Our Graduates

Play4life Comics – Brandon Wright
Address: 149 South White Street
Wake Forest NC 27587
Short Business Description: Play4Life Comics is a full-service comic book shop carrying current and vintage comic books and action figures. we also host the Wake Forest mini comic-con witch is a family friendly community oriented comic convention.
Business Phone Number: (919)703-5976
Business Contact Email: play4lifegames@gmail.com
Posh Soap Co., LLC – Karina Flores
Address: 4617 Cardinal Grove Blvd
Raleigh NC 27616
Short Business Description: Posh Soap Co offers luxurious bath and body products made with plant-based oils. All products are handmade by me from start to finish in small batches for quality control. Your skin is your largest organ and therefore should be nurtured by earth's finest ingredients! Throw out that "beauty bar" and see what Posh Soap Co has to offer!
Business Website Address: http://www.poshsoapco.com
Business Phone Number: (919)670-8207
Business Contact Email: poshsoapco@gmail.com
RetroFitU – Richard Hampton
Address: 6401 Winter Spring Dr
Wake Forest, NC 27587
Short Business Description: RetroFitU is a physical, lifestyle training company that promotes living the healthiest active lifestyle possible.
Business Website Address: http://www.retrofitu.net
Business Phone Number: (919)964-2789
Business Contact Email: retrofitu@gmail.com
Rick Silva
Address: 413 Hunsford Pl.
Wake Forest, NC 27587
Short Business Description: I plan to leverage my experience in software engineering and database development to start a software development business that will have multiple products.

Business Phone Number: (617)803-3743
Business Contact Email: silva.rick@gmail.com
Shea La Vie – Erica Stribling
Address: 538 Brunello Drive,
Wake Forest, NC
Short Business Description: Shea La Vie is an all-natural skincare line. That offers a selection of moisturizers, soaps, scrubs, and other skincare essentials. Shea La Vie’s products particularly cater to clients with problem skin conditions such as eczema, acne, and hyperpigmentation. Our products help clients revive their natural glow, and achieve clear skin. Shea La Vie’s combined all-natural ingredients possess skin-clearing power, which results in life-changing testimonials. Shea La Vie's affordable products will guarantee that everyday people no longer have to suffer from embarrassing skin conditions.
Business Website Address: http://shealaviebeauty.com
Business Phone Number: (609)353-4284
Business Contact Email: stribling.erica@gmail.com
Southern Suds and Gifts – Dolores Riggins
Address: 213 South White Street
Wake Forest, NC 27587
Short Business Description: We are an eclectic shop full of beautiful handcrafted items and original art from local craftsmen and artists. We offer many types of classes. You are sure to find that special gift for a loved one, dear friend or yourself! We look forward to seeing you.

Business Phone Number: (919)412-0090
Business Contact Email: dirlgirl60@gmail.com
Sugar Magnolia Café & Emporium – Christine Sadel
Address: 219 South White St.
Wake Forest NC 27587
Short Business Description: Sugar Magnolia Café & Emporium is an eclectic Café located in the store downtown wake forest. They offer fresh homemade sandwiches salads and soups a wide variety of baked goods and desserts while serving Larry’s organic coffee, loose organic tea, local craft beer, and selected wines. They have a variety of spaces on two levels that can be used for your private event, meeting or class and also Ari place or groups, networking events, and people to gather. Sugar Magnolia Café brings live music to downtown wake forest every Friday night and most Saturday nights in their music lounge below the café has local artists teaching a variety of classes, wine tastings, and other nights with activities for people to enjoy.

