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Feb. 17, 2013 @ 11:19 AM

AT&T announces Durham store manager
DURHAM – AT&T announced recently the appointment of a new manager at its 6709 Fayetteville Road retail store in Durham.
Arthur L. Moore has five years of communications and sales experience and will develop and lead a team of about 15 professional retail consultants, the company said in a news release.
Moore is responsible for creating an extraordinary customer experience and sharing AT&T’s wireless and wireline products and services.
Laurent Therivel, AT&T’s vice president and general manager of mobility and consumer markets in the Carolinas, manages company owned retail stores across North Carolina and South Carolina.
“Our goal is for every customer who walks into one of our stores to walk out so impressed with our customer service they’re willing to recommend us to their friends, co-workers and loved ones,” he said in a statement in the release. “AT&T retail managers like Arthur Moore are working to understand our customers’ needs and find a solution that helps them accomplish their goals.”
The 6709 Fayetteville Road location also can assist customers with information about AT&T’s wireless and wireline networks.
Triangle’s United Way announces board chairman
MORRISVILLE – J.R. Shearin has taken the role of chairman of the board for the United Way of the Greater Triangle, a nonprofit that provides funding to other nonprofits in the four counties of Durham, Johnston, Orange and Wake counties.
The nonprofit announced Shearin’s appointment in the role on Friday.  In the position, he will be responsible for leading the nonprofit’s board in “assistanting the organization’s strategic impact on the community, while helping thousands in need.”
Since 2007, Shearin has volunteered for the nonprofit, first as the annual workplace Untied Way campaign cabinet chair, and later serving on the board, before taking the position of first vice chair for the organization.
In addition to United Way of the Greater Triangle’s board, he serves on a number of advisory boards, including Alliance Medical Ministry, Capital City Club, Daniel Center for Math and Science, N.C. State University College of Management, and the Occoneechee Council of Boy Scouts.
He serves on the board of advisors and Economic Development Committee for the Greater Raleigh Chamber of Commerce. Shearin serves as the office managing partner for Deloitte, a global practice dedicated to financial advisory, consulting, tax and accounting.