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Retired CEO of EnergyUnited honored with Order of the Long Leaf Pine

Sept. 19. Wayne Wilkins, the former CEO of Energy United, has been awarded The Order of the Long Leaf Pine from Gov. Roy Cooper. The award was presented on Thursday to Wilkins by EnergyUnited Board Chairman Dr. Max Walser, who is also a past recipient of the award, at the cooperative’s headquarters in Statesville. Background […]

Huntersville resident is new COO of EnergyUnited

Sept. 13. Brett Alkins is the new chief operating officer at EnergyUnited. The position was previously held by Thomas Golden, before he was selected by the EnergyUnited Board of Directors to succeed Wayne Wilkins as the cooperative’s chief executive officer. Alkins’ tenure with EnergyUnited began in 2015 as C&I sales manager. He was later promoted […]

Raptor Center has new executive director

Sept. 7. Erin Katzner begins her new job as the executive director of the Carolina Raptor Center in Huntersville tomorrow. She will keep an eagle eye on the direction and strategy of the CRC’s work to “ignite imaginations and inspire engagement” in the natural world through the exploration and rehabilitation of birds of prey. Background […]

Eugene Woods to receive top healthcare honor in Chicago

Aug. 11. Eugene A. Woods, president and chief executive officer of Atrium Health, will receive the 2022 Gail L. Warden Leadership Excellence Award at a special event in November in Chicago. The event honors a healthcare leader who has improved the health of the public through leadership and organizational excellence. Named for Gail L. Warden, […]

Sotheby’s adds agents in Lake Norman

Aug. 3. Premier Sotheby’s International Realty has announced three new agents in its Lake Norman offices: Michael Garrison, Sheena Lyerly and Jo Zarnoch. Sotheby’s has offices in Jetton Village and Langtree.

The Charlotte Symphony brings aboard a vice president of development

July 28. The Charlotte Symphony has hired Shayne Doty as vice president of development beginning Aug.1. Doty will lead the Charlotte Symphony’s Development team in fundraising and development activities and will cultivate new communities of supporters, especially those in the financial sector, with which he has worked throughout much of his career. Most recently, Doty […]

Huret promoted at Catawba Eco-Devo, Berry comes on board part-time

July 22. Nathan Huret is the new economic development director at the Catawba County Economic Development Corp. He’ll be in charge of new business recruitment, targeted marketing, and lead generation, while continuing to oversee the EDC’s existing industry retention and expansion program. He was first hired by the EDC in 2007 as existing industry coordinator […]

Dr. Jennifer Sullivan will be Aspen Institute fellow

July 21. Dr. Jennifer Sullivan, the enterprise senior vice president of strategic operations for Atrium Health and a practicing pediatric emergency room physician, has been chosen for an Aspen Institute Health Innovators Fellowship. She will join 20 other senior health care leaders who will spend the next two years examining new approaches to improve the […]

Jonah Forte is digital marketing manager for CVB

July 20. Jonah Forte, a former photographer and assignment editor for Spectrum News 1 in Charlotte, is the new digital marketing manager at the Cabarrus County Convention & Visitors Bureau. He will manage the CVB’s digital marketing efforts including web-based software platforms and the Explore Cabarrus social media channels. The Queens University graduate worked as […]

NASCAR Technical Institute marks 20 years in Mooresville

July 7. The NASCAR Technical Institute is celebrating its 20th anniversary in July, with nearly 14,000 students having graduated over the past two decades. “Since 2002, we’ve cemented ourselves as a workforce solutions provider in the transportation industry in our region. Along with that, we’ve helped start a lot of great careers and changed a […]