Wednesday, December 6, 2023

Power 100 Q&A: Steve Berlin

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59, Partner, Kilpatrick Townsend & Stockton

Alma mater
Wake Forest University,
B.A., J.D.

The Michigan native is an arts advocate, serving on the boards of the UNC School of the Arts and the Arts Council of Winston-Salem and Forsyth County. He’s also the immediate past chair of Winston-Salem Business Inc. and chairman of the local United Way annual campaign. Berlin, whose clients have included Lowe’s Cos. and Wake Forest University, was Business North Carolina’s 2018 Legal Elite winner in environmental law.

What is North Carolina’s key challenge?
Having a competitive workforce and complementary environment, and involving the most people in the process.
Share an insight about your community.
We are blessed with deep talent and an exceptionally cooperative spirit, but most of all, the most charitable people one could imagine.
What is something people don’t know about you?
I am an avid marble collector.
Key 2018 accomplishment?
Signing the first major tenant [medical-device maker Cook Medical] for the redevelopment of the Whitaker Park tobacco manufacturing plant.
What have you learned from your work as chair of Winston-Salem
Business Inc.?
Jobs and economic progress solve a myriad of problems

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