GREENSBORO – The Greensboro Economic Development Alliance recently presented Smith Moore attorney Charles E. Melvin, Jr. the 2006 Stanley Frank Lifetime Achievement Award. The award, presented at the alliance's annual investor meeting, recognizes outstanding individual service and dedication to the Greensboro community.
"Charlie's dedication and commitment to economic development have been instrumental to Greensboro's economic success over the years," said Steve Earp, managing partner of Smith Moore. "We are delighted that he has received this well-deserved recognition."
Melvin's substantial contribution to the community includes service on the boards of Downtown Greensboro, Inc., the Greensboro Business Center, and the GTCC Foundation. He has provided leadership in the Greensboro business and economic development community for more than 30 years, serving in a variety of positions as the chairman of the Greensboro Chamber of Commerce, Vice Chair and Board Member of Forward Greensboro 2, and on the Operating Group of Greensboro Economic Development Alliance.
Melvin is a lifelong resident of Greensboro and an attorney at Smith Moore LLP focusing his practice on business, real estate development, land use, and international law. He has been recognized in Woodward/White's The Best Lawyers in America and in Law & Politics Magazine as a North Carolina Super Lawyer.
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