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first_imgFox Factory Holding Corp., manufacturer of some of the world’s best shock absorbers and racing suspension products for snowmobiles, mountain bikes, motorcycles, ATVs, UTVs, off-road cars, trucks, and SUVs, has announced plans to expand its bike division to Asheville, North Carolina. FOX makes some of the best mountain bike suspension products in the world.“We are very excited to now call Asheville, NC home for one of our bike division’s satellite offices focused on service, sales, engineering, R&D, distribution, and finance,” stated Larry L. Enterline, FOX’s Chief Executive Officer.  “Along with a very passionate mountain biking culture, we believe Asheville offers us the ability to tap into a top-notch talent pool to help us continue to improve our business in these functional areas.”The company will soon begin renovations on a 20,000 square foot facility in south Asheville, making it part of an ever-growing community of outdoor industry members in Western North Carolina.The new FOX location will be tasked with facilitating growth of the company’s bikes division in the Eastern U.S. and European markets.For Asheville, the move amounts to 47 new outdoor industry jobs over the next five years.“The announcement today is about more than quality career opportunities for Buncombe County,” shared Brownie Newman, Chairman of the Buncombe County Board of Commissioners. “The FOX name is internationally recognized and a natural fit for our economy, our community, and our mountains.”last_img read more

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first_img ShareShareSharePrintMailGooglePinterestDiggRedditStumbleuponDeliciousBufferTumblr Richard Lett looked after Prince William while the future King of England grew up. He also ran security for the London Olympics in 2012. He’s sailed across the ocean. And now he leads a national health and life insurance agency.And from all of those experiences, Lett says he’s taken away valuable insights into what it takes to be a leader.“Each one gives me a different perspective of what it’s like to sit at the top table and responsibility for one’s fate,” says Lett, who will be a keynote speaker at the CUNA Lending Council Conference Oct. 30 to Nov. 2 in Las Vegas.Throughout his varied career, Lett learned lessons about risk management, responsibility, decision making, and being prepared for anything. The lessons began when he joined London’s Metropolitan Police—commonly known as Scotland Yard—in 1982.On his first day in uniform, Lett was assigned to attend a garden party at Buckingham Palace. His shoes were shined and trousers were ironed, and Lett says he thought it would be a fantastic day. But a bomb went off, killing members of the ceremonial guard. continue reading »last_img read more

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first_imgWhile the majority of credit union members may not be considered part of the “mass affluent,” what Visa and Mastercard define as those earning $100,000 and up, most CUs have pockets of wealthy members, says Kenton Potterton, VP/solutions and consulting at CUES Supplier member PSCU, St. Petersburg, Fla.These may be some of your best members, those who have larger mortgages, business loans or are using your credit union as their primary financial institution.If you are looking to attract the affluent to your credit union’s card programs or entice current wealthy members to do more with you, try these nine tips:Be selective: Know who it is you’re trying to attract.Be thoughtful in your product design and appeal.Expect this segment to ask, “What’s in it for me?” continue reading » 15SHARESShareShareSharePrintMailGooglePinterestDiggRedditStumbleuponDeliciousBufferTumblrlast_img read more

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