Written by Lauren Stepp, Kay West, Emily Glaser, Bill Kopp, Peace Sanchez, Derek Halsey,
Ten Capital at Play Alumni Represent the Rapid Expansion of Western North Carolina’s Commercial Tableau
We’re not claiming psychic powers or crystal visions, but over the past 100 issues—well, 99—Capital at Play has highlighted a host of up-and-coming businesses that have since become prominent figures in Western North Carolina’s business landscape. We tracked down and caught up with ten of our most iconic alumni representing the region’s core industries, from the outdoors to alcohol, to learn how they’ve expanded their footprints, impacts, and profits while holding fast to the free spirit of enterprise.
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