Yolanda Brisco Selected to Charlotte Business Journal's 2021 40 Under 40

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Nexsen Pruet attorney Yolanda Brisco has been selected for inclusion in Charlotte Business Journal's signature 40 Under 40 awards program, which spotlights individuals who are making a difference in their careers and communities.

"Yolanda is a phenomenal attorney and exemplifies what it means to be a community leader" said Chris Kouri, Nexsen Pruet Charlotte Office Managing Partner. "We are thrilled she is being recognized for her commitment to excellence in both her professional and personal endeavors."

Yolanda Brisco’s practice focuses in the areas of corporate and economic development law.  She supports corporate clients in transactional matters including entity structure and formation, corporate governance, commercial contracts, and general corporate law with an emphasis on small businesses and nonprofit and exempt organizations. In addition, as part of Nexsen Pruet’s economic development team, she helps clients navigate state and local economic incentive programs.

Prior to joining Nexsen Pruet, Yolanda spent more than a decade in the accounting and nonprofit industries as a consultant and the real estate industry as a Realtor®/Broker licensed and North and South Carolina. As a nonprofit and accounting consultant, she advised a diverse group of nonprofits and small businesses in 501(c)(3) nonprofit administration and management; and business financial management. Her clients included sports philanthropists, human services organizations, private foundations, churches and other religious organizations, schools, financial counseling and money management organizations, community development corporations, startup charities, and small businesses such as a gift boutique, marketing and media company, technology firm, and online fashion boutique.

From Charlotte Business Journal

With hundreds of people moving into the Charlotte metro every week, the region's workforce is growing rapidly. Many of those flocking to the area are young professionals, who bring their energy and talent to the companies they work for as well as the community at large.

Each year, the Charlotte Business Journal aims to introduce some of these rising stars through the 40 Under 40 awards program. Now in its 28th year, this signature awards program turns a spotlight on 40 individuals — all under the age of 40 — who are making a difference in their careers and communities.

CBJ solicits nominations for this recognition, and our readers always come through with an impressive group from which to choose. Now, the winners in the 2021 class have been selected.

Read the full list here

About Maynard Nexsen

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