Carolinas Gateway Partnership Joins the Research Triangle Regional Partnership

August 27, 2013

Research Triangle RegionResearch Triangle Region, N.C. — The Research Triangle Regional Partnership (RTRP), leading economic development agency for the Research Triangle Region, has welcomed Carolinas Gateway Partnership to the RTRP team to market the Research Triangle Region. Carolinas Gateway Partnership, based in Rocky Mount, is a public-private industrial recruitment agency dedicated to the economic development of Nash and Edgecombe counties.

“Our focus is a 60-mile radius surrounding the Raleigh-Durham International Airport and Research Triangle Park and we are excited to team with Carolinas Gateway Partnership to further market one of the most vibrant economies in the country,” said Charles Hayes, president and CEO of the RTRP. “The core drives economic development for the surrounding radius and we certainly welcome other partners to join our collaborative team approach.”

“We are proud to be affiliated with the RTRP, the area’s leading economic development agency, and look forward to working with their vast network of partners to further enhance the opportunities for Nash and Edgecombe counties,” said Gateway’s Chairman Frank Harrison.

About The Research Triangle Regional Partnership (RTRP)

The Research Triangle Regional Partnership leads economic development for the Research Triangle Region of North Carolina, the area within a 60-mile radius of the Raleigh-Durham International Airport and the Research Triangle Park. The RTRP comprises economic development agencies across the region, who work with a wide range of public and private partners to market the region for new investment and direct strategic efforts to ensure the region remains economically competitive. For more information, visit


Tess Farmer
Burkhead Brand Group