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Southern Grace is top visitor attraction

Southern Grace Distilleries was named Visitor Attraction of the Year by the North Carolina Travel Industry Association. Ironically, the co-founder and president, Leanne Powell, passed away in July, The award recognizes a North Carolina visitor attraction that sets the standard for an exceptional visitor experience. Since opening, Southern Grace has actively engaged the Cabarrus County […]

​Kevin Pote: New senior vice president at Pinnacle Bank​

Kevin Pote, the long-time senior ​v​ice ​p​resident and ​b​usiness ​b​anking ​m​anager at Wells Fargo,​ ​has joined ​P​innacle ​Bank​ in the Kenton Place office. Pinnacle picked up the ​former ​B​ank of ​N​orth ​C​arolina​ in June of 2017 in a merger that created a Top 50 banking franchise with $20 billion​ in assets and $14 billion in loans​. ​Pote is the ​senior vice president ​and ​commercia​l​ banker​, with responsibilities from Lake […]

LKN Chamber board nominees

The Lake Norman Chamber of Commerce nominating committee has recommended the following individuals as directors: Jason Colvin, Colvin Insurance & Financial Services Erika Erlenbach, Milazzo Webb Law Dale Gillmore, Quest – Business Succession and Exit Planning Richard Pappas, First National Bank Karen R. Tovar, The Tovar Group, LLC Jim Vogel, I.M.U. Social Media LLC Additional […]

Rick Eveson is new EVP at Aquesta

Rick Eveson is the new executive vice president, chief operations and compliance officer at Cornelius-based Aquesta Bank. Eveson, who has led Aquesta’s consumer lending business for the past six years, will be responsible for oversight of all regulatory compliance risks as well as deposit, IT and loan operations. A graduate of State University of New […]

Attorney will address HOA issues

McIntosh Law Firm attorney Chris Gelwicks will be the keynote speaker at a Cedar Management Group gathering in Asheville Aug. 21. He will be discussing “The ABC’s of Managing your HOA.” Cedar, with more than 600 associations under management, is one of the largest single-family and condo management companies in the Carolinas. Gelwicks will discuss […]

Dave Phillips will fill Concord Council position held by the late Sam Leder

Concord City Council has appointed David W. Phillips to fill the District 1 Council seat held by the late Sam Leder. He will fill the seat until Leder’s term ends in December. Phillips was District 1 council member from 1995-2015. The City Council honored him in 2018 by naming and opening the David W. Phillips […]

Meredyth Holdenrid joins G Brokerage

Meredyth Holdenrid has joined G Brokerage in Cornelius. She has more than 17 years of real estate experience, beginning in new home construction and ultimately working in every aspect of the business representing buyers, sellers and investors. She has a bachelor’s degree in public relations from UNC-Charlotte.

Michael Bonoffski lands CDME designation

Michael Bonoffski, senior vice president of marketing & communications at the Cabarrus County Convention and Visitors Bureau, has received the Certified Destination Management Executive (CDME) designation. Bonoffski, who joined the Cabarrus CVB in 2009, leads the organization’s marketing team which has won numerous awards over the years. The CDME designation is the tourism industry’s highest individual […]

Puckett will run for his old seat on Meck County Board of Commissioners

​July 29. Jim Puckett, the well-known District 1 Mecklenburg County Commissioner, who lost his re-election campaign last year, says he will go after his old seat next year. The president of Electro Painters was exploring a run for Lt. Governor or NC Commissioner of Labor, but ​”​with the recent irrational and indefensible actions of the Mecklenburg County […]

Bob Taylor new president of AICPA Benevolent Fund

Bob Taylor, a partner at Potter & Co., has been named to a three-year term as president of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants Benevolent Fund. He has been a member of the fund’s board of trustees for the past seven years. He replaces the late Sam Leder, the Concord City Councilman and former […]