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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 […]

Two new board members at UNC Nutrition Research Institute

Craig Richardville and Patrick Burgess are new members of the UNC Nutrition Research Institute advisory board. Richardville is the former CIO of Atrium Health and president of his consulting firm. Burgess, PhD, MD, is the founder and inventor of EndoTool. The NRI advisory board, established in 2008, includes former Gov. Jim Martin; Phyllis Wingate, president of Carolinas […]

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NASCAR Hall of Famer Ray Evernham acquires JRi Shocks

Nov. 15. Motorsports icon and NASCAR Hall of Famer Ray Evernham has acquired Mooresville-based JRi Shocks for an undisclosed amount. Evernham will be involved in all areas of the business, including marketing and sales strategy, new product design and operations. JRI founder, Jeff Ryan, will continue to play a key role in the organization as both […]

RCCC’s chief operating officer will become president of Forsyth Tech

Dr. Janet N. Spriggs, the chief operating officer at Rowan Cabarrus Community College, has been named president of Forsyth Technical Community College in Winston-Salem. Spriggs will begin her tenure at Forsyth Tech on Jan. 1 of next year. Spriggs, who recently obtained her doctorate from Northeastern University, has served in the North Carolina Community College […]