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Spence Hackney with Proclaim Interactive, Dan Marks with Commercial Site Control and Judy Clark with Autism Support and Programs

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Spence Hackney-Proclaim Interactive 

Spence Hackney has been building web sites professionally since 1997. He is the founder and president of Proclaim Interactive, a full service digital marketing agency providing web site design, branding and marketing services to a wide range of clients throughout the country. He also serves on the board of First Fruit Ministries, Alpha Ministries and is a leader in Cub Scout Pack 226.  You can reach Spence at, 910-795-4143 ext 101

Connect with Proclaim Interactive on Twitter, Facebook, LinkedIn, and Google+.

Dan Marks- Commercial Site Control

Commercial Site Control (CSC) offers the capabilities of a commercial Building Energy Management System for a fraction of the cost of traditional systems. CSC utilizes the latest hardware technology and advanced cloud based algorithms pushed directly to the controller on site making it easy to install and always up to date.

Judy Clark- Autism Support and Programs 

Judy Clark, mother of two young men with autism, and Founder/Director of Autism Support and Programs, knows firsthand the joys and hardships of raising children who have autism. Both of Judy’s boys are severely affected and she quickly realized the critical need for early intervention and consistency for those on the autism spectrum. In 1994 she set out on a mission that would progress from providing summer school programs for students in Southeastern North Carolina to the development of comprehensive services for individuals with autism. Judy’s drive comes from a love of people with autism and the desire to help them meet their maximum potential.

Special Edition: The Wilmington NC Convention Center Show

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The Wilmington NC Convention Center

CCShow Co-Host, Susan Eaton has lived in Wilmington for over 4 years and serves as General Manager of the Wilmington Convention Center of behalf of SMG, the world largest private management firm for public assembly facilities.

Susan oversees the day to day operations of the Center and the in-house food and beverage operation, along with the outdoor event space.

Kim Hufham- President and CEO of Wilmington and Beaches Convention and Visitors Bureau

From the historic river district and Riverwalk that winds around the storied Cape Fear River to three colorful island beaches, there’s something about the water here in Wilmington, N.C. and our beach towns, Carolina Beach, Kure Beach, and Wrightsville Beach, that speaks, surrounds and transforms visitors.  As North Carolina’s most accessible coastal destination, the area’s location, natural beauty, culture and history all charm visitors and residents alike making it the ideal place to let go, give in and get away for a vacation or weekend.

One destination and four unique settings . . . from the river to sea . . . create a bounty of extraordinary experiences.

Connect with Wilmington and Beaches Convention and Visitors Bureau on Facebook and Twitter. Also get involved in #Spread the Wilm on Twitter!

Terry Bragg- Executive Director of the North Carolina Battleship

Moored in quiet dignity and majesty the Battleship NORTH CAROLINA, across the river from downtown Wilmington, beckons visitors to walk her decks. Envision the daily life and fierce combat her crew faced in the Pacific Theatre during World War II.

From all across our Nation they came, young men who had grown up in the crucible of the Great Depression and now determined to serve their Country in its time of need. These are the men whose stories you will encounter through their oral histories, photographs, and mementos as you experience the Ship and the exhibits.

Step back in time and let history come alive through the crews’ stories. Discover and build your personal connection by steering the ship, starting her engines or even firing the guns. The Battleship NORTH CAROLINA It’s Your Experience.

Wilmington Business Radio Special Edition: Voice of Business

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On this month’s Voice of Business, hosted by The Wilmington NC Chamber of Commerce:  Guest Host- Haskell Rhett, Leadership Wilmington (LW) Executive Director and LW Alumni Margaret Robison and Craig Snow.

About Leadership Wilmington:

The objective of Leadership Wilmington is to educate, challenge and motivate leaders and future leaders to utilize their leadership skills to work for the betterment of our community. There are five components that will be stressed throughout the program. They are:

  1. Leadership skills/styles;
  2. Community issues and challenges;
  3. Dynamics of regional social and economic change;
  4. Diversity; and
  5. Class project.

The ten-month program consists of eight all-day sessions, an orientation social, a two-day retreat to begin the program, Work On Wilmington, and a graduation ceremony. The all-day sessions occur once a month from September through April. To complete the program successfully, each class member is expected to participate in the orientation/social, retreat, all monthly program sessions, Work On Wilmington and graduation. Participants must make a serious commitment to the program and employers must agree in advance to grant participants time off from their duties to attend all scheduled activities.

The application deadline for the 2015 Class of Leadership Wilmington is June 30, 2014. Participants will be sought from corporate, business, education, professional, non-profit and governmental sectors. The Chamber Foundation Board will select a maximum of 30 participants for the class which will reflect the diversity of our community. During the selection process, the Board will review each candidate’s leadership potential, community involvement and accomplishments.

Click here for an application

Kevin French and Barry Eichelberger with Wells Fargo Bank and James Baldwin with The Resource

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Kevin French- Wells Fargo Bank

Kevin French is the district manager for Wells Fargo in the Wilmington Market and oversees nine retail locations and more than 100 team members in Wilmington, Leland and Porters Neck. Prior to his current role, Kevin held a small business/credit consulting role and was previously the store manager at the Mooresville location in Charlotte. He joined the company in July 2005 as financial specialist in Cherry Hill, New Jersey. Kevin holds a bachelor’s degree from Belmont Abbey College in Business Management. He currently resides in Wilmington with his wife and their four children.

Barry Eichelberger-Wells Fargo

Barry Eichelberger is a business banking manager and leads Wells Fargo’s business banking team in Wilmington. He was previously a senior business relation manager and vice president for the Wilmington business banking team before being promoted to his current rule in September 2013.Barry joined the company in 1998 and  has held several positions of increasing responsibility, including district manager and small business senior financial specialist. He began his career as a financial specialist. Barry is a graduate of Shepherd University in West Virginia. He currently resides in Wilmington with his wife and their two children.

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James Baldwin-The Resource

Jim Baldwin has been Branch Manager at the Wilmington office of The Resource for 4 years.  He and his wife, ENan, manage all aspects of the business including recruiting, sales and servicing accounts.  Jim and ENan are both natives of Wilmington.  After graduating from Hoggard High School, Jim graduated from Davidson College and went on to receive two graduate degrees.  Jim says, “We lived for over 20 years in the Piedmont area of North Carolina but we got back to the beach as quickly as we could.”

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