Board of Directors

Board of Directors

2016-2017 Executive Board

Carter Harrell, chairperson
Downtown business manager
Fidelity Bank

Bill Harrison, PhD, vice-chair
Downtown business owner, realtor
Chair – design and appearance committee
Parlér Properties

Joe Kimray, treasurer
Downtown business owner
B&W Hardware

James Warren, secretary
Downtown property and business owner
WakeForestAttorneys.com

Board Members

Shannon Arner
Downtown business owner
Pet ‘n Nanny, LLC

Karen Bennion
Downtown business manager
Brooks Street Bowl

Lisa Hayes, Town of Wake Forest
Downtown Development Director
Town of Wake Forest

Marc Iafrate
Commercial Real Estate Developer and Downtown Property Owner
Capital City Real Estate Group

Angela Jamison, vice chair
Downtown business owner
Chair – marketing committee
Communicopia Marketing Services, Inc.

Michael Johnson, chair
Downtown property owner
Chair — economic development committee

Nancy Jo Lee
Downtown business owner
Nancy Jo Photography

Kent Lower
Wake Forest business owner
CIRCA Magazine

Dawn Nakash
Wake Forest business owner  
Chair – events committee
Daybreak Marketing Services, LLC


Scott Poole

Downtown business manager
Wake Electric Membership Corporation

Jennifer Smart  
Assistant Director, Wake Forest Historical Museum
Wake Forest Historical Museum

Greg Harrington
Town Commissioner ex-officio
Town of Wake Forest

Chip Russell
Town of Wake Forest Planning Director, ex-officio
Chair – organization committee
Town of Wake Forest

Ann Welton
Downtown Business Manager, ex-officio
Wake Forest Area Chamber of Commerce