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A Bright Future

December 15, 2014


Investor Insight

Every community that aims to grow with a balanced strategy needs catalysts. As a new board member of the Charlotte Regional Partnership, I continue to be impressed with the CRP’s role as catalyst in Charlotte.  The CRP does a great job of fostering and nourishing a great spectrum of initiatives, always acting as the agent to unite the various forces concerned. I applaud the CPR and am proud to be a board member.

Jeannine Dodson, General Manager, Adams Outdoor Advertising
Member, Charlotte Regional Partnership Board

An Opportunity to Get It Right

December 08, 2014


Investor Insight

McGladrey is committed to growth in the Charlotte region as demonstrated by our continued focus on helping businesses in our region grow and contribute to a healthy economy, as well as our own efforts to encourage economic development, create jobs, and support the community through fundraising and volunteerism. We are proud to support the Charlotte Regional Partnership because of our mutual goals and aspirations.

Brandon T. Rucker, Assurance Partner, Regional SEC Practice Leader - Southeast Region, McGladrey LLP

Looking Back and Moving Forward

December 01, 2014


Investor Insight

I am a huge advocate of the Partnership, which I view as the Charlotte region's primary engine for economic development, charged with leveraging the region's assets to drive growth, create jobs, and improve quality of life. My investment into The Charlotte Regional Partnership makes all of us stronger."

John Culbertson, Cardinal Partners
Member, Charlotte Regional Partnership Board of Directors


With the year drawing to a close, we wanted to highlight some of the Partnership’s top

Giving Thanks

November 24, 2014


Investor Insight

“As a lifelong resident of the Charlotte area, regional growth and quality of life are very important to me and York Electric Cooperative, Inc. (YEC).  For almost 75 years, YEC has worked to provide reliable, low cost electric service while also improving the quality of life of those around us. The Charlotte Regional Partnership does an excellent job of marketing the entire Charlotte area to prospective businesses which improves the general well-being of those of us here. I continue to be impressed with how well this team of

A Vision For the Future

November 17, 2014


Investor Insight

As the past president of the Charlotte Region Commercial Board of Realtors and an industrial broker with Piedmont Properties/CORFAC International, I have had the pleasure to work directly with the Charlotte Regional Partnership on numerous projects over the past 15 years. Ronnie and his staff are not only great ambassadors and recruiters for our region but also a great resource for CRP partners. When representing a client evaluating the region, our first stop when the client comes to Charlotte are the CRP offices. In my experience, decision


November 10, 2014


Investor Insight

“As the largest private sector workforce development agency in the region focused on job training, job placement and job creation, Goodwill Industries of the Southern Piedmont prides itself on partnering with organizations such as the Charlotte Regional Partnership who are committed to economic development that elevates individuals and families. As a nonprofit partner serving individuals with employment barriers, it is reassuring to know that the Charlotte Regional Partnership is working to create a pipeline of opportunities that will enhance

Another Big Win For Charlotte USA

November 03, 2014


Investor Insight

“The strength of Johnson C. Smith University is deeply connected to the successful work of the Charlotte Regional Partnership. We are, for example, depending on CRP to play an important role in the university's efforts to revive Charlotte’s historic west end by attracting new employers and other economic investment into the community, as well as promote its development as an asset in the expansion of neighboring uptown Charlotte.”

Dr. Ronald Carter, President, Johnson C. Smith University
Member, Partnership Board of Directors

FTZ Gains Momentum

October 27, 2014


Investor Insight

I’m pleased to announce that the Partnership’s president and CEO, Ronnie Bryant, received a prestigious Economic Development Leadership Team Award recently. GIS Planning Inc. of San Francisco, in partnership with fDi Intelligence, a division of the Financial Times in London, presented the award during a special ceremony in Ft. Worth, Texas, last week. The award recognizes Ronnie for his many contributions to the field of economic development, including improving the profession and organizing successful initiatives. Ronnie has more than 25

Charlotte USA’s Aviation Industry Takes Off

October 20, 2014


Investor Insight

“Growth and the development of communities are very important to a public utility like Piedmont Natural Gas.  Economic Development is the fiber that links these fundamental building blocks together. To that end, we support the Charlotte Regional Partnership professionals in their continued pursuit of quality business to our great region.”

George Baldwin, Managing Director of Government Relations and Sustainability, Piedmont Natural Gas
Member, Partnership Board of Directors


Business Evolution

October 13, 2014


Investor Insight

“I am proud to represent the Charlotte Regional Partnership andthe work it does to support local businesses and our community. As a second year board member, I’ve seen firsthand how CRP works collaboratively with public and private companies as well as local, city and state government to create sustainable long-term growth in our region.”

Linda Stanley, Market Executive, North Carolina and South Carolina, Bank of America Merrill Lynch
Member, Partnership Board of Directors