new york times highlights the positive impact of camp corral on military children

Nov. 8, 2017
The New York Times featured RLF client Camp Corral and the meaningful work the organization is doing to support military families. The article explores the difficulties that the children of our military service members face and how organizations such as Camp Corral provide support for them and their families.. Read the story here.

Corporate capital trust prepares for listing on nyse

Nov. 2, 2017
RLF client Corporate Capital Trust, a non-traded business development company, announced its plans to list on the New York Stock Exchange on Nov. 14. Read the story here.

Abletalks founder featured in autism parenting magazine

October 2017
Nancy Wells founded the non-profit AbleTalks to provide ongoing education and life skills to young adults with autism who had aged out of traditional services. She shared her personal story and advice for parents in a profile with Autism Parenting. Read the story here.

first bank discusses emerging technology with news & observer

Oct. 30, 2017
First Bank, the largest community bank based in North Carolina, was featured in an article on the Raleigh News & Observer discussing how banks were using various technologies to reach millennials. Read the story here.

WFMY highlights First bank’s sponsorship of annual race 4 the Greenway

Oct. 28, 2017
RLF client First Bank was the primary sponsor of Greensboro’s annual “Race 4 the Greenway,” a fundraiser for the city’s downtown greenway. The day of the event, representatives of the Downtown Greenway and First Bank appeared live on WFMY to promote the event. See the story here.

HAECO Americas executive highlighted in news & Record

Oct. 24, 2017
HAECO Americas’s named Doug Rasmussen as president and group director of its cabin services division. HAECO Americas provides aircraft maintenance, repair and overhaul services and aerospace manufactured products to commercial, government and private customers. See the Greensboro News & Record’s story on Doug Rasmussen here.

owner of multiconcept eatery featured in restaurant hospitality

Oct. 17, 2017
Morehead Foundry and owner Lee Comer were featured in a Restaurant Hospitality article on the growing multiconcept operation trend. Comer was quoted on the benefits of running a multi-concept operation such as Greensboro’s Morehead Foundry and some of her goals for streamlining the process further.  Read the story here.

Forge fundraising campaign receives local coverage

Oct. 12, 2017
RLF partnered with The Forge, Greensboro’s makerspace, to help launch its new capital campaign. RLF created collateral materials for the campaign as well as provided media relations support. The campaign received a tremendous amount of coverage from local television stations and an article in the News & Record, which can be seen here, and in the Triad Business Journal, which can be seen here.

business north CAROLINA CASTS Spotlight on Shurtape

September 2017
Business North Carolina profiled RLF client Shurtape and the Shuford family which owns the company. Shurtape is one of the nation’s largest makers of pressure-sensitive tapes, producing adhesives for building and construction, packaging and other industries. Read the story here.

first bank celebrates dreams with ongoing campaign

Aug. 23, 2017
RLF is proud to partner with client First Bank to celebrate the dreams of individuals across the Carolinas. First Bank is awarding $100,000 over the year to help people’s dreams come true. The first winner, Anita Autry, was awarded $15,000 to purchase an autism service dog for her son. See her amazing reaction here.

Camp corral featured on wxii

Aug. 12, 2017
RLF client Camp Corral was featured by the Triad’s WXII for the amazing opportunity it provides to the children of wounded, injured ill and fallen military members. The segment explores the positive impact of the experience that military children have during their free week at Camp Corral. Watch the WXII segment here.

first bank exec profiled by triad business journal

Aug. 2, 2017
Adam Currie was recently appointed the Piedmont regional president of RLF client First Bank, the largest community bank based in North Carolina. The Triad Business Journal did a brief Q&A with Adam on his new role and the bank’s expansion into the Triad. Read the article here.

camp corral featured on cnn’s headline news

Aug. 1, 2017
RLF client Camp Corral, a free summer camp for children with parents in the military, was featured on Headline News’ Good Morning Express with Robin Meade. A producer and camera crew spent a day filming this segment at a Camp Corral site in upstate New York. View the segment here.

Brooks pierce partner discusses new drone laws

July 28, 2017
Brooks Pierce partner Stephen Hartzell was quoted in the Triangle Business Journal on recently passed drone regulations in North Carolina and their potential impact on businesses and hobbyists. Read the article here.

first bank transition featured in triad business journal

July 26, 2017
RLF client First Bank, the largest community bank based in North Carolina, acquired Carolina Bank in March. The weekend of Aug. 4 to Aug. 7, these branches will be converted to First Bank branches. Read more from the Triad Business Journal about this transition here.

strategic growth of RLF client First bank highlighted

May 31, 2017
The Pilot, based in Southern Pines, North Carolina, highlighted the rapid and strategic growth of First Bank, which is poised to become the largest community bank in North Carolina through both recent acquisitions and organic growth in key markets. Read more here.

Brooks Pierce attorney discusses cybersecurity risks with triangle business journal

May 16, 2017
Will Quick, an attorney with RLF client Brooks Pierce spoke to the Triangle Business Journal about the risks that medium and small businesses face when it comes to cyberattacks. Because they have fewer defenses in place, small and midsized companies are facing increased threat from hackers, he said. Read more here.

Brooks Pierce’s art collection highlighted in news & observer

May 14, 2017
RLF client Brooks Pierce accumulated an art collection with more than 50 unique pieces by North Carolina artists when renovating its Raleigh office in 2016. The Raleigh News & Observer featured the art collection in an article on corporate art collections. Read more here.

RLF expands team with two communications managers

May 12, 2017
RLF welcomes two new communications managers, Brianna LaRouche and Madison Croxson. They will each work with multiple client accounts in varied disciplines during their time with us. Learn more about their distinct backgrounds and thoughts on joining the team here.

camp corral ceo profiled on today parenting

May 10, 2017
Mary Beth Hernandez, CEO of RLF client Camp Corral, was featured on TODAY Parenting for her amazing role as both a leader of a nonprofit organization and mom to two teenagers. The article explores the intersection of Mary Beth’s professional journey and motherhood and how she’s maintains a healthy balance. Read more here.

First Bank’s “Dream it. do it.” campaign highlighted on wfmy

May 8, 2017
Joe DePasquale, the president for the Triad region of client First Bank, appeared on local CBS affiliate WFMY to talk about the bank’s “Dream It. Do It.” campaign. The year-long contest will give $100,000 away to deserving families in North Carolina and South Carolina. Learn more about the contest here, and watch the WFMY interview here.

First Bancorp CEO featured in American banker

May 3, 2017
Richard Moore, CEO of RLF client First Bancorp, was interviewed by American Banker on the bank’s recent transformation from a mostly rural bank to the largest community bank in North Carolina. Moore discussed both recent acquisitions by the bank, its plas for the future and what sets First Bank apart from its competitors. Read more here.