Category: Greater Winston-Salem, Inc. News

Q3 Report: Economic, Talent, and Workforce Update

PDF Download This quarter, don’t miss the latest metrics on our economic development pipeline and recent project announcements! The Q3 report includes a recap of the Annual Meeting presented by Atrium Health Wake Forest Baptist, featuring the keynote guest Eugene Woods, President and CEO of Atrium Health. Quarterly Highlights WS outpaces employment growth across much… Read More »

ProKidney Expands Headquarters and Manufacturing in Forsyth County

ProKidney, a biotech company focused on treating chronic kidney disease (CKD), has announced that it will expand its headquarters in Winston-Salem. ProKidney will expand its footprint of manufacturing, office, and lab space in facilities on Westpoint Drive and Empire Drive. The expansion will generate $21 million in capital investment and 50 new jobs by 2027. … Read More »

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 »

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 »

State of the Economy

Greater Winston-Salem, Inc. held the State of the Economy event presented by Wake Forest University on June 14, featuring NC Secretary of Commerce Machelle Baker Sanders as the keynote speaker. As a center of economic activity, Winston-Salem is poised for continued economic attraction and retention in 2023 and beyond. With just under 1,600 new jobs… Read More »

Baptist Hospital Celebrates 100th Anniversary

North Carolina Baptist Hospital, now known as Atrium Health Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center, will officially mark 100 years of caring on May 28. The hospital opened its doors on May 28, 1923, with a simple commitment: to be a place of healing and teaching. Planning began in 1919, when the Baptist State Convention of North… Read More »

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