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ECU Chancellor Philip Rogers Appointed to Greenville ENC Alliance Board of Directors

The Greenville Eastern North Carolina (ENC) Alliance, a public private partnership focused on economic development is honored to welcome East Carolina University Chancellor Dr. Philip G. Rogers to its board of directors.

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ECU Former Interim Chancellor Ron Mitchelson Wins Chamber's Citizen of the Year Award

The Greenville-Pitt County Chamber of Commerce awarded Dr. Ronald “Ron” Mitchelson with its 2020 Citizen of the Year Award during its Annual Membership Celebration, presented by Vidant Medical Center, on Tuesday, March 30, 2021. The announcement was made via live stream video of the event.

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Grady-White Boats Achieves 19th Consecutive Award for Excellence in Customer Satisfaction

For decades, Grady-White Boats has been acclaimed for their dedication to customer satisfaction. Their success at exceeding customer expectations has once again been recognized during the National Marine Manufacturers Association’s (NMMA) presentation of the 2020 Customer Satisfaction Index (CSI) Awards.

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New Study Ranks Greenville as the Trendiest City Nationwide for Gen-Z renters

New research by a nationwide apartment listing service finds that Greenville, North Carolina is the trendiest city in the nation for Gen-Z renters.

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Pitt Community College Partners with Martin Community College to Further Develop the Workforce

Pitt Community College (PCC) is teaming up with nearby Martin Community College (MCC) to further development of a skilled regional workforce in several high-demand career fields. 

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Encouraging Women and Girls to Explore Careers in Biotechnology and Pharmaceutical Manufacturing

As the need continues to grow for a strong labor force in the biotechnology and pharmaceutical manufacturing industries around the world, efforts are underway in eastern North Carolina to attract and develop a local talent pipeline.

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ECU gets $1.9 million Golden LEAF grant to develop Eastern Region Pharma Center

East Carolina University has received a nearly $1.9 million grant from the Golden LEAF Foundation for the creation of a pharmaceutical manufacturing training center.

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North Carolina named 2020 State of the Year by Business Facilities

The new year is starting off strong for economic development in North Carolina as the state receives a prestigious award.

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A Year in Review: The Launch of the Greenville – Eastern North Carolina Alliance

As the Greenville – Eastern North Carolina (ENC) Alliance looks back on 2020, there is much to celebrate as our organization officially launched, created a leadership team, announced projects, and assisted in expansion efforts.

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Greenville Ranks as the Top City for Inbound Growth in 2020

According to data compiled by moving app and software company, Updater, Greenville, North Carolina experienced one of the largest population gains during the COVID-19 pandemic.

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Greenville – ENC Alliance President and CEO Elected to Chamber of Commerce Board of Directors

Steve Weathers, president and CEO of the Greenville – Eastern North Carolina Alliance was recently elected to the Greenville – Pitt County Chamber of Commerce 2021 Board of Directors.

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Thermo Fisher Scientific to Expand Greenville Facility for Sterile Drug Product Development and Commercial Manufacturing

Thermo Fisher Scientific is expanding its site in Greenville for sterile drug product development and commercial manufacturing of critical medicines, therapies, and vaccines.

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Thermo Fisher Scientific Announces 500 New Jobs, $500M Investment

Thermo Fisher Scientific, the world leader in serving science, is expanding its site in Greenville for sterile drug product development and commercial manufacturing of critical medicines, therapies, and vaccines.

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Grover Gaming Announces 200 New Jobs and $12.5M Investment in Greenville

Grover Gaming, a software development and design company founded in Greenville, North Carolina, announces a local expansion that’s expected to bring 200 new jobs and $12.5 million in capital investment over the next five years to the Greenville and Pitt County region.

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Grover Gaming to Bring 200 New Jobs, $12.5M in Capital Investment

One of the fastest growing software companies in the nation announces a local expansion that’s expected to bring 200 new jobs and $12.5 million in capital investment.

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Pitt County Moves to Tier Two Designation, Indicating Less Economic Distress

As ranked by the North Carolina Department of Commerce, Pitt County has moved to a Tier Two Development Designation for 2021 which signifies less economic distress.

