Management Team


David B. Gilbert, MBA, CFA®
Executive Vice President,
and Wealth Manager

Mr. Gilbert has over 40 years of experience in the investment management business. Prior to joining the company in 1994, Mr. Gilbert was President and co-founder of Salem Investment Counselors, Inc., where he was CEO and portfolio manager. Mr. Gilbert's earlier experience was with Wachovia Bank and Trust Company, N.A., in Winston-Salem where he served as Vice President in Capital Management.

Dave received a Master of Science of Business Administration with a concentration in Management from the University of North Carolina at Greensboro and a Bachelor of Arts degree in Psychology from the University of Arkansas. He retired as a colonel in the U.S. Army Reserve in 1994.

Dave and his wife Carol split their time between Winston-Salem and Pine Knoll Shores. He is an avid golfer and duck hunter but enjoys time with his grandchildren the best.