Empire Hotel project in downtown Salisbury to be topic of talk

Empire Hotel project in downtown Salisbury to be topic of talk
(David Whisenant-WBTV)

SALISBURY, NC (WBTV) - Britt Weaver will speak about the Empire Hotel development at the Rowan County Chamber of Commerce Power in Partnership (PIP) breakfast on Thurs., February 21, at 7:30 a.m. at Trinity Oaks (728 Klumac Road).

Weaver is the developer of the Empire Hotel project in downtown Salisbury. He is a founding principal of Black Point Investments, a Charlotte, N.C.-based real estate developer of historic properties. Prior to Black Point, Weaver managed an asset portfolio valued in excess of $48 million in addition to raising capital for private equity and loan placements.

Weaver’s professional experience spans international marketing, sales, finance and public relations. He served as Chief Financial Officer of Sencera International Corporation, a thin-film solar module company from 2007 through 2010. There he raised over $23 million in three equity rounds. Prior to Sencera, he spent 20 years in marketing and sales management with diverse companies such as Procter & Gamble, Sara Lee, Kellogg’s and Beiersdorf AG. In his last corporate assignment, he served as vice president of marketing & public relations for SonicBlue, Inc, a Santa Clara, CA semiconductor company. He was awarded Master of Business Administration from Harvard University in Boston, Mass. Weaver earned bachelor’s degree in political science at The University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, N.C.

The dates for the remaining 2019 series are: March 21 (Agri-business); April 18 (Health Care); and, May 16 (Leadership Rowan Graduation).

If you are not a Power Card holder, individual reservations are welcome; however, the reservation deadline is Tues., Feb. 13 by 5 p.m. The cost is $15 for members and $25 for non-members.

The price includes the cost of breakfast and the program. Contact the Chamber for information on reservations or sponsorship opportunities at 704.633.4221 orinfo@rowanchamber.com

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