Posted in March 2010

A Voice In The Wilderness

It will take a bit of work, but it is worth hearing the few voices that are calm, rational and sensible among the ocean of frenetic opinions. Nobel Laureate and venerate economist Gary Becker is one such voice. In a frank dialogue with author and Hoover Institute Fellow Peter Robinson, Dr. Becker conveys calm and … Continue reading

John Montgomery Belk

Although it has been 2 years since the retail icon and Charlotte City Father passed away, his impact on the New South and lasting legacy are part of a story more than worth telling. As part of a 24 month project that included interviews and antidotes with John Belk‘s family and friends, Chris William wraps … Continue reading

Man Of Steel

Dan Dimicco is CEO of America’s largest recycler and one of this country’s biggest steel makers. He is no shrinking violet. He has clear opinions on many things; from global commerce to taking on China’s trade policy, Washington political grid-lock to his best options for truly creating jobs. Nucor‘s Chief speak candidly with Chris William … Continue reading

Emerging From The Banking Backfield

For many years, Bank of America and Wachovia (Wells Fargo) were the Carolinas’ 900 pound corporate gorillas. Almost all other financial institutions within the borders of North and South Carolina, were part of a second tier pack. Quietly, BB&T has emerged as one of this Country’s top ten banks and a go-to corporate citizen for … Continue reading

Bank Reform From The Front Row

Rob Nichols may not be a household name, but he is known and understood within the U.S. House and the Senate. He leads one of Nation’s most influential trade associations: The Financial Services Forum. Considering the ongoing impact banks have on the Carolinas, Rob spent 30 minutes talking politics, regulatory reform and the future of … Continue reading

Backstage with Howard Levine

It is almost always interesting to see our program pre-broadcast. Going backstage at CBR gives you a peek behind the scenes. This time, Panelists Dr. John Silvia, Jeff McKay and Special Guest Howard Levine find their spots.

Hampden-Sydney’s New CEO (Chief Education Officer)

This week’s installment of Carolina Business Review features a 41 year-old College President who has the resume that promises big things from this venerated, historic Southern school. Dr. Christopher Howard of Hampden-Sydney College shares his vision and an exceptionally high level of energy around the issues of the day. Bill Mahoney of the SCRA and … Continue reading