Interview with Brittany Wegusen

Brittany WegusenCEO and product ninja, kalatech Q: When did you come to Nashville and why?A: I came to Nashville in August of 2010. I had just gotten married and we had to make the decision whether we wanted to live in Columbus, Ohio, or Nashville. It was a hard decision to leave my family, but an easy decision to leave …

WorkIT Advocates of the Month

Every month, we choose an Advocate of the Month from our incredible pool of WorkIT Advocates. Our recipients of this honor are tech leaders who have worked hard to bring new top tech talent to Middle Tennessee and have supported the WorkIT Nashville campaign. Here is a look at our first five advocates of the month for 2014! January: Cliff …

Best spots for Sushi

With the refreshing springtime weather seemingly a staple now, our tastebuds are yearning for something similar. Scattered around the city are some of the best sushi eateries, so we’ve rounded up the top places to get your fresh fix. KotoNestled downtown near The Arts Company and Nashville Municipal Auditorium, Koto is a great place to grab a quick lunch or …

Interview with Roe Frazer

Roe FrazerCEO & general counsel, cicayda Q: When did you come to Nashville and why?A: I moved my former company, CaseLogistix, Inc. to Nashville in 2006 for better flight schedules, quality of life, recruiting new talent, and more strategic location. Since I was born in Clarksville, it was a homecoming of sorts for me. Q: What is your favorite Nashville …

National Bike Month

May is National Bike Month, and May 16 is Bike to Work Day. With free bagels, scones and Bongo Java coffee given to those who meet up at Public Square for a two-wheeled commute, Walk/Bike Nashville is sure to make the day special. But with many more days left in the month, we’ve rounded up alternative ways to enjoy the …

Music City Baseball

This year marks the Nashville Sounds’ final season at Herschel Greer Stadium before their move to a brand-new stadium at Sulphur Dell in Germantown. Though hot dogs and Cracker Jacks are an obvious way to get in the baseball spirit, we’ve rounded up some other ways you can feel like a home run no matter what the Sounds’ schedule is. …

Nashville’s Parthenon: an iconic landmark

From the Batman Building to the Country Music Hall of Fame and Museum, Nashville has a lot of cool landmarks, but none are as iconic as the Parthenon. Before Nashville was known as Music City, its nickname was ‘The Athens of the South.’ In a nod to this moniker, organizers of Tennessee’s 1897 Centennial Exposition built a full-scale replica of …

Fun for all ages

With so much going on in Nashville, it can be hard to make up your mind when it comes to entertainment options. Here’s a look at some Nashville attractions that truly do offer fun for all ages! Adventure Science Center/Sudekum PlanetariumFor kids:Adventure Science Center’s regular exhibits provide a great backdrop for school field trips or one-on-one weekend excursions with your …

Interview with Decker Chaney

Decker ChaneyOffice manager, Dynamic Edge Q: When did you come to Nashville and why?A: I moved to Nashville in August 2008 for graduate school at Vanderbilt University’s Peabody College. I earned an M.Ed. in science education in August 2012. Q: What is your favorite thing about Nashville?A: I grew up in a small town in southern Virginia. While Nashville is …

Interview with Tammy Rutherford

Tammy RutherfordDirector of account management, Rustici Software Q: When did you come to Nashville and why?A: I came to Nashville back in 1991 to go to Vanderbilt. Little did I know then that I would still be here 20+ years later! Q: What’s your best advice for young workers in the technology field?A: Don’t get complacent! Technology is constantly evolving …