Born in Dillon, South Carolina and raised in Southern Pines, JP attended Appalachian State University and graduated with a degree in journalism. Since then he’s backpacked Europe, Australia, and Asia, started his own internet auction business, worked as an editor for High Country Home magazine in Blowing Rock, and founded QC Exclusive Magazine. When he’s not writing or designing, he enjoys fly fishing, hiking, photography, traveling, and spending time with his friends and family.
A graduate of Appalachian State University and alleged film and literature snob, Corey Miller has spent a good chunk of his adult life wandering…but he’s never had any intention of permanently abandoning the barbecue and the dogwoods. A self-professed word-nerd and a lover of the stories that matter, he’s responsible for much of QC Exclusive‘s long-form work. Corey brings a unique storytelling ability to the magazine, and as Deputy Editor, he curates some of the finest content in the area. But he’s really just here for the cocktails.
Brett Barter attended Michigan State University where he earned a B.A. in Advertising. After graduating, he began a career in commercial real estate. In 2008 he moved to Charlotte to further his career and escape the cold. He immediately fell in love with the city and its opportunities. In 2011 he co-founded QC Exclusive Magazine. When he isn’t dedicating his time to the magazine, he’s enjoying his other passions: live music, bench press, and spending time with his wife Layne and daughter Lennox.
A Charlotte native and Centre College graduate, Jamey Price is an award-winning motorsport photojournalist from Charlotte. His images have been published around the globe by Top Gear, Car & Driver, CycleWorld, Road & Track, RACER, MotorTrend, Autosport, F1 Racing, Motorsport Magazine, F1i, Blackbird Automotive Journal, Sports Illustrated, ESPN, Southern Living, The Washington Post, The Charlotte Observer and many more. Visit him online at jameypricephoto.com.
Sunny Hubler is a transplant to Charlotte, NC by way of the great state of Maine. She has a Master’s in Health Communication and, as an adjunct professor at UNC-Charlotte, can be found instructing journalism courses in addition to working at QC Exclusive. Sunny has curated, written, and edited countless articles for the magazine. As Digital Editor, she leads and develops content for the QC website as well as our various social media accounts. She’s also our resident baker—without Sunny, QC would collapse like a bad cake.
Hailing from the suburbs of Detroit, Ashley Carlini graduated from Michigan State University. Holding both a B.A. in English Literature and a B.A. in Arts and Humanities, she minored in Italian and remains a member of Phi Beta Kappa. The car industry runs through this girl’s veins, and she embraces every Italian stereotype, down to her love of pizza and Louis Prima. Being a sales rep, her favorite part of the job is connecting with local business owners and ensuring their stories get told; Carlini will make you an offer you can’t refuse.
Kat Hands has a been in the publishing business for over 14 years. An actress and New York native, Kat relocated from Park Slope, Brooklyn, where she used to manage to sell ice to eskimos. She loves the Queen City, getting to know local business owners and enjoying the growth, potential and great weather the Carolinas have to offer her and her two children. Kat loves that her job shares the stories of local business owners, helping them find success—all the while keeping Charlotte’s small town feel at the heart of the growing city.