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A Conversation with Phil Drake

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Date: Wednesday, April 24, 2019 05:30 PM

Venue: Blue Ridge Conference Center at Western Carolina University

Join us as we welcome Phil Drake of Drake Enterprises to the University Distinguished Speaker Series on April 24, 2019 at 5:30 pm in the Blue Ridge Conference Center at Western Carolina University. Phil entered the accounting arena and began developing Tax Software in 1977. His company now has over 900 people employed either full-time or part-time in Macon, Clay and Haywood counties of NC, in Nashville TN, in Pennsylvania, and New Hampshire. Those businesses include accounting, retail, software, dining, theater, golf, printing, internet service, family entertainment, construction, and fiber optics. Drake Enterprises has teamed with the Eastern Band of Cherokee Indians to build a fiber ring that connects the far western counties of North Carolina via a fiber backbone. The software division of Drake serves over 55,000 tax preparers throughout the United States, and will electronically file 17 million federal tax returns and 14 million state returns this year. This event is free and open to the public but registration is required. For more information and to register for a seat please visit\Drake


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