The Bragging Corner

Inspiring stories showcasing extroardinary people making an impact in business and economic development.

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Our Business Hero For All Seasons

Mr. Robert J. Brown is an extraordinary man who has dedicated his life to changing the world. See how Mr. Brown is working with UPS to ship over 180 tons of books to schools in Africa over the next three years. Get involved at 

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Raleigh Woman Brings Christmas Spirit to White House

Carnella Renee Hill knows how to bring the holiday spirit. See how she helped make the White House aglow with the vivid colors of the holiday season.

Geoff Foster at Core Technology

Gear Up! Spotlighting Core Technology Molding Corporation

Geoff Foster, CEO of Core Technology Molding Corporation, a plastic injection molding and assembly solutions provider shares his business journey and how his company is impacting the future of manufacturing.

CJ Scarlett presenting at Patriot Bootcamp

Veterans train business skills at UNC Boot Camp

CJ Scarlet, local Marine Corps Veteran wins Patriot Boot Camp Competition with innovative business pitch.

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Charlotte's Women in Business: Camisha Farris

After a leap of faith Camisha Farris joined her husband's flooring company. See how she's contributing to the success of the their family business.

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First African-American woman to own a billion-dollar business offers tips for success

Meet Janice Bryant Howroyd, the first African-American woman with a $1 billion business.