The space is surrounded with local art and items by artisans, for you to find a special gift or something for yourself. They also carry a with a wide variety of loose tea, local honey, coffee beans, and other gourmet items.
Business Website Address: http://SugarMagnoliaCafe.com
Business Phone Number: 919-435-4436
Business Contact Email: christine@sugarmagnoliacafe.com
Sunny Lane Press  – Dahlia Greene
Address: Wake Forest, NC
Short Business Description: Sunny Lane Press offer products printed on sustainable materials that promote happiness, self acceptance and growth. From greeting cards to accountability journals, we encourage busy individuals to re-discover their happy with Sunny Lane Press.
Business Phone Number: (984)221-1215
Business Contact Email: DGreene1a@gmail.com
TCS Advanced Technologies – Suzanne Lynch
Address: Wake Forest, NC 27587
Short Business Description: TCS Advanced Technologies offers access to the latest in 3D printed technologies. We connect product developers and engineers to the 3D printed solutions they need for prototyping and short-run production. With 15 years of industry experience and a strong focus on quality, you can trust the experts at TCS Advanced Technologies to provide quality parts at an extraordinary value.
Business Phone Number: (919)268-9966
Business Contact Email: tcsadvancedtechnologies@gmail.com
The Bar Ber Shop Wake Forest – Sherod A.M. Holloway and Reginald Winston Jr.
Address: 10429 Ligon Mill Road
Wake Forest, NC 27587
Short Business Description: The Bar Ber Shop offers signature grooming services that present a fresh approach to a classic service. Our plan of creating traditional barbershops, catering to men, fills the void left open by the large chains, while also addressing a major need in our ever-changing population. Today, men are more educated, better compensated and more mobile than ever before. Men are relocating more often and are frequently in search of traditional barbers. A traditional barbershop alleviates the concern of many searching for familiar, reliable service. Our combined thirty plus years of experience as stellar service providers, award winning barbers and industry trailblazers all while providing a place of community enables us to set the standard. We provide haircuts, facials, shaves and color services. We sell retail products, merchandise and advertise space. Come visit us at The Bar Ber Shop Wake Forest!
Business Phone Number: (919)539-1682
Business Contact Email: info@skinxproducts.com
The Fashion Bar – Sylvia West
Address: 2004 Osbourne Court
Raleigh, NC 27604
Short Business Description: The Fashion Bar is an online boutique that sells casual, formal and bridal accessories for today's trending-setting women. We carry eye-catching, bold colorful necklaces, earrings, bracelets, and rings. Our formal wedding line includes Mother of the Bride jewelry, evening gloves, wedding veils, tiaras and bridal sashes.

The Fashion Bar is available for special events, conventions, conferences, in-home parties, Bridal Showers, festivals, street fairs, school events and church socials. The Fashion Bar is also happy to work with photographers, models, fashion shows and pageants who are in need of jewelry for these of events.
Business Website Address: https://www.thefashionbar.net
Business Phone Number: (919)395-8218
Business Contact Email: thefashionbar4u@gmail.com
The Ripple Effect Coaching and Leadership Development Group – B Jacqueline Jeter
Address: 913 Coral Bell Drive
Wake Forest, NC 27587
Short Business Description: The Ripple Effect Coaching and Leadership Development Group is a transformational development company that equips and empowers women at a crossroads in their lives to renew their mindset, refocus their outlook and reset their course in order to realize their full potential and excel in their life’s passion and purpose. We position you for success to make maximum impact in all aspects of your life.
Business Website Address: http://www.bjacquelinejetter.com
Business Phone Number: (919)263-4629
Business Contact Email: jacqueline@bjacquelinejeter.com
The Style Parfait – Stratton Parr
Address: Wake Forest, NC
Short Business Description: Short Business Description: I am a wardrobe stylist, personal shopper, and closet therapist. I am here to help you and your clothing however I can, providing closet cleanouts, shopping support, outfit curation, and a personalized fashion education from your head to your heels (or high tops).
Business Website Address: http://thestyleparfait.com
Business Phone Number: 919.263.0548
Business Contact Email: stratton@thestyleparfait.com
Totally Triangle, a Division of The Johnson Meetings Group – Jennifer Johnson
Address: 5300 Atlantic Ave, Suite #104
Raleigh, NC 27609

Short Business Description: TotallyTriangle, the destination management division of The Johnson Meetings Group, delivers memorable experiences for you and your group during their stay in the Triangle Area.

