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Tag: Economic Development

Jul 3, 2018

First in Future: Secretary of North Carolina Department of Military & Veterans Affairs Larry Hall

Summary: In honor of Independence Day, July 4th, First in Future’s guest is the secretary of North Carolina Department of Military & Veterans Affairs, Larry Hall. He is responsible for taking… 

Apr 17, 2018

First in Future: North Carolina State Senators Jay Chaudhuri and Danny Britt

Summary:  A recent survey showed that only a third of millennials consider public service an appropriate career track. A group of young NC legislators want to change that. That’s why… 

Apr 10, 2018

First in Future: North Carolina State Treasure Dale Folwell

Summary:  “Tell the truth, do the right thing, and let the chips fall where they may.” Those are the words that motivate North Carolina State Treasurer Dale Folwell, a man… 

Mar 20, 2018

First in Future: Rural Economic Development Center Board Chair Grant Godwin (Season 2 Premier)

Summary: First in Future begins it’s second season today. Want to know how rural North Carolina’s doing these days? Well, here’s a statistic to think about: Last year, half the… 

Feb 6, 2018

First in Future: Carolina Journal Editor John Hood

Summary: If you’re looking for someone to give you a thorough political summary on the political history of North Carolina and where the Old North State stands in relation to its… 

Jan 3, 2018

Economic Perspective: Important News for the State Economy

Recently, there have been several announcements of new businesses and jobs coming to North Carolina. What’s behind this good news? 

Oct 24, 2017

First in Future: Plexus Capital Co-Founder and Partner, Kel Landis

Summary: If you were looking to identify a poster child for citizenship, you could do a lot worse than Kel Landis, co-founder and partner at Plexus Capital. As you’ll hear… 

Oct 10, 2017

First in Future: The N.C. Rural Center President Patrick Woodie

Summary: In the late 1990’s, I worked on a project called the North Carolina Rural Prosperity Task Force. The idea was to develop a series of recommendations that could make… 

Aug 1, 2017

First in Future: Economic Development Partnership of North Carolina Chair Frank Emory

Summary:  Three years ago, the state of North Carolina launched a new approach to economic development. Essentially, we bet that we would have a better chance of recruiting jobs and…