NCEDA Career Achievement Award

NCEDA periodically presents an award to an individual who exemplifies leadership in the state’s economic development efforts. The North Carolina Career Achievement award is given in recognition of the winner’s contributions to expansions and projects completed during their economic development career.

Previous Honorees:

2022: David Spratley, Maynard Nexsen (formerly with the NC Department of Commerce and EDPNC)
2019: Tony Copeland, Brooks Pierce (former Secretary, NC Department of Commerce)