Achievers & Accolades

Aug 15, 2018

WHQR Public Radio Announces New Board Members

By Christina Haley O'Neal, posted Aug 15, 2018

Three new members have been elected to the board of directors for Friends of Public Radio Inc., according to a news release. The new members were elected during WHQR’s annual meeting in late June. The new members are Christopher Fikry, executive vice president of Pharmaceutical Product Development Laboratories; Nicolas Montoya, general manager of the Blockade Runn ...

Aug 14, 2018

Three People Join Live Oak Bank’s SBA Lending Team

By Christina Haley O'Neal, posted Aug 14, 2018

Live Oak Bank has announced three new members that will serve as senior loan officers for the bank’s General SBA Lending team, according to a news release. Those individuals include Kelley Mears, Paul Moreno and Seth Vander Woude, officials said. Each are specializing in business acquisitions, real estate, equipment and partner buyouts. Mears joins Live Oak wit ...

Aug 14, 2018

New Hanover Medical Group Welcomes New Physicians

By Christina Haley O'Neal, posted Aug 14, 2018

Constance Foreman and Caroline Thompson have joined New Hanover Medical Group, according to a news release.  Foreman joins the group's 16th Street office, where she practices family medicine. She has a Bachelor of Arts degree in biology from St. Mary’s College of Maryland in St. Mary’s City, Maryland, and a Master of Medical Science degree ...

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New Interdisciplinary Studies Program Opens Doors for Former Seahawks

Posted Aug 15, 2018
When the fall semester begins next week, the College of Arts and Sciences will offer a new degree designed for students who previously attended UNCW, but who stopped short of completing their degree program.

The Bachelor of Arts in Interdisciplinary Studies provides these returning students who have earned at least 70 credits, with a pathway to earning an undergraduate degree and entire article
Aug 14, 2018

Friends Of Fort Fisher Announces New Executive Director

By Christina Haley O'Neal, posted Aug 14, 2018

Friends of Fort Fisher has named Christine Divoky as its new executive director, according to a news release. Divoky succeeds Paul Laird, the organization’s founding executive director, who retired in June, officials said. She has been involved with the local nonprofit community since 2009. Friends of Fort Fisher is a nonprofit organization supporting Fort Fish ...

Aug 14, 2018

Attorney Appointed To Wilmington Housing Authority Board

By Christina Haley O'Neal, posted Aug 14, 2018

Nancy Guyton, an attorney with Kincaid & Associates PLLC, has been appointed a commissioner on the Wilmington Housing Authority Board. Wilmington Mayor Bill Saffo’s office held a brief ceremony to swear Guyton in on July 20, according to a news release. Guyton, a local real estate attorney, has been advising businesses, individuals in businesses and real es ...

Aug 7, 2018

Bellamy Mansion Names New Development Manager

By Christina Haley O'Neal, posted Aug 7, 2018

Carolyn Gonzalez has been named as the new deveopment manager for the Bellamy Mansion Museum of History & Design Arts. Gonzalez comes to the facility with more than 20 years of nonprofit experience, according to a news release. Her role includes donor relations, event management and marketing. Gonzalez, originally from Los Angeles, holds a bachelor&rsqu ...

Aug 7, 2018

W.M. Jordan Co. Selected As MidAtlantic Contractor Of The Year

By Christina Haley O'Neal, posted Aug 7, 2018

W.M. Jordan Co. was selected as the 2018 Engineering News-Record MidAtlantic Contractor of the Year, according to a news release. W.M. Jordan climbed 10 spots since last year on the Engineering News-Record (ENR) Southeast list, officials said in the release. ENR is a publication for the engineering and construction industry. This announcement is included in a feature ...

Aug 7, 2018

Jessica Humphries Elected President Of Coastal Women Attorneys

By Christina Haley O'Neal, posted Aug 7, 2018

Jessica Humphries, an attorney at Hamlet & Associates PLLC, was elected president of the Coastal Women Attorneys, according to a news release.   Coastal Woman Attorneys (CWA), is a chapter of the N.C. Association of Women Attorneys Inc., officials said. The group was formed in 2013 to serve women attorneys in Southeastern North Carolina in the Fourth, Fifth and ...

Aug 7, 2018

PPD Names Ron Garrow As Chief Human Resource Officer

By Christina Haley O'Neal, posted Aug 7, 2018

Pharmaceutical Product Development LLC has named Ron Garrow as executive vice president and chief human resource officer, according to a news release. Garrow is a seasoned executive and human resource professional with 30 years of experience and “significant breadth and depth across the spectrum of HR disciplines,” Judd Hartman, executive vice president, gen ...

Aug 7, 2018

LS3P Welcomes Elizabeth Campanella

By Christina Haley O'Neal, posted Aug 7, 2018

Elizabeth Campanella has joined LS3P’s Wilmington office, according to a news release.  Campanella gained experience rendering 3-D graphics from schematic phase through construction for various design projects at a St. Louis, Missouri-area firm, officials said in the release.   Campanella earned a master's degree in architecture from the University ...

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