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2024

Entrepreneurial Journey

Money Sense

March 2, 2024

Meet Jeff and Funky Fresh Spring Rolls Founder TrueMan McGee

The Upswing, 620 WTMJ

February 19, 2024

TrueMan McGee, Taking Funky Fresh Spring Rolls From Mom’s Kitchen to National Distribution

Carvd N Stone Podcast

February 6, 2024

2023

From Sherman Park Unrest a Phoenix Rises, Helping Milwaukee’s Black Businesses Thrive

Milwaukee Journal Sentinel

November 21, 2023

TrueMan McGee Interview

MATC Communications

November 2023

The True Way

MATC Communications: Alumni Magazine

November 2023

African American Chamber of Commerce Honors Jeanette Mitchell, TrueMan McGee: Slideshow

Milwaukee Business Journal

September 28, 2023

Best of Milwaukee 2023: Our Food Scene

Milwaukee Magazine

September 28, 2023

How Frozen Pizza Giant Palermo’s Plans to Grow Funky Fresh Spring Rolls into a National Brand

Milwaukee Journal Sentinel

September 20, 2023

TrueMan McGee (Episode 165)

The Cripescast Podcast with Charlie Berens

August 15, 2023

Funky Fresh Spring Rolls Expansion

WISN 12

May 12, 2023

Funky Fresh Spring Rolls is Leaving Sherman Phoenix So Its Founder Can Focus on Making the Business a National Brand

Milwaukee Journal Sentinel

May 10, 2023

Funky Fresh Closing Sherman Phoenix Restaurant, Eyes National Distribution

BizTimes

May 10, 2023

Funky Fresh Transitions to Wholesale

Urban Milwaukee

May 9, 2023

Funky Fresh Spring Rolls to Leave Sherman Phoenix Marketplace

Milwaukee Business Journal

May 9, 2023

Funky Fresh Spring Rolls to Depart Sherman Phoenix Marketplace, Focus on Retail

OnMilwaukee

May 8, 2023

Wisconsin Foodie: Sherman Phoenix Marketplace | Funky Fresh | Palermo’s

PBS

April 20, 2023

Inside the Deal: Palermo’s Acquisition of Funky Fresh Spring Rolls and the Company’s Big Plans to Grow the Brand

BizTimes

April 16, 2023

Celebrating Black-owned Businesses: Funky Fresh Spring Rolls

WISN 12 News

February 6, 2023

10 Black-owned Restaurants to Visit in Milwaukee

NBA.COM

February 2, 2023

Milwaukee is Getting Its Own TV Show, Made by the City’s Tourism Bureau

Wisconsin Public Radio

January 5, 2023

2022

More Than Food: This Successful Entrepreneur is Dedicated to Authenticity and Community Building

Entrepreneur.com

May 8, 2022

40 Under 40: TrueMan McGee, Funky Fresh Spring Rolls

Milwaukee Business Journal

March 23, 2022

We’re Open: Funky Fresh Spring Rolls in Sherman Phoenix

TMJ4

February 22, 2022

From His Parent’s Kitchen to Partnering with a National Powerhouse

The GoGedders Podcast

February 10, 2022

Funky Fresh Spring Rolls Partners with Palermo’s to Expand in Stores Nationwide

CBS 58

January 21, 2022

Funky Fresh Has Partnered with Palermo’s Pizza

88Nine Radio Milwaukee

January 21, 2022

A Bigger Future for Funky Fresh Spring Rolls Arrives, in a Partnership with Palermo

Milwaukee Journal Sentinel

January 21, 2022

Palermo Villa Buys Majority of Funky Fresh, Will Expand Distribution of Frozen Spring Rolls

Milwaukee Business Journal

January 19, 2022

Meet Third Group of Milwaukee Business Journal’s 2022 40 Under 40 Winners

Milwaukee Business Journal

January 19, 2022

Palermo’s Acquires Majority Stake in Funky Fresh Spring Rolls

BizTimes

January 18, 2022

Palermo Villa and Funky Fresh Spring Rolls Partner on Frozen Spring Roll Business

OnMilwaukee

January 18, 2022

‘Show Our Gratitude’ Packers, American Family Insurance Give Six Months Rent Relief to Businesses in Milwaukee’s Sherman Phoenix

