The Fly Angle, Episode 9: Carrying On With the Hurricanes, Novo Nordisk and More

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In This Episode:

What’s better than a special guest? How about four? Co-hosts Mary Griffith and Jake Potter sit down with leaders from Novo Nordisk, the Research Triangle Foundation, Eckel & Vaughan, PNC Arena and the Carolina Hurricanes to find out why their organizations are supporting the new Triangle Takeoff Coalition — and discover the group’s high hopes for accelerating RDU Airport’s recovery.

Episode Guests:

McGavock Edwards, APR is partner and senior vice president of strategy and client service for Eckel & Vaughan, a Raleigh-based strategic communications agency specializing in public affairs, public relations and marketing.

Shaylah Nunn Jones is principal of government and public affairs for Novo Nordisk Pharmaceutical Industries. She leads all external affairs and policy priorities for Novo Nordisk’s North Carolina manufacturing facilities that supply diabetes medications globally.

Scott Levitan is CEO and president of the Research Triangle Foundation, which manages North Carolina’s Research Triangle Park. Levitan has more than 30 years of experience working in mixed-use development, with an emphasis on university-related research parks.

Larry B. Perkins, CVE, CPP, CMP is vice president of guest relations and assistant general manager for PNC Arena. Perkins is an expert and frequent guest speaker worldwide on crowd management, safety and event planning.

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