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Bert Collins has taken over as CEO of North Carolina Mutual Insurance Co. in Durham, the leading black-managed insurance company in the nation. Collins has taken the faltering insurer and returned it to profitability.
The North Carolina State Employees Credit Union, the second- largest in the United States, is receiving considerable criticism from the banking industry, which feels that the credit union acts like a bank and should be taxed like one.
Not all family owned businesses survive into the second or third generation. Three that did - Booth & Associates, Inc.; Gregory Poole Equipment Co.; and Neil Realty Co. - are winners of Business North Carolina's Family Business of the Year Award.
Founded in 1985, Carolina Physicians' Health Plan (CPHP), a health maintenance organization (HMO), almost floundered. With new CEO Bob Greczyn at the helm, Healthsource, Inc., which purchased CPHP, now ranks second among the state's HMOs.
Jim Heavener has built a media empire in Chapel Hill called The Village Cos. The company, which includes the Tar Heel Sports Network and the Village Advocate shopping guide, is also the largest publisher of campus telephone directories.
In 1994, ten of the state's 150 hospitals provided forty percent of the hospital care. With 7,000 empty beds statewide at any given time, mid-sized hospitals must either develop ways to keep patients from going elsewhere or else close.