Our Partners

We are grateful to these partners who have supported Winston Starts’ emerging companies with enthusiasm, energy, time, and financial support.

Capital Donors

With deep gratitude to Don and Robbin Flow and John and Betty Whitaker for their enduring devotion to Winston-Salem and for living out their dream that has become Winston Starts. We stand with you in your commitment to our community and to making Winston Starts an economic force for years to come.

Stan and Liz Kelly

Drs. Anthony and Katherine Atala

Nathan and Julie Hatch

Steve Reinemund

David Neill

Bill and Cynthia Tessien

Jay and Jane Helvey

Taylor and Taylor LLP

Kilpatrick Townsend and Stockton, LLP

Todd and Page Johnson

Richard Noll and Natalie Jensen-Noll

Austin and Jennifer Byrne

Mike and Julie Baughan

Dave and Sue Wahrhaftig

Wombie Bond Dickinson US LLP


Hanesbrands Inc.

Wells Fargo

Abbot Downing

Vic and Roddy Flow

Marie and Guy Arcuri

Steve and Molly Lineberger

Prim Family Foundation

Sutton Family Foundation

Paul Fulton and Nan Crawford

John Burress

Frank L. Blum Construction Company

Winston-Salem Foundation

Richard A Brenner

Graham and Janice Bennett

Wake Forest Baptist Health

The Budd Group

Reynolds American

Annual Donors

Leadership Circle


Don & Robbin Flow

John C. Whitaker Jr.

Dave & Sue Wahrhaftig

Billy Prim


Richard Noll & Natalie Jensen-Noll


Dr. Nathan & Julia Hatch


Jennifer Byrne

Richard Wimmer

David Neill


Elizabeth & John Allison

Red & Marinda Maxwell

Molly & Steve Lineberger

Claire & Randall Tuttle

Royall R. Brown Jr.

Liz & Stan Kelly

Gwynne & Dan Taylor

McMahon Family Fund


Hal Eason

Richard Browne

Robert Egleston

Susan & Bob Boles

Todd Johnson

Felice & Richard Brenner

Somya Qureshi

Betsy Brown

Robert Leak

Corporate Sponsors








Collaboration Partners

University Partners