Situated in a collection of communities offering unique places to gather and visit, the TotallyTriangle team brings a lifetime of local to our clients. We provide area expertise, the best in local vendors and distinctive experiences in our own backyard. Personalized service and attention to detail are our hallmarks. From locally sourced attendee keepsakes to signature events in a historic venue, TotallyTriangle brings your event to life.
Business Phone Number: (919)523-6001
Business Contact Email: jennifer@johnsonmeetings.com
TRESMC School Apparel – Eric & Angela Clemmons
Address: Online , School Open Houses, and Personal Uniform Concierge Services
Short Business Description: TRESMC School apparel understands the challenges involved with sourcing school uniforms. We specialize in clothing hard to fit children, and offer Personal Uniform Concierge Service which allows you to complete your school uniform shopping without ever leaving your home. TRESMC offers easy ordering from our website, or we can personally come to you to measure your child and complete the uniform process. We carry a full line of uniform apparel from polos, oxfords, short, pants, sweaters, blazers, all the way down to socks and shoes! We pride ourselves on providing quality uniforms and world class customer service. We look forward to opportunity to serve you and having you become an important part of the TRESMC family!
Business Website Address: http://www.tresmc.com
Business Phone Number: (919)701-0011
Business Contact Email: info@tresmc.com
Triangle Duplication – Joe and Tara Fitzpatrick
Address: 1024 Prairie Aster Ct
Wake Forest, NC 27587
Short Business Description: Your memories are priceless. We understand this and want to help you preserve them through media conversion. When you bring in your old VHS, camcorder videotapes, reel film, slides, and photos, you can hand them to us with confidence. We use utmost care as we convert them to high definition digital format. All the work is done by us in our home-based workshop. You won’t risk losing your only copy by shipping out of state or using a big box retailer. Let us help you relive those special moments “like it was yesterday” and use Triangle Duplication to preserve your memories for future generations.
Business Website Address: http://www.triangleduplication.com
Business Phone Number: (919)622-0746
Business Contact Email: joe@triangleduplication.com
Unwined on White – Amy Burkhardt
Address: 153 S. White Street
Wake Forest, NC 27587
Short Business Description: Unwined on White, located in beautiful, historic Downtown Wake Forest, offers a state of the art yoga/fitness studio space combined with the service of hand-selected, high-quality wine and beer for a total unwinding experience. We will have highly experienced instructors who will lead all levels and ages of clients in yoga, Pilates, and barre classes. Unwined will also have wines from small, family-owned and sustainably farmed vineyards for on-site enjoyment or for retail purchase. A rotating selection of eclectic micro-brewed beer will also be available. There will also be a selection of yoga/fitness - related merchandise for sale that reflects the values of Unwined on White. What truly separates Unwined on White from any other nearby establishment is Unwined Upstairs, offering casual rooftop wine and beer service, as well as yoga classes and other exciting events!
Business Website Address: http://unwineonwhite.com
Business Phone Number: (919)761-5049
Business Contact Email: unwinedonwhite@gmail.com
WhistleStop Pottery – Lance Horne
Address: Coming soon!
Short Business Description: WhistleStop Pottery will be a storefront and online gallery located in Wake Forest, NC where handmade pottery from across our state will be sold.  Handmade pottery is sold in our area but can only be found in stores here and there or at art festivals. There's no 'one place' to shop for pottery. Shoppers will find NC handmade pottery from many different local artists in our gallery. Handmade pottery makes for a unique gift or decoration for your home or office. We know customers will consistently purchase from us because of our customer service, availability of products, being able to support local artists, and enjoying a unique shopping experience.
Business Phone Number: (919)426-4065
Business Contact Email: lancehorne@hotmail.com