 — After successfully releasing the inaugural edition of a comprehensive economic report...
Mark Burnette
Traversing today’s information security landscape
Today's economy is ripe with innovation, presenting a plethora of challenges and opportunities to businesses. With Invest:Insights, Shareholder-in-Charge of LBMC’s...
Tennessee Titans pursue $1.9 billion new stadium
Writer: Keaona Gray-Outlaw 2 min read May 2022— The Tennessee Titans have been in a long debate over whether their Nissan...
Bradley Jackson
Strengthening Tennessee’s economy
The Tennessee Chamber of Commerce and Industry is getting creative in bolstering the state's economy. With Invest:Insights, President and CEO...
Nashville annual address
Cooper focuses on neighborhoods, families in annual address
Writer: Sara Suarez 2 min read April 2022— Nashville Mayor John Cooper announced today the New Agenda for Nashville Neighborhoods...
Johnny Moore
What’s next for banking?
While the banking industry is undergoing an unprecedented evolution from a technology standpoint, much remains to be done when it...
Richard Ashworth
A creative approach to healthcare
https://youtu.be/siliMpXU-dA   Health improvement, fitness and social engagement solutions have taken the spotlight in a transforming healthcare landscape. With Invest:Insights,...
harry allen
Empowering Nashville’s creators through banking
https://youtu.be/nSjtQwPYA_g   With a bustling music and entertainment scene and a plethora of creative, high-caliber companies, Nashville is a hotspot...
housing in Nashville
Painting a picture of Nashville’s affordability issue
Writer: Keaona Gray-Outlaw 2 min read March 2022 — Housing affordability in Nashville, ranked as one of the nation’s Top...
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Local healthcare flourishing in a corporate healthcare hub
Writer: Joey Garrand 3 min read February 2022— Nashville is known as a hub for the corporate operations of some...
Nashville manufactoring sector
No stopping Nashville — and Tennessee’s — advanced manufacturing sector
Writer: Caty Hirst 2 min read February 2022 — Nashville continues to attract leading advanced manufacturing companies, with two deals...
Invest: Nashville 2022
Invest: Nashville Launch Conference showcased a bright outlook for 2022
Writer: Alejandro Sanchez 2 min read  January 2022—  In spite of the unprecedented challenges introduced by the pandemic, business and...
Thoughtful development is vital to Nashville’s continued success
Writer: Joey Garrand 2 min read January 2022 — With so much growth and excitement in the Nashville region, there...
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Brand Builders: Lisa Flynn Namm, Director of Brand, LBMC
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Invest: Nashville 2022
Invest: Nashville 2022 Launch Conference to highlight economic potential and opportunities ahead
Writer: Joey Garrand 4 min read December 2021 — Nashville is poised for economic growth as it continues to prove...
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What lured you to Nashville?
Writer: Joey Garrand 4 min read November 2021— Nashville has attracted a wide variety of businesses and individuals in recent...
Rutherford County Chamber of Commerce president
Spotlight On: Paul Latture, President, Rutherford County Chamber of Commerce
2 min read December 2021 — The Rutherford County Chamber of Commerce is committed to fostering economic development as well...
Nashville General Hospital Joseph Webb
Spotlight On: Joseph Webb, CEO, Nashville General Hospital
2 min read November 2021 — For more than a century, Nashville General Hospital (NGH) has been serving the Middle...
infrastructure bill Nashville
Assessing and addressing Middle Tennessee’s infrastructure needs
Writer: Joey Garrand 4 min read November 2021 — After months of negotiations, the House of Representatives has passed 228-206,...
Jerry Johnson UBS Wealth Management
Spotlight On: Jerry Johnson, South Central Market Head, UBS Wealth Management USA
2 min read November 2021 — Jerry Johnson, South Central market head at UBS Wealth Management USA, had a conversation...
Citizens Savings Bank Sergio Ora
Spotlight On: Sergio Ora, President & CEO, Citizens Savings Bank & Trust Co.
2 min read November 2021 — Citizens Bank is the oldest, continuously operating African American-owned bank in the country, and...
healthcare nashville
Downshifting is not on the table for these healthcare organizations
Writer: Joey Garrand 4 min read October 2021— From providers of fitness, nutrition and social engagement solutions to hospital systems,...
Shanna Jackson, President, Nashville State Community College
Spotlight On: Shanna Jackson, President, Nashville State Community College
2 min read October 2021 — Nashville State Community College is a public community college operated by the Tennessee Board...
