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Jane Campbell chair of NC Veterans Affairs Commission

Oct. 8. Gov. Cooper has appointed Davidson Town Commissioner Jane E. Campbell as the chair to the state the Veterans Affairs Commission. Campbell, who is mayor pro tem, serves on the commission as the representative of the 12th Congressional District. Campbell, who served over 25 years in the Navy as a public affairs officer, continues […]

First woman appointed to Peoples boards of directors

Sept. 24. Kimberly Boyd-Leaks has been named to the boards of directors of Peoples Bancorp of North Carolina and wholly owned subsidiary, Peoples Bank. She is currently the executive vice president, chief banking support officer at the bank and is responsible for human resources, marketing, learning & development, call center, retail sales support and customer […]

Tom McMahon joins Lake Norman Realty

Sept. 13. Tom McMahon, a veteran commercial real estate broker in Lake Norman and Charlotte, has joined Lake Norman Realty’s commercial division. McMahon created and successfully led the first fully commercial firm in the Lake Norman region 20 years ago. He sold his company in March 2019 to SVN Blackstream. McMahon is also a real […]

2 join Davidson Wealth Management team; another retires

Aug. 11. Lisa Scriba and Alex Cohen  recently joined the Davidson Wealth Management of Wells Fargo Advisors practice. Scriba, a senior registered client associate, brings 24 years of client care with Wells Fargo Advisors and predecessor firms.   Cohen, a recent finance graduate from Clemson University, is a client associate. Celeste Renaldo is retiring after […]

New assistant town manager in Davidson

Aug. 9. Austin Nantz becomes assistant town manager in Davidson effective Aug. 23 having spent 22 years working for the City of Charlotte. During her tenure there, she worked in various roles and departments from large operating departments such as the fire department and Charlotte Area Transit System (CATS) to most recently working in the […]

Execs promoted at Rack Room Shoes

July 23. Rack Room Shoes has promoted Dawn Heath to director of integrated marketing and Julie Barr to vice president of human resources. In her new position, Heath will oversee the company’s strategic integrated marketing plan. Additionally, she will oversee marketing campaigns while managing in-store and online experiences. She joined Rack Room in 2007. Barr, […]

LKN Chamber announces community award winners

July 22. The Lake Norman Chamber of Commerce recognized two Lake Norman community leaders at the annual meeting held at NorthStone Country Club in Huntersville. Tonya Rivens received the top community service award while Wes Choplin received the citizenship award. Rivens, who is heard on Streetz 103.3/100.5 FM, led efforts to raise $20,000 which was […]

LKN Chamber recognizes businessperson and entrepreneur of the year

July 20. The Lake Norman Chamber of Commerce recognized Charles Knox Jr., founder of The Knox Group as the business person of the year and NC Rep. John Bradford as the entrepreneur of the year. Bradford is president and CEO of both Park Avenue Properties and the founder of based in Mooresville. The chamber […]

WFAE adds climate beat

July 9. David Boraks will take on the role of climate reporter at WFAE as the station expands its coverage of climate change thanks to a grant from the Salamander and 1Earth funds. Issues that will be covered include: —Coastal erosion and sea level rise —Flooding from more frequent and intense storms —The drive for […]

New Chief Academic Officer at CMS

June 23. Nancy Brightwell is the new Chief Academic Officer for Charlottte Mecklenburg Schools. She has been the executive director for the Southwest and Central 1 learning communities since 2018. She was a superintendent for the East Learning Community from 2016 to 2018, school superintendent for instructional support from 2015 to 2016, superintendent for the […]