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NCMBC Welcomes Laura Rodgers to the Team

January 28, 2020 – The North Carolina Military Business Center (NCMBC) is pleased to announce the appointment of Laura Rodgers as Business Development Professional, and the opening of a new service location at the Research Triangle Park Campus of Wake Technical Community College (WTCC). Serving businesses statewide, Ms. Rodgers will identify contract opportunities, source them for businesses across the state and provide one-on-one assistance to help businesses in the region compete for, win and grow jobs through federal contracts. The WTCC RTP office of the NCMBC results from expanded funding for the NCMBC provided by the General Assembly and State leadership to grow the defense economy in North Carolina.  
GRAND OPENING EVENT.  WTCC will host a Grand Opening for the NCMBC office, as well as the Veterans Zone, on February 5, 2020 from 11:00 am – 1:00 pm, at the Wake Tech RTP Campus, RT-1 Auditorium, Room 162, 10908 Chapel Hill Road, Morrisville, NC 27560.  Remarks will begin at 11:30 am.  RSVP’s are requested at
“The business development team is the heart of the NCMBC,” said Scott Dorney, NCMBC Executive Director. “Laura’s experience with the major prime contractors including Lockheed Martin and General Dynamics Information Technologies and with NC State University Industry Expansion Service will equip her to provide invaluable assistance to North Carolina businesses in winning and successfully executing federal contracts.”  
As a member of the NCMBC’s business development team, Ms. Rodgers will identify future and current federal prime and subcontracting opportunities, identify and notify companies of these opportunities and provide one-on-one assistance to help companies bid on and win contracts. Specifically, Ms. Rodgers will monitor contract opportunities from the Department of Energy, Defense Logistics Agency – Energy and Missile Fuels, as well as the Environmental Protection Agency, National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences and North Carolina National Guard. 
Ms. Rodgers is responsible for working one-on-one with North Carolina businesses in Wake, Lee, Chatham, Durham, Orange, Caswell, Person, Granville, Vance, Franklin and Warren counties that desire to do business with the federal government. In this capacity, Ms. Rodgers will help existing businesses to identify, bid on and compete for federal contracts.  
Prior to joining the NCMBC, Ms. Rodgers was a Client Relations Manager at North Carolina State University Industry Expansion Solutions where she performed business and operations assessments with defense contractors in the aerospace industry and provided recommendations for improvement. Ms. Rodgers worked for Lockheed Martin on the MX and Titan Missile programs, and General Dynamics Information Technology on military training programs. During her time in the defense industry Ms. Rodgers held a variety positions in business operations, training, compliance, quality management systems, business development and proposal preparation.
Ms. Rodgers’ office is located at Wake Technical Community College at the RTP Campus. For full contact information, visit the Contact Us page of, or email her directly at  
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The NCMBC is a component of the NC Community College System, headquartered at Fayetteville Technical Community College (2201 Hull Road, Fayetteville, NC, 28303).

The NC Military Business Center, the NC Community College System, and the State of North Carolina do not officially endorse events. These items are posted strictly for the information and convenience of NCMBC customers.

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