Nicholas Holland, President and CEO of CentreSource Inc. (www.centresource.com), Nashville’s leading custom web design and web application development firm, was named a Nashville Emerging Leader Awards Winner in the Technology field.
The Nashville Area Chamber of Commerce and the 20/20 Leadership Alliance hosted the Inaugural Nashville Emerging Leaders Awards (NELAs) Ceremony at Vanderbilt University’s Student Life Center September 6, 2007. The NELAs recognizes young professionals in 12 industry classifications who are excelling in their careers and making a difference in the Nashville community.
Twelve winners from a field of thirty-six local young professionals in a dozen fields were chosen based on their professional accomplishments, strong leadership and community service.
“Winning this award means a lot to me,” said Nicholas Holland. “So many people devoted their time to making the NELA’s a wonderful event and a significant award. I’ve been told that each industry team put a lot of thought into evaluating each candidate. To be selected as the winner in Technology is a great honor and I’m proud that our city recognizes young leaders. Everyone who put the NELAs together deserves recognition for starting something great!”
CentreSource extends congratulations to all of the finalists and winners in the respective fields for their professional accomplishments and community service.
The finalists and winners (*) included:
Architecture and Engineering:
* Hunter Gee Director of Community Planning with Looney Ricks Kiss.
Holly Calhoun of General Motors
Sheila Dial of Everton Oglesby Architects
Arts, Entertainment and Music:
* Lori Badgett Vice President of SunTrust Bank
Lindsey Clark of Deaton Flanigen Productions
Martha Irwin of Elevation Music Publishing
Business and Entrepreneurship:
* Mark Blaze Managing Partner of DEX Imaging
Holly Grenvicz of Fresh Dirt Marketing LLC
Everton Heron of Care Alternatives
Community Services and NonProfit:
* Laurel Creech Director of Team Green
Michele Johnson of the Tennessee Justice Center
Stacy Nunnally of the Margaret Cunninggim Women’s Center at Vanderbilt University
* Nicole Dunigan Vice President of Business Development and Relocation, First Tennessee Bank
Tatia Cummings of SunTrust Bank
Brock Kidd of Pinnacle Financial Partners
* Meredith Sullivan Assistant Commissioner, Division of Regulatory Boards, Tennessee Department of Commerce and Insurance
Christina Coleman of the Tennessee Department of Financial Institutions
Darin Gordon of TennCare
Hospitality and Tourism:
* Lisa Garramone District Manager, Starbucks Coffee Company
Jan Freitag of Smith Travel Research Inc.
Ben Goldberg of Bar Twenty3
* James Crumlin of Bone McAllester Norton
Jonathan Cole of Baker, Donelson, Bearman, Caldwell & Berkowitz
Tonya Grindon of Baker, Donelson, Bearman, Caldwell & Berkowitz
Medicine and Health Care:
* Rob Pittman Owner of Superior Orthotics and Prosthetics
Daniel Hogan of Doctor’s Associates Home Health and At Home Diabetic
Justin Turner of Meharry Medical College
Public Relations, Advertising and Marketing:
* Shelby White Senior Account Supervisor, Seigenthaler Public Relations
Michael Drescher of the Governor’s Office of State Planning and Policy
Andrew Maraniss of McNeely Pigott & Fox
* Alice Walker Affiliate Broker, The Wilson Group Real Estate Services
Ironelly Mora of Realty Executives Fine Homes
Amy Poley of Healthcare Realty Trust
* Nicholas Holland President and CEO, CentreSource Inc.
Kevin O’Hara of HealthStream Inc.
Brian Shore of Cisco Systems
About The 20/20 Leadership Alliance
The 20/20 Leadership Alliance is an alliance of young professional organizations working to engage, connect and empower young professionals under the age of 40 to actively shape the future of the Nashville region. The 20/20 Alliance is comprised of The Nashville Area Junior Chamber of Commerce, Society of Leaders in Development (SOLID, and Urban League Young Professionals.
The NELA was sponsored by Cricket Communications, GNAR (Greater Nashville Association of Realtors), Kraft CPAs, The Tennessean, and Vanderbilt University.
CentreSource is a full-service provider of custom web design, development, and digital marketing services. With clients worldwide and centrally located in Nashville, Tennessee, CentreSource provides a wealth of expertise and web design solutions to strategically harness the power of today’s online opportunities.
More about the firm can be found on its Web site: www.centresource.com