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Joel Wiggins is the Founder of WIELD, the Wiggins Institute of Entrepreneurship & Life Skills Development.  WIELD offers development, education and direction to guide participants down the path of innovative entrepreneurship & employment, providing opportunity to build deep networks with broad resources.

Joel is an experienced business owner in several industries including automotive, real estate, apparel and others. With over 22 years as a CEO and owner of businesses, he has played a significant role in the development of many CEOs and successful leaders.

Joel is a board member of the Big Brothers Big Sisters of America (Jan. 2009-present), the nation’s largest donor and volunteer supported mentoring network.

Joel is a graduate of North Carolina A&T State University with a focus in Finance and Marketing.