Former Secretary of Defense Chuck Hagel, left, is thanked by John Lassiter after Hagel spoke before the Charlotte World Affairs Council last year. Lassiter said Tuesday he is resigning as chair of the Economic Development Partnership of North Carolina.
Former Secretary of Defense Chuck Hagel, left, is thanked by John Lassiter after Hagel spoke before the Charlotte World Affairs Council last year. Lassiter said Tuesday he is resigning as chair of the Economic Development Partnership of North Carolina. Diedra Laird dlaird@charlotteobserver.com
Former Secretary of Defense Chuck Hagel, left, is thanked by John Lassiter after Hagel spoke before the Charlotte World Affairs Council last year. Lassiter said Tuesday he is resigning as chair of the Economic Development Partnership of North Carolina. Diedra Laird dlaird@charlotteobserver.com

John Lassiter resigning as NC economic development board chair

April 18, 2017 7:04 PM