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1405 Benvenue Road
Rocky Mount, NC 27804
Phone: (252) 407-7844
Fax: (252) 407-7776

J. Brooks Bunting

Vice President, Southern Investment Services
Financial Consultant, Infinex Investments, Inc.

J. Brooks Bunting is a native of Scotland Neck. He is a graduate of Appalachian State University, where he earned his Bachelor of Science in Business Administration in Marketing degree. He has been a financial advisor for the past 17 years. Mr. Bunting and his wife, Rebecca, reside in Rocky Mount.

Amy Chesney

403 Boush Street
Norfolk, VA 23510
Phone: 757-446-6952

Amy Chesney

Investment Service Specialist

Amy L. Chesney has joined Southern Bank as an Investment Services Specialist in the Norfolk Boush Street office. She was previously the Development Assistant with St. Matthew’s Catholic School in Virginia Beach. She has also served as the President of the Maison Fortune’ Orphanage Foundation.

A native of Georgia, Amy graduated from Dougherty Comprehensive School in Albany, Georgia. She then earned her Bachelor’s degree in Psychology from the University of Maryland.

Amy currently resides in Chesapeake, Virginia. She has five children, Amber, Chelsea, Jackson, Gabriella, and Emma. She attends St. Matthew Church in Virginia Beach.

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202 S. Croatan Hwy.
P.O. Box 2037
Kill Devil Hills, NC 27948
Office: (252) 449-4495
Fax: (252) 449-0999

John P. Dennis, CLU, ChFC

Vice President, Southern Investment Services
Financial Consultant, Infinex Investments, Inc.

John P. Dennis has 33 years of experience as a financial consultant, specializing in wealth accumulation with an emphasis in retirement planning. With his office located in Kill Devil Hills, he serves clients on the Outer Banks and in the Hampton Roads area. A native of Portsmouth, Virginia, Mr. Dennis earned a Bachelor of Science degree in Psychology from Randolph-Macon College in Ashland, Virginia. He also earned the designations of Chartered Life Underwriter (CLU) and Chartered Financial Consultant (ChFC) from the American College of Financial Services. Mr. Dennis and his wife Norma V. Dennis reside in Nags Head, North Carolina.

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PO Box 868
101 W. Queen Street
Edenton, NC 27932
Phone: (252) 357-1427
Fax: (252) 482-4897

Angela H. Futrell

Customer Service Coordinator
Southern Investment Services

Angela Harrell Futrell is a native of Gates County and has been employed in the financial industry for the past 20 years. Ms. Futrell is a graduate of Ridgecroft School and she attended North Carolina State University. She earned a Life and Health License, as well as her Series 6, Series 7 and Series 63 registrations, and Series 65 (Investment Advisory Representative).  Ms. Futrell resides in Perquimans County.

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1405 Benvenue Rd.
Rocky Mount, NC 27804
Phone: 252-212-5657

Eva Hagwood

Investment Services Specialist

Eva Hagwood was raised and lives in Rocky Mount. She has 20 years of banking experience from many different areas of the bank. She has two children, Brooklyn and Eli. Eva graduated from Northern Nash and currently attends Nash Community College.  Eva attends Grace Reformed Baptist and is involved in Bible Study Fellowship. Outside of the office, she enjoys most things outdoors, from hiking, camping, to kayaking. She also enjoys a good book!

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4259 Winterville Parkway
Winterville, NC 28590
Phone: 252.355.3567
Fax: 252.355.3419
Cell: 252.413.8997

Bill Hopkins

Vice President, Southern Investment Services
Financial Consultant, Infinex Investments Inc.

William H. “Bill” Hopkins, Jr. has been a financial advisor for the past 28 years. A life-long resident of Greenville, Mr. Hopkins earned a Bachelor of Science degree in Industrial Technology from East Carolina University. He also holds certifications of Accredited Asset Management Specialist (AAMS) and Chartered Retirement Planning Counselor (CRPC) from the College for Financial Planning. Mr. Hopkins and his wife Pamela D. Hopkins reside in Greenville. They have two sons, William Hopkins and Mathew Hopkins.

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800 North Breazeale Avenue,
Mount Olive, NC 28365
Phone: (919) 658-7458
Fax: (919) 658-7138
Cell: 919-223-2299
Toll-Free: 800-821-0655
EXT. 7458

Rick Hughes

Vice President, Southern Investment Services
Financial Consultant, Infinex Investments, Inc.

