Hard at Work in North Carolina
Bank of America’s rich history in North Carolina began more than 130 years ago. In 1874, a small group of Charlotte residents started Commercial National Bank to meet the needs of the fast-growing city. Eventually, Commercial National merged with other North Carolina banks to form the North Carolina National Bank (NCNB) and then NationsBank. Today’s Bank of America is still headquartered in Charlotte and has grown to become one of the nation’s largest financial institutions, providing services to half of all American households.
Jul 16, 2012
When a car broke down in 1924, there were few options available. So when traveling salesman I.D. Blumenthal had his car’s radiator repaired by a Charlotte mechanic’s ‘magic powder,’ he instantly recognized its potential. I.D. partnered with the tinsmith and Solder Seal® became the first product of Radiator Specialty Company. A Company that continues to be owned and operated by The Blumenthal Family of Charlotte… learn More about Protecting Charlotte’s Manufacturing Engine
Jul 17, 2012
Established in 1965 in Charlotte, NC, Goodwill Industries of the Southern Piedmont provides employment, job training and career services for adults and youth in 18 counties throughout North Carolina and South Carolina… learn More about From Goodwill to Good Jobs
Jan 17, 2012
Learn how the Pathways Program helps build a more skilled and productive workforce for Charlotte… learn More about Helping Unemployed Workers in Charlotte Obtain an Education, Skills and Jobs
Jan 16, 2012
See how a community collaboration and a $10 million grant will help low-income students succeed in our public schools… learn More about Closing the Achievement Gap for Charlotte-Mecklenburg Students
Jun 30, 2010
In 2009, Peter Thom, President of Mona Lisa Food Products, Inc., had a problem that most entrepreneurs would welcome. His business, which manufactures dozens of specialty chocolate items used by pastry chefs in high-end restaurants and bakeries, was growing rapidly, partly due to growing demand for his products in Europe… learn More about Helping a Specialty Food Business Expand to Meet Growing Demand
*30,047 mortgage modifications in North Carolina since 2008.