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Meet the Team

Blake Brown

Dr. Blake Brown
Director, EFM
Hugh C. Kiger Professor
Agricultural  Resource Economics
NC State University
(919) 515-4536 (Office)
Expertise: Tobacco, Policy, Strategy, Leadership
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Margaret Huffman
Program Coordinator, EFM
Department of Agricultural and Resource Economics
NC State University
(919) 515-4498


Greg Hopper
CEO, Strategic Edge Executive Resources, LLC.
Executive Education Faculty
NC State University
(919) 720-407
Expertise: Strategy, Block-chain,
Regional Economies, Agribusiness Entrepreneurship


Sharon Justice
Teaching Instructor
Leadership and Professional
Development Program
East Carolina University
(252) 737-5286
Expertise: Organizational Behavior, Labor Management


David Mayo
Teaching Instructor
Miller School of Entrepreneurship
East Carolina University
Teaching Instructor, ECU
(252) 328-6628
Expertise: Business Finance, Family
Scott Mickey Scott Mickey
Farm Business Consultant
Clemson Cooperative Extension
Office: Sumter
Phone: 803-773-5561
Expertise: Farm Finances

Paul Mugge

Paul Mugge
Executive Director, CIMS
Poole College of Management
NC State University
(919) 513-0166
Expertise: Strategy, Business Model and
Process Innovation, Value Creation

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Nathan Smith
Agribusiness Production, Extension Economist
Clemson Cooperative Extension
Office: Sandhill REC
Phone: 803-788-5700
Expertise: Production Economics

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