Chief Compliance Officer & Investment Committee Member
Prior to working at Smith Salley, Brian was Senior Portfolio Manager for Jonathan Smith & Co. in Greensboro. In his 14 years at Jsco, he gained experience in equity research, portfolio management, client care and operations. At Smith Salley, Brian’s primary focus is on compliance and portfolio management.
Brian is the last of nine children and grew up in Hickory, North Carolina. His wife, Anna, is a retired third grade teacher from Caldwell Academy. He is the happy father of four adult children and grandfather to four more. Brian has a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration from Appalachian State University, and a Master of Divinity from Asbury Theological Seminary. He has served as an Elder and former Chairman of the Elder Board of Grace Community Church where he and Anna currently attend.