Former CEO of McCormick keynotes small business event

Alan Wilson, the former chairman and CEO of McCormick & Co., will be the featured speaker at a small business conference May 2 at The Peninsula Club.

The event, which gets under way at 11 a.m. with networking, includes lunch. The cost to attend is $30. Wilson was CEO of the spice company from 2008 to January of this year, overseeing a period of dramatic expansion.

Other featured speakers include Wilson’s son Ryan, owner of Madison River Fly Fishing Outfitters; Leigh Brown, a top real estate broker; Tricia Sisson, owner of The Range at Lake Norman; and Dave Yochum, editor of Business Today.

The event, which is part of National Small Business Week, is sponsored by The Peninsula Club, Joe Vagnone of ENLIGN Business Brokers, the Lake Norman Chamber of Commerce, Executive Women of Lake Norman, Madison River Fly Fishing Outfitters, Business Today, KS Audio Video and SVN.

To register, call the Lake Norman Chamber of Commerce at 704-892-1922 or register online via the chamber website at


One Response to “Former CEO of McCormick keynotes small business event”

  1. This looks like a great event to attend, and for just $30. I think it’s a steal. I’ll endeavor to be there. Thanks for arranging this event.

    Posted by Annette Hohnberger | April 28, 2017, 9:12 am

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