Charlotte native Reggie Daniel took a circuitous career route before ending up in foodservice consulting and facility design. He played keyboards in a Charlotte rock ‘n’ roll band in the 1960s, restored classic cars, was an aspiring political cartoonist and studied graphic design -- all before launching Charlotte-based Daniel Design Inc. in 1985.Read More »
Linda Holden was newly divorced, going to school part time, and raising two kids. “I needed to make some money,” she said.” It was the early 1970s, and at the time she was living in an apartment complex in Endicott, N.Y. Desperate for work, she asked the apartment complex’s owner, who was also a developer and builder, for a job.
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Mike Griffin’s career began in the family tire business, but these days Griffin Bros. is rolling along with additional focuses, real estate development being one. Today, Mike Griffin’s career is focused on development and real estate deals. But it wasn’t always that ...
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Irving Schwebel on golf, fraternities and his ‘Betty side’ Lives in: south Charlotte Age: 61 Family: wife, Andrea; children, David, 34, Joanna, 30 Education: attended Hoffstra University in Long Island, N.Y., but did not graduate About 30 years ago, Irving ...
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These Walls takes a close look at the history behind Charlotte-area buildings. Palmer Fire School was almost extinguished. Mecklenburg County had condemned the historic building and was ready to demolish it. That’s when Dan Morrill, director of the Charlotte-Mecklenburg Historic ...
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Theresa Salmen admits that her job is hard to explain. Even her mother doesn’t get it. Lives in: Cotswold Age: 47 Family: divorced; children, Alec, 15, Haley, 10 Education: bachelor’s degree in business, Colorado State University When Theresa Salmen came ...Read More »
Michael McMillan said he’s just completed what will likely be the most important project of his career. Lives in: Mountain Island Lake Age: 36 Family: wife, Kathleen, 42; children, Amelia, 8, Jack, 7, Mary Frances, 5 Education: bachelor’s degree in business ...Read More »