DECEMBER 2016 graduates
May - November 2016
Actual Food Nashville
ACTUAL FOOD NASHVILLE is an amazing catering company and an eclectic event space. Our product demonstrates freshness, quality of origin, high production standards, sustainability, and flavor.
—Daniel Forberg, Owner/Chef
BLOOMFIELD ORIGINALS provides quality custom cabinetry to high-end homes beginning with a design concept, building and finishing, and completing the project with a timely and professional installation.
—Rick and Ellen Bloomfield, Owners
BULLHORN MEDIA is a video production company based in Nashville, TN. We help companies and nonprofits generate more leads, revenue, and fundraising dollars by building a human connection to their audience through the power of video.
—Chris Raines, Owner and Creative Director
Denor Brands & Public Relations
DENOR Brands & Public Relations is a boutique public relations, integrated marketing, and brand strategy firm in Nashville. It helps established businesses and brands increase visibility, engage their audiences, and grow their bottom lines through compelling storytelling, dynamic visuals, and strategic action.
—Ashley Northington, Director
Green fleet Bikes
GREEN FLEET BIKES is dedicated to helping people experience the best of Nashville by bicycle. The company started in 2009 as a bicycle courier service and has grown to offer guided tours of the city and a full service bicycle shop.
—Austin Bauman, Owner
High Note Gifts
HIGH NOTE GIFTS brings you the very best of Nashville’s unique artisan creations in every one of our customizable specialty gifts. Featuring 100% locally sourced, small-batch products, our carefully curated collections let you share an authentic Nashville experience, nationwide.
—Ilex Pounders and Sarah Loutner, Owners
JAKE’S BAKES is a warm-cookie delivery business that also offers individual cookies, custom cookie cakes, and ice cream sandwiches in its retail shop on Elliston Place.
—Jake Veyhl, President/Owner
KINGS INTERIORS is a full service custom furniture, upholstery and window treatment manufacturer servicing commercial and residential clients.
—Tony Amado, Owner
S&E African Hair Braiding
S & E AFRICAN HAIR BRAIDING has been braiding hair in Nashville for over seven years. In response to the frequency of working with terribly damaged hair, the company launched Neta’s Natural hair products made from 100% natural ingredients to strengthen hair and support girls’ education in Africa.
—Martha Lupai, Owner
Solace Oral Surgery
SOLACE ORAL SURGERY focuses on providing the best oral surgery in a comfortable, caring environment. Our doctors practice a full scope of oral surgery with exper se ranging from sinus li s to wisdom teeth removal.
—Eva Angelina Romero, CFO/Co-Owner
TOLLESON MCCOY’s specialty is visual communication on in the third dimension; wayfinding, identity, information design and branding.
—Laura McCoy and Ansley Tolleson, Partners
West End Insurance
WEST END INSURANCE is backed by more than 90 years of insurance experience in partnership with ERIE Insurance. Our philosophy is to uncomplicate insurance by helping you understand your best options so that you confidently move forward in life.
—Andrew Sherrod, Owner
Wide Open Food Company
WIDE OPEN FOOD COMPANY is a bottling company that produces the 6 Delicious Flavors of Anything Sauces and 2 Dizzeebyrd's Famous Spices! Available at Kroger’s in the Pick TN "Discover Local" section or order online!
—Rashelle and Martee Rule, Owners