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Sep 27, 2022

Thomas Construction Adds Health Care Project Executive

By Staff Reports, posted Sep 27, 2022

Thomas Construction Group announced Sept. 22 the arrival of health care project executive Chris Thorn. Thorn and his family are relocating from the Pacific Northwest, where he has led teams through projects in the healthcare industry over the past 15 years, most recently spearheading a $260 million Trauma II healthcare facility in Southern Oregon, according to a ne ...

Sep 27, 2022

UNCW Names Associate Vice Chancellor For Business Services

By Staff Reports, posted Sep 27, 2022

Following a national search, Gino Galutera has been named associate vice chancellor for business services at the University of North Carolina Wilmington.   According to a news release, UNCW's business services division is comprised of three major units that direct a variety of programs serving the university's students, faculty, staff, visitors, alumni and g ...

Sep 27, 2022

Brandon Guthrie has been named the vice president of academic affairs at Cape Fear Community College, according to a news release. He was appointed by Jim Morton, president of CFCC, and approved by college's board of trustees at its meeting Sept. 22. Guthrie most recently served as interim vice president of university transfer at CFCC. He has been with the colleg ...

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Genesis Block Targets Contract Conversion with MED Week Event at The Wilson Center

Posted Sep 9, 2022
Genesis Block is partnering with Cape Fear Community College to present Converting Conversations to Contracts for the 8th Annual Cape Fear Minority Enterprise Development Week. The schedule of events begins on Monday, October 3 and ends Friday, October 7. Genesis Block Converting Conversations to Contracts, will bring together some of the region's largest businesses and entire article
Sep 27, 2022

Hamrick Joins Business Journal Newsroom

By Staff Reports, posted Sep 27, 2022

The Greater Wilmington Business Journal has hired Miriah Hamrick as its newest reporter. "Adding the talented Miriah Hamrick to our newsroom will enhance our coverage of the Wilmington region, and we're happy to have her on the team," said Cece Nunn, assistant editor.   Hamrick previously worked as a journalist in West Virginia and North Carol ...

Sep 27, 2022

Hiring Of Orban Grows Wilmington Eye Team

By Staff Reports, posted Sep 27, 2022

Wilmington Eye recently announced the addition of Dr. Molly Orban, a fellowship-trained surgeon in ophthalmic plastic, reconstructive and orbital surgery. Orban will be joining Wilmington Eye's oculoplastic team, comprised of Dr. Alan Oester Jr., Dr. George Escaravage and Tracey McKinzie, PA-C, to provide care that includes cancer reconstructive surgery, u ...

Sep 20, 2022

Friends School Names DEIJB Coordinator

By Staff Reports, posted Sep 20, 2022

Jennifer Barfield has been named to fill the newly created role of Diversity, Equity, Inclusion, Justice and Belonging (DEIJB) Coordinator at Friends School of Wilmington, according to a news release. She will work with students, faculty and staff  to provide leadership in systemic equity and instructional practice. "The main function of the position is to ...

Sep 20, 2022

Godwin Named Manager Of CAMS Lifestyle Division

By Staff Reports, posted Sep 20, 2022

Community Association Management Services (CAMS), a leader in the community association management industry throughout the Carolinas, recently announced that Brittany Godwin was named manager of its lifestyle division.   "This division is being established to continue meeting the demand for communities that thrive through exceptional programming and lifestyle ...

Sep 20, 2022

McDermott Earns Apartment Portfolio Supervisor Certification

By Staff Reports, posted Sep 20, 2022

Michelle McDermott of Sweyer Property Management earned the Certified Apartment Portfolio Supervisor (CAPS) designation, according to a recent news release. "Obtaining this credential takes her to the next level in property management with the hopes of expanding their multifamily portfolio," the release stated.  The National Apartment Association progr ...

Sep 20, 2022

Cape Fear Housing Coalition Elects Executive Board

By Staff Reports, posted Sep 20, 2022

The Cape Fear Housing Coalition elected its new executive board at its annual meeting in August, according to a news release. The newly elected board includes chair Clayton Hamerski, a Realtor with Wilmington-based Intracoastal Realty Corp.; vice chair Liz Carbone, community engagement coordinator at Good Shepherd Center; advocacy and education committee chair Amy Davis ...

Sep 20, 2022

NourishNC, a Wilmington-based nonprofit organization that aims to meet the needs of children facing food insecurity, recently welcomed Heather Sellgren as its development and communications director, a news release stated.   Sellgren comes to NourishNC from The Children’s Museum of Wilmington, where she most recently served as the executive director. Sellgren ...

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