Military Appreciation Month: Jordan Gothard

Jordan Gothard was born a Nashville native, but it was his father’s work that took him to Texas. In a roundabout way, it was the same thing that brought him back to Tennessee. His family moved to Round Rock, Texas, when Jordan was 12, just weeks before the terrorist attacks on September 11, 2001. It was at that moment that sparked his interest in serving … Continue reading Military Appreciation Month: Jordan Gothard

Military Appreciation Month: Greg Adkins

Folks across the state know Greg Adkins – as a familiar face for many years in the restaurant industry, as a former Metro Councilman, from his work at the Tennessee General Assembly or for his leadership as President and CEO of the Tennessee Hospitality & Tourism Association. What few know is that Greg joined the United States Army Reserve after graduating from high school, serving … Continue reading Military Appreciation Month: Greg Adkins

Military Appreciation Month: Morgan Young

Morgan Young grew up in Cumberland County, Kentucky, earning a degree in philosophy and English before joining the United States Air Force in 2005, where he spent six years as a linguist. He was deployed to the combat zone near Baghdad, Iraq, at Joint Operations Base Anaconda, and also spent tours in Qatar and Germany. “Our unit was airborne, which meant the planes would fly … Continue reading Military Appreciation Month: Morgan Young

Women’s History Month: McCabe Pub

Photo by: Amanda Scott (L-R Jo Dean, Katie Dean & Stefanie Brown) McCabe Pub was opened in 1982 by John and Josephine (Jo) Dean, and it has held a special place in the hearts of the community ever since. Today, the Sylvan Park eatery is run by two of John and Jo’s four daughters, Katie Dean and Stefanie Brown. The sisters recall growing up in … Continue reading Women’s History Month: McCabe Pub

Claire Crowell: A. Marshall Family Foods

Claire Marshall Crowell began her journey in the restaurant industry when she was just 12 years old by helping out around her family’s first restaurant, the original Puckett’s Grocery in Leiper’s Fork, Tenn. The Marshall Family has since expanded A. Marshall Family Foods, Inc. to include five Puckett’s Gro. & Restaurant locations, Puckett’s Boat House, Homestead Manor, and an upcoming steakhouse concept, Deacon’s New South. … Continue reading Claire Crowell: A. Marshall Family Foods

Women’s History Month: The Old School Farm to Table

Susan Richardson has always been one to challenge the status quo and forge opportunities… she was the only female on a Lake Tahoe wildland fire management team early in her career, and when an opportunity emerged to start a business around supporting individuals with intellectual disabilities, she jumped at the chance. Millar Rich, LLC, was founded in 2007, with a primary mission of providing residential, … Continue reading Women’s History Month: The Old School Farm to Table

Wendy Burch & Elise Loehr: Table 3 Restaurant & Market

Photo: Wendy Burch (seated) and Elise Loehr Wendy Burch studied international law in Paris, edited an ex-pat newspaper in China, and worked for a United States Senator. Elise Loehr spent her childhood years in Germany, later developed an interest in wine and now holds the rare designation of advanced sommelier. That the two friends would end up back in their hometown of Nashville as co-owners … Continue reading Wendy Burch & Elise Loehr: Table 3 Restaurant & Market