Loren Chumley has been named by the Nashville Wine Auction’s board of directors as the non-profit organization’s next president/CEO.

Chumley will succeed Holly Hearn Whaley who will retire as president/CEO in mid-November after serving for more than 10 years. Chumley will officially begin her tenure in January.

Chumley most recently held the position of partner at KPMG, and prior to that was Commissioner of Revenue for the State of Tennessee in the Bredesen Administration. She is also well known in the non-profit community, having served on many boards.

The Nashville Wine Auction’s mission is to unite the wine community to fund the fight against cancer, and Chumley has been a supporter of this mission for many years.

Chumley served on the Nashville Wine Auction board of directors for six years, was chair of the board, and co-chair of both l’Eté du Vin and Pairings.

Chumley holds a Bachelor of Arts in psychology from the University of Tennessee and her JD from American University Washington College of Law. She and her husband Scott Peterson reside in Nashville.


Fridrich & Clark Realty announced the addition of Realtor Paizley Wilburn to the firm’s Bedford office, according to Steve Fridrich, broker and managing partner.

Wilburn will join The Nashville Luxury Team created by team leaders Scott Coggins and Amy Doyle.

“Paizley brings her experience in real estate investing to the firm,” Fridrich said, “and that knowledge adds to the distinctive services of Fridrich & Clark Realty to benefit all of our clients. In addition, her role as a seasoned marketer adds valuable talent to the real estate sales process. We are pleased to welcome her to our firm.”

Wilburn graduated from Lipscomb University with a bachelor’s degree in fashion merchandising and minor in entrepreneurship. Wilburn was selected as one of the top 100 real estate agents to follow on Instagram.

Wilburn is a member of the National Association of Realtors, Tennessee Association of Realtors and Greater Nashville Realtors.

Fridrich & Clark Realty, founded in 1966, is one of Middle Tennessee’s largest locally-owned real estate firms, with more than 190 agents.


Ronin Consulting, a provider of expert software development consulting services, announced it has named Jeff Martin, technology entrepreneur and leader, as the company’s chief revenue officer.

Martin’s new role is focused on scaling Ronin’s sales organization, building deeper customer relationships, and helping more businesses gain value from Ronin’s custom software development and suite of technology solutions.

“Jeff’s deep experience, long-standing industry relationships, and alignment with our mission of positively impacting our clients make him an excellent addition to the executive leadership team,” said Guy Edwards, chief operating officer at Ronin.

Martin previously founded and served as CEO of software development firm, Core10, which provides a full suite of fintech development services and support resources. Prior to Core10, Martin founded and grew Synergy Systems, a strategic recruiting firm.

Ronin Consulting provides software engineering and systems integration services for healthcare, financial services, distribution, technology and other business lines.


Stoney Clover Lane has announced the opening of its first venture in Nashville. It marks the customizable accessories and lifestyle brand’s sixth U.S store opening in less than two years, shortly following the recent New Orleans store opening.

Stoney Clover Lane’s 2,100 square-foot store will be located on 2707 12th Ave S and opens Oct. 13.

The store will offer exclusive branded merchandise, including sweatshirts, T-shirts and a collection of patches hand selected by proprietors Kendall and Libby Glazer that reflect their favorite local spots.

Stoney Clover Lane’s celebration patch collections will also be available, which feature a variety of bride-to-be and bachelorette appropriate patches. Pre-sewn products will be on display throughout the store and all available for purchase to provide customization inspiration for clients.

An in-store seamstress will also be available daily in a designated sewing station where customers can see the products being sewn, and each guest will have the option to work with a customization specialist at the patch bar to design their own product.

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