Rickey Hughes is a native of Alabama and he has 24 years of experience in the financial industry, with his past 11 years at Southern Investment Services. Mr. Hughes is a graduate of Mount Olive College, where earned a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration degree. He also served as a Sergeant in the United States Air Force for four years and he earned a Good Conduct Medal. Hughes is a member and past President of the Goldsboro Downtown Lions Club, serving as President in 2003 and 2017. Mr. Hughes and his wife Debra reside in Goldsboro. They have two children, Will Hughes of Raleigh and Ginny Hughes of Goldsboro. Mr. Hughes is a member of St. Paul United Methodist Church in Goldsboro, where he has served as President of United Methodist Men of St. Paul; Chairman of United Methodist Men Scholarship Committee; and Member of the Finance Committee.

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P.O. Box 825
506 East Main Street
Ahoskie, NC 27910
Phone:(252) 332-5161
Fax: (252) 332-8099

Frank Jones

Vice President, Southern Investment Services
Financial Consultant, Infinex Investments, Inc.

Frank C. Jones, Jr. is a native of Cofield, NC. He earned an Associate’s degree in Civil Engineering from Wake Tech Community College and a Bachelor of Art degree in Business Administration at Elon University. He was self-employed for 19 years in the investment and insurance industry before joining Southern Investment Services. Mr. Jones and his wife, Maria R. Jones, reside in Winton with their sons, Frankie and Harrison. He is a member of Winton Baptist Church, where he serves as a Deacon.

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336 East Main Street
Murfreesboro, NC 27855-0277
Phone: 252-398-0340

Catherine Neal Pierce

Investments Assistant

Catherine Neal Pierce is a native of Ahoskie. She earned her Bachelor of Science degree in Early Childhood Education from East Carolina University. She was previously a Pre-K teacher in Hertford County, but has been an Administrative Assistant with Southern Investment Services for the past 10 years. Ms. Pierce is a member of First Presbyterian Church of Ahoskie, where she serves as an Elder.

Brent Priddy

6752 Rock Spring Road
Wilmington, NC 28405
Phone: 910-679-7423

Brent E. Priddy

Senior Vice President, Southern Investment Services
Financial Advisor, Infinex Investments, Inc.

Brent Priddy grew up in Greensboro, North Carolina and is a graduate of the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill with a Bachelor of Arts in Economics and Political Science. He has spent 38 years in banking and financial services with experience in commercial banking, corporate banking, private banking and wealth management. One of Brent’s early assignments in banking was in Wilmington and he is delighted to have been able to return to Wilmington with Southern Investment Services.

Brent has two adult sons that live in Wilmington and a daughter that is a rising senior at UNC-Wilmington. He enjoys spending time with them and being in the outdoors running, biking, kayaking, and playing tennis.

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403 Boush Street
Norfolk, VA 23510
Phone: 757-446-6961
Fax:  757-446-6997
Cell:  252-917-4588

Corey Quattlebaum

Senior Vice President, Southern Investment Services
Financial Consultant, Infinex Investments, Inc.

Corey D. Quattlebaum has been assisting customers with their investment needs for the past 28 years, the past 15 have been with Southern Investment Services. A native of Ahoskie, Mr. Quattlebaum is a graduate of Ahoskie High School and he attended North Carolina State University, where he studied Business Management. Mr. Quattlebaum and his wife Rhett reside in Norfolk. They have two daughters, Eliza and Addison. He attends Christ & St. Luke’s Episcopal Church in Norfolk.

Jason Sherwood
318 N. Hwy 64/264
P.O. Box 236
Manteo, NC 27954
Phone: 252-423-7048
Cell #:  252-473-7088

Jason Sherwood

Financial Consultant
Investment Executive, Infinex Investments, Inc.

Jason brings over a decade of experience in both the financial and insurance service industries. Jason grew up in Chesapeake, Virginia and is a graduate of Greenbrier Christian Academy. He has an M.B.A. from Waynesburg University and a Business degree from Messiah University.

Jason specializes in working with families and businesses, focusing on serious, long-term investors, helping them make educated decisions about their finances:

Do you need help with any of the following:

  • Will I outlive my money?
  • How much do I need to retire?
  • When should I take social security?
  • What is the best way to transition wealth for generations or to my favorite charity?
  • How can I best protect my family, business or income?

