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About Bank of America

Bank of America began serving North Carolina 140 years ago. With the depth of our expertise, resources and geographic reach, we are in a unique position to help promote economic opportunities for many different populations and advance strong economies worldwide. We partner with nonprofits, local governments and cultural institutions that boost job skills, provide affordable housing and improve the economic outlook for their local citizens. Our support helps amplify their efforts and success. Both in our workplace and out in the world, we focus on expanding and supporting opportunities for women, veterans, people with disabilities, the LGBTQ+ community and other underserved groups. We support diversity and inclusion because it helps ensure that everyone has the chance to build a solid financial future. It also strengthens communities and organizations by bringing together broader perspectives and backgrounds. Learn more

Silver Sponsors


About Hummingbird Creative Group

Hummingbird Creative Group is a boutique branding agency helping admired brands build business value through clear communication of brand differentiation. We work primarily with leaders of manufacturing/distribution, healthcare, B2B, non-profits and service businesses to define brand strategy, develop sustainable branding campaigns, and implement sales enablement programs. Our passion is to strengthen each client's promise, presence and profitability over time as we continue helping brands TAKE FLIGHT AND SOAR! Learn more at


About NC Education Lottery

The NC Lottery was created to provide value to North Carolinians. We promised to provide fun and fair games to players and raise money for a good cause: education. Since 2006, we have kept our promise, delivering joy and thrill across the entire state of North Carolina. We have created and continue to nurture an environment and culture committed to social responsibility. Learn more:


About Regulator

In 1988, Regulator Marine set out to reinvent the deep-vee center console experience and engineered what is known today as the Legendary Ride. Built in North Carolina and tested against the challenging conditions of the Outer Banks, Regulator boats are seriously tough sportfishers known for their exceptional fit & finish, as well as a dry, soft, and comfortable ride. Designed for ultimate fishability, incredible comfort, and serious performance at every turn, each boat in our line delivers maximum versatility as you pursue the Offshore LifeTM. Learn more:

Bronze Sponsors

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About Drucker + Falk
Drucker + Falk is a national multifamily woman-owned management and commercial real estate powerhouse.  The leadership and longevity we have enjoyed for over 85 years, in an industry our founders helped shape, is rooted in an ethos of integrity, transparency, service and response.  Our distinction as one of the Top 50 property management firms in the country is testament to proven record of performance on behalf of our clients, some of the most tenured and respected owners in the industry.  We specialize in:

  • Third party multifamily management, value -add renovation, new development, lease-up and due diligence.
  • Commercial brokerage, leasing, and management
  • Investment syndication of multifamily and commercial real estate ventures

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Eastern NC Center for Business & Entrepreneurship

About Eastern NC Center for Business & Entrepreneurship
The Eastern North Carolina Center for Business and Entrepreneurship is located on the beautiful campus of NC Wesleyan University in Rocky Mount NC. The Center is your full-service business partner. Offering free and low cost training and development courses and seminars to help entrepreneurs and businesses grow to the next level. We provide free coaching, mentoring and networking services to our members. In addition, The Center provides executive training for our corporate partners. For more information contact the Executive Director: Dr. Gena Messer Knode at


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