Posts Tagged ‘Leadership’

Hayne Hipp, Co-Founder, Liberty Fellowship

Posted on: May 8th, 2016 by Allison Andrews

What does it take to cultivate real leadership? Panelists Otis Rawl, Greater Lexington Chamber and Tim Mabe, High Point Convention and Visitors Bureau join the discussion.

Charlotte Chamber Economic Forum Part One

Posted on: January 13th, 2015 by Allison Andrews

Executives from Wells Fargo, Duke Energy, Bank of America, The Federal Reserve Bank of Richmond, and Premier Inc. discuss leadership in the region.

Job Growth and Workforce Retraining

Posted on: April 11th, 2014 by admin

The Carolinas continue to reap the benefits of the re-shoring of manufacturing and the rapid expansion of the aviation and automotive sectors in the region. With this growth comes the challenge of supplying well-trained workers who are up to the task of operating in advanced manufacturing facilities. On this program, Bob Morgan of the Charlotte Chamber of Commerce and Dr. Sonny White of Midlands Technical College discuss the collaborative efforts of businesses and educators to address the skills gap in North and South Carolina, as well as the work of changing false perceptions around careers in manufacturing.


Rise of the Lowcountry

Posted on: November 8th, 2013 by admin

As one of the longest-serving mayors in the country, Charleston’s Joe Riley directed the economic transformation of the Lowcountry into both a stronger tourist destination as well as a manufacturing and innovation hub. On this program, Mayor Riley discusses his strategy for economic development, including key partnerships and overcoming protracted legal battles. He also gives some insight on the proposed merger of the College of Charleston and Medical University of South Carolina to better focus on the availability of advanced degrees to support the region’s workforce development needs. Dr. Bob Oldendick of the University of South Carolina and Chris Platé of Monroe-Union County Economic Development join the conversation.



Trust in Banking

Posted on: September 6th, 2013 by admin

As the head of the nation’s second largest credit union by deposits, State Employees’ Credit Union President and CEO Jim Blaine believes a simple strategy has been the key to growth. More customers have likely given credit unions a closer look in the aftermath of the nation’s financial meltdown and alleged misdeeds by some commercial banks and trading firms. On this program, Blaine discusses the rebuilding of public trust in banking and accountability of financial institutions. Russell Stall of Greenville Forward and Dr. Peter Summers, High Point University join the conversation

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