T. Carl Turnage, CFP, CTFA, AWMA
Phone: (919) 933-8800
Mr. Turnage serves as Principal and Portfolio Manager of Wilbanks, Smith & Thomas Asset Management, LLC and sits on the Investment Committee. He has over 35 years of experience in the business. Prior to joining the firm in 1994, he worked for the trust departments of several regional banks in North Carolina. He spent 12 years in actual account administration and service and four years as Sales Manager for the Trust Department of Central Carolina Bank.
Mr. Turnage has served on a sub-committee of the Trust and Investment Management Division of the American Bankers Association responsible for writing the qualification exam for the Certified Trust and Financial Advisor designation. He also has been a guest lecturer at the Duke Institute for Learning in Retirement, a member of the Durham Orange Estate Planning Council. He is actively involved in Rotary, both domestically and internationally, and currently serves on the District Grants Committee. He was awarded the Paul Harris Fellow by Rotary International.
Mr. Turnage graduated from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill and holds the professional designations of Certified Financial Planner, Certified Trust and Financial Advisor, and Accredited Wealth Management Advisor. He also has been a licensed Securities Broker, a licensed (NC) Real Estate Broker, and is licensed to sell life and health insurance in North Carolina.