Commercial Real Estate

How to Tell If Your Flat Roof Needs Replacing

Most commercial buildings have flat roofs made up of a variety of different types of  roofing materials. Here’s how to know if your flat roof simply needs minor repairs or if  it’s time for a full replacement. Most commercial roofs les ...

David Grandey - Highland Roofing Company | Jan 05, 2023
Economic Development

Cool Spring Downtown District Celebrates Fayetteville’s Growth and Looks Ahead to 2023

Established in 2017, The Cool Spring Downtown District (CSDD) is a nonprofit corporation formed to support downtown Fayetteville as a vibrant center of artistic, cultural, civic, and commercial activity. Proud to support Fayetteville’s growing arts a ...

Bianca Shoneman - Cool Spring Downtown District, Inc | Jan 05, 2023

FSU’s Research and Training Partnerships Drive Innovation and Workforce Development

The Research and Innovation Office at Fayetteville State University (FSU) manages a variety of initiatives that promote innovation, workforce training, and economic development in partnership with private companies and government agencies. Given ...

Ganesh C. Bora, PhD - Fayetteville State University | Jan 04, 2023
Business Growth

Starting Points to Pursue Contracts in the Federal Marketplace

Providing products and services to the federal government is patriotic and can spawn substantial revenue and growth for many businesses.  The government is always seeking to grow its industrial base for product and service solutions for vast and ...

Joe Tew - NC Military Business Center | Dec 28, 2022
Commercial Real Estate

Leverage a Commercial Real Estate Expert to “Inflation Proof” Your Portfolio

Rising inflation and the bear market are a real concern. Yet, expanding your investments in commercial real estate can help protect your bottom line from these threats.Commercial real estate offers stability, purpose and valueThough the value of comm ...

Peter Pappas - Pappas Commercial Properties | Dec 16, 2022
Human Resources

FSU Boosts Student Careers with Paid Internships in a Wide Range of Fields

Students at Fayetteville State University (FSU) have access to a comprehensive career services center that helps them explore career options, develop their workforce skills, and land competitive positions. One way the career services center helps stu ...

Derrick T. Dortch - Fayetteville State University | Dec 09, 2022
Human Resources

The Importance of Hiring North Carolina’s Transitioning Servicemembers, Veterans and Family Members

North Carolina has the 4th highest active military population in the United States, with approximately 16,000 servicemembers transitioning to the civilian world each year. The majority of these servicemembers have spouses who become integral to the f ...

Erin Ananian-Gentile - NC Military Business Center | Nov 30, 2022

DistiNCtly Fayetteville

The Fayetteville Area Convention & Visitors Bureau (FACVB) unveiled its new name, logo, and brand identity, DistiNCtly Fayetteville, on November 1 at the Airborne and Special Operations Museum. Over 200 members of the Fayetteville/Cumberland Coun ...

Randy Fiveash - DistiNCtly Fayetteville | Nov 29, 2022

FSU Honors Military-Involved Students with Degree Credits and Scholarships

Among the nation’s top Historically Black Universities for military-connected students, Fayetteville State University (FSU) values the service and expertise of military members and aims to support these dedicated Americans as they build a life a ...

Pamela Baldwin - Fayetteville State University | Nov 08, 2022

Feeding the Forces

Subsistence purchasing has come a long way since Napoleon Bonaparte stated, “An Army moves on its stomach.”  Understanding the importance of nutrition for his Army and Navy, Napoleon commissioned prizes for suppliers who could develop a means to ...

Randy Chandler - North Carolina Military Business Center | Oct 31, 2022
Health Care

Tips for Resolving Occupational-Related Vascular Insufficiency

Cape Fear Valley Health System has a top-notch vascular surgery team that provides evaluation and non-invasive treatments for various symptoms associated with venous insufficiency and venous disease.There are a range of venous disorders that can lead ...

