President / CEO
Bachelor of Architecture w/ Honors
University of Tennessee 1984
Eric Powers Practiced Architecture in the Private Sector working for Edwards & Hotchkiss Architects. He worked on projects throughout southeast and eventually went to work for a well-known Restaurant Company, O’Charley’s Restaurants. Eric worked in their Development Division supporting the Design and Development of their new restaurants all over the southeast. By the time he left to open The Innovations Group, LLC they were opening a new $3.5 Mil Restaurant every 2 weeks. With this experience he Founded The Innovations Group, LLC as an Architectural Design and Development Company. He now shares his skills with clients doing traditional Architectural Projects, Full Development Projects, Fee Based Development Management Services, Property Management Services, and Real Estate Services. His understanding of Real Estate, Development, and Architecture allows for a comprehensive approach to projects for his clients which includes projects in excess of $1.2 Bil. Eric also enjoys giving back to the community and helps with a number of great organizations. He supports The Franklin Noon Rotary, Baptist Childrens Home, Progressive Directions, and has had the privilege of serving as Chairman of the Board at Nashville State Community College and currently is Serving as Chairman of the Board for Tuckers’s House.