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Annabelle L. Fetterman is CEO of Lundy Enterprises, the tenth largest women-owned business in the nation.
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North Carolina (NoCar F 251 W4), Vol. 50 Issue 6, June 1992, p8, por
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882
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Bear Creek resident Berta Lou Scott is the owner of the Southern Supreme Nutty Fruitcake Company.
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The State (NoCar F 251 S77), Vol. 60 Issue 7, Dec 1992, p20-21, il, por
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1098
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Ann Shachtman opened her first Stereo Sound hi-fi store in Chapel Hill in 1974. Today the savvy businesswoman owns six stores in North Carolina and Tennessee, and is recognized as a major industry player both nationally and internationally.
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Independent Weekly (NoCar Oversize AP 2 .I57 [volumes 13 - 23 on microfilm]), Vol. 11 Issue 20, May 1993, p9-10, por Periodical Website
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1107
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Joan Zimmerman, President of Southern Shows, Inc., is one of North Carolina's most successful businesswomen. The Charlotte-based company, which produces trade shows, has been nurtured by Zimmerman since its inception.
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North Carolina (NoCar F 251 W4), Vol. 51 Issue 6, June 1993, p8-11, por
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1597
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The issues regarding local government programs for contracting services of minority- and women-owned businesses are presented in a question-and-answer format.
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Popular Government (NoCar JK 4101 P6), Vol. 59 Issue 4, Spring 1994, p19-26, il
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1917
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Bluestein addresses some questions local school officials may have about using North Carolina's minority- and women-owned business enterprises when considering school contracting.
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School Law Bulletin (NoCar K 23 C33), Vol. 25 Issue 3, Summer 1994, p15-23, il
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3020
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Sandy Mitchell and Carey Benton-Jewett run Utility Auditing Consultants, Inc., of Winston-Salem, a company that assists businesses in cutting costs on their utilities usage.
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3021
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Between 1987 and 1992, the number of businesses owned by women across the country increased by 43 percent. The state ranked 38th, with 32.4 percent of businesses owned by women.
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3693
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Women are an emerging force in the business world. For example, firms owned by women in the state grew ninety-four percent between 1987 and 1996. Sales from these companies rose 200 percent and employment 140 percent.
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North Carolina (NoCar F 251 W4), Vol. 56 Issue 5, May 1998, p28-33, il
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3817
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Billie Redmond is president of Raleigh-based Trademark Properties, Inc., one of the largest women-owned real estate firms in the state. In 1998, she created Carolina Forestry to advise buyers on selling timber on their land. This is the first timber-management business in the state paired with a real estate company.
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4327
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BUSINESS NORTH CAROLINA selected twenty-one young people most likely to have an impact on the state in the next century. The list includes Amy Woods Brinkley (Banking), David Brown (Health Care), Roy Cooper (Law), Marybeth Cornwell (Manufacturing), and Peter Loftin (Telecommunications).
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Business North Carolina (NoCar HF 5001 B8x), Vol. 19 Issue 11, Nov 1999, p30-33, 35-36, 39-41, por Periodical Website
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After high school graduation in 1965, Darleen Johns went to work as a secretary in state government. Today she is president and owner of Alphanumeric Systems Inc. in Raleigh. In 1999, the 220-employee company earned $60 million. Alphanumeric, which Johns started in 1979, sells, installs, and services the hardware and software used to create computer networks. Johns is Business North Carolina's first Businesswoman of the Year.
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Darleen Johns founded Alphanumeric Systems, Inc., in Raleigh in 1979, as a reseller of word processing machines. In 2001, through hard work, Johns has transformed the company into a leading information-technology solutions provider. The company employs 240 and had revenues of $60 million in 1999.
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North Carolina (NoCar F 251 W4), Vol. 59 Issue 5, May 2001, p31-33, por
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In the business community most of the CEO positions are filled by men. Of the fourteen Fortune 500 companies in North Carolina, only one has a woman CEO. Only three of the top seventy companies based in the state have female CEOs, and the state's top one hundred private companies list but two. Martin discusses reasons for this and lists women in the state who have the potential to make the top rung on the ladder.
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This article discusses how few women there are in high-technology industries in North Carolina and highlights some of the gender-bias they must face in the industry.