Jerry Maynard Named Among Nashville Business Journal’s “Power 100”

Nashville, Tenn. (Nov. 1, 2016) – The Nashville Business Journal recently released their 2016 “Power 100” list and among the city’s most influential, successful business men and women was The Maynard Group’s founder, Jerry Maynard. The list is released in four installments and includes entrepreneurs, bankers, business owners, and many more that are making the Music City a force to be reckoned with. Click here to read more about Maynard’s notable contributions to Nashville. To see the full “Power 100” list, click here.


Nashville Small Business Expo Booms with Success in Its Second Year

Nashville, Tenn. (Sept. 7, 2016) – The 2nd annual Nashville Small Business Expo took place on September 1, 2016 with Jerry Maynard at its helm. Highlights for Maynard included introducing long time friend Mayor Megan Barry, hearing keynote speakers Mignon Francois and DJ Wootson share their stories, and networking with the guests in attendance. Check out some of the highlights below!


The Maynard Group Announces New Offices, Growth, and Focus on Small Business Development 

Nashville, Tenn. (August 30, 2016) – The Maynard Group (TMG), founded by Jerry Maynard, II, is set to open new offices in downtown Nashville that will expand its services to small business, legislative and governmental entities. Maynard, after serving eight years as an At-Large Metro Council Member for Nashville/Davidson County began consulting, developing and implementing strategies for business and institutional development, advocacy & carrying out legislative priorities.

TMG has a keen focus on developing and creating economic success for all business and communities in Nashville. In addition to locating in the heart of Music City, the organization is involved in the upcoming Small Business Expo on September 1, 2016 at the Music City Center. In its second year, the event targets business owners looking to grow and network within the community and is expecting nearly 500 participants.

“I am honored and excited to be involved in the Nashville Small Business Expo this year,” said Maynard. “It is vital for us to help small businesses in Nashville grown and expand, because they are the economic engine of the city. Music City is prospering and small businesses serve as the key to expanding our tax base.”

As a focus, TMG relies on educating businesses about the opportunity for growth within the middle Tennessee area. As a result of this, more than $60 million has been spent with women and minority owned businesses in construction since Maynard help pass Metro’s Minority Business Enterprise (MBE) program six years ago. Through TMG, he continues to lead efforts for economic empowerment through his company and involvement in projects like the Nashville Small Business Expo, consulting and passage of laws of economic inclusion.

Throughout Maynard’s tenure as a councilman-at-large, he led and sponsored various legislation and programs that saw much success for Nashville, and more specifically, its small businesses. Some of the most notable pieces of legislation where he was involved include the Metro Small Business Growth Act, the Diversity and Inclusion Act and the Metro Workforce Development Program. Maynard was also responsible for the grassroots campaign that led to the successful securing of the new fifty-five million-dollar Nashville Sounds Baseball Stadium finding its permanent home in the Capitol District.