Vincent Lefler
Spotlight On: Vincent Lefler, Executive Managing Director, Newmark
2 min read October 2021 —  Vincent Lefler, executive managing director at Newmark, spoke to Invest: about the growth in...
M&A in high gear across industries
Writer: Joey Garrand 2 min read October 2021— In an increasingly competitive and rapidly evolving world, many industries are experiencing...
fisk university president
Spotlight On: Vann Newkirk, President, Fisk University
2 min read October 2021 — In an interview with Invest:, President of Fisk University Vann Newkirk explained how the...
Shervin Eftekhari, President, Zander Insurance
Spotlight On: Shervin Eftekhari, President, Zander Insurance
2 min read October 2021 — Zander Insurance offers services that extend through all insurance lines, including term life, long-term...
Joe Woolley
This Chamber is hard at work ensuring equity, inclusion and diversity in Nashville
The Nashville LGBT Chamber of Commerce advances common business interests, economic growth, and inclusion in the workplace and society. In...
Technology: One of the primary factors driving the robust growth of Nashville’s economy
Writer: Joey Garrand 2 min read August 2021—Nashville is known by many monikers, such as Music City USA, the Healthcare...
Jane Allen
Spotlight On: Jane Allen, CEO, Nashville Entrepreneur Center
2 min read September 2021 — The Nashville Entrepreneur Center connects entrepreneurs with critical resources to create, launch and grow...
Erik Moses Nashville Superspeedway
Spotlight On: Erik Moses, President, Nashville Superspeedway
Writer: Max Crampton-Thomas 2 min read September 2021 — NASCAR has made its return to Nashville but Erik Moses, president...
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Nashville a ‘magnet’ for new business
Writer: Caty Hirst  2 min read September 2021 —  The Nashville market is continuing to attract new business in sectors...
Nashville Area Hispanic Chamber of Commerce
Spotlight On: Yuri Cunza, President & CEO, Nashville Area Hispanic Chamber of Commerce
Writer: Max Crampton-Thomas 2 min read September 2021 — Minority-led businesses are still reeling from the ripple effects of the...
Janet Smith
Spotlight On: Janet Smith, President, Columbia State Community College
Writer: Max Crampton-Thomas 2 min read September 2021 —  Columbia State Community College was the first community college established in...
Something to look forward to: Labor Day weekend and more in-person events
Writer: Joey Garrand 2 min read August 2021 —  The pandemic has permanently changed the ways in which we live...
John Vardaman
Spotlight On: John Vardaman, Nashville Business Unit Leader, DPR Construction
Writer: Max Crampton-Thomas 2 min read August 2021 — Nashville is bustling with construction developments amid a commercial comeback, a...
The rapid rise of Maury County
Writer: Alejandro Sanchez  2 min read August 2021 — As metropolitan areas in the southeastern United States continue to experience...
Butch Spyridon
Spotlight On: Butch Spyridon, President & CEO, Nashville Convention & Visitors Corp
Writer: Max Crampton-Thomas 2 min read August 2021 —  “The IndyCar Grand Prix that came to Nashville is a good...
Spotlight On: Rob McCabe, Chairman, Pinnacle Financial Partners
Writer: Max Crampton-Thomas 2 min read August 2021 — Rob McCabe, chairman of Pinnacle Financial Partners, is optimistic about the...
LGBT Chamber: Inclusion a real concern for companies relocating to Tennessee
Writer: Joey Garrand 3 min read August 2021 — At the heart of the AllianceBernstein, Amazon and Oracle announcements lies...
Joe Woolley
Spotlight On: Joe Woolley, CEO, Nashville LGBT Chamber
Writer: Max Crampton-Thomas 2 min read August 2021 —  The Nashville LGBT Chamber of Commerce advances common business interests, economic...
Tim Keach
Spotlight On: Tim Keach, Chairman & CEO, TDK Construction
Writer: Max Crampton-Thomas 2 min read August 2021 — Nashville is one of the places to be when it comes...
Great long-term outlook + short-term bumps = hungry investors
Writer: Joey Garrand 2 min read June 2021 — Nashville, the international travel destination, is known for its music scene,...
Christie Strong
Spotlight On: Christie Strong, Executive Director, Dickson Medical Associates
Writer: Max Crampton-Thomas 2 min read July 2021 — Dickson Medical Associates (DMA) is one of the largest multispecialty physician-owned...
