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Uwharrie Bank names Brendan Duffey CEO

Jan. 10. Roger Dick, president and chief executive officer of Uwharrie Capital Corp, the Albemarle-based parent company of Uwharrie Bank, announced that Brendan Duffey has been named the bank’s chief executive officer in addition to his title of president.  Duffey also serves as chief operating officer and chief risk officer of Uwharrie Capital Corp. Duffey […]


Rusty Knox: People friendly with business background

By Kate Stevens. The future of Davidson lies in collaboration and team work with other north Mecklenburg towns and the city of Charlotte, said Mayor Rusty Knox on Dec. 14 just two days after he was sworn in as Davidson’s new leader. “Regionalism is going to be very important for how our area survives and […]

LKN Chamber needs nominations

The Lake Norman Chamber seeks your help in identifying three outstanding individuals, companies and organizations.  Each year, the Chamber selects a business person of the year as well as a citizenship and service award and an entrepreneurship award.  These awards will be presented at the annual banquet Friday, Jan. 12.  To submit a nomination, please visit […]

New COO at EnergyUnited

John McMurray is the new chief operating officer at EnergyUnited, based in Statesville. He will be responsible for the day-to-day leadership, management and strategic implementation to achieve EnergyUnited’s “vision of transitioning to a leading energy services cooperative.”  He has more than 30 years in the cooperative, investor-owned and municipal energy industry. He was most recently assistant general manager […]

Nancy Ridenhour wins top SCORE award

Charlotte SCORE has presented its prestigious “Dick O’Brien Award”  for 2017 to Nancy Ridenhour for her exemplary volunteer services since joining Charlotte SCORE more than five  years ago. The award is Charlotte SCORE’s top recognition of a chapter member for volunteer service.  It has been awarded annually since 2005 and is named for Dick O’Brien, […]

Benbow joins RCCC board

Marjorie Benbow has been appointed to the Rowan-Cabarrus Community College Board of Trustees by Gov. Roy Cooper. She will serve on the board through 2021. Benbow is a long-time entrepreneur in the high-tech space, and is currently of counsel at Moretz & Skufca and focuses on technology transfer, licensing, corporate matters and distillery and brewery law. Prior […]

Governor appoints Rankin to statewide geo council

Alex Rankin, former chairman of the Cabarrus Regional Chamber of Commerce​,​ has been ​named to the North Carolina Geographic Information Coordinating Council​ by Gov. Roy Cooper. He is the representative designated to “enhance the ​efforts of geographic information coordination,” according to a press release from the governor’s office.

Jim Shalvoy rejoins brother Mike at luxury homebuilder

Jim Shalvoy has re-joined the executive management team of Patrick Joseph Distinctive Homes, the Cornelius-based Lake Norman luxury home builder. Jim and his brother Mike Shalvoy co-founded Patrick Joseph in 2001. Since then, the design/build firm has built some four dozen homes valued at more than $125 million. PJDH won the National Association of Home Builders’ […]

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Aquesta names Alison Smith to board of holding company

Alison Smith has been named to the Aquesta Financial Holdings board of directors effective Jan. 1. She comes with 35 years in the financial services industry having worked as an investment banker in London and the United States. She achieved her Chartered Financial Analyst CFA accreditation in 1988 and is certified in Entity and Intangible […]


Jack Salzman nominated for TIME dealer award

Dec. 5. Jack Salzman, owner of Lake Norman Chrysler Dodge Jeep Ram in Cornelius, has been nominated for the 2018 TIME Dealer of the Year award. He is one of only 47 dealer nominees from across the country who will be honored at the National Automobile Dealers Association’s annual gathering in Las Vegas in March. […]

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