Regional Manufacturers Association Meeting

Today, NCGTPEDR hosted its Regional Manufacturers Association Meeting at the Lenoir Community College Aerospace and Advanced Manufacturing Center Auditorium. Representatives from the Economic Development Partnership of North Carolina, Duke Energy Carolinas, ElectriCities of North Carolina, Piedmont Natural Gas, Lenoir Community College, and Wayne Community College were in attendance.

The discussion was focused on the economic development benefits and the support these organizations can supply.  Local industry leaders heard first-hand of the economic development benefits and support these organizations can provide to help local industries grow in eastern North Carolina.

NCGTPEDR would like to thank all those who attended as well to our presenters!

Presenters were:

Michael S. Hubbard – Director of International Trade, Economic Development Partnership of North Carolina
Donna J. Phillips, MBA – Senior Manager Economic Development, Duke Energy Carolinas
Ryan Nance – Director of Economic Development North Carolina’s Electric Cooperatives
Mike Weston – Gas Major Accounts Manager, Piedmont Natural Gas / Duke Energy
John Paul Black, Ed.D. – Vice President of Workforce Development and Continuing Education Lenoir Community College
Craig Foucht – Executive Director of the Wayne Business and Industry Center Wayne Community College
James Wolfe – Existing Industry Expansion Manager, Southeast Prosperity Zone Economic Development Partnership of North Carolina