Mailing Address: North Carolina Military Business Center PO Box 1748 Fayetteville, NC 28302
Focus Areas and Experience:
Public Relations & Advertising
Organizational Strategic Planning
Marketing & Communication Management
Event Planning, Coordination & Execution
Event Sponsorship Manager
Statewide Community Outreach
Social Media, Blog Manager
Biweekly Newsletter Distribution
Business Spotlight Manager
Courtney Smedick first joined the North Carolina Military Business Center in January 2008. Due to a military PCS move to Texas, for her active duty husband, Ms. Smedick left NCMBC in November 2009. The military returned Ms. Smedick to Fort Bragg in December 2010, where she returned to NCMBC in January 2011 serving as the Statewide Integrated Marketing, Events Coordinator and Government Relations at NCMBC Headquarters in Fayetteville.
Ms. Smedick’s responsibilities include government relations, development and implementation of statewide business development and training events, communication and outreach, social media and serving as the program manager for NCMBC’s employment programs for transitioning military and military spouses.
In December 2011, Ms. Smedick received her Master’s degree in Integrated Marketing Communication from West Virginia University. Prior to her move to North Carolina in 2006, Ms. Smedick attended Slippery Rock University of Pennsylvania, receiving her Bachelor’s degree in Communication with a strategic focus in Public Relations. While in school she held an internship position with Penn State – Behrend’s Athletics Department, performing sports marketing and public relations activities. Ms. Smedick also held the Advertising Manager position for two years for Slippery Rock University’s award winning newspaper, The Rocket.
Ms. Smedick’s previous work experience includes working at a Fortune 500 insurance company and the marketing director for a large, private medical practice. Ms. Smedick is also an alumnus of the AmeriCorps program, where she volunteered in Pittsburgh, Philadelphia, and San Diego. During her commitment to AmeriCorps, Ms. Smedick completed over 504 volunteer hours in a ten month timeframe. Due to this achievement, she received the President’s Volunteer Service Award, signed by President George W. Bush.
Ms. Smedick’s office is in the Harry Shaw Virtual College Center building at Fayetteville Technical Community College in Fayetteville. She currently resides in Harnett County with her husband, who is a Physicians Assistant at Fort Bragg, and daughter.
NCMBC Key Information
NCMBC-assisted firms won 2749 contracts – worth between $8.2 billion and $30.9 billion – from the NCMBC’s opening in 2005 through September 2017
FY2016: Federal agencies awarded $4.6 billion in prime contracts to companies in 100 of 100 North Carolina counties
FY2016: Department of Defense awarded $2.4 billion in prime contracts to companies in 79 of 100 North Carolina counties
North Carolina Military Business Center
PO Box 1748
Fayetteville, NC 28303
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