Outer Banks Chamber of Commerce Announces 2023-2024 Leadership OBX Class

By on September 21, 2023

The Outer Banks Chamber of Commerce and Lead Program Sponsor,¬†Outer Banks Health, are pleased to announce the 2023-2024 Leadership OBX class.¬† The Leadership OBX program is also sponsored by¬†North Carolina Aquarium on Roanoke Island, Carolina Designs Realty,¬†and¬†Miss Lizzie‚Äôs;¬†nonprofit sponsor –¬†Outer Banks Community Foundation;¬†and beverage sponsor ‚ÄstPepsi Bottling Ventures.

Leadership OBX is a professional development program of the Outer Banks Chamber of Commerce. Launched in 2014, the program purpose is to develop a cohort of business professionals with a greater understanding of the Outer Banks region and a network of individuals ready to serve on boards and in other volunteer leadership roles in the region. The primary objective of Leadership OBX is to educate business and organizational professionals about economic, demographic, and social resources, as well as the successes and challenges of our diverse area.

Selected to participate in this year’s program are:
  • Crystal Ambrose, Dare County Dept of Social Services
  • Tonya Bailey, First National Bank
  • Victoria Blakely, NC Coastal Federation
  • Jeanne Brook, Joe Lamb Jr. & Associates
  • John Denny, Outer Banks ACE
  • Shari Fiveash, Outer Banks Room In The Inn
  • James Gould, Town of Duck
  • Kimberly Hardman, Outer Banks Health
  • Jake Hatch, Surf Side Hotel
  • Marina Hill, Outer Banks Relief Foundation
  • Beverly Jones, Outer Banks Health
  • Jim LeBlanc, Miss Lizzie‚Äôs
  • Christian Legner, NC Aquarium on RI
  • Alexandra Lekki, Albemarle United Way
  • Angela Lewis, Carolina Designs Realty
  • Laurin Meredith, Self Employed
  • Anne Morrisette, Morrisette Appraisals LLC
  • Shelley O‚ÄôGrady, Joe Lamb Jr. & Associates
  • Clark Olsen, Clark Pool Group
  • Covaleen Pack, Coastal Humane Society
  • Jarrod Rabatin, Outer Banks Visitors Bureau
  • Steven Rhoads, NC Aquarium on RI
  • Sonya Sikes, Island Insurance Agency
  • Parker Swart, Southern Bank
  • Danielle Velardi
  • Keri Williamson, Coastal Humane Society
  • Chelsey Wince, High Seas Pools & Spas
  • Philip Wolfe, Nags Head Fire Rescue
  • James Wooten, Dare County Emergency Mgt

Leadership OBX is a professional development program of the Outer Banks Chamber of Commerce. Launched in 2014 the program purpose is to develop a cohort of business professionals with a greater understanding of the Outer Banks region and a network of individuals ready to serve on boards and in other volunteer leadership roles in the region. The primary objective of Leadership OBX is to educate business and organizational professionals about economic, demographic and social resources, as well as the successes and challenges of our diverse area.

Those interested in additional information about Leadership OBX can contact Karen S. Brown, President & CEO at (252) 441-8144 or visit www.outerbankschamber.com.


BIDDER PRE-QUALIFICATION REQUEST:

Barnhill Building Group has been selected as the Construction Manager @ Risk by the College of the Albemarle and is seeking to pre-qualify construction trade contractors to submit bids for the furnishing labor, materials, equipment, and tools for the new College of The Albemarle – Allied Health Sciences Simulation Lab (COA Health Sciences) located in Elizabeth City, NC. Please note: Only subcontractors who have been prequalified by Barnhill will be able to submit a Bid.

The project consists of the new construction of a 38,000-sf, 2-story expansion to the existing Owens Health Sciences Center and will house classrooms, labs, and a simulation lab. The site is just over just over 4.5 acres and is located on an active campus. This new construction will be a steel structure with a brick and metal panel veneer, curtainwall, and storefront glazing with a PVC roof membrane.

Principal trade and specialty contractors are solicited for the following Bid Packages:

BP0100: General Trades

BP0105: Final Cleaning

BP0390: Turnkey Concrete

BP0400: Turnkey Masonry

BP0500: Structural Steel & Misc. Steel

BP0740: RooÔ¨Āng

BP0750: Metal Panels

BP0790: Caulking / Caulking

BP0800: Turnkey Doors/Frames/Hardware

BP0840: Glass & Glazing

BP0925: Drywall

BP0960: Resilient Flooring

BP0980: Acoustical Ceilings

BP0990: Painting & Wallcovering

BP1005: Toilet Specialties / Accessories / Division 10

BP1010: Signage

BP1098: Demountable Partitions

BP1230: Finish Carpentry and Casework

BP1250: Window Treatment

BP1400: Elevators

BP2100: Fire Protection

BP2200: Plumbing

BP2300: HVAC

BP2600: Turnkey Electrical

BP3100: Turnkey Sitework

BP3290: Landscaping

Packages may be added and/or deleted at the discretion of the Construction Manager. Historically underutilized business firms are encouraged to complete participation submittals.

HUB/MWBE OUTREACH MEETING: Barnhill Building Group will be conducting a HUB/MWBE Informational Session. You are encouraged to attend the following session to learn more about project participation opportunities available to you. These seminars will help to: Learn about project and scope; Inform and train Minority/HUB contractors in preparation for bidding this project; Assist in registration on the State of North Carolina Vendor link; Stimulate opportunities for Networking with other firms. Location and time TBD. Please visit our planroom at https://app.buildingconnected.com/public/54da832ce3edb5050017438b for more information.

Interested contractors should submit their completed prequalification submittals, by July 22, 2024, to Meredith Terrell at mterrell@barnhillcontracting.com or hardcopies can be mailed to Barnhill Contracting Company PO Box 31765 Raleigh, NC 27622 (4325 Pleasant Valley Road, NC 27612).


 


Sussex Development is soliciting bids to turnkey supply and install FF&E for the new Tulls Creek Elementary School, 125 Campus Drive, Moyock, NC27929. This project is a new ground-up 2-story, Pre-K thru 5th grade school, approximately 118,000 square feet. Bid documents may be obtained through Christopher West Interiors LLC. Request bid documents via email to interiors@cwiusa.com. Pre-Bid RFIs will be accepted via email until Wednesday, July 31, 2024 at 5:00PM EST. Pricing proposals are due Wednesday, August 14, 2024 by 5:00PM EST. All bids and inquires to be sent to interiors@cwiusa.com. Certified NC Hub, MBE, WBE, DBE, SBE are highly encouraged to participate. Sussex Development is an EOE and maintains a drug-free workplace.


 



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