Pawn USA gets new owners
WILMINGTON — After founding and running Pawn USA for 35 years, David Jones, Sr., is retiring and selling the business to Pete Jones and Janet Monterose.
“We want to continue to serve our customers in the same tradition Pawn USA was founded,” stated Pete Jones, David’s son, in a release.
Both Pete Jones and Janet Monterose are very active in supporting UNCW athletics and serve as board members of the Seahawk Club. Janet currently serves as board president.
David Jones, who also is a former mayor of Wilmington, intends to split his time between Wilmington and Boone.
Pawn USA opened its first store in Wilmington, NC in 1980 and has proudly been serving Southeastern North Carolina ever since currently operating six stores in New Hanover, Brunswick and Duplin counties.
Pawn USA has stores on Market Street, Oleander and Carolina Beach Road in Wilmington as well as stores in Wallace and Leland, NC.
Source– Gareth McGrath–StarNews