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Nancy Nagy new president of Premier Sotheby’s International

Nancy Nagy has been named president of Premier Sotheby’s International Realty, where she will be responsible for leading all sales operations of the $5 billion brokerage. She succeeds Budge Huskey, who was named chief executive officer on Jan. 1. She previously served as chief executive officer of Berkshire Hathaway Homeservices Chicago, ranked among the top […]

Aneralla inducted into NCGOP Hall of Fame

The newest member of the NCGOP Hall of Fame is Huntersville Mayor John Aneralla. Now in his third term, he started helping Republican candidates in Mecklenburg County over 25 years ago. “I didn’t do it for the recognition rather to make the area I lived in a better place,” the investment advisor said. “Hopefully, through my […]

McIntosh Law adds new business attorney

Jillian Swett has joined The McIntosh Law Firm as a business and corporate law attorney. A Lake Norman native, she received her undergraduate degree from North Carolina State University and her J.D. from William & Mary Law School in Williamsburg, VA. She will focus on business and corporate law, including trademark and copyright matters.

Auditor’s office gets at business of governance; now there’s competition for top job

State Auditor Beth Wood has competition​ in next year’s elections​ from within her own office: Tim Hoegemeyer, who serve​d​ as general counsel for the Office of State Auditor, ​will ​run for the same job as a Republican. He​ ​spent 12 years in the office, including time leading the Fraud, Waste and Abuse Investigative Division. The Marine Corps […]

Bill Ingram is new senior VP at HomeTrust in Cornelius

Nov. 7. Bill Ingram has joined HomeTrust Bank as Senior Vice President/Commercial Relationship Manager based in the Cornelius office. He is responsible for expanding the HomeTrust brand in Charlotte and Lake Norman, as well as cultivating new relationships with small- to medium-size businesses for the North Carolina-based bank. Ingram was formerly a commercial banker with […]

Aquesta hires new Charlotte market president

Jeff Brinkman has been named Charlotte market president for Aquesta Bank. He will be based in Aquesta’s Rea Farms branch which opened in August. He will help develop and grow commercial relationships in the Charlotte area, as well as promote the bank in the Charlotte market and identify hiring and expansion opportunities. Brinkman 30 years […]

New EVP at Uwharrie Bank

Stafford Kelly is the new executive vice president and senior relationship manager at Uwharrie Bank. The new EVP will be responsible for developing, leading and executing growth in both new and existing commercial relationships throughout the Charlotte region. CEO Brendan Duffey said Kelly is a rising star in Charlotte’s commercial banking landscape and an “excellent” […]

Two new staffers at Cabarrus CVB

Jarrod Rabatin is the new sales manager at the Cabarrus County Convention and Visitors Bureau. He was previously director of sales for Ramada Plaza in Kill Devil Hills. Shuntale Whitesell is the new executive assistant, responsible for administrative support to the president and CEO as well as liaison to the CVB’s Board of Directors.

Allen Tate names new branch leader in Statesville

Wendy Hodel is the new branch leader and broker-in-charge at Allen Tate’s Statesville office in historic downtown. Hodel, who will oversee branch operations and a team of 15,  has more than 16 years of experience with Allen Tate in the Mooresville/Lake Norman office. She has earned numerous Allen Tate awards including Rookie of the Year […]

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 […]