Being Bruce -: Jim Bradshaw, Director of Economic Development

Thursday, March 18, 2010

Jim Bradshaw, Director of Economic Development

On Tuesday March 16th, Jim Bradshaw, Director of Economic Development for North Carolina's Brunswick County, gave an annual overview and direction presentation at the North Brunswick Chamber of Commerce's monthly speaker luncheon at Antonio's Pizza and Pasta Restaurant in Leland, NC.

We had a great turnout . Seated below are Joyce Fields of Cape Fear Credit Union and Leslie Morgan, Linda Cline and Doug Jackson of Coldwell Banker Sea Coast Realty.

Poe Butler of H2Go and NBCC board member Mike Leggett of Local News Review.

Dave Seaton of Pestco Extermination and Jamie Shoemaker of Cape Fear Merchant Services.

Two officers from the Brunswick County Sheriff's office.

Randy Larsen of East Coast Staging and Susan Cruse of East Carolina Bank.

Frances and Walter Denniger.

Ken Schiess of HDVest, Connie Reeves of Azalea Plaza, and Sharon Forsman of Prudential Real Estate.

Brendan Morris and Lee Ann Mitchell of Comfort Suites Magnolia Greens.

Speaker and Economic Development Director Jim Bradshaw and NBCC board member Jeff Harvell.

The fabulous Razzano sisters, Alice and Jean.

Dave Foster and John Garrity of Holmes Electric Security.

Jeff Harvell, Micki Sharpe and NBCC board member Peggy O'Leary, both of Premier Staffing, and Mag Green Comfort Suites manager Barry Eagle.

Dave Foster kicked off the luncheon by a giving a pretty interesting history of Holmes Electric Security company. Did you know it was founded by Oliver Wendell Holmes? No, not that one, but another guy. Interesting history. Thanks, Dave.

And Jim gave a wonderful presentation as usual of all the activity in Brunswick County economic development. Needless to say, the future looks bright. It's also the case that we're fortunate that even today there are many project proceeding in full swing to raise the business and employment profiles of our county.

Thanks again, Jim. And thanks for all your work.