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Bentley, Tarte join chamber board

The Lake Norman Chamber has added two former Republican elected officials to its board: Karen Bentley, a former Mecklenburg County commissioner, and Jeff Tarte, the former mayor of Cornelius and three-term state senator representing NC District 41. Bentley is now an executive coach and consultant, while Tarte is involved in a new company that manufactures water valves. […]

New ‘VP of student success’ at RCCC

Natasha Lipscomb is the new vice president for student success at Rowan-Cabarrus Community College. Previously executive director for student success, she replaces Dr. Janet Spriggs who became president of Forsyth Technical Community College. Rowan-Cabarrus conducted a nationwide search for the position, and reviewed 150 applications.

Tonya Rivens is spokeswoman for Sheriff’s Office

Tonya Rivens is the new public information manager f0r the Mecklenburg County Sheriff’s Office. The Harrisburg resident is well-known for her stints at WCCB News Rising and WBTV where she did the traffic report for six years. The UNC-Chapel Hill grad still hosts “Sounds of Inspiration” Sundays on Streetz 103.3/100.5 FM. Rivens received the Martin Luther […]

Bulla appointed to NC Emergency Response Commission

Ross Bulla of Denver is a new member of  the North Carolina Emergency Response Commission. He is the founder and president of The Treadstone Group, a firm that focuses on security and intellectual property rights. He has served as a volunteer with local EMS and fire services.

Byrd lands SCORE award

Gary Byrd has received the Distinguished Service Awards from SCORE Charlotte. The awards were presented by Juliette Weiland, SCORE Charlotte president and chapter chair at the recent annual meeting. Byrd, a Huntersville resident, joined SCORE in 2016. He was honored for his leadership and commitment to organizing and restructuring SCORE Charlotte’s client services program. This included the Chapter’s […]

TV newsman Paul Cameron keynotes LKN Chamber gala

Paul Cameron, who recently retired from WBTV after a 37-year career, will be the keynote speaker at the Lake Norman Chamber of Commerce annual gala at The Peninsula Club Jan. 18. Entrepreneurship will continue to be a focus for the Lake Norman Chamber of Commerce in 2019 as the Chamber works with SCORE and Central […]

Novant has new chief legal officer

Novant Health has named Frank E. Emory Jr. executive vice president and chief legal officer. In this new role, Emory will oversee the legal, government relations, risk management, corporate audit and compliance teams. He will report to Carl S. Armato, president and CEO of Novant Health. Emory has more than 30 years in practice with extensive […]

Cabarrus CVB recognizes ‘Golden Helmet’ winners

The Cabarrus County Convention and Visitors Bureau honored hospitality and tourism professionals at The Farmstead in Mt. Pleasant during their annual Celebrate Cabarrus event. The 2018 “Golden Helmet” award winners are: Restaurant of the Year – 73 & Main Attraction of the Year – K1 Speed Hotel of the Year – Homewood Suites Small Business […]

Coach Popp will speak at Mooresville Chamber

Coach Jim Popp, general manager of the Toronto Argonauts football club, will be the keynote speaker at the Mooresville South Iredell Chamber of Commerce annual luncheon Friday, Jan. 25 at The Cove Church. Popp has won five Grey Cups, first with the Baltimore Stallions, then the Montreal Alouettes and with the Toronto Argonauts last year. […]

Jonathan Clark joins Allen Tate relo team

Jonathan Clark is the new business development manager for Allen Tate’s Relocation and Corporate Services division. In his new role, the North Meck resident will provide relocation services to companies and employees moving to the Charlotte area. He will also work with economic development organizations and local chambers to provide information and assistance to companies […]