Jason and his family enjoy giving back to others, including Jason’s service as president of the Cranberry Area Jaycees and president of the Manteo Rotary Club. He has been a board member of the Creative Choices Pregnancy Resource Center and he has coached high school varsity basketball at Wanchese Christian Academy. He attends the Ark Church where he and his wife lead children’s church. Jason lives on the Outer Banks of North Carolina, where he and his family enjoy the beach, surfing, and the beautiful outdoors.

Steve Snow

3201 Glenwood Avenue
Raleigh, NC 27612
Phone: 919 788-1596, ext. 3350

Steve Snow

Financial Consultant, Vice President – Southern Investment Services
Investment Executive – Infinex Investments Inc.

Steve began his financial career with Merrill Lynch in Raleigh before transferring to First Citizens Investor Services, based in Louisburg, for 19 years. For the past 7 years, Steve has worked as a Financial Consultant with Wells Fargo Advisors in Raleigh. Steve holds a bachelor’s degree in Business Management from Virginia Tech. Upon graduating, he served as an officer in the U.S. Marine Corps for 4 years. Away from the office, Steve enjoys spending time with his wife, Kim, and his three sons, Patrick, Will, and Ben. His hobbies are playing golf and travel.

Parker Swart
318 N. Hwy 64/264
P.O. Box 236
Manteo, NC 27954
Phone: 252-423-7054

Parker Swart

Financial Consultant Trainee – Southern Investment Services

Parker J. Swart has joined Southern Bank as a Southern Investment Services Financial Consultant Trainee in the Manteo area.

A native of Dare County, Parker graduated from First Flight High School in Kill Devil Hills before attending the University of North Carolina in Charlotte, where he earned his Bachelor of Science in Business Administration degree with a concentration in Finance.

Parker currently resides in Manteo.

R Wilcox
403 Boush St.
Norfolk, VA 23510
Phone: 757-446-6903

Richard Wilcox

Assistant Vice President, Southern Investment Services
Financial Consultant, Infinex Investments, Inc.

Richard Wilcox is a native of Minnesota, where he earned a Bachelor of Science in Finance from Minnesota State University Moorhead. He earned his Masters of Divinity and Doctor of Ministry degrees from the Methodist Theological School in Ohio. He has served as a full-time and part-time pastor for 20 years and currently is serving as the pastor and pianist of Somerton Friends Meeting in Suffolk, Virginia. He has lived in Hampton Roads, Virginia since 2006, where he worked for Southern Bank for 7 years. He has four children and lives with his wife in Suffolk, Virginia.

Rick Wiethorn

1008 Sunset Avenue,
Clinton, NC 28328
Phone: 910-679-7999
Cell: 919-207-7571

Rick Wiethorn

Vice President, Southern Investment Services
Financial Consultant, Infinex Investments, Inc.

Richard “Rick” Wiethorn has joined Southern Bank as a Financial Consultant in the Clinton office. He has worked in the financial industry for 29 years. For seven years he was a Trust / New Business Development Officer. In 2001, he became a fully licensed Broker. He holds the Series 7 and Series 66 licenses and he also has his insurance license. For investments, Rick applies a Solution based approach derived from an established Client Investment ETHICAL Model.

Rick earned his Bachelor of Science degree in Business Administration from Indiana University of Pennsylvania.  Rick is a graduate of Cannon Financial Institute and Bucknell’s Trust School.  He is a member of the Johnston County Chapter of the Autism Society of North Carolina.

Rick and his wife, Christine, reside in Johnston County. They have three children: Eryne, Taylor, and Nicholas.

Securities, investment advisory services, and insurance products are offered through Infinex Investments, Inc., member FINRA SIPC and an SEC-registered investment advisor Infinex and Southern Investment Services are independent entities.

Investments in Securities, Annuities, and Insurance: Not FDIC Insured, Not Bank Guaranteed, May Lose Value, Not Guaranteed by any Government Agency, Not a Bank Deposit.

This site is designed for U.S. residents only. The services offered within this site are available exclusively through Infinex’s U.S. registered representatives. Infinex Investments, Inc. U.S. registered representatives may only conduct business with residents of the states for which they are properly registered. Please note that not all of the investments and services mentioned are available in every state.

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