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Grand Avenue Delivers in Timely Style

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Anticipating client needs is key, says Carl Haley, Grand Avenue owner says When Carl Haley set out to build a transportation company in 2009 the U.S. economy was less than sluggish but Music City movers and shakers knew Nashville was poised for tremendous growth. Carl, a Nashville City Club member, and his partners had just sold AIM Healthcare, a payment auditing company, to a division of UnitedHealthcare. Carl’s chauffeur, who drove him on occasion, approached the subject of launching a transportation company. Carl was intrigued and set up meetings with leading health care executives, the...

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Attorney Kelly Frey is at Intersection of Law, Tech, and Film

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Attorney Kelly Frey Blends Law, Technology, Film in Distinguished Career Attorney Kelly Frey, also known as “Tech JD,” “The Film Guy,” a prolific writer and fierce advocate for Music City’s film industry, grew up on a dairy farm that is now part of a subdivision in Hermitage. Practice of law was not Plan A. He attended Nashville Public Schools, earned his undergraduate degree from Vanderbilt University and then a master’s degree in pathology from Vandy’s School of Medicine. He had always loved science and technology – while his teenage peers mowed lawns, Kelly programmed...

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Think You Can’t Budget?

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NCC Member Courtenay Shipley’s online course demystifies budgeting In helping organizations set up retirement plan options for their employees, Courtenay Shipley also meets with individual employees and asks them how they track their money and spending. She rarely gets a good answer – and often gets no answer at all. “Most employees that I met with would say they couldn’t afford to save in their retirement plan, but when asked if they knew where their money was going, they would say they didn’t know!” That repeated experience prompted Courtenay to create an online...

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4 Beers, 4 Courses: Black Abbey Brewmaster, NCC Chefs Team Up

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Only a Few Spots Remain for March 5 Craft Beer Dinner   Carl Meier loves to see the lightbulb go off when guests realize that beer can be paired with food in the same way as wine. That the right beer makes a certain dish taste better without overwhelming it. That the right food complements a beer like an aged ribeye does a Cabernet Sauvignon. “The idea that beer and food can pair together like wine and food do other than at a sporting event or backyard barbecue is relatively new,” says Carl, brewmaster and founder of Nashville’s Black Abbey Brewing Company. Nashville City Club...

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VOTE NCC Toast of Music City Reader’s Choice Awards

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Welcome to The Tennessean’s 8th Annual Toast of Music City Reader’s Choice Awards presented by First Tennessee. Voting is now open from June 28 – July 25. Categories include top places to shop, eat, drink and play and also top people and places that provide professional services in and around Music City. We are nominated in SEVEN categories: Best Breakfast, Best Lunch, Best Burger, Best Wine List, Best Restaurant in Davidson County, Best Place to Get Married, Best Local Bar! Please vote often, readers can vote in over 115 categories once a day. Results will be...

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