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PCC President, Greenville - ENC Alliance Board Member to be Inducted into Voorhees College Hall of Fame

Pitt Community College president and Greenville – Eastern North Carolina Alliance board member Dr. Lawrence Rouse will be inducted into his alma mater’s Hall of Fame this month.

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Site Selection Magazine Ranks North Carolina as a Top State for Business Climate

An internationally circulated business publication covering corporate real estate and economic development has ranked North Carolina and Georgia as the states with the top business climates in the United States.

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National Business Women’s Week: Jessica Albea

An eastern North Carolina native, restaurateur, yoga instructor, wife, and mother of two is committed to providing healthy, wholesome, and plant-based food options in Pitt County and surrounding areas.

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National Business Women's Week: Bianca Iodice

A Brazilian chemist and tobacco industry expert credits her international business success to the resources and talent available in Pitt County.

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National Business Women’s Week: Kellie Brown

A serious car accident five years ago changed the life of Greenville native Kellie Brown in more than one way.

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National Business Women’s Week: Susan Farrior

As a woman in the construction industry, Susan Farrior is passionate about maintaining the standard of excellence that her grandfather and father started in 1962.

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National Business Women’s Week: Taylor Walden

What started as a part-time job for an East Carolina University student has turned into a multi-million-dollar business.

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Pitt County Native Joins Greenville –ENC Alliance as Vice President of Business Development

The Greenville – ENC Alliance welcomes an experienced economic development professional as a Vice President of Business Development.

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Celebrating GUC’s Low-Cost Utilities with Excess Capacity During Public Power Week and Public Natural Gas Week

The Greenville – ENC Alliance is proud to recognize Greenville Utilities Commission (GUC) during National Public Power Week and Public Natural Gas Week for its efforts year-round to serve the Greenville community.

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ECU, Elliott Sidewalk Communities Announce Partnership to Create Nation’s First Pacesetter Urban Hub

A 19-acre master development project has been announced in the downtown Greenville area as a public-private partnership effort between East Carolina University and master developer Elliott Sidewalk Communities.

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Nation's First Pacesetter Urban Hub to Develop in Greenville

A 19-acre master development project has been announced in the downtown Greenville area as a public-private partnership effort between East Carolina University and master developer Elliott Sidewalk Communities.

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Greenville – ENC Alliance Welcomes Director of Investor and Community Relations

The Greenville – Eastern North Carolina Alliance, a public-private economic development partnership focused on economic development, welcomes its first Director of Investor and Community Relations.

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Greenville – ENC Alliance Announces New Vice President of Business Development

As the Greenville – Eastern North Carolina Alliance continues to grow, the public-private economic development partnership is building its team through staff member additions.

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Greenville – ENC Alliance Announces Newly-Elected Board of Directors

The Greenville - Eastern North Carolina Alliance, a public-private economic development partnership created in 2019, recently elected new members for its Board of Directors.

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Catamaran Manufacturer World Cat Announces Expansion Plans in Greenville

HC Composites, LLC, the parent company of World Cat, plans to make an $8.8 million investment and hire 60 full time employees at a new manufacturing facility based in Greenville.

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World Cat Expands, Brings 60 New Jobs to Greenville

The world's largest maker of power catamarans chooses to expand operations in Greenville, North Carolina for its new boat manufacturing facility.

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Greenville - ENC Alliance Hires its First President and CEO

After a national search, the Greenville - ENC Alliance Search Committee has selected Steven Weathers, CEcD, to be the organization’s first President & CEO

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Greenville - ENC Alliance Launches Public Phase of Capital Campaign

The Greenville – ENC Alliance, Pitt County’s public-private economic development partnership, launched the public phase of its inaugural capital campaign.

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Greenville ENC Alliance Funds Marketing Effort for Bethel

The Greenville ENC Alliance has approved a grant to help one of the region’s towns. The Town of Bethel will use the $7,000 to help pay for marketing efforts.

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New Public-Private Economic Development Partnership Update

What began in the Spring of 2018 as a conversation among business and community leaders has culminated with the launching of the Greenville ENC Alliance.

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