Addition of Brian May

Smith, Salley & Associates is pleased to announce the addition of Brian May as an analyst and portfolio manager. May, a resident of Greensboro, comes to Smith, Salley & Associates with 14 years of experience in research and portfolio management. Prior to joining SS&A, he was most recently a Partner and Senior Portfolio manager with Jonathan Smith & Co.

May received a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration from Appalachian State. May also received a Masters of Divinity from Asbury Seminary. He currently serves as the Chairman of the Elder Board at Grace Community Church.

"It is not often that a firm is able to hire an associate with such a demonstrated research and analytical background like Brian," said Mackay Salley, Chairman and CIO of SS&A. "His experience and knowledge will be a tremendous asset as we continue to expand the capabilities of the firm."

Smith, Salley & Associates is a registered investment advisor founded in December 2003 located in Greensboro, NC. The firm serves clients who seek a relationship with their financial partners, offering financial planning and wealth management for high net individuals, trusts, profit sharing plans, foundations and corporations.