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Zack Medford

Founder & President, N.C. Bar and Tavern Association


Zack Medford is the founder of the North Carolina Bar and Tavern Association.  The group advocates on behalf of more than 1,000 small bars and taverns across North Carolina.

Zack is a husband, a father, community activist, and small business owner. He lives, works, and plays in Downtown Raleigh, North Carolina. He’s actively involved in the Downtown Raleigh community and can usually be found at one of his Fayetteville Street establishments, or hanging out at home with his family.


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