NashvilleBusiness.Net: 100 Leading Persons In Personal Services, Food & Hospitality Recipient 2018: Sarah Durai

Click Here To Listen Nashville Business 100 Leading Persons In Hospitality Sarah Durai Sarah Durai is the Director of Sports and Entertainment Sales for JRK Hotel Group. She is based in Nashville and primarily sells for the Sheraton Grand Nashville Downtown, but also works with the Oceana in Santa Monica, The Roger in New York, and the Holiday Inn Express in Downtown Nashville. Sarah is a Nashville native and has been in the hospitality industry for the last 10 years. She started her career at Tennessee’s only 5-Star, 5-Diamond property, The Hermitage Hotel where she was able to strengthen her art of true southern hospitality. Sarah loves the industry that she is in and states [...]

NashvilleBusiness.Net: 100 Leading Persons In Personal Services, Food & Hospitality Recipient 2018: Jay Grider

Click Here To Listen Nashville Business 100 Leading Persons In Hospitality Jay Grider Jay oversees the events & operations department for both the Nashville Sports Council and Franklin American Mortgage Music City Bowl. The Shelbyville, Tennessee native is a graduate of Middle Tennessee State University with a BS in Mass Communications/Public Relations. His sports career began in minor league baseball in 1988 with the Huntsville Stars. Additional stops included Ft. Myers, FL. (Boston Red Sox Spring Training), Jacksonville, FL., (Jacksonville Suns) and Clarksville, TN. (Clarksville Coyotes). Jay’s years with the Nashville Sports Council and Bowl began in 1997 as the Music City Bowl’s Event Director. As an Associate Director, he was given the opportunity to [...]

NashvilleBusiness.Net: 100 Leading Persons In Personal Services, Food & Hospitality Recipient 2018: Adam Nuse

Click Here To Listen Nashville Business 100 Leading Persons In Hospitality Adam Nuse Adam Nuse serves as the Sounds' General Manager & Chief Operating Officer and oversees all day-to-day operations related to the ballclub. Adam came to Music City from the Bowling Green Hot Rods of the Midwest League, where he served as the General Manager and Chief Operating Officer since January 2014. The Texas native was previously with the Corpus Christi Hooks of the Texas League from 2004-2013, where he served in a variety of sales roles throughout his tenure and most recently served as Vice President of Sales beginning in 2009. Adam began his career in professional baseball as a marketing and sales [...]

NashvilleBusiness.Net Names Jacqueline Pfeiffer, Women of The Year 2018 at The Little Brick Theater at The Factory of Franklin, hosted by Dr. Alvin Augustus Jones. As on the leading women of Music City, her story received the most views. Congratulations. You are greatly loved by your friends, family and colleagues.

WilliamsonBusiness.Com 100 Leading African Americans 2018 Recipient: Coach Roc Batten

Click Here To Listen Williamson Business 100 Leading African Americans Coach Roc Batten Roc Batten is the Head Football Coach, Associate Director of Admissions and Director of Camps at Battle Ground Academy in Franklin, TN. Originally from Detroit, MI, Roc attended Bishop Gallagher HS and was a four-year letterman in football, basketball, track & field and a one-year letterman in baseball. Roc went on to earn a full football scholarship to Vanderbilt University where he earned his BS in Human and Organizational Development and M.Ed. in Educational Leadership. As a member of the football program he was a 2-year starter and was a member of the Academic All-SEC Team his Sophomore and Junior season. During [...]

Rich Cohen Author Of The Chicago Cubs: Story of a Curse Chats With Dr. Alvin

Click Here To Listen Rich Cohen Chicago Cubs A captivating blend of reportage and memoir exploring the history of the Chicago Cubs When Rich Cohen was eight years old, his father took him to see a Cubs game. On the way out of the park, his father asked him to make a promise. “Promise me you will never be a Cubs fan. The Cubs do not win,” he explained, “and because of that, a Cubs fan will have a diminished life determined by low expectations. That team will screw up your life.” As a result, Cohen became not just a Cubs fan but one of the biggest Cubs fans in the world. In this book, [...]

Commentary: Trump & America’s First Military Coup? By DrAlvin.Com ©

Click Here To Listen DrAlvin Commentary-Trump And Americas First Military Coup “We have a pathological liar in the White House, unfit intellectually, emotionally, and psychologically to hold this office and the whole world knows it, especially those around him every day. The people who work with this president should be ashamed, because they know better than anyone just how unfit he is, and yet they choose to do nothing about it. This is their shame most of all.”- Gregg Popovich Because of Mr. Donald Trump, the land we love, America…is no longer united or beautiful. His actions and lack of effective initiatives at the least are divisive but more importantly have ended our glorious enduring [...]

Franklin Tomorrow’s Breakfast With The Mayors July 25 Focuses On ‘Business of Sports’

Franklin Tomorrow’s 2017 Breakfast with The Mayors series, presented by Pinnacle Financial Partners, will continue on Tuesday, July 25 at Rolling Hills Community Church. The event will begin with networking at 7 a.m., followed by the start of the program at 7:45 a.m. Williamson County Mayor Rogers Anderson will help facilitate the timely topic of “The Business of Sports” Representatives will speak of the economic impact of sport organizations in Middle Tennessee. While the full roster of those on stage is still being drafted, the panel will include Sean Henry, President & CEO of the Nashville Predators, and Mike Keith, The Voice of the Tennessee Titans. Coffee will be served by MJ Roasting of Nolensville [...]

The Success Intersection: What Happens When Your Talent Meets Your Passion By Pat Williams

Pat Williams-The Success Intersection From the age of seven, Pat Williams's greatest passion was baseball. However, after two years in the minors, he had to admit it was not his greatest talent, and his career as a professional baseball player was at a dead end. But a phenomenally successful career in sports was just beginning. When he combined his passion for sports with his greatest talents--leadership, salesmanship, and promotion--he found his success intersection. "When your greatest talent intersects with your greatest passion," says Williams, "you have discovered your sweet spot in life." It's the spot that will result in the greatest personal success and satisfaction and the greatest impact on the world. Williams shows readers [...]