Achievers & Accolades

Nov 29, 2022

Kimball Joins Real Estate Firm's Southport Office

By Staff Reports, posted Nov 29, 2022

Joann Kimball recently joined the Southport office of Coldwell Banker Sea Coast Advantage. “Joann is veteran agent with a thorough knowledge of our local housing market,” stated Kimberly Sands, managing broker, in a news release. “She has effectively combined this with her background in hospitality to build an outstanding reputation.”   Ki ...

Nov 29, 2022

CAMS Promotes Ndlovu To Accountant

By Staff Reports, posted Nov 29, 2022

Community Association Management Services (CAMS) has promoted Emily Ndlovu to accountant, according to a news release. In her new role, she will oversee accounting functions for a portfolio of community associations managed by the company, the release stated. This includes all activities required to produce monthly financial report packages for her portfolio. In additio ...

Nov 29, 2022

Brunswick County Real Estate Firm Announces Affiliation

By Staff Reports, posted Nov 29, 2022

Holden Beach-based PROACTIVE Real Estate was recently awarded affiliate status in Leading Real Estate Companies of the World and its luxury marketing division, Luxury Portfolio International, according to a news release. Jabin Norris (pictured below), president of PROATIVE, announced the affiliation in November. According to the release, Leading Real Estate Companies ...

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A Simple Approach To Difficult Conversations

Posted Feb 17, 2022

The beginning of the year is synonymous with reflecting on the past, identifying new resolutions and, ahem, performance reviews. And while you tried your best this year to give spot feedback and accolades when due, you find yourself in the position of having to give difficult feedback& entire article
Nov 29, 2022

CIE Welcomes New Program Manager

By Staff Reports, posted Nov 29, 2022

The Center for Innovation and Entrepreneurship at UNCW recently announced Cheryl Young has been named program manager, according to a news release. Young worked for the N.C. Small Business and Technology Development Center (SBTDC) at UNCW since 2020. At the SBTDC, she assisted small businesses during the pandemic with federal, state, and local financial relief programs ...

Nov 29, 2022

State Organization Recognizes Local Realtors

By Staff Reports, posted Nov 29, 2022

Three members of Cape Fear Realtors were presented with achievement awards at the NC Realtors Convention and Expo in Cherokee. Stephanie Lanier, leader of Wilmington-based Lanier Property Group of Intracoastal Realty Corp., was awarded the Realtor Innovation & Entrepreneurial Excellence Award. "This award recognizes a member who offers the most innovati ...

Nov 23, 2022

McColl Honored With President's Lifetime Achievement Award

By Staff Reports, posted Nov 23, 2022

Longtime Wilmington community leader Louise McColl has been honored by President Joe Biden with The President's Lifetime Achievement Award "for her role as a volunteer representing America’s strength and national identity," according to a news release. The award was presented to McColl (pictured below, at left) at a recent Wilmington Central Rotary m ...

Nov 22, 2022

The Brunswick Business and Industry Development Board of Directors hired Jason Semple to serve as the its director of business development, according to a news release. Semple began his economic development career in 2005 as director of operations and marketing for the Martin County (NC) Economic Development Corp. (MCEDC). In 2008, he joined the N.C. Department of Co ...

Nov 22, 2022

Brooks Pierce appointed Shannon Lanier, a veteran marketer with close to two decades of experience, as director of marketing and business development, according to a news release. Lanier will oversee the brand portfolio for the more than 100 attorneys in Brooks Pierce’s Wilmington office.    In this role, Lanier will originate, lead and implement strat ...

Nov 22, 2022

FOCUS Broadband, a communications provider serving areas of southeastern North Carolina, appointed Marcus Peterson  to the role of vice president of outside plant operations.   Keith Holden, FOCUS Broadband CEO, said Peterson “has been an outstanding leader in every role he has had, and his experience and knowledge make him an asset to our management team ...

Nov 22, 2022

Supples Joins Real Estate Firm's Leland Office

By Staff Reports, posted Nov 22, 2022

Carla Supples recently joined the Leland office of Wilmington-headquartered Coldwell Banker Sea Coast Advantage. “Carla is an experienced professional with extensive financial knowledge and a tenacious work ethic,” said Branch Manager Chris Royal in a news release. “This allows her to provide her clients with valuable guidance about their most sig ...

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