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School House

School House creates fashionable collegiate apparel for universities across the U.S., under the mantra American Collegiate Craftsmanship

  • Stage $1M in TTM Revenue
  • Industry Consumer Products
  • Location Durham, NC, USA
  • Currency USD
  • Founded January 2008
  • Employees 5
  • Website

Company Summary

School House is the first American university lifestyle brand of its kind to bridge the sportswear-driven college apparel industry to the $1.4 trillion global fashion industry with a 21st century approach to design and merchandising. With trend-right product, an authentic "Made in America" supply chain, and sophisticated channel-building strategy, the brand has arms, legs, and $100MM+ potential in the global fashion arena.


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    Rachel Weeks
    Founder & Chief Executive Officer

    A Trinity Scholar to Duke University, Weeks founded School House while serving as a U.S. Fulbright Scholar to Sri Lanka from 2007-2008. Since launching in April of 2009, Weeks has driven the brand's overall strategic vision with a team of five. She has been featured in Womens Wear Daily, the Wall Street Journal, USA Today and MSNBC, and was recently honored with the SCORE Foundation’s 2011 National Outstanding Woman-Owned Small Business Award.

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    Susan Williams
    Chief Operations Officer

    As Weeks’ operational lead, Williams came to School House with a 20+ year record of achievement and demonstrated success in driving human resources and operational results in the apparel industry. She has served in corporate leadership positions at Mast Industries, Levi Strauss, Jockey International, Gap, and Ann Taylor over the course of her career.


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    Christopher Lynch, Wyrick Robbins
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    Dixon Hughes

Previous Investors

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    Ryan Allis
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    Michael Noel
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    Rick Carlisle