Achievers & Accolades

Jan 12, 2021

Sabrina Cherry Earns 2020 Franklin H. Williams Award

By Christina Haley O'Neal, posted Jan 12, 2021

Sabrina Cherry, University of North Carolina Wilmington assistant professor of public health, was honored with the 2020 Franklin H. Williams Award, according to a news release. Cherry, who has nearly 20 years of experience in public health, is one of six recipients of the award, officials said in the release. The Franklin H. Williams Award &q ...

Jan 12, 2021

John Bundy Joins Team Gale At Coldwell Banker Sea Coast Advantage

By Christina Haley O'Neal, posted Jan 12, 2021

Coldwell Banker Sea Coast Advantage has welcomed John Bundy to its Autumn Hall office, according to a news release. Bundy is a member of Team Gale, a team of real estate professionals working in the Southeastern North Carolina market, officials said. He has a background in customer service. “John brings a proactive, positive attitude,&r ...

Jan 12, 2021

Greater Topsail Area Chamber Of Commerce Hires Karen Williams Burton

By Christina Haley O'Neal, posted Jan 12, 2021

The Greater Topsail Area Chamber of Commerce has hired Karen Williams Burton as its new executive director, according to a news release. The Greater Topsail Area Chamber of Commerce serves businesses from Scotts Hill to Sneads Ferry, including Topsail Beach, Surf City, Holly Ridge and Hampstead, officials said in the release. “We thoroughly researched and inter ...

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Cornerstone Business Advisors

Is A Family Transfer Right For Your Business?

Posted Jan 14, 2021
When planning for the future, you have a wealth of options related to who should continue to run your business. Many business owners’ plans fall short because they are unaware of the many options they have available to them and the pros and cons of each path.
One common exit path is a family business transfer. This allows you to keep the business in the family and still entire article
Jan 12, 2021

Kristin Glass Joins Wide Open Tech

By Christina Haley O'Neal, posted Jan 12, 2021

Wide Open Tech has welcomed Kristin Glass as a lead account executive, according to a news release.   Glass has an extensive background in marketing and sales, stated the release.  She was previously an account executive at Sage Island. She also has 15 years of experience working in New York City and Los Angeles in a global capacity. "She has s ...

Jan 12, 2021

ILM Honored With Public Relations Programs Award

By Christina Haley O'Neal, posted Jan 12, 2021

The Wilmington International Airport has received the Airports Council International-North America’s Public Relations Programs Award in the small airports category, according to a news release. ILM was part of the 2020 award winners for Overall Public Relations Programs, which also included the Los Angeles International Airport as the winner in the large ...

Jan 5, 2021

Clancy & Theys Promotes Corey Douglas

By Christina Haley O'Neal, posted Jan 5, 2021

Clancy & Theys has promoted Corey Douglas to the role of project manager at the company's Wilmington office, according to a news release. Douglas was previously an assistant project manager with the company, officials said. He has eight years of construction management experience, including one year with Clancy & Theys. In his new role, Douglas ...

Jan 5, 2021

Nealie Williams Named CAMS Director Of Business Development

By Christina Haley O'Neal, posted Jan 5, 2021

The Community Association Management Services has promoted Nealie Williams to director of business development, according to a news release. Williams has spent seven years with the Community Association Management Services (CAMS), a community and condominium association management services company with locations throughout North and South Carolina, stated the ...

Jan 5, 2021

Debbie Elliott Earns NAR Designation

By Christina Haley O'Neal, posted Jan 5, 2021

Nest Realty broker Debbie Elliott has earned the Seniors Real Estate Specialist designation from the SRES Council of the National Association of Realtors, according to a news release. Elliott joins more than 15,000 real estate professionals in North America who have earned the designation, stated the release. “Seniors’ housing needs are significantly ...

Jan 5, 2021

Angel Oak Home Loans Welcomes Kelly Jennings

By Christina Haley O'Neal, posted Jan 5, 2021

Angel Oak Home Loans has added Kelly Jennings to its Wilmington office, according to the company. Jennings started his role with Angel Oak as a licensed mortgage adviser in December. Jennings, a native of Wilmington, transitioned into mortgage lending after a 15-year career in law enforcement. He is "focusing on helping others achieve their dreams of homeowne ...

Jan 5, 2021

MoMentum Companies Welcomes Drew Espy

By Christina Haley O'Neal, posted Jan 5, 2021

Drew Espy has joined MoMentum Companies Inc., according to a news release. Espy has 10 years of experience in the hospitality industry and has been involved in the Espy family business peripherally assisting in a general capacity, officials said in the release. Terry Espy, Drew Espy's mother, owns the Wilmington-based brokerage and real estate company. &l ...

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