May 2020

Jasmine Brown, Holly Springs native and founder of Facts For Youth, a nonprofit dedicated to improving financial literacy rates in North Carolina, wrote her first book, titled, “The Money Club: A Teenage Guide to Financial Literacy” in order to help teach teenagers basic money management.

Rise Against Hunger, an international hunger relief non-profit, appointed Barry Mattson as Chief Executive Officer. Mattson has over a decade of experience in capacity building, international supply chain management, agribusiness, civic engagement and donor stewardship.

Kelly Feist joined Ascom, a global solutions provider focused on healthcare information communication technology (ICT) and mobile workflow, as Managing Director for the United States and Canada. Feist will be based in the company’s Morrisville office and will also serve as a member of Ascom’s Extended Executive Committee.

Guarav “G” Patel joined CityPlat Commercial Real Estate as a Senior Advisor for its new Fayetteville Street location in downtown Raleigh. Patel has been a leader in Raleigh’s hospitality industry for over a decade—he is the founder of Eschelon Hospitality and co-founder of Social House Vodka.

North State Bank hired Tyler Roe as Vice President and Controller. In his new role, Roe, a Raleigh native with a decade of corporate accounting experience, will direct the bank’s finance department, which includes managing accounting and monitoring internal controls.

Lindsay Weininger was named Strategic Partnerships Specialist for VisionPoint Marketing. In her new role she will lead business development and oversee marketing efforts for the higher education marketing agency.

Carolina Ballet Costume Director Kerri Martinsen and a team of 30 volunteers sewed thousands of masks to be donated to those in the Triangle who are in situations that make social distancing difficult, including the homeless and prison inmates.

The North Carolina Football Club named Megan Rogers Vice President of Marketing. In her new role, Rogers will lead marketing and strategy for the club’s professional soccer teams, NC Courage and North Carolina FC, as well as support upcoming Downtown South initiatives.

Roger Fish joined wmHarper as Creative Director. Fish will lead team growth and integrated campaign development for the agency. Prior to this role, Fish was Creative Director at Grey Group in New York. He has 12 years of experience in strategic brand development.

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