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Jul 17, 2020

Info Junkie: Amy Grant

By Staff Reports, posted Jul 17, 2020

Amy Grant Owner, Art in Bloom Gallery Grant has en­joyed interac­tive, 360-de­gree video tours of art galleries and museums during the COVID-19 pandemic, including Art in Bloom’s virtual tours at aibgal­lery.com, created by Steve Smith of Angle Pros of Wilmington. She enjoys reading the Washington Post, New York Times as well as news and pr ...

Jun 19, 2020

Info Junkie: Rob Campbell

By Staff Reports, posted Jun 19, 2020

Rob Campbell Veteran, author, speaker and coach, Rob Campbell Leadership   Through his website, Campbell showcases his work and allows people to contact him. “I am a frequent Zoom user to connect with leaders and veterans,” Campbell said. “I also use Facebook, LinkedIn and Google Email Suites to communicate my content and interact with potent ...

May 22, 2020

Info Junkie: Rhonda Bellamy

By Staff Reports, posted May 22, 2020

Rhonda Bellamy Executive Director, The Arts Council of Wilmington/ New Hanover County At the Arts Council, Bellamy oversees the organization's mis­sion to support artists and arts organizations through public/ private partnerships that support jobs, stimulate commerce and showcase the region as an arts destination. “Our lives are so touched by techno ...

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Apr 17, 2020

Info Junkie: Laura Brogdon-Primavera

By Staff Reports, posted Apr 17, 2020

Laura Brogdon-Primavera Manager of programs and operations, UNCW CIE   “I’m currently using technology more than ever to stay connected to family, stay healthy, find ways to entertain and educate three kids at home and further support and grow the entrepreneurship community,” she said.   Newspapers and magazines she regularly reads include ...

Mar 20, 2020

Info Junkie: Heather McWhorter

By Staff Reports, posted Mar 20, 2020

Heather McWhorter Regional Center Director, UNCW SBTDC and Director, SBTDC Business Launch Initiative   McWhorter uses technology to increase efficiency and effectiveness, help businesses make good decisions and communicating and interacting with others.   Newspapers and magazines she reads include the Greater Wilmington Business Journal, Entrepreneur Magazi ...

Feb 21, 2020

Info Junkie: Jerry Coleman

By Staff Reports, posted Feb 21, 2020

Jerry Coleman Regional Director, Small Business Center at Cape Fear Community College   At CFCC's Small Business Center, Coleman has become a fan of video conferencing platforms such as Zoom.   “Zoom saves time and expense by reducing travel,” Coleman said. “It also enables us to share documents and include additional resource provide ...

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 ...

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 ...

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