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Homicide is a top cause of death for pregnant women in the U.S. Black women are at higher risk

By Angela Lindsay Of all the concerns a pregnant woman may face as she navigates the months leading up to her child’s birth, violence at the hands of a domestic partner is one that is alarmingly on the rise. According to a study published last October in the medical journal “Obstetrics & Gynecology,” homicide was the leading cause of death for pregnant and postpartum women in the U.S.…
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Natalie Williams • Notable Names • January/February 2022

Natalie Williams is a business development executive, advisor, coach and the new director of operations for the Charlotte Area Fund. Williams has more than 15 years of experience in financial, organizational and operational management. In her new role with the Charlotte Area Fund, Williams will work to serve low-income individuals and combat poverty by mobilizing community resources behind anti-poverty efforts through developing partnerships and other strategies.…
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Nicole Byers • Notable Names • March/April 2022

Nicole Byers is the branch manager at Chase Bank on Beatties Ford Rd. In her current role, Byers will focus on helping consumers in the region open accounts, manage their finances and make large purchases. The branch will also provide financial health workshops, community events, and cooperative programming in coordination with Johnson C.…
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Rai Glover • Notable Names • March/April 2022

Rai Glover is the new market president for Truist Financial in Charlotte. Glover brings more than 23 years of banking experience to Truist and will be responsible for the commercial banking team covering the Charlotte region. Prior to joining Truist, Glover worked for Bank of America and has held nine different positions including senior vice president where she managed a team of contribution managers from New York to Florida and contributed more than $35 million in grants to non-profit organizations.…
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Ashley Cumberbatch • Notable Names • March/April 2022

Ashley Cumberbatch is the district manager for the Charlotte market at U.S. Bank. Cumberbatch is an experienced financial services industry leader known for implementing strategic plans, developing talent, and optimizing the overall customer experience. In her current role, Cumberbatch is responsible for leading the retail branch network and digital team.…