Feb 23, 2018

Modern Aviation Launches Business With Air Wilmington Acquisition

By Christina Haley O'Neal, posted Feb 23, 2018

New York-based Modern Aviation, a fixed-base operator (FBO) platform backed by Tiger Infrastructure Partners, has acquired Air Wilmington for an undisclosed amount of money. The Air Wilmington acquisition is the first for the company, which plans to pursue additional FBO acquisitions and development opportunities in North America and the Caribbean, according to a news r ...

Feb 9, 2018

Made: Powering Up Across Industries

By Staff Reports, posted Feb 9, 2018

Feller LLC, 9100 Industrial Blvd. NE in Leland Company description: Power cord manufacturer Top local official: Gregor Kysely, president & CEO Number of employees: 68 Year founded: Founded in the United States in 1984; parent company founded in 1863 in Austria Products made: Power cords Distribution: North, South and Central America What made the c ...

Feb 9, 2018

A Family Business Rooted In Wilmington

By Christina Haley O'Neal, posted Feb 9, 2018

One Saturday in 1926, Albert Corbett’s grandfather made a business deal that would change the course of life for members of the Corbett family for generations.   That day, his grandfather W.A. Corbett, made the trip from his Atkinson home to Wilmington to negotiate a deal with the owner of Godwin Package Co., which supplied his grandfather’s business wit ...

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Speed and Reflecting: Dichotomy or Complementary?

Posted Mar 1, 2018
Last summer, I wrote a series of articles about the nine dimensions of learning agility separately. I noted that my colleague Warner Burke - a Professor at Columbia University who built on the original research in this area - confirmed two dimensions that had been previously identified: Speed and Flexibility. 

He went on to identify seven others:
Feb 9, 2018

Feller Strikes A Cord Internationally

By Christina Haley O'Neal, posted Feb 9, 2018

Feller Power Cords’ manufacturing and distribution facility in Leland makes products that are powering industries around the globe.   The company’s 50,000-square-foot manufacturing facility and warehouse off Industrial Drive in the Leland Industrial Park hosts manufacturing operations, testing and distribution of its products, servicing North, Central an ...

Jan 26, 2018

Staying Ahead Of The Games

By Cece Nunn, posted Jan 26, 2018

If owning a business were a card game, Heath Newton would be holding a winning hand.   That’s because at an early age the Wilmington resident tapped into a niche market that turned out to be, well, Magic.   As a student at the University of North Carolina Wilmington studying computer science about 15 years ago, Newton started selling digital Magic: The ...

Jan 12, 2018

MADE: Making Inroads In A Medical Market

By Staff Reports, posted Jan 12, 2018

Lucid Innovative Technologies LLC, 130 Division Drive, Suite A in Leland   Company description:  Medical device manufacturer  Top officials: John Boos, Pete Peterson and Lisa Ferrara, cofounders Year founded: 2017   No. of employees: 5   Products made: Medical, dental and surgical instruments/ implants and surgical cases/trays   ...

Jan 12, 2018

For Leland Firm, A Clear Road Ahead

By Neil Cotiaux, posted Jan 12, 2018

If solving a client’s pain point is the key to developing sustainable business relationships, then Lucid Innovative Technologies appears to have found the right market cavity to fill.   Now starting its first full year in business, the Leland-based company brings medical, dental, surgical and spinal devices to market through a precision manufacturing model tha ...

Jan 12, 2018

Local Army Corps Team Has Full Plate

By Terry Reilly, posted Jan 12, 2018

When two Category 5 hurricanes decimated the Virgin Islands in late summer, the Wilmington Army Corps of Engineers was tapped to lead the recovery efforts. Months later, those efforts are far from complete but are starting to wind down.   More than 170 temporary emergency generators were installed at schools, hospitals, clinics, government buildings and other facili ...

Jan 4, 2018

Verizon Exec Buys Fitness Center In Wilmington

By Cece Nunn, posted Jan 4, 2018

A fitness studio on South Kerr Avenue in Wilmington has a new owner and is adding new programs to assist women in the community with their fitness and health goals, according to an announcement Thursday. GoGirl Fitness Studio, a female-focused training facility at 914 S. Kerr Ave., was recently acquired by Beverly Okenyi (pictured below), a Verizon executive. ...

Jan 2, 2018

Arbitrator Finds Satisfaction In Resolution

By Jenny Callison, posted Jan 2, 2018

Whether or not the federal Labor Department allows the much-discussed fiduciary rule to take effect, a reasonable question might be: What happens when clients believe that their financial advisers are not acting in their best interests and aren’t happy with how those advisers are investing their money?   According to agreements that investors and their adviser ...

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Realism, Preparation and Teamwork: Olympic Lessons for Investors

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