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NC Military Business Center Welcomes Lee Moritz as Business Development Professional in support of the Hickory Region

The North Carolina Military Business Center (NCMBC) is pleased to announce the appointment of Lieutenant Colonel (Retired) Lee Moritz, Jr. as Business Development Professional.  Serving businesses statewide from Catawba Valley Community College (CVCC), Lee will focus his efforts on the Department of Defense (DoD) clothing and textile chain.  Lee will also provide one-on-one assistance to help businesses in the region to compete for, win and grow jobs through federal contracts in the following counties: Catawba, Alexander, Ashe, Alleghany, Burke, Caldwell, Watauga and Wilkes.

“The business development team is the heart of the NCMBC,” said Scott Dorney, NCMBC Executive Director.  “Lee’s extensive experience in the DoD clothing and textile chain will prove invaluable to businesses within the CVCC service area, surrounding counties and statewide in competing for, winning and successfully executing federal contracts – and growing jobs in our state.”

Lee will identify current and future prime and subcontracting opportunities (with a focus on DoD’s clothing and textiles supply chain), notify companies statewide of these opportunities, and provide one-on-one assistance to help companies in his service area to bid on and win federal contracts.

Prior to joining the NCMBC, Lee served 21 years both in US Army and the North Carolina National Guard. He served in various assignments up to brigade and state level staff. A master aviator and maintenance test pilot, Lee served in a number of operational aviation and staff assignments both overseas and in North Carolina.

Lee is a graduate of Appalachian State University and attended numerous military schools to include the US Army Command and General Staff College and the National Defense University.

Lee brings to NCMBC 30 plus years of business development and marketing experience. His previous roles include 25 years as Executive VP Sales for a major NC textile company and more recently as Senior Director in the defense aerospace industry. He also served 16 years as a local elected official affording the opportunity to be involved in his community and North Carolina state legislation.

For more information on the NC Military Business Center visit: or contact Lee Moritz at

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About NCMBC. The North Carolina Military Business Center (NCMBC) is a business development and technology transition organization, headquartered at and supported by Fayetteville Technical Community College (FTCC) and serving at community colleges statewide. The mission of the NCMBC is to leverage military and other federal business opportunities to expand the economy, grow jobs and improve quality of life in North Carolina. The NCMBC’s primary goal is to increase federal revenues for businesses in North Carolina. The Department of Defense has an annual impact of $66 billion and is the second largest sector of North Carolina’s economy (12% GDP). With six major military bases, over 100 National Guard and Reserve component facilities and the third highest number of uniformed military personnel in the country, the State of North Carolina created the NCMBC to leverage opportunities with these installations, DoD commands and federal agencies operating worldwide. Supported businesses have won at least 4,006 contracts with a minimum value of $15.76 billion.

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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