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Pete Burgess

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Pete Burgess is the owner of Tar Heel Basement Systems, leading experts in basement waterproofing, crawlspace encapsulation, radon mitigation, and foundation repair. Not only has he grown his small business from 2 employees to 19, but he has expanded their service area from the High Country of NC all the way through the Triangle of NC.

Tar heel Basement Systems is based out of Boone NC. Pete has made it his goal to assist small businesses in the areas to help assist in the growth of their business. In order to do so, he has joined the Chamber of Commerce in all of our service areas to represent the interest of local small businesses in the area.

Tar Heel Basement Systems is part of 5 Chambers in NC and Va. In addition, Pete has joined numerous Home Builders Associations to support our struggling Contractors and associated businesses. Pete gives presentations to HBA's on marketing/sales techniques that will help grow their small businesses


  • Boone
  • Blowing Rock
  • HIgh Point
  • Bristol
  • and Washington County Chamber of Commerce. Bristol
  • High Country
  • and Winston Salem Home Builders Association.


His most recent contribution was putting on a Marketing and Sales presentation for the High Country Home Builders Association in Boone, NC. They are a struggling small business market that were looking for Pete's advice on how to expand and make their small business more successful. It was an hour long presentation offering personal secrets on ways to market their company and successfully sell their small business.

Pete Burgess is the hardest working individual I have ever met. At the age of 72, he is still putting everything he has into his small business. He is at the office everyday working hard to find new ways to help local small businesses. While it continues to grow, Pete makes it a point to offer his advice and contributions to small businesses. He also tries to give as much as he can to small businesses that call asking for donations. He is a huge influence in the small business market.



Nominated by Jackie Hoffman


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