John Loyack

Vice President of Economic Development


John Loyack is the Vice President of Economic Development for the North Carolina Community College System. In this role, Loyack leads the operation of the Economic Development Division, which includes ApprenticeshipNC, BioNetwork, Customized Training, and the Small Business Center Network. The Economic Development team provides education, training, and support services for new, expanding, and existing business and industry in all 100 North Carolina counties through our network of 58 community colleges. Before joining the System, Loyack worked for the Economic Development Partnership of North Carolina and the North Carolina Department of Commerce as well as with companies like MercuryMD, Thomson Reuters, Time Warner, and Esteve Laboratories. Loyack earned a Bachelor of Arts degree in Economics and Spanish from Gettysburg College and holds an MBA in International Business Management from the Thunderbird School of Global Management. In addition, to being Chair of the Board of Go Global NC, he also is a member of the NC Apprenticeship Council and the NC MEP Advisory Board.

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