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Michelle Long (access required)

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Michelle Long admits defining mere “satisfaction” is a tough thing to ask a perfectionist to tackle. “I find satisfaction when I’m able to see the positive results of a project or performance,” she says. “Whether it is a play I’m ...

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Moira LoCascio (access required)

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Moira LoCascio’s favorite expression is “taking a pause,” because she has learned to pause before reacting to a difficult person or situation. She has had plenty of practice to develop this successful strategy. As CEO of the McLaughlin Young Group, ...

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Katherine L. Lambert (access required)

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When Katherine Lambert earned the badges that adorn her Girl Scout sashes, she never imagined she would someday play a key role in managing the large Hornets’ Nest Girl Scout Council of Charlotte, The council serves 23,000 members, including 6,500 ...

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Christy Koury (access required)

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When Christy Koury went to an emergency room with her young daughter who had been diagnosed with mitochondrial disease, the attending physician had to go online to look up information about that disease. Since that day six years ago, Koury ...

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Marsha C. Kennedy (access required)

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Marsha Kennedy believes failures and setbacks are just stepping stones to success. She learned that lesson in high school after she failed to make the cheerleading squad, then compensated with a sport that turned out much better. “I was devastated ...

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Lisa Kelly (access required)

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When Lisa Kelley decided to go to college right after high school, her grandfather patted her on the back and assured her she might meet a man there. “I will never forget his laughter when I told him I wanted ...

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Kati Hynes (access required)

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When Kati Hynes looks back on the Chiquita Brands International move from Cincinnati to Charlotte, the memories are bittersweet. Hynes, as vice president for economic development with the Charlotte Chamber of Commerce, was instrumental in helping the Queen City land ...

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