Info Junkies

Jul 16, 2021

Info Junkie: Michelle Fogle

By Staff Reports, posted Jul 16, 2021

Michelle Fogle Owner, Fleet Feet Wilmington As the owner of Fleet Feet in Wilmington, a specialty running and walking store, Fogle said she helps customers by using a mix of technology, education and experience.   “From managing inventory, to tracking orders, to my daily tasks, I use apps, my phone and my Garmin watch to help me manage throughout the day.& ...

Jun 18, 2021

Info Junkie: Jackie Jordan Welker

By Staff Reports, posted Jun 18, 2021

Jackie Jordan Welker Senior director, marketing and communications, Make-A-Wish Eastern North Carolina   At Make-A-Wish, Welker leads storytelling efforts on all media platforms to share the stories of wishes granted for children with critical illnesses in the 49 counties of Eastern North Carolina. Welker said she uses technology all the time in her role.   ...

May 21, 2021

Info Junkie: Aaron Ellis

By Staff Reports, posted May 21, 2021

Aaron Ellis Wilmington Community Manager, Common Desk At Common Desk, Ellis said he spends his week making workdays better, that includes building community, cultivating culture, dialing in espresso, leasing offices and managing the flexible coworking space in downtown Wilmington.   “My schedule, documents, spreadsheets and notes are all in Google Workspac ...

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Could It Be This Simple: ‘Work Appropriately’

Posted Jun 1, 2021
The new PPP seems to be predicting, planning, and place. If the articles on return-to-office timelines and strategies are any indication – the snow globe’s been shaken and the snowflakes could land in any configuration.
 
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Apr 16, 2021

Info Junkie: Cynthia Walsh

By Staff Reports, posted Apr 16, 2021

Cynthia Walsh CEO, Brunswick County Association of Realtors As the CEO of BCAR, Walsh oversees the organization, which provides tools, services and support for its members.   She uses technology to manage and organize her schedule.   “About four years ago I gave up my planner/calendar and moved completely online,” Walsh said. “I did it k ...

Mar 19, 2021

Info Junkie: Natalie English

By Staff Reports, posted Mar 19, 2021

Natalie Haskins English President and CEO, Wilmington Chamber of Commerce  English relies on e-newsletters and blogs that keep her informed about business growth and policies or politics that impact business. She reads five or six every morning. On a personal level, she relies on apps such as Harris Teeter and Life360 for convenience.   English reads the Pu ...

Feb 19, 2021

Info Junkie: Ray Pastore

By Staff Reports, posted Feb 19, 2021

Ray Pastore Associate professor and Esports program coordinator, UNCW With a doctorate in instructional systems and as an active YouTuber with over 2.9 million views, Pastore is surrounded by technology throughout his professional and personal life. Favorite websites include Reddit forums, such as the subreddits esports, surfing and wallstreetbets. He checks out ...

Jan 22, 2021

Info Junkie: Debbie Elliott

By Staff Reports, posted Jan 22, 2021

Debbie Elliott Realtor, Nest Realty   As a seniors real estate specialist, Elliott works with meeting the lifestyle and financial needs of buyers and sell­ers who are 55 years and older. She uses a variety of real estate apps to be able to work on the go and her iPhone to read books any time.   Newspapers and magazines Elliott regularly reads for work o ...

Dec 18, 2020

Info Junkie: Amanda Cochran

By Staff Reports, posted Dec 18, 2020

Amanda Cochran Owner, Sylvan Learning Center Wilmington and Jacksonville   As the new owner of the local Syl­van Learn­ing Center, Cochran likes to keep up with education news.   Websites she regularly checks for work include county and N.C. Department of Public Instruction websites.   Her favorite magazine is Our State. “Carolina has ...

Nov 20, 2020

Info Junkie: Jerod Patterson

By Staff Reports, posted Nov 20, 2020

Jerod 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, ...

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