Brittain Prigge, CFA is Balentine’s President and Head of Relationship Management. A founding partner, she also sits on the Management Committee, helping steer the strategic direction of the firm. Brittain began her career with Merrill Lynch, Pierce, Fenner and Smith. In 1994, she joined Balentine & 公司 and became a partner in 2001. Brittain continued with Wilmington Trust after Balentine & 公司’s acquisition in 2002, where she managed Wilmington Trust’s investment advisory practice in the southeastern United States. In 2014, Brittain was named one of the Top 100 Women Financial Advisers by the 金融时报》 in its inaugural list; Brittain was one of only two advisers representing the state of Georgia and the only Georgia adviser from an independent registered investment advisor (RIA) firm. In 2020 亚特兰大 Business Chronicle honored Brittain as a Women Who Mean Business honoree. Brittain frequently speaks at 《博天堂注册》 conferences and other industry events about the importance of fostering a strong organizational culture and increasing diversity within the financial services industry.
BA, Vanderbilt University
- Wilmington Trust, Head of Investment Advisory – Southeast
- Balentine & 公司合作伙伴 & Relationship Manager
- Merrill Lynch, Relationship Manager
Professional Affiliations & 奖
- 亚特兰大 Business Chronicle, Women Who Mean Business (2020)
- CFA Charterholder
- CFA Institute, Member
- CFA Society 亚特兰大, Member
- 金融时报》, Top 100 Women Financial Advisers (2014)
- OnBoard, Advocate
- Pershing Advisory Council, Member
- Breakthrough 亚特兰大, Board of Directors
- Covenant House of Georgia, Board of Directors
- L.E.A.D., Board of Directors
- Vanderbilt University, Commodore Recruitment Program (CoRPs), Interviewer & 嘉宾
- E. Rivers 教育 Foundation, Founder & 总统(过去)
- Families First, Board Member & Chair, Dining for a Difference (Past)
- Peachtree Battle Alliance, Secretary & E. Rivers Liaison (Past)
为什么 did you choose to come to work at Balentine?
I knew that in a bank I could not help people in the conflict-free way I felt was most appropriate. 2009年11月, I chose to help start Balentine because I believed we could create a wealth management firm that managed money the way that we would manage our own. Plus, I didn’t want them to do it without me! I never dreamed it would be so hard or so rewarding.
What was your best business decision?
Going to work at Balentine & 公司在1994年.
What is the toughest business decision you’ve faced?
Three months after I started at Balentine & 公司, Robert Balentine put the bond notebook on my desk and asked if I wanted to be the bond trader—I had to decide in three seconds. Despite being incredibly nervous, I said “Sure!” I was the bond trader for about six years, and it was an incredible learning experience.
What do you think makes Balentine different from other wealth management organizations?
We truly have the clients and what is best for them at the center of every decision. There is a passion and demand for excellence that I don’t think exists in the same way anywhere else.
What do you like to do in your down time away from work?
Take on my “other job”—mom and wife to three wonderful guys. I watch a lot of football and baseball games, and I wouldn’t have it any other way.
What is your favorite sport or activity? 为什么?
It’s a tie between football and baseball. Football is such a team sport, and the great teams work as one with everyone knowing their job. Plus, I admire everything about Nick Saban’s process and love Alabama with all of my heart. Baseball because my boys love it, and I love watching them play.
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