The Post team played host Thursday night to about 300 people at downtown's Nashville Public Library to celebrate the launch of Leaders, the first installment of our 2015 magazine series. The publication, which had the backing of partners Avenue Bank and Crosslin & Associates, features CE…

John Cerasuolo grew up in New York and after high school signed up for the "leadership laboratory" of the U.S. Navy to learn how to become an engineer. After leaving the Navy in 1988, he worked at Michelin and the telecommunications division of Alcoa, where he spent 17 years. He joined Nashv…

By now, the story of Acadia Healthcare's rapid rise has been told -- including in our magazine a year ago, when we named Joey Jacobs our CEO of the Year. The Franklin-based company has rapidly become a national player in the fragmented mental health and substance abuse market, which is estim…

Swiftwick co-founder Mark Cleveland is outspoken about his company's homegrown, high-quality products and the folly of buying cheap socks to go with pricey running shoes and other athletic equipment. The serial entrepreneur -- he also owns Hobby Express in Brentwood -- also is frank about hi…

Congratulations on the promotion! Another rung up the ladder -- more responsibility, more money, managing more people and a bigger badge.

Retail is a constantly changing environment. New products are introduced, fads come and go and consumers' tastes change. And by the way, the customer is always right.

One of the strengths of Nashville's business leaders is their propensity to help others succeed. No matter where you turn, someone is reaching out to help someone else make a connection, improve a product or land a big client. This year's All-Star Board -- check out the 2014and 2013versions,…

More than a third of women in professional fields leave the workforce at some point in their careers, most often to raise children. The legal world does even worse in that regard: 42 percent of all women attorneys leave their firms at some point, which makes it harder for them to stay on pat…

One of the anchors of our annual Leaders issue is the In Charge list, the definitive who's who of Middle Tennessee's business, political and civic leaders. The roughly 450 women and men on our sixth installment of this list are helping drive progress across Nashville and setting the stage fo…

One of the anchors of our annual Leaders issue is the In Charge list, the definitive who's who of Middle Tennessee's business, political and civic leaders. The roughly 450 women and men on our sixth installment of this list are helping drive progress across Nashville and setting the stage fo…

One of the anchors of our annual Leaders issue is the In Charge list, the definitive who's who of Middle Tennessee's business, political and civic leaders. The roughly 450 women and men on our sixth installment of this list are helping drive progress across Nashville and setting the stage fo…

One of the anchors of our annual Leaders issue is the In Charge list, the definitive who's who of Middle Tennessee's business, political and civic leaders. The roughly 450 women and men on our sixth installment of this list are helping drive progress across Nashville and setting the stage fo…

One of the anchors of our annual Leaders issue is the In Charge list, the definitive who's who of Middle Tennessee's business, political and civic leaders. The roughly 450 women and men on our sixth installment of this list are helping drive progress across Nashville and setting the stage fo…

One of the anchors of our annual Leaders issue is the In Charge list, the definitive who's who of Middle Tennessee's business, political and civic leaders. The roughly 450 women and men on our sixth installment of this list are helping drive progress across Nashville and setting the stage fo…

One of the anchors of our annual Leaders issue is the In Charge list, the definitive who's who of Middle Tennessee's business, political and civic leaders. The roughly 450 women and men on our sixth installment of this list are helping drive progress across Nashville and setting the stage fo…

One of the anchors of our annual Leaders issue is the In Charge list, the definitive who's who of Middle Tennessee's business, political and civic leaders. The roughly 450 women and men on our sixth installment of this list are helping drive progress across Nashville and setting the stage fo…

One of the anchors of our annual Leaders issue is the In Charge list, the definitive who's who of Middle Tennessee's business, political and civic leaders. The roughly 450 women and men on our sixth installment of this list are helping drive progress across Nashville and setting the stage fo…

One of the anchors of our annual Leaders issue is the In Charge list, the definitive who's who of Middle Tennessee's business, political and civic leaders. The roughly 450 women and men on our sixth installment of this list are helping drive progress across Nashville and setting the stage fo…

One of the anchors of our annual Leaders issue is the In Charge list, the definitive who's who of Middle Tennessee's business, political and civic leaders. The roughly 450 women and men on our sixth installment of this list are helping drive progress across Nashville and setting the stage fo…

One of the anchors of our annual Leaders issue is the In Charge list, the definitive who's who of Middle Tennessee's business, political and civic leaders. The roughly 450 women and men on our sixth installment of this list are helping drive progress across Nashville and setting the stage fo…

One of the anchors of our annual Leaders issue is the In Charge list, the definitive who's who of Middle Tennessee's business, political and civic leaders. The roughly 450 women and men on our sixth installment of this list are helping drive progress across Nashville and setting the stage fo…

One of the anchors of our annual Leaders issue is the In Charge list, the definitive who's who of Middle Tennessee's business, political and civic leaders. The roughly 450 women and men on our sixth installment of this list are helping drive progress across Nashville and setting the stage fo…

One of the anchors of our annual Leaders issue is the In Charge list, the definitive who's who of Middle Tennessee's business, political and civic leaders. The roughly 450 women and men on our sixth installment of this list are helping drive progress across Nashville and setting the stage fo…

One of the anchors of our annual Leaders issue is the In Charge list, the definitive who's who of Middle Tennessee's business, political and civic leaders. The roughly 450 women and men on our sixth installment of this list are helping drive progress across Nashville and setting the stage fo…

One of the anchors of our annual Leaders issue is the In Charge list, the definitive who's who of Middle Tennessee's business, political and civic leaders. The roughly 450 women and men on our sixth installment of this list are helping drive progress across Nashville and setting the stage fo…

One of the anchors of our annual Leaders issue is the In Charge list, the definitive who's who of Middle Tennessee's business, political and civic leaders. The roughly 450 women and men on our sixth installment of this list are helping drive progress across Nashville and setting the stage fo…