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7429
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The North Carolina Business Hall of Fame, established in 1988, recognizes business leaders who made significant contributions to building the state's economy and who provided outstanding community and statewide service. Inductees must be retired from day-to-day operation of their organization or be at least seventy years of age. The 2005 honorees are William A. V. Cecil, owner, Biltmore Estate, Asheville; Hugh L. McColl, Jr., former CEO Bank of America, Charlotte; W. David Stedman, former textile executive, entrepreneur, and former NCCBI chair; and Joan Zimmerman, CEO Southern Shows and NCCBI Board member, Charlotte.
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9321
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There are many successful businesswomen in North Carolina. Wood chose six to highlight as exceptional women in business. They are Sue Cole, principal of Granville Capital, a Greensboro-based investment company and chair of the North Carolina Biotechnology Center board of directors; Mary Clara Capel, administrative director of Troy-based Capel, Inc., the nation's largest importer and manufacturer of area rugs; Susanna Gibbons, a partner in Poyner & Spruill, a 106-attorney firm in Raleigh; Dr. Maureen Hartford, president of Meredith College in Raleigh; Ellen Ruff, president of Duke Energy Carolinas; and Drew Putt, president of RBC Centura.
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NC Magazine (NoCar F 251 W4), Vol. 65 Issue 4, Apr 2007, p8-19, por
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9911
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Sonya Hagna, founder and owner of the highly successful Dilly Bean business, has started a new company, Tawashi, Inc., that manufactures and sells wash cloths made from the spongy fibers of the Hischima plant, a gourd very similar to the Luffa cylindrical. Hagna, a High Point native, has received extensive national coverage as a female entrepreneur in national magazines such as TIME and PAGEANT.
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The State (NoCar F 251 S77), Vol. 40 Issue 4, July 1972, p15-16, il, por
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10007
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While North Carolina has many prominent women, these seven were chosen because of their dedication to their business and the surrounding community. They are Cynthia Marshall, Hilda Pinnix-Ragland, Fran Preston, Janice Brumit, Susanne Sartelle, Billie Redmond, and Susan Ivey.
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NC Magazine (NoCar F 251 W4), Vol. 66 Issue 4, Apr 2008, p8-17, por
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13632
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The authors identify ten North Carolinians who have what it takes to be the movers and shakers of the 1990s.
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Business North Carolina (NoCar HF 5001 B8x), Vol. 10 Issue 1, Jan 1990, p30-33, 36-39, il, por Periodical Website
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14177
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Kate Vestal runs a millinery shop in Siler City, North Carolina, attends to all the business details in connection with and is in her 89th year.
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The State (NoCar F 251 S77), Vol. 17 Issue 36, Feb 1950, p3, 20, f
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15737
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Only four women are CEOs of the North Carolina 100, the state's largest private companies. They are Ann H. Gaither, of J. H. Heafner Co. Inc., a Lincolnton distributor of rubber tire products; Annabelle L. Fetterman, of Lundy Packing Company, a Clinton pork processor; Dale F. Halton, of Pepsi Cola Bottling Company of Charlotte; and Lola Richardson, of Star-based Clayson Knitting Co. Inc. Nelson discusses with the four women how they got to be CEO's without being SOBs (Sons of the Boss).
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Kelly Fox is an army wife who lives in Fayetteville and operates an Etsy clothing store from her own home. Her store, Petite Etoile Shoppe, specializes in printed skirts, scarves, and kimonos. Having trouble establishing a career, she began the store in September of 2014 to make money while utilizing one of her hobbies.
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CityView (NoCar F 264.T3 W4), Vol. Issue , May/June 2015, p36-39, il, por Periodical Website
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29846
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Mountain Springs Cabins is a secluded get-away in Candler, North Carolina, where visitors receive a relaxed vacation in which both nature and nurture play leading roles. Deaf since childhood, Sara Peltier created and ran the cabin rental business for twenty-four years. Her daughter, Kate King, continues Peltier’s legacy and plans to expand the property by adding tree houses, dog accommodations, and recreation areas.
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Estell C. Lee was recently promoted to president of both Almont Shipping Company of Wilmington and its parent corporation, Seacor, Inc. In this article, Lee discusses the presence of women in business and her background.
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