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Christopher R. Best


Christopher R. Best, Executive Director, joined BB&T Asset Management in 2006 and Sterling Capital Management through merger in 2010. He has investment experience since 2006. Chris is a senior client strategist and is responsible for raising assets within the RIA/DCIO marketplace. Prior to joining BB&T, he held an analyst position with Credit Suisse. Chris received his B.A. in Political Science from North Carolina State University and his Masters of Trust and Wealth Management from Campbell University.

Area of Focus

  • Retirement Plan Intermediaries and Advisors

Previous Experience

  • Credit Suisse
  • SunTrust


  • B.A. North Carolina State University
  • M.T.A. Campbell University

Affiliations and Professional Licenses

  • FINRA Series 6, 63 & 65
Christopher R. Best
Christopher R. Best

Executive Director

Senior Client Strategist

(704) 609-2807

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