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A father and son team from Franklin wants to start a network of outdoor clothing brands

Photo credit: USFWS/Ryan Hagarty By MATT BLOIS A father and son team of former corporate executives from Franklin are creating a network of outdoor clothing brands. Bill and William Spalding started a new company called ARES Outdoors a few months ago. Bill Spalding has served in leadership roles at several health care companies, while his

By | 2019-07-10T14:29:32-05:00 July 10th, 2019|Categories: Business, BW-News|Tags: |0 Comments

Williamson Inc. announces 2020 class of Leadership Young Professionals

2019 Leadership YP class / Photo Williamson Inc. WILLIAMSON INC Williamson Inc. has announced the 2020 class for its Leadership Young Professionals program. The list includes 15 young professionals working in construction, finance, public service, healthcare, hospitality and the nonprofit world. Leadership YP is pleased to announce the Class of 2020: Megan Ammon, Strategic Development

By | 2019-07-11T15:07:13-05:00 July 10th, 2019|Categories: Business|Tags: |0 Comments

Prison healthcare company takes out $25 million loan after securing new contracts

By MATT BLOIS The prison healthcare provider Corizon, based in Brentwood, has taken out $25 million in loans for costs associated with new contracts and to fuel growth. A press release did not specify which contracts it needed the cash for. In June, Corizon reported that it won a contract to continue providing health care

By | 2019-07-10T02:17:17-05:00 July 9th, 2019|Categories: Business, BW-News|Tags: |0 Comments

American Addiction Centers receives third warning of delisting from stock exchange

By MATT BLOIS The Brentwood addiction treatment provider American Addiction Centers has received a third warning from the New York Stock Exchange that the company is at risk of delisting. The newest warning was triggered because the company’s stock has been below $1 for at least 30 trading days. The second warning in May was

By | 2019-07-10T01:57:42-05:00 July 9th, 2019|Categories: Business, BW-Healthcare|Tags: |0 Comments

Why some Williamson County companies attended Pride events

Members of the Gay-Straight Alliance at Nissan (GSAN rhymes with Nissan) march in the Nashville pride parade in June. / Photo Kelly Gilfillan By MATT BLOIS A number of companies from Williamson County participated in Pride events last month in an effort to make sure queer employees felt supported at work and to attract the

By | 2019-07-10T10:22:15-05:00 July 9th, 2019|Categories: Business|Tags: , , |0 Comments

New COO at American Health Partners in Franklin

AMERICAN HEALTH PARTNERS The Franklin health care company American Health Partners promoted Robin Bradley to the role of chief operating officer. American Health Partners provides post-acute health care services to prevent unnecessary hospital stays for older people. The company owns 29 senior living, skilled nursing and rehabilitation centers, five psychiatric hospitals, eight home health, five

By | 2019-07-09T15:52:31-05:00 July 8th, 2019|Categories: Business|Tags: |0 Comments

Brentwood cobblers expanding production with facilities in Mexico and Tennessee

Photo courtesy of Southern Polished By MATT BLOIS The Brentwood shoe makers Southern Polished are planning to expand production and drop prices for their sandals with manufacturing facilities in Mexico and Tennessee. Southern Polished is a family business operated by brothers Trent and Heath Potter and their father Norman Potter. Trent and Norman Potter left

By | 2019-07-08T19:25:49-05:00 July 8th, 2019|Categories: Business, BW-News|Tags: , |0 Comments

Ramsey Solutions moves into a brand new building in July

Photo: Army Spc. Gregory A. Prunty By MATT BLOIS The financial education company Ramsey Solutions will be moving into a new building in south Franklin at the end of the month. Megan McConnell, a public relations coordinator for Ramsey Solutions, said the company has definitely outgrown its current space. “We're spread across five buildings in

By | 2019-07-09T16:01:07-05:00 July 2nd, 2019|Categories: Business|0 Comments