This Week’s Business Buzz: 5/31/19

June 3, 2019

In this week’s Business Buzz, Johnson Price Sprinkle is hosting a presentation on Opportunity Zones on June 12th. Camp Girl Boss is looking for mentors and scholarship donations. And Capital Bank is hiring four positions across town.


  • First Benefits Insurance Mutual, Inc. has earned a Financial Stability Rating® (FSR) of A, Exceptional, from Demotech, Inc. This level of FSR is assigned to insurers who possess exceptional financial stability related to maintaining positive surplus as regards policyholders, liquidity of invested assets, an acceptable level of financial leverage, reasonable loss and loss adjustment expense reserves (L&LAE) and realistic pricing.


  • Camp Girl Boss is a Leadership & Entrepreneurship Summer Camp for Middle School Girls, hosting 10 week-long programs across WNC, with two in Asheville. Please help us empower local future leaders by sending your own Girl Boss, volunteering as a Mentor, or donating to the Scholarship Fund. All details are available at


  • Want to learn how you can utilize Opportunity Zones for your business?On June 12th Johnson Price Sprinkle is hosting a presentation on these new tax incentives that were created as part of the Tax Cuts And Jobs Act. Register and learn more here.


  • AdventHealth Medical Group Psychiatry is excited to welcome Catherine Louis, MD.  Dr. Louis brings a compassionate care approach that she is excited to share with AdventHealth patients as they get back to feeling whole. Dr. Louis earned her Bachelor of Science degree in Psychology from Southern Adventist University in 2002 and went on to obtain her Doctorate Degree from Loma Linda University in 2007.


  • Capital Bank is hiring all over town! They are looking for a Financial Center Manager, Retail Administrative Assistant, Teller, and Financial Services Representative. All applicants can apply at
  • Friday Services is hiring several positions in the Asheville area including: Assembly, Machine Operator, Material Handler, Warehouse Laborer, Sorter, Order Picker, General Office, Data Entry, and more! They offer fair wages and comprehensive benefits. If you are looking for work, or looking to hire talent, give Friday Services a call today at (828) 684-8700, and discover why Fridays has been the premiere employment solutions provider in Western NC since 1980.


  • On June 13 IFB Solutions hosts the annual golf tournament at  the Omni Grove Park Inn’s fabulous course starting at 12:30. Proceeds will be used to send children who are blind to summer camp. For information or to donate to this worthy cause, contact Michelle Wells at or call 336.245.5608.