Garret and Mike Bedrin from Salons by JC Greensboro named 2017 Small Business Persons of the Year by The Greensboro Chamber of Commerce

May 12, 2017

Salons by JC is very proud to announce the recent award bestowed upon Salons by JC Franchise owners Garret and Mike Bedrin by the Greensboro Chamber of Commerce, for 2017 Small Business Persons of the Year.  The awards luncheon was held at the Van Dyke Performance Space.  The Greensboro Chamber of Commerce, along with their partners Arts Greensboro, Guilford Merchants Association, The Mayor’s Committee for Persons with Disabilities, and the Nussbaum Center for Entrepreneurship, announced the winners of the 2017 Small Business Awards.  Keynote address was delivered by Lynn Douthett, the District Director of the U.S. Small Business Administration’s North Carolina District Office.  Emcee for the event was Brian Vannoy, Chief Credit Risk Officer with Allegacy Federal Credit Union.

The Bedrin Legacy

Garret and Mike Bedrin are 3rd generation retail and real estate investors and hands on managers.  They own the exclusive rights to Salons by JC in the Triad market with franchises in Greensboro, Winston-Salem and announced plans to open a location in High Point.  

The first salon, with 19 suites, opened in Greensboro on Jan 6, 2015 .  The second salon, located in Winston-Salem, opened in February 2016 and features 46 suites.  The most recent salon to be added to the Bedrin Organization mix is the High Point location that is slated to open Fall 2017 with 26 suites.  The Salons by JC salon suite concept,  has helped nearly 100 beauty professionals in the Triad area transition from a traditional employee to small business owners.

The Bedrin Organization currently own and manage over 1.2 million square feet of retail; with over 300,000 square feet of retail in the Triad market.  The centers in the Triad are traditionally 95% leased and feature such tenants as: TJ Maxx, Ross, Dollar Tree, Krispy Kreme, Maxie B’s, Jos. A. Bank, Chico’s and Honey Baked Ham.  

About the Greensboro Chamber

The Greensboro Chamber of Commerce is the largest business organization in the community serving more than 1,000 member businesses through programming designed to help them succeed and grow. The Chamber was established in 1877 as one of the first groups of its kind in the state.  A partner in the Guilford County Economic Development Alliance, the Chamber also serves as Greensboro’s primary economic development organization, with special emphasis placed on community and entrepreneurial advancement through Action Greensboro and Launch Greensboro.

Salons by JC corporate headquarters salute Garret and Mike Bedrin and the Greensboro franchise for their award and wish them continued success in the salon suite business.    

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