Raleigh, N.C. – North Carolina House Speaker Tim Moore accepted the Public Leader of the Year Award from the N.C. Technology Association on Tuesday, February 21, 2017.
Brooks Raiford, President and CEO of the N.C. Technology Association presented the award to Speaker Moore with the following remarks:
“It’s reflective of the work that you’ve done and the support that you’ve given to the tech sector and the innovation community. From digital transformation of the schools, to broadband expansion in schools to tax policies, they really help the tech sector in North Carolina. We want to thank you for that leadership and we hope you’ll continue it.”
Speaker Moore also made a statement:
“What you all do for the state is tremendous as technology is leading the way of our state’s economy, so I really appreciate the recognition, but more importantly I appreciate the hard work that you and others do.”
The N.C. Technology Association released a study in February 2017 finding North Carolina ranks #1 in the United States for IT employment growth.