Application Instructions

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EBG Application Process                                            (2018-2019)

  1. Fill out the online application.
  2. Submit the completed application to the Board.
  3. Submit your (non-refundable) application fee of $85. When inducted in to EBG, the balance of the dues for the current quarter will be pro-rated.
  4. Include a Typed Bio of your company (tell us about your company, products and services).
  5. Include a Bio of you (tell us about yourself, married, kids, education and/or experience).

The Application Process Includes:

Up to three weeks for the committee to make a decision whether to include your company as a member (we strive for a quicker response).

  1. The $8 entry fee to the meetings is waived during these 2 weeks.
  2. When you are accepted, the Quarterly Dues are $125. The dues include, but are not limited to, the following: breakfast, networking, functions, website listing and the protection of the seat that you hold from competition within the group.                                                                                       Note:”​Effective October 1st, 2016 quarterly member dues will be $125.00 plus $5  convenience fee if paid thru Paypal online making the total  $130.00. Paying on time by check is still only $125.00. Dues should be paid by the 1st day of each calendar quarter, a $20 late fee is due after the second Tuesday of said quarter.

Additional Requirements:

You MUST meet with three core EBG members during the 2 weeks.

It is your responsibility to contact them and make arrangements to meet. Below is a list of the core EBG members and their phone numbers:

  • Fred Oakley (615) 975-8916, Oakley Construction
  • Ronnie Bass (615) 264-6140, First Tennessee Bank
  • Marion Brown (615) 707-1109, Marion Fabrication
  • Chris Estep (615) 739-2400, Best Choice Roofing
  • Tim Hobrock (615) 512-2113, PVD Solutions
  • Ron Martinez (615) 851-6246, Outdoor Solutions
  • Mike Miller (615) 719-2560, Tennessee Property Inspections
  • Brandon Saunders (615) 310-1311, Brandon’s Automotive
  • Richard Tomkins (615) 975-4862, TOMS
  • Janie Watson (615) 358-8242, Associated Business Services
  • Patti Robitaille (615) 264-2722, Stewart Title
  • Steve Winter (615) 405-7897, ADT Security Systems
  • James Arnold (615) 286-5625, Arnold’s Safe & Lock
  • Linda Lole (615) 319-2844, Linda’s Perfect Platters
  • Rodger Reeder (615)-430-9505, AdvantaClean of North-Middle TN
  • James Cobb (615)-649-0049, Cobb & Waites Law
  • Don Perkins (615) 824-3939, Mid South Flooring
  • Jim Smith (615)-371-5400, Elite Insurance
  • Rip Beazley (615) 720-6504, Brown’s Florist
  • Jonathan Bibb (615) 924-7283, Covenant Heating and Cooling

I’m Ready To Go To The Next Step

Online Application