Category: Walter Profile

To the moon: Kelly Shatat’s homegrown jewelry empire keeps growing

by Liza Roberts photographs by Missy McLamb Seven years ago, Raleigh native Kelly Shatat was a pharmacist making necklaces for fun at her dining room table. Today she is the chief executive of Moon & Lola, her own multi-million-dollar company,…

Smedes York: Growing up with Raleigh

by Liza Roberts photographs by Tierney Farrell If anyone’s memoir could be accurately called Growing up with Raleigh, it would be Smedes York’s. His life and work – in business and in public service – have spanned, and often spurred,…

From golf to great: Raleigh’s Peter Millar goes global

by Liza Roberts photographs by Missy McLamb When Lindsay Browder leaves her historic home in Oakwood for work this fall morning, it’s warm enough for shorts. That’s fine at her office, where her yellow Lab, Palmer, is welcome, too. He…

Armed and disarming: Cassandra Deck-Brown is the chief

by Amber Nimocks photographs by Nick Pironio To watch police chief Cassandra Deck-Brown work a room is to witness subdued charm in motion, armed with a service revolver and wearing a badge. Rather than back-slapping or glad-handing her way through a crowd,…

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