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Chatter with BNC

Podcast dedicated to all things business in North Carolina. We talk to the state's leaders in healthcare, manufacturing, education and more about their business, passions and lives in an entertaining and informative manner.

Jul 28, 2021

Welcome to Business North Carolina's weekly podcast, serving up interviews with some of the Tar Heel State's most interesting people. On today's episode, we are joined by John Nelms, the president of the N.C. Economic Development Association and Senior Economic Development Manager at Duke Energy. The Oxford native talks about the group's passion for supporting the state's community colleges and why North Carolina consistently ranks among the most attractive states for relocating businesses. Nelms has a bachelor's degree from N.C. State University and a Campbell University MBA. He worked in state government before joining Duke predecessor Progress Energy.