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today’s young leaders & CEOs on the move

The 10th annual 40 Under 40 Leadership Awards ceremony is one of the most eagerly anticipated events of the year within the Triangle’s business community… They have:

  • attained significant leadership roles in their organizations
  • achieved a significant career milestone in 2009
  • had substantial involvement in community service

Winners Announced…

…Vincent Petrarca, Owner, Tonic Design and Tonic Construction

Vincent Petrarca is a graduate of the N.C. State School of Design.

Age: 37.

Description of employer: Architectural firm and construction company – design and build of modern architectural residences and commercial properties.

Hometown: Raleigh.  READ MORE…

May 2010

By Diane Lea

…The last Built project for the [AIA Triangle] Merit Awards is the GREENville House by Tonic Design of Raleigh. This project also honors Lindsey. Constructed in Greenville for owners Bobby and Kristi Walters, the consultants include Richard Kaydos-Daniels of Raleigh, Southern Energy Management of Morrisville, and the NCSU North Carolina Solar Center. Tonic’s Vincent Petrarca describes the house, characterized by individual bars, as “being built to track the sun as it stretches away from its own shadow.” The roof utilizes thermoplastic membrane and a system of solar thermal and photovoltaic panels… READ MORE…