WDI Staff

Executive Committee

  • Deb Hays, Chair
    Intracoastal Realty
  • Spruill Thompson, Vice-Chair
    Cape Fear Commercial
  • Tom Davis, Treasurer
    City Block Apartments
  • Jean Lawler, Secretary
  • Hank Estep, Sponsorships Committee Chair
    Griffin Estep
  • Debi Causey, Events Committee Chair
    Cape Fear Community College
  • Laurence Nadeau, Grants Committee Chair
    Creative Commercial
  • David Gross, Bylaws Committee Chair
    The Gross Law Group
  • Margaret Haynes, City Council Representative
    City of Wilmington

Board of Directors

  • Rob Beale
    WM Jordan
  • Miles Lackey
  • Tufanna Bradley
    New Hanover County
  • Fredia Brady
    Convention Center
  • Chris Batten
    Bespoke Coffee & Dry Goods
  • Nancy Bullock
    Cotton Exchange
  • Cheryl Hartsoe
    Downtown Business Alliance
  • Dawn Carter
    First Bank
  • Gary Coleman
    Cape Fear Spice Merchants
  • Andrew Cooke
    McKinley Builders
  • Chance Dunbar
    City of Wilmington
  • McKay Siegel
    East West Partners
  • Hayley Jensen
    Beer Barrio
  • Rob Kaiser
    Wilmington Business Journal
  • Jan Kennedy
    New Hanover County
  • Randy Reeves
    Wells Insurance
  • Sylvia Kochler
  • Mike Lardieri
  • Chris Maher
    Tavern Law
  • Peter Maloff
  • Andrea Troccia
    Corning Credit Union
  • Girard Newkirk
    Genesis Block
  • Patt Noday
    Gray TV- WECT
  • Paul Pascarosa
    Headwater Environmental
  • Cliff Pyron
    Wilmington Business Development
  • Jennifer Rigby
    New Hanover County
  • Isabelle Shepherd
    Historic Wilmington Foundation
  • Brent Wright

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