Firms across a broad range of industries have found success in eastern North Carolina. Here’s what some of their leaders have to say about the Region and its advantages.
Cheesecake Factory - "We were thrilled to be located in Rocky Mount and the Eastern Region of North Carolina. The geography was perfect for our distribution economies. What we were looking to do was to strengthen our supply chain from a finished product distribution standpoint. In addition we're just a people-oriented company and the people resources available in the area are just tremendous."
--Keith Carango, Vice President Bakery
Mt. Olive Pickle Company, Inc. - "The employees of Mt. Olive Pickle Company are the foundation of the company's success. They are part of the fabric of Eastern North Carolina, with its strong work ethic and sense of community. The region's natural resources and locally produced agricultural products have also been key for us. For the past 80 years, this has been a winning combination for Mt. Olive Pickle Company."
--Bill Bryan, President
Hatteras Yachts - "We have a positive work ethic here - a loyal and dedicated work force. By and large, they are people who are not afraid to speak up and contribute. They take a great deal of pride in what they do, where they live, and where they work."
--William C. Naumann, Chairman Hatteras and Cabo Yachts