Maureen Little is the Associate Vice-President of NCWorks Customized Training for the North Carolina Community College System. She began her work in economic development in 1987 as Director of Business and Industry Services at Stanly Community College, serving her native Union County. After eleven years at the local college level, she joined the North Carolina Community College System in a Regional Director for Economic Development position, working specifically with the colleges in the Charlotte Region. In 2005, she was promoted to the Senior Regional Director position and began working with the 58 North Carolina Community Colleges.
In her current role since 2008, Maureen travels North Carolina from Manteo to Murphy, ensuring continuous improvement and success in the State’s greatest asset for economic development – the North Carolina Community College System.
Maureen graduated with honors from the University of North Carolina at Charlotte, where she earned a Bachelor of Arts degree in 1981. She is a graduate of Leadership North Carolina, Class XIX, and was the proud recipient of the 2012 Stanley Frank Class Award, which is awarded in Mr. Frank’s honor to a class member who exemplifies his spirit to make North Carolina a better place to live and work.