HAY THE ID IS 61863!

By Susan Gravely Susan Gravely is a born and bred North Carolinian, and she lives in Chapel Hill with her husband, Bill Ross. She is the CEO and founder of VIETRI, the largest U.S. importer of handcrafted Italian ceramics. She is a voracious traveler and ever-the-optimist.
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    Working With Family

    March 18, 2014 at 6:00 am

    There’s an old saying that a family business is either the worst or the best experience of one’s life. As someone who started a company with her mother and sister over thirty years ago, I’ve realized that the truth in that statement comes down to your definition of business and your personal, family, and professional […]

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    Meet Franco!

    February 24, 2014 at 11:40 am

    I’d like to introduce you to VIETRI’s newest team member, Franco! When my husband, Bill, and I decided it was time for a new puppy, we narrowed in on Australian Labradoodles. I knew the dogs had a yellow gold fur, and so I told Bill that we should get a girl puppy and name her […]

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    The Road To Work

    February 4, 2014 at 6:00 am

    My commute from Chapel Hill to Hillsborough is one of the highlights of my day. It’s a simple drive - pull onto Martin Luther King Jr. Boulevard in Chapel Hill and continue straight down 86 for exactly 18 minutes before I arrive at VIETRI. The Old 86 feels like it hasn’t changed a bit, and I […]