CHARLOTTE, N.C., — Truist Financial Corporation (NYSE: TFC) announced today that Ankur Vyas has been named the new head of Investor Relations, effective immediately, reporting to the Chief Financial Officer Daryl Bible. Vyas, who most recently led Truist Wealth Omni Channel, has been with Truist and its heritage institution SunTrust since 2013—during which he led Investor Relations at SunTrust…

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Wilmington, NC — PS Solutions is excited to welcome Gabrielle “Gabbi” Plumez to the team as a product marketing specialist. Plumez is a critical thinker who has a great reputation in the emerging ventures community. She has experience coordinating large-scale marketing efforts with University of North Carolina Wilmington’s Center for Innovation and Entrepreneurship. “Getting an…

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Novant health

WILMINGTON, N.C., ― Today, Novant Health announced a few leadership updates to better facilitate the integration with New Hanover Regional Medical Center (NHRMC) and establish stronger connections for leaders at the system and local level. The updates will be effective May 1. Shelbourn Stevens will become president of NHRMC and the Coastal market, which includes…

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WINSTON-SALEM, N.C., Novant Health has named Erik Helms as the new senior vice president and chief payor performance officer. In addition to leading the business development and sales team, he will oversee Novant Health’s payor relationships and lead the system’s pricing strategy. Helms will report to John Gizdic, executive vice president and chief business development officer,…

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North Carolina’s Southeast recently announced that Marketing Project Manager Megan Sellers has been awarded a Master Economic Development Practitioner (MEDP) certificate from the Advanced Economic Development Leadership (AEDL) executive education program. “I am honored to have obtained this certification and thankful for North Carolina’s Southeast commitment to profession development. It was truly a valuable learning…

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Wilmington, NC – Serving the community has always been built into Deputy Sheriff Santos Pagan’s DNA – that’s what attracted him to law enforcement in the first place. “I’ve always been one to help people. Growing up standing up to ‘bullies’ and standing up for what I thought was right. Helping the less fortunate and those…

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WINSTON-SALEM, N.C., Novant Health has named John Gizdic as executive vice president and chief business development officer. In this role, Gizdic will oversee the development of Novant Health’s Eastern market and the corporate areas of integration, business development and sales, corporate health, and public safety. He will remain responsible for the coastal region, including New Hanover Regional…

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Four individuals will receive the highest honor UNC Wilmington bestows upon its graduates and supporters during Homecoming 2021. The UNCW Alumni Association’s Distinguished Alumni Awards recognize extraordinary achievement, outstanding character and exemplary service to the university and community. They will be recognized during the university’s virtual Homecoming celebration Feb. 8-14. New this year is the Distinguished Diversity…

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SHALLOTTE, N.C. – Brunswick County REALTOR® Jim Goodman was recently honored with two major professional awards, one at the state level and one at the local level. Goodman received the NC REALTORS® Region 2 Service Award for 2020. This award that recognizes a REALTOR® in each NC REALTORS® region who contributes to local, state, and national…

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Samantha Benford recently joined the David Benford Group at Landmark Sotheby’s International Realty, according to an email announcement from the group. Prior to beginning her real estate career in 2020, Benford spent five years working in the fashion industry.  She is an alumna of Auburn University. According to the announcement, Benford’s strong client focus, coupled with the…

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