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Jan 17, 2020

Info Junkie: Zane S. Bennett

By Staff Reports, posted Jan 17, 2020

Zane S. Bennett Executive Director at Plantation Village Inc.   As executive director at Plantation Village, a nonprofit retirement community in Porters Neck, Bennett relies on his iPhone calendar, apps and an online platform.   “I live by my iPhone calendar and I go where it tells me to go. I also enjoy apps like MyFitnessPal, LinkedIn, Calm and the ...

Dec 20, 2019

Info Junkie: Ann Revell-Pechar

By Johanna Cano, posted Dec 20, 2019

Ann Revell- Pechar President, Fluent Public Relations   As the president and co-founder of a public relations firm in Wilmington, Revell-Pechar is trying to use less devices.   “I’m working toward simplicity, so I live on my teeny-tiny Lenovo Yoga. It goes everywhere I do, and folds over to double as my tablet. Also love a great android phone & ...

Nov 15, 2019

Info Junkie: Adam Hooks

By Staff Reports, posted Nov 15, 2019

Adam Hooks CEO, EMS LINQ   As the CEO of Wilmington- based EMS LINQ, which provides administrative software to K-12 schools across the U.S., Hooks uses video conferencing technology to facilitate communications.   “The use of video conferencing has saved me hours,” Hooks said. “Companies like Zoom and GoToMeeting allow group collaboration ...

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Oct 18, 2019

Info Junkie: Ed Wolverton

By Staff Reports, posted Oct 18, 2019

Ed Wolverton President & CEO, Wilmington Downtown Inc.   Ed Wolverton works with a board of directors and local government officials to promote the economic growth and development of downtown Wilmington.   He uses technology to gain new information and organize his schedule. “To expand our economic development reach, WDI recently subscribed to on ...

Sep 20, 2019

Info Junkie: JC Lyle

By Staff Reports, posted Sep 20, 2019

JC Lyle Executive Director, Wilmington Area Rebuilding Ministry (WARM) As the executive director of WARM, JC Lyle uses technology for everyday life and work tasks such as online banking, shopping, weather and social media as well as to unwind after a day’s work at the rebuilding nonprofit.   Lyle regularly reads WILMA, Salt, The New York Times and Wright ...

Jul 19, 2019

Info Junkie: Logan Thompson

By Johanna Cano, posted Jul 19, 2019

Logan Thompson Executive Director, Welcome Home Angel   As the executive director of a local nonprofit that renovates homes for local children who are chronically ill, injured or have significant developmental disabilities, Thompson uses Salesforce, a cloud-based customer relationship management (CRM) platform for work.   “Salesforce is Welcome Home ...

Jun 21, 2019

Info Junkie: Claire Holroyd

By Staff Reports, posted Jun 21, 2019

Claire Holroyd CEO & co-founder, Skilly-do  Holroyd uses her experience from producing digital services like the PlayStation Network to run Skilly-do, an online toolkit that promotes early learning through play.   “Because we’re a distributed team building a digital product, tech is essential to my day-to-day,” Holroyd said. “We ...

May 17, 2019

Info Junkie: Jim R. Roberts

By Staff Reports, posted May 17, 2019

Jim R. Roberts Founder, Network for Entrepreneurs in Wilmington (NEW) and Wilmington Angels for Local Entrepreneurs (WALE)   Roberts has been helping entrepreneurs by starting organizations in Charlotte, Asheville, Durham and Wilmington. “I find the best startup entrepreneurs to put in front active angel investors in WALE with 12 regional investments since ...

Apr 19, 2019

Info Junkie: Dan Brawley

By Staff Reports, posted Apr 19, 2019

Dan Brawley  Executive Director, Cucalorus   As the director of Cucalorus, Brawley has been helping carry out the Cucalorus Film Festival and its many outreach programs.   Brawley is also the president of the Film Festival Alliance.   “Cucalorus is a community building organization with four film festivals, a residency program, a tech confe ...

Mar 15, 2019

Info Junkie: Julie-Ann Scott-Pollock

By Staff Reports, posted Mar 15, 2019

Julie-Ann Scott-Pollock   Communication and Performance Studies professor UNCW   Julie-Ann Scott-Pollock is a professor, researcher and performance artist who teaches storytelling, performance and qualitative research. She will be a speaker in this year’s TEDxAirlie event March 29.   “I’m a Mac person because I like having my work co ...

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