Info Junkies

Nov 20, 2020

Info Junkie: Jerod Patterson

By Staff Reports, posted Nov 20, 2020

Jerrod Patterson Communications Director, City of Wilmington In July, Pat­terson was hired as the communica­tions direc­tor, where technology has become an integral part of his work. “As technology allows us to do so much more virtually, I also try to balance that with the importance of human relationships.” He keeps up with local news by ...

Oct 16, 2020

Info Junkie: Randall Johnson

By Staff Reports, posted Oct 16, 2020

Randall Johnson Executive Director, Southeastern Office for the North Carolina Biotech Center; NCEDA president As the executive director of the lo­cal Biotech Center, Johnson calls himself a “big consumer of news” meaning he checks publications on a regular basis. That includes the Greater Wilmington Busi­ness Journal, StarNews, News and Observer, ...

Sep 18, 2020

Info Junkie: Michealle Gady

By Staff Reports, posted Sep 18, 2020

Michealle Gady Founder, president and CEO Atrómitos, LLC   Atrómitos, an SBA-cer­tified wom­an-owned management consulting business, has been avirtual firm since its founding four years ago.   “Atrómitos utilizes technology to run efficiently and effectively, but most importantly to stay in close communication and collabo ...

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Donors and fundraisers often use charity and philanthropy to describe their gifts. There is a distinction between the two terms. Charity describes an emotional or spiritual response to suffering that provides immediate results. Philanthropy on the other hand, addresses root causes of suffering and provides longer term solutions.
 
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Aug 21, 2020

Info Junkie: April Scott

By Staff Reports, posted Aug 21, 2020

April Scott Director of Small Business Center at Brunswick Community College Newspa­pers and magazines Scott regu­larly reads for work or pleasure include Business North Carolina, WILMA mag­azine, Greater Wilmington Business Jour­nal and National Association for Community College Entrepre­neurship. Favorite websites and blogs include Pin­t ...

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 ...

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 ...

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