Public-Private Development http://wunc.org en Veteran CEO Tapped To Lead NC Commerce Privatization Plan http://wunc.org/post/veteran-ceo-tapped-lead-nc-commerce-privatization-plan <p></p><p>The state Commerce Department has hired a new leader to re-vamp and privatize economic development across the state.&nbsp; Richard Lindenmuth is the new Interim CEO of the Economic Development Partnership of North Carolina.</p><p>Lindenmuth has served as CEO of more than ten companies, and was president of ITT's Business and Consumer Communications Group in Raleigh.</p><p>Commerce Secretary Sharon Decker promised a total re-organization of her department.&nbsp; So, today, she and Governor Pat McCrory announced their choice for head of the new state partnership.</p> Wed, 08 Jan 2014 02:15:24 +0000 Leoneda Inge 28577 at http://wunc.org Veteran CEO Tapped To Lead NC Commerce Privatization Plan Privatized Commerce Corporation Raises Critics’ Ire http://wunc.org/post/privatized-commerce-corporation-raises-critics-ire <p><font size="2">Big changes are coming to the state commerce department. </font></p><p><font size="2">A new public/private non-profit will be taking over some of the duties of recruiting new business to the state next year. But critics of the <a href="http://www.governor.state.nc.us/newsroom/press-releases/20130408/governor-mccrory-launches-partnership-prosperity-new-economic">N.C. Partnership for Prosperity</a> say similar efforts in other states have failed. Host Frank Stasio talks to&nbsp;</font></p> Wed, 30 Oct 2013 16:14:14 +0000 Alex Granados & Frank Stasio 24965 at http://wunc.org Privatized Commerce Corporation Raises Critics’ Ire