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Harold Keen

Harold Keen is President and CEO of KS Bank in Smithfield. His career has been in banking for the past 45 years serving in Wake and Johnston Counties.

Harold served as an U.S. Army helicopter pilot in Vietnam 1969. He …

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Rita Lawrence

Rita Lawrence is the Talent Acquisition Specialist at ABB. She is a seasoned Talent Acquisition professional with experience leading and developing staffing/recruiting operations with expertise in Vendor Management Services, RPO, and Corporate recruiting. She is a results-driven Talent Acquisition leader …

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Vic McCormick

Vic has over 13 years of experience conducting needs assessments, designing, developing, and implementing customized training courses within workforce development and the biotech/pharmaceutical industry. He provides subject matter expertise in the following areas: workforce development, employability skills training, program management, …

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Gail McDougal

Gail McDougal brings over 20 years of experience in the education arena serving in roles from classroom teacher to positions at the district and state levels. She is currently serving as the School-to-Career Specialist for Wake County Public Schools where …

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Marsha Mebane

Marsha Mebane has been employed with 3M for 20 years as Human Resources Director supporting the 3 North Carolina facilities: Monroe, Charlotte, and Moncure. She has a demonstrated history of working in the mechanical and industrial engineering industry. She is …

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Jerilyn Meckler

Jerilyn Lanham Meckler is managing director of Ankura’s Advanced Human Capital practice. She has extensive experience in the complete breadth and depth of human resource functions, strategy and execution. Areas of focus include evaluating human capital practices and HR structure, …

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David Palumbo

With over 40 years in hospitality, David is the General Manager of the Raleigh Marriott City Center, Raleigh Convention Center’s headquarters hotel. His career has allowed him to open more than twenty hotels throughout the US and Canada in either …

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Jerry Pedley

There is a relatively small segment of leaders in the business world; individuals who seem able to build relationships, trust, and rapport with almost anyone, and then able to broker the relationships and make connections between people, creating partnerships and …

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Sarah Stone

Sarah Stone is the manager of the NCWorks Career Center – Lee County and brings with her over 17 years of experience in the Workforce Development arena. She has been the manager in Sanford for over four years and prior …

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Danielle Sardo

Danielle’s work experience spans over 20 years, in all areas and departments of HR, including merger & acquisitions, Engagement & Diversity initiatives, and Global HR Process/Systems implementations. With the opportunity to live and work in 3 different countries (Brazil, Sweden, …

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