Dr. Thomas Beadle - Cape Fear Valley - Vascular Specialists | Oct 31, 2022

The Fayetteville Area Convention and Visitors Bureau is the City’s Complimentary Concierge Service

Our mission at the Fayetteville Area Convention and Visitors Bureau is to promote all that Fayetteville and Cumberland County have to offer, from meeting and conferences venues to sports and leisure activities, to the exquisite restaurants and attrac ...

Randy Fiveash - DistiNCtly Fayetteville | Oct 13, 2022

N.C. Promise Program Puts a College Degree Within Reach for Fayetteville State University Students

Fayetteville State University (FSU), a historically Black university founded in 1857, is thrilled to be part of the N.C. Promise tuition savings program, an initiative that seeks to expand access to higher education for lower-income families. Having ...

Monica Terrell Leach, EdD - Fayetteville State University | Oct 08, 2022

Business Security Systems Made Easy

Unfortunately, burglaries, trespassing, and vandalism happen. However, protecting your staff, customers and business is easier than you think when you partner with a reliable company that uses state-of-the-art life safety and security equipment. An i ...

Luke Wheeler - Holmes Security Systems | Sep 30, 2022

A Perfect Weekend in Hope Mills

Look no further than Hope Mills to have a perfect weekend. We’ve got places to eat, things to do and varied shopping stores to keep your entire family entertained.  Here are a few of our favorites.Chow DownStop by Zorbas on any weekend morning, ...

Melody Foote - IMI Association Executives | Sep 30, 2022
Commercial Real Estate

How to Prepare Your Commercial Roof for Cooler Weather

The introduction of Fall into our region is the ideal time to begin to prepare your commercial roof for cooler weather. Being proactive in executing the following steps will help prevent expensive repairs and prolong the life of your roof system:&nbs ...

David Grandey - Highland Roofing Company | Sep 30, 2022

Fort Bragg Given Green Light for Solar Powered Housing

As the largest energy consumer in the federal government, the Department of Defense (DoD) is committed to increasing energy efficiency and lowering costs.  The six major military installations in North Carolina support this goal, while ensuring ...

Diane Cherry - North Carolina Military Business Center | Sep 30, 2022

Fayetteville-Cumberland Regional Entrepreneur and Business HUB Poised to Support Businesses and Drive Economic Growth Across Region

Small businesses across the region will now get a boost from the newly opened Fayetteville-Cumberland Regional Entrepreneur and Business HUB at Fayetteville State University (FSU). Managed by FSU’s Broadwell College of Business and Economics (BCBE), ...

Ulysses Taylor, J.D. - Fayetteville State University | Sep 14, 2022
Commercial Real Estate


It’s never too early to think about preparing your facility for heavy storms – especially now that our region is in the heart of hurricane season.  Following is a 10-step action plan to ensure that your facility is ready for heavy storms.Be sure ...

David Grandey - Highland Roofing Company | Aug 30, 2022

North Carolina Defense Innovators Meet with Government Partners at DEFTECH Event

Defense innovation continues to thrive in North Carolina.  More than 200 members of the North Carolina Innovation Ecosystem (NCIE) participated in a Defense Technology Symposium (DTS) on 26 July at Fayetteville Technical Community College. &nbsp ...

Denny Lewis - North Carolina Defense Technology Transition Office (DEFTECH) | Aug 30, 2022
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Sandy Ammons

Executive Director of the Foundation, Fayetteville Technical Community College Foundation
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Erin Ananian-Gentile

Federal Business Development, NC Military Business Center
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Pamela Baldwin

Associate Dean of Academic Partnerships, Fayetteville State University
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Alicia Banks

Digital Content and Social Media Specialist, Fayetteville Technical Community College
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Eileen Barbour

Health Promotions Coordinator, HealthPlex
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Dr. Thomas Beadle

Vascular Surgeon, Cape Fear Valley - Vascular Specialists
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Benjamin Beason

Patient Care Manager for Cardiac Services, Cape Fear Valley Health
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Ruhama Bond, BSN, RN

Education Coordinator, Cape Fear Valley Health
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Ganesh C. Bora, PhD

Associate Vice Chancellor of Research and Innovation and Chief Research Officer, Fayetteville State University
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Tyler Britton, J.D.

