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Lynn Minges

President & CEO, North Carolina Restaurant and Lodging Association


Lynn Minges has served as President & CEO for the North Carolina Restaurant and Lodging Association (NCRLA) since December 2012. In this role she works to protect, educate, and promote the diverse interests of North Carolina’s hospitality industry before the North Carolina legislature and lobbies against unfair governmental regulation. The industry represents more than $22 billion in sales annually and employs 13 percent of the state’s workforce.
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