Lunch & Learn: Rural Sourcing and Innovative Job Creating Initiatives

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Name: Lunch & Learn: Rural Sourcing and Innovative Job Creating Initiatives
Date: March 15, 2017
Time: 11:30 AM - 1:00 PM EDT
Registration: Register Now
Event Description:

Rural Sourcing - Powered by NC, NC Higher Ed, and RadixBay
the state of NC & NC Higher Education supports NC businesses in Innovative Job Creating Initiatives.

RadixBay is challenging the status quo and stale IT consulting delivery model. Working with NC based schools: UNC Pembroke, UNC Wilmington, Southeastern Community College, Sandhills Community College, RadixBay identifies, hires, trains these aspiring IT professionals and centrally manages them from the RadixBay Rural Development Center. Once assigned to a client, these Rural IT Consultants work on various IT consulting engagements, delivering significant business value.

The Rural Development Center rates are comparable to those of their Offshore counterparts, however since they are in close proximity (<3 hour drive from all NC based customers) they can be onsite on a frequent and regular basis. As the US continues to pull away from offshore resourcing, due to regulatory/compliance, social and various other reasons, the RadixBay Rural Delivery model gives clients a viable and attractive IT solution delivery platform.


Who Should Attend
This program is targeted to:
 IT Leaders, Managers, Finance & Operations within Medium to Large North Carolina Companies.

The program requires a $10 registration fee to attend (lunch included). Space is limited to two people per member company/organization, please. NCTA reserves the right to cancel your registration if you don't meet the attendee requirements outlined above. Questions about registration? Contact Mary Smith, Events Manager, at (919) 856-0393.

About the Presenters

Greg Lovette, Founder & CEO - RadixBay
Greg Lovette, founder and Chief Executive, has a lifetime of experience in the technology industry. As the CEO and founder of RadixBay, Greg leads the execution of the business and focuses his and the company’s efforts on its strategic goals. Greg demonstrates exceptional ability to conceive and execute a vision, as well as to motivate others to work for it. He has proven achievement in evaluating value in technology trends along products and services and identifying new markets. Prior to founding RadixBay, Greg founded and developed Baytree Associates, which was acquired by Sierra Atlantic. He also had successful stints at Allied-Signal, Bank of America, and Price Waterhouse. Greg has a B.A. degree in Computer Sciences, option in Accounting/Business, from the University of North Carolina at Wilmington. Greg grew up in Columbus County, NC. Marvin, NC is now home to Greg, his wife Christy, and their two daughters.

Dr. Patricia Mitchell, Asst. Secretary for Rural Economic Development

Our Second Presenter is Dr. Patricia Mitchell. Dr. Patricia Mitchell was appointed Assistant Secretary for Rural Economic Development at the N.C. Department of Commerce on September 13, 2013. Mitchell oversees the newly created Rural Economic Development Division, which includes two of the programs being transferred from the N.C. Rural Economic Development Center. These programs provide assistance for building reuse and restoration, and water and sewer infrastructure. The Division of Community Assistance, NC Broadband, Main Street and the Appalachian Regional Commission will also be consolidated into the new Rural Division. Mitchell came to the Department of Commerce from a nine-year tenure in local economic development and county management. She holds the Certified Economic Developer distinction from the International Economic Development Council (IEDC), and is an adjunct professor for Appalachian State and NC State.

Event Sponsors:
Page Road Grille
5146 Page Road
Durham, NC 27703

Date/Time Information:
Registration & Lunch
11:30 am – 12:00 pm 
12:00 pm -1:00 pm   
Contact Information:
Mary Smith
Only NCTA Members can participate in this event. Registration is $10 to secure your seat (lunch included).

If you are not a member, please contact Mary Smith at 919.856.0393.

To see if your company is a member, view NCTA member directory.

Contact Michelle Calton to learn more about membership and join today!
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