October 2019

Nakira Carter was selected to lead the Raleigh-Durham JLL Project and Development Team. She will manage the development, design, construction and branding of commercial real estate projects across the region.

Jeff Elliott, retiring Atlantic Coast Conference administrator, was named Executive Director of the North Carolina Sports Hall of Fame. Elliott has been at the ACC since 2001, most recently serving as the Special Assistant to the Commissioner.

EYP Architecture & Engineering promoted Terence McCabe, AIA, LEED AP, to Managing Principal of the firm’s Raleigh office. McCabe has more than 20 years of experience in design, planning and construction, as well as an extensive background in business administration and economics.

The Raleigh School selected Kelly Banik as its new Head of School. Prior to joining TRS, she served for 15 years as the lower-school director at The Moorestown Friends School in New Jersey. In her new role, Banik will work with faculty and staff to further play-based and project-based learning opportunities.

Laura Smith joined CBS 17 as a new Weather and Traffic Reporter/Anchor weekday mornings. A South Carolina native and University of South Carolina graduate, Smith formerly worked at sister station WCBD-TV in Charleston and is a two-time Emmy nominee.

Larry L. Melton, Jr., PMP joined the Board of Directors at Dewberry, a national consulting firm. Melton previously managed vital public infrastructure projects throughout the U.S. and Canada and has decades of experience in engineering and construction.

Campbell Law School named Grace Roede as Director of its career center, which helps match students and recent graduates with employers for internships and jobs. Additionally, Morgan Cutright was promoted to Director of Admissions and Suzanna Geiser joined the school as a Professor of Legal Research and Writing. Kala Taylor also recently became an Adjunct Faculty Member at Campbell Law, overseeing its Externship Program, and remains Assistant Dean of the school’s career center.

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