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Christina and Titus Bartolotta are the chef-owners of the new operation named Rise Cafe

Local entrepreneurs buy cafe near Birkdale; it’s now called Rise Cafe

July 10. A well-known Lake Norman husband-wife team, both business and life coaches, have taken over the Egg Cafe in Birkdale. They have changed the name to Rise Cafe and plan to put their background in food services to good use. Christina and Titus Bartolotta are the chef-owners of the new operation named Rise Cafe. […]

Denise Shields Ernst & Young 2023

Local firm is E&Y Entrepreneur of the Year/Southeast

July 6. Denise Shields, CEO of Nych Brands, is the new Ernst & Young Entrepreneur Of The Year for the Southeast at the regional awards celebration in Atlanta. The Entrepreneur Of The Year Awards program is one of the most prestigious awards for entrepreneurs and leaders of high-growth companies worldwide. Shields was selected from a […]

Mayor Miles Atkins will not seek re-election in Mooresville

July 5. Miles Atkins will not seek re-election as mayor of Mooresville in 2023. The six-term mayor was first elected to the Mooresville Commission in 2007. “After an ample amount of introspection, I feel now is the time to explore new possibilities,” he said. “I plan on enjoying the on-going celebration of Mooresville’s 150th anniversary, […]

Bissells donate $5 million to Atrium Health Foundation

June 28. Atrium has announced a $5 million gift from a Charlotte real estate titan to the Atrium Health Foundation’s Giving Hope campaign. The gift from Margaret and Smoky Bissell will establish The Gragg Endowed Chair in Cardiovascular Medicine and The Gragg Center for Cardiovascular Performance. Also being introduced is The Siverling Endowed Chair in […]

Novant Health has new chief medical officer

June 22. Novant Health has appointed Dr. Pam Oliver as executive vice president and chief medical officer, a position which has oversight of safety and quality as well as credentialing. Oliver has practiced at Novant Health WomanCare since 2005. She has also served in various leadership capacities at Novant Health, including as submarket leader for […]

New agent at Sotheby’s in Cornelius

June 12. Tammie Blake is a new agent at Premier Sotheby’s International in the Cornelius office.

Deborah Young receives the Chamber award from Mayor Woody Washam as, (l-r) Bill Russell, husband Rick, Michael Osborne and Colin Furcht look on

Deborah Young lands small business award from LKN Chamber

June 8. By Dave Vieser. Deborah Young, who has operated a photography studio in Cornelius for more than 30 years, has been named Small Business of the Year in Cornelius. The award, which is given by the Lake Norman Chamber of Commerce, was presented to the veteran photographer at the Cornelius Town Board meeting this […]

Long-time Cornelius attorney scores top small business award

June 5. Retired attorney Catherine Bentz received the 2022 Outstanding New Mentor from SCORE Charlottee. The business law and estate planning lawyer practiced in Cornelius for more than 20 years. The award recognizes the volume of mentoring sessions she undertook in 2022, her follow-up rate with clients she mentored and her consistent support in promoting […]

People on the Move: Amy Salvatore Reiss

June 2. Davidson resident Amy Salvatore Reiss has started a new position as community advocacy marketing manager at DreamBox Learning, which. offers adaptive math programs that students have access to at home. Before taking this position, Reiss worked at Cannon School in Concord for eight-plus years, most recently as associate director of marking and communications.

23 graduate from Leadership Lake Norman

May 17. The Lake Norman Chamber of Commerce has announced the graduation of 23 local business leaders in the 26th class of Leadership Lake Norman. The program, sponsored by Novant Health – Huntersville Medical Center, seeks to develop informed, committed, and qualified individuals capable of providing leadership for the Lake Norman region. Graduates Jared Wiles […]