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for Business North Carolina Vol. 18 Issue 8, Aug 1998
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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.
The state's top seventy-five public companies are ranked by their May, 1998, market value. Twenty percent of this list are health-care or high-tech companies. NationsBank ranks No. 1. The market value of 1997's No. 75 company was $76.3 million; that of 1998's No. 75, $113.7 million.
A number of businessmen serve on many corporation boards. Twenty-eight people in the state serve on four or more boards; some are on as many as ten. Some individuals question how effective they can be in handling a director's duties under such circumstances.