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for NC Magazine Vol. 49 Issue 1, Jan 1991
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Despite the challenges that threaten the market, such as deteriorating asset quality and declining margins, Frank H. Dunn, Jr., President of First Union National Bank of North Carolina, provides dynamic leadership that inspires employees to do their best for the customers, stakeholders, and employees themselves.
A weakened national economy and troubled banking conditions have caused a falling out with the public. But the leaders of North Carolina's banking community hoope that changes in the state's laws and the state's community-based financial institutions will keep North Carolina from having thee same national downturn.
Two major issues face the North Carolina General Assembly for the 1991 session: the budget deficit and redistricting. As these issues define the legislative process for 1991, new roles for key individuals such as the new speaker of the house will also affect the progress made this year.
Although a scant percentage of all purchases made by large in-state buyers is from North Carolina suppliers, businesses are trying to change this trend. The matching of in-state buyers with in-state buyers is a large goal of North Carolina business and government leaders as there is avast home-to-home market for North Carolina products in the state's own backyard.
While most North Carolinians may be hoping for no accumulation in the forecast, the state's ski industry is hoping for a colder, snowier winter. Under normal snow conditions, the ski industry is a $55.8 million business that could have as much a $100 million impact in the right conditions.