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Heslin Serves as Energy "Spark Tank" Panelist

May 8, 2014

Charlotte Energy Member Brian Heslin spoke on the “Spark Tank” panel at the Charlotte Business Journal’s 5th annual Energy Inc. Summit at the Charlotte Convention Center on May 8. Panelists explained their innovations to funders and technical experts in the CBJ’s version of the popular TV entrepreneur program. Other members of the panel included:

  • Lori Collins, Executive Director of CLT Joules;
  • Pete DeVisser, Carolinas Tax Leader, BDO;
  • Vic Howie, Vice President, Harding - Howie Partners, Merrill Lynch Wealth Management;
  • Chris Manley, Director of Business Development, Skookum Digital Works; and
  • Mark McDowell, Co-Founder, Acta Wireless.
Energy Inc. consisted of a luncheon, trade show and networking, all focused on industry trends and business opportunities in the Carolinas energy sector. The keynote address was given by AREVA Vice President and Chief Financial Officer Kathy Williams. Other presentations included a CEO panel discussion with Duke Energy President and CEO Lynn Good, Piedmont Natural Gas Chairman, President and CEO Thomas Skains, and SCANA Chairman and CEO Kevin Marsh, as well as a conversation with NC Governor Pat McCrory.