Tim Adams
Spotlight On: Tim Adams, President & CEO/SVP & Ministry Market Executive, Ascension Saint Thomas & Ascension Tennessee
Writer: Max Crampton-Thomas 2 min read July 2021 — The healthcare landscape has drastically changed with the eruption of COVID-19....
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Put down the cigar and keep your feet off the desk, Nashville
Writer: Joey Garrand 2 min read June 2021 — Middle Tennessee’s transformation has been remarkable, but with this growth and...
Stu Clark
Spotlight On: Stu Clark, CEO, Premise Health
Writer: Max Crampton-Thomas 2 min read July 2021 — Nashville is the epicenter of the US healthcare industry, said Stu...
Cyrus Vatandoost
Spotlight On: Cyrus Vatandoost, Executive Vice President, Nossi College of Art
Writer: Max Crampton-Thomas 2 min read July 2021 — In an interview with Invest:, Executive Vice President of Nossi College...
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The “It City” moniker has never been truer
Writer: Joey Garrand 4 min read June 2021 — Over the past decade, Nashville has grown and evolved into one...
Tony Giarratana
Spotlight On: Tony Giarratana, President, GIARRATANA
Writer: Max Crampton-Thomas 2 min read June 2021 — Giarratana has played a significant role in the building of Nashville’s...
Nashville leaders discuss the future of business travel
Writer: Joey Garrand 4 min read June 2021 — Business travel and the future of in-person communication is a hot...
Spotlight On: Bradley Jackson, President & CEO, Tennessee Chamber of Commerce & Industry/Tennessee Manufacturers Association
Writer: Max Crampton-Thomas 2 min read June 2021 — The Tennessee Chamber of Commerce & Industry serves as the primary...
Jeff Drummonds
Spotlight On: Jeff Drummonds, Managing Partner & CEO, LBMC
Writer: Max Crampton-Thomas 2 min read June 2021 — LBMC is the largest professional services solutions provider in Tennessee. In...
real estate
Here is why home prices are ridiculously high in the Nashville region
Writer: Joey Garrand 2 min read June 2021 — With nearly 80 people moving to the Nashville MSA each day,...
Wil-Evans
Spotlight On: Wil Evans, President, Maury County Chamber and Economic Alliance
Writer: Max Crampton-Thomas 2 min read June 2021 —The Maury County Chamber and Economic Alliance is committed to fostering workforce...
Paul Allen
Spotlight On: Paul Allen, President, Wealth Strategies Partners
Writer: Max Crampton-Thomas 2 min read May 2021 — There are many opportunities for a wealth management firm like Wealth...
And the relocation winner is … Nashville
Writer: Joey Garrand 2 min read May 2021 — Home to more than 500 healthcare companies and nearly 400 professional...
Lela Hollabaugh
Spotlight On: Lela Hollabaugh, Managing Partner, Nashville Office, Bradley Arant Boult Cummings LLP
Writer: Max Crampton-Thomas 2 min read May 2021 — Bradley Arant Boult Cummings, LLP, has been busier than ever over...
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New BLS numbers demonstrate Middle Tennessee’s business diversity
Writer: Joey Garrand 2 min read May 2021 — As many Nashvillians and Middle Tennesseans know, the Nashville area economy...
Spotlight On: Mark Nolan, Managing Partner, Batson Nolan
Writer: Max Crampton-Thomas 2 min read May 2021 — Based in Tennessee and Kentucky, Batson Nolan is a law firm...
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Nashville eyes normalcy, growth with lifting of restrictions
Writer: Joey Garrand 2 min read May 2021 — After a tumultuous year, things are finally starting to return to...
Electric vehicle
Tennessee’s electric vehicle manufacturing industry solidifies
Writer: Joey Garrand 2 min read April 2021 — Tennessee and the Nashville region are carving out a new role...
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Capital Analytics expands portfolio with Invest: Nashville
Writer: Joey Garrand  2 min read April 2021 — The Invest: series of annual reports has received phenomenal responses from...

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2 min read June 2022— The Fourth of July is fast approaching, and with it comes a holiday weekend of...
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Writer: Jerrica DuBois 2 min read June 2022 — While the overall recovery of the hospitality sector was slow to...
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Writer: Joshua Andino  2 min read June 2022 — Earlier this month, the Minneapolis 2040 plan was suspended after it...
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Spotlight On: John Vardaman, Nashville Business Unit Leader, DPR Construction
2 min read June 2022 — In an interview with Invest:, DPR Construction’s Nashville Business Unit Leader John Vardaman discussed...