Milwaukee Business Journal

January 3, 2022

2021

10 Amazing Vendors to Support at the Deer District Market

OnMilwaukee

September 15, 2021

Funky Fresh, A Goodman’s Desserts Chart Growth: Neighborhood Achievers

Milwaukee Business Journal

June 10, 2021

Outpost Natural Foods Focuses On Bringing In More Businesses Owned By People Of Color

WUWM

April 28, 2021

Funky Fresh Spring Rolls, Blossom Candle & Other BIPOC Businesses Partner with Milwaukee Co-Op Outpost Natural Foods 

Carvd N Stone

April 23, 2021

Find Funky Fresh Spring Rolls and Red Light Ramen Available in Some Wisconsin Grocery Stores

Milwaukee Journal Sentinel

February 16, 2021

2020

Funky Fresh Spring Rolls is giving away air fryers to people in need

88NINE RADIO MILWAUKEE

December 14, 2020

Finding Unity After Unrest: How This Black Business Hub Rose From the Ashes

NBC

September 3, 2020

Quarantine Kitchen: Cooking with Trueman McGee of Funky Fresh Spring Rolls

OnMilwaukee

July 16, 2020

Checking In: How Are You Doing as We Confront the Coronavirus?

Milwaukee NNS

May 13, 2020

Funky Fresh Spring Rolls Adapting Business Model During Pandemic

TMJ4

March 23, 2020

Funky Fresh Spring Rolls Provide Anchor for Sherman Phoenix Revitalization Efforts

CBS58

March 15, 2020

TRUE Skool ‘Pipeline’ Podcast – LIVE Recording with TRUEman McGee

True Skool TV

January 21, 2020

2019

Funky (and Unique) Spring Rolls at Sherman Phoenix

Shepherd Express

October 3, 2019

Bravo! Entrepreneur Award Recipients

BizTimes

May 30, 2019

This Entrepreneur is Combining Spring Rolls with Math to Help Neighborhood Kids

88Nine Radio Milwaukee

May 29, 2019

Funky Fresh Spring Rolls Brings a Tasty Twist to Arithmetic

Milwaukee Courier

April 27, 2019

Local Business Combines Healthy Meals with Math Lessons

TMJ4

March 29, 2019

Fit Fresh Funky | Funky Fresh Spring Rolls

Wisconsin Foodie

February 1, 2019

2018

This Fitness Guru Hopes His Healthy Spring Rolls Can Help Transform a Neighborhood

Milwaukee Magazine

October 27, 2018

Food Entrepreneurship and Resilience – A Funky Fresh Take With Trueman McGee

Edible-Alpha Podcast

October 18, 2018

FaBcap 2: After the Pitches

FaB Wisconsin

August 16, 2018

Funky Fresh Spring Rolls Now Open in The Shops of Grand Avenue

OnMilwaukee

May 15, 2018

Funky Fresh Spring Rolls Founder on How You Too Can Win Business Funding from FedEx

Black Enterprise

March 19, 2018

Project Pitch It: Funky Fresh Spring Rolls

Project Pitch It

February 17, 2018

Funky Fresh Spring Rolls: A Start-Up Scales Up

SBDC

2018

2017

How TrueMan McGee Turned His Fitness Odyssey Into a Funky Fresh Spring Roll Empire

Small Business Trends

December 6, 2017

MKE Food Truck Series: Funky Fresh Spring Rolls

Milwaukee LIVE

August 15, 2017

Unique Flavors Make Funky Fresh Spring Rolls

Shepherd Express

August 15, 2017

Funky Fresh Spring Rolls Serving Small Business Success

CBS 58

June 2, 2017

Funky Fresh Idea Taking Off in Milwaukee

WisBusiness

May 9, 2017

Funky Fresh Wins National FedEx Grant

BizTimes

May 8, 2017

Funky Fresh Spring Rolls Gets a Boost from FedEx Grant

OnMilwaukee

May 4, 2017

2017 FedEx Small Business Grant Contest Bronze Winner

FedEx

April 25, 2017

What Started as a Weight Loss Goal Turned into Funky Fresh Spring Rolls

Milwaukee Journal Sentinel

January 27, 2017

2016

Rev Up MKE: A Competition that Encourages Businesses to Think and Grow Locally

WUWM 89.7

September 23, 2016

Rev-Up MKE

Near West Side Partners

September 21, 2016

KIVA Loan: 100% Funded

KIVA

July 8, 2016

Brian Kramp Spends Time in the Kitchen to Learn About Funky Fresh Spring Rolls

FOX 6

May 12, 2016

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