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Peter Safir lands top volunteer honors at SCORE

Dec. 13. The National SCORE organization honored Peter Safir, with the North Carolina District 46 Outstanding Volunteer and Exceptional Mentor award. In 2022 Safir provided mentoring services to over 77 SCORE Charlotte clients and spent over 300 mentoring hours with them. In addition, Safir served as a coach for more than eight prospective mentors which […]

Pat Cotham: 10 years on Meck County board

Dec. 8. Mecklenburg County Manager Dena Diorio has presented Commissioner Pat Cotham with her 10-year service pin. Cotham has served through some of Mecklenburg’s most challenging years, including the global financial crisis and the COVID-19 pandemic, which altered how Mecklenburg County conducts business.

Town of Davidson hires sustainability manager

Dec. 8. Kayla Kovach is the new sustainability manager for the Town of Davidson. She has a master’s in science degree in Environmental Engineering from Clemson University, with a focus on Sustainable Systems. Hera bachelor’s degree in Civil Engineering is from the University of Cincinnati. Kovach previously served as an Environmental Engineer at SLR Consulting […]

Advocate co-CEOs rank 17th on Advocate Health influencer list

Dec. 6. Advocate Health’s co-CEOs are sharing the No. 17 rank in Modern Healthcare’s annual 100 Most Influential People in Healthcare listing. Jim Skogsbergh and Eugene A. Woods head up the third-largest nonprofit health system in the US. The Modern Healthcare designation honors leaders who wield influence and clout and are making an impact in […]

Jeweler scores $2,500 from SBA ‘Pitch for Growth’

Nov. 21. Sydney Miller of The Nomadic Jeweler of Cornelius was one of two runners up presented with a check for $2,500 in SCORE Charlotte’s live Pitch for Growth competition held at the Mint Museum in Charlotte. Magloire Lubika of Surefire Neighborhood Market in Rock Rock Hill landed the top award of $5,000. Rachael Price […]

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Carol Quillen will lead National Trust for Historic Preservation during 75th anniversary year

Nov. 13. Carol Quillen, the president of Davidson College from 2011 to 2022, will become the new president and CEO of the National Trust for Historic Preservation as of Jan.16, 2024. The board of the Washington, DC-based organization cited her record of “transformational leadership in higher education, her ability to lead change with courage and […]

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Alex Malyszko joins father at Your Private Jeweler

Nov. 3. Alex Malyszko, who earned his Masters in Communication/Business Leadership from High Point University this year, has joined his father Michael Malyszko at Your Private Jeweler of Lake Norman, in Cornelius. The elder Malyszko is a master jeweler who started his first store in 1993. Alex finished his post-graduation internship at Salem Gem Lab […]

Huntersville CEO is the first female chair of NC Private Protective Services Board

Oct. 18. Tamara Rabenold, CEO of Huntersville-based Vaudra International, is the new chair off the NC Private Protective Services Board. A licensed private investigator since 2004, she is the first woman to serve as chair since the noard was created 50 years ago. The PPSB is under the Department of Public Safety and helps regulate […]

Cornelius architect joins NC Licensing Board for General Contractors

Oct. 16. Cornelius resident William Rakatansky has been appointed by Gov. Cooper to the NC General Contractors Licensing Board. The board is responsible for contractor licensing, education and regulation of all contractors in the state. Rakatansky is a licensed architect in North Carolina and five other states, and was elected as a Fellow of the […]

Stuart Madow is new GM at Visiting Angels

Oct. 10. Stuart Madow is the new general manager at Visiting Angels Lake Norman, an in-home care provider in Cornelius. He is the founder and facilitator of the South Iredell Healthcare Forum, which for 16 years has been Lake Norman’s largest monthly education and networking event for healthcare providers. From 2007-2020 he chaired the planning […]