Author: Greater Winston-Salem, Inc.

25 Young Professionals Recognized in 2023 Leadership Awards

We are excited to celebrate the many accomplishments of the recipients of this year’s Winston Under 40 Leadership Awards! 25 local young professionals are being recognized at the Leadership Awards reception on October 12. Meet the Recipients Dr. Marquis Barnett, City of Winston-SalemMark Batten, Winston-Salem/Forsyth County SchoolsChristy Bellis, The Go-To Winston-SalemMiriam Dineen, Mood Treatment CenterEmily… Read More »

WSPR Fund Invests in STEMZ

 The Winston-Salem Partners Roundtable, an angel investment fund that offers capital to early-stage growing companies in Winston-Salem and Forsyth County, has made an investment in the local startup STEMZ. STEMZ is a logistics & tech-focused company working to build consistent and convenient distribution systems for US-grown flowers. The company works to streamline the process of… Read More »

Wake Forest University Announces Vision for Deacon Boulevard Redevelopment

Wake Forest University will explore redeveloping University-owned property, east of the Reynolda Campus adjacent to Allegacy Stadium, Couch Ballpark, and the Lawrence Joel Veterans Memorial Coliseum. The University selected Atlanta-based Carter with Winston-Salem-based Front Street Capital to collaborate on possibilities in the area. Wake Forest and Carter/Front Street are collaborating with the City of Winston-Salem to develop… Read More »

John Deere Electric Powertrain Expansion

Deere and Company has acquired majority ownership of Kreisel Electric, an Austrian manufacturer of lithium-ion battery systems, which allows the companies to work in tandem to advance the development of hybrid and electric off-road equipment. Kreisel will locate adjacent to John Deere’s existing Kernersville manufacturing facility on Mountain Street with an expansion that will generate… Read More »

Career Pathways: Nikki Murphy

Career Pathway: Forsyth Tech – Welding Technology, Associate’s in Mechanical Engineering, Project Management Certificate East Carolina University – BS, Industrial Engineering Technology Project Manager, Siemens Energy When Nikki Murphy, a project manager at Siemens Energy, first considered entering the field of advanced manufacturing, she wasn’t sure which pathway was right for her, but she knew… Read More »

MBE Grant Program Announces Application Window

haga clic aquí para leer este anuncio en español The Minority Business Enterprise (MBE) Grant fund will soon be open for applications. The MBE Fund provides Black and Latinx-owned small businesses with up to $25,000 and is focused on improving business success, job retention, and job creation.  Businesses must be located in Forsyth County and… Read More »

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