Best of Wilmington NC People 2020

Posted On July 8, 2020


Cothran Harris Architecture
910-793-3433, cothranharris.com

A full service architectural and interior design firm, Cothran Harris has designed private residents, apartment complexes, and commercial projects. At Cothran Harris Architecture, the focus is on the client, with careful attention paid to their architectural style and lifestyle preferences. Cothran Harris wants to ensure clients’ homes meet their needs on the inside while instilling a sense of pride with the exterior.


Jerry Mannen, Yow, Fox & Mannen, L.L.P.
910-762-2421, yfmlaw.com

Jerry Mannen has built a reputation as one of the area’s most highly esteemed attorneys over his nearly 30 years practicing law in New Hanover and Brunswick Counties. As a senior partner with Yow, Fox & Mannen LLP, Jerry Mannen provides general civil and criminal trial practice in all state and federal courts. Jerry Mannen is respected for his legal expertise, integrity, and professionalism.


Active Care Chiropractic
910-791-9130, activecarewilm.com

With the motto “We keep you moving for life,” Active Care Chiropractic has been helping their Wilmington patients lead a healthier, pain-free life since 2006. Active Care Chiropractic uses Active Release Techniques® and Laser Therapy to treat soft tissue and musculoskeletal pain, in addition to regular chiropractic adjustments. Improve your quality of life while staying in proper alignment with Active Care Chiropractic.

Dentist for Adults

Treman & Treman DDS PA
910-762-4867, tremandental.com

Doctors Mike and Steve Treman provide the full range of dental services to give you the confident, healthy and beautiful smile of your dreams!  From cosmetic dentistry, orthodontics (braces), root canals, implants, same-day crowns and general family dental care – they utilize state-of-the-art technology combined with old-fashioned care and compassion. Afraid of the dentist? You don’t have to be! Treman & Treman is a top choice for dental care in the Wilmington area.

Dentist for Pediatrics Coastal Carolina Pediatric Dentistry
910-794-2266, ccpedo.com

At Coastal Carolina Pediatric Dentistry, pediatric patients receive a positive dental experience and outstanding oral healthcare. Doctors Dimock, Weinberg, and Cherry emphasize the importance of excellent oral health in a pleasant environment. The inviting reception area and ability to relax while watching kid friendly TV during oral exams sets patients at ease and makes the dental experience fun and welcoming.

Interior Designer

Kara J’Anthony, Drifted Design and Consulting

Drifted Design and Consulting provides services to both individual homeowners and contractors alike. Drifted Design and Consulting works with homeowners on recommendations of contractors, while helping them with their selection process. For contractors who want to spend more time on the job site, Drifted Design and Consulting will work with your client to make the selections that are needed, saving you time.


Carolina Pediatrics of Wilmington
910-763-2476, carolinapedswilm.com

Started by Dr. Mary Forehand in 1989 and now offering offices in Wilmington and Hampstead, Carolina Pediatrics is known for their gentle, engaged, and professional pediatric care. Families appreciate their convenient walk-in hours for sick and urgent care as well as their nurse advice line.

Plastic Surgeon

Wilmington Plastic Surgery
910-933-0484 wilmingtonplasticsurgery.com

Among the most renowned plastic surgery practices in the Southeast, Wilmington Plastic Surgery features four board-certified plastic surgeons who are well trained and passionate about their work. Wilmington Plastic Surgery engenders trust and confidence from their patients, whether they are considering simple topical cosmetic procedures or more involved reconstructive surgeries. With more than three decades of serving the Wilmington area, Wilmington Plastic Surgery remains a leader in the plastic surgery industry.

Real Estate Agency

Intracoastal Real Estate

Since opening their doors in 1976, Intracoastal has grown to 14 offices with more than 400 agents throughout the Cape Fear region. Intracoastal specializes in residential real estate, short- and long-term property management, and project development. With a commitment to outstanding marketing, client service, and follow-up after sales, Intracoastal derives more than half of their business from referrals.


Port City Animal Hospital
910-452-4093 portcityanimalhospital.com

Dr. Chris Coble and the staff at Port City Animal Hospital provide outstanding veterinary care and pet services, making them the animal clinic of choice for the Wilmington area. With a state-of-the-art hospital facility, Port City Animal Hospital offers high-quality, compassionate veterinary care in a welcoming and friendly environment.

Wedding Planner

Amani Affairs Weddings & Events
678-744-8841, amaniaffairs.com

Amani Affairs offers full-service event planning, partial planning, month-of coordination, and a la carte services for all types of events. Amani Affairs customizes their services to help clients create the event they imagined. They offer a free consultation and personalized packages and pricing to ensure clients receive the event of their dreams at a price that meets their budget.