This Week’s Business Buzz: 6/7/19

June 7, 2019

Congrats to Janet Bull on winning Four Seasons’ inaugural Visionary Award and to Immedion for hiring Steve Newman as its new Director of Sales Operations. In other news, Avadim has announced the launch of its Theraworx product in 2,500 Kroger locations.


  • Janet Bull, MD was recently awarded Four Seasons’ 2019 Visionary Award which honors the recipient for visionary foresight, leadership, and innovation. Bull serves as chief medical and innovations officer for Four Seasons.


  • Avadim Health, Inc. announced that Kroger, with nearly 2,800 supermarkets in 35 states, will launch Theraworx® Relief Muscle Cramp Foam in over 2,500 locations. Kroger, who serves over 9 million customers per day, will have Theraworx® Relief  available for its loyal customers who suffer from muscle cramps and spasms and symptoms associated with Restless Legs Syndrome. Kroger is the nation’s fourth largest private employer.
  • 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


  • Immedion LLC, a premiere provider of cloud, data center and managed IT services, today announced Steve Newman has been named Director of Sales Operations. In this new role, Steve will help enhance and streamline the company’s sales processes and procedures to ensure Immedion continues to deliver on its ‘customers first’ philosophy.
  • AdventHealth Medical Group Dermatology is excited to welcome Claudia Sotomayor, PA-C. She is looking forward to bringing her passion for connecting with patients on a whole-person level to her care role at AdventHealth. Sotomayor is welcoming new patients at AdventHealth Medical Group Multispecialty at South Asheville, a hospital department of AdventHealth Hendersonville. She will also be assisting AdventHealth board-certified dermatologist, Sarah Cash, MD at this location.


  • 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.


  • This weekend, Saturday from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m., there will be a conference that specializes on senior pet support at the Renaissance Hotel. There will be 40+ vendors talking about care for older dogs and cats.
  • 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.
  • The YMCA of WNC offers Horizons and Camp Quest at no charge to students in grades 5-8 in the Buncombe County Schools. Funding is provided by federal and community grants as well as donations to the YMCA Annual Campaign. The Y also offers a variety of other teen programs, including Leaders Club, Model UN, and Youth in Government. Learn more at
  • AdventHealth Hendersonville wants to thank the community members who took part in its annual Community Leadership Initiative featuring Franklin Covey’s The Speed of Trust: The One Thing That Changes Everything. 100% of proceeds from registrations for this event went directly to the Henderson County Education Foundation (HCEF) and its Leader In Me Program. Thanks to the participation of more than 85 community members and its partnership with Franklin Covey, AdventHealth was able to donate nearly $10,000 to the HCEF and the Leader In Me Program. This program teaches crucial life skills to the youngest members of our communities who are destined to become future leaders.


  • Friends of the Smokies and Navitat Canopy Adventures are partnering to show their love for Great Smoky Mountains National Park on four special days this summer. Call and mention Friends of the Smokies to book your adventure with Navitat Asheville or Navitat Knoxville for June 15, July 30, August 17, or September 28 to receive a 10% discount, plus a portion of sales will be donated directly back to Friends of the Smokies.