About Us

The Wake Forest Business and Industry Partnership (BIP) is a 501(c)3 nonprofit corporation promoting Wake Forest as a destination for business and industry through economic development activities which expand the tax base, increase job opportunities and foster positive economic impact on our community.


The BIP is comprised of three board members, the town manager and town economic development staff. The BIP works closely with the Town of Wake Forest and Town Board of Commissioners.  

Jason Cannon
President & Economic     Development Director

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Jennifer Gaston
Senior Project Manager

Board Members

Beth Stout, Board Chair
Brett Hanna, Board Member
Jonathan Hand, Board Member