Director, Master of Trust and Wealth Management Program, Professor of Trust, Lundy-Fetterman School of Business, Campbell University
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Jaron Cayton

President, TeamLogicIT
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Randy Chandler

Federal Business Development, Morehead City & Strategic Industry Professional, Subsistence, North Carolina Military Business Center
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R. Jonathan Charleston

Principal, The Charleston Group
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Diane Cherry

, North Carolina Military Business Center
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Derrick T. Dortch

Sr. Consultant, Office of Career Services, Fayetteville State University
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Casey Ferris

Board President, The Hope Mills Chamber of Commerce
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Randy Fiveash

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Melody Foote

Communications Associate, IMI Association Executives
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Wesley Fountain

Director of Community Relations and Economic Partnerships, Fayetteville State University
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TJ Gilroy

Business Development Professional, North Carolina Military Business Center
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David Grandey

Sales and Marketing Manager, Highland Roofing Company
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M. Mark Grobosky, J.D.

Department Chair & Instructor, Fayetteville Technical Community College
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Adam Hall, CPA

Owner, Adam Hall CPA PA
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Madison Howard

Marketing Team Leader, Systel Business Equipment
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Somer Johnson

Director of Graduate Programs, Campbell University
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Rick Jones

Service Department Manager, Highland Roofing Company
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Alex Keith

Certified General Real Estate Appraiser and Property Manager, Tom Keith & Associates, Inc.
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Thomas Kelsey

Owner, Transworld Business Advisors of Fayetteville
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Brenda Leidholdt

Business Development Manager, BluSky Restoration Contractors, LLC,
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Denny Lewis

Director, North Carolina Defense Technology Transition Office (DEFTECH)
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April Maroschak

Director of Laboratory Services, Cape Fear Valley Health
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Twila Matthews

Community Manager, The Hub
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Jeanette Omdalen

CEO, Highland Roofing Company
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Peter Pappas

President, Pappas Commercial Properties
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Fran Perez-Wilhite

Federal Development Specialist, NC Military Business Center
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Mark Pezzella

Owner, Five Star Entertainment
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Mary Beth Pilone

Talent Acquisition Manager, Cape Fear Valley Health Systems
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John Poulos, M.D.

Gastroenterologist, Fayetteville Gastroenterology Associates
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Laura Rodgers

Business Development/Cybersecurity Compliance, North Carolina Military Business Center
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Rajan Shamdasani

Founder and CEO, American Uniform Sales, Inc
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Bianca Shoneman

President & CEO, Cool Spring Downtown District, Inc
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Courtney Smedick

Statewide Integrated Marketing, Events Coordinator and Government Relations, North Carolina Military Business Center
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Drew Smith

Director of Communications, Copiers Plus
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Dr. Mark Sorrells

Senior Vice President for Student and Academic Services, FTCC
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Dr. Pamela J. Strickland, CPA

Director, Master of Accountancy & Associate Professor of Accounting, Lundy-Fetterman School of Business, Campbell University
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Ulysses Taylor, J.D.

Dean, Broadwell College of Business & Economics, Fayetteville State University
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Monica Terrell Leach, EdD

Provost & Senior Vice Chancellor for Academic Affairs, Fayetteville State University
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Joe Tew

Federal Business Development, NC Military Business Center
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Jessica M. P. Tucker

M.D., FAAFP, Cape Fear Valley Health Pavilion North Family Care
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Jaime Villamil

FTCC Engineering Instructor, Fayetteville Technical Community College
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Neil Watkins

Government Sales Manager, Military Luggage Company
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Luke Wheeler

Vice President, Holmes Security Systems