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Les Dyer


(336) 667-1849

(336) 838-3590

Les has 35 years of experience as a financial professional. He began his career in business at Lowe's Companies, Inc. that lasted 21 years. His administrative and technical duties at the central office provided an excellent background when he made the jump to the financial services industry. Les had practiced securities since 1988 on a part-time basis, and later founded Executive Financial in 1994.

Mr. Dyer is a current member of the North Wilkesboro Kiwanis Club, Wilkes Genealogical Society, and Cedarbrook Country Club. He actively serves on the board for the Wilkes Heritage Museum, and is a representative for the Gueidens.

Jan Dyer

Operations and Accounting Manager

(336) 667-1849

(336) 838-3590

Jan began her accounting career with regional accounting firm J.A. Grisette and Company in 1976. Mrs. Dyer has continued to serve as Operations and Accounting Manager of Executive Financial since 2003. Prior to joining the firm, Mrs. Dyer successfully ran a private business enterprise for over 10 years where her responsibilities involved personnel, business management, accounting, advertising, and client development.

Mrs. Dyer enjoys volunteering at her church, playing golf, and spending time with her nine grandchildren. She is a current member of Cedarbrook Country Club.

Trenton Walsh, MBA



Trenton graduated from Catawba College with a degree in Business Management in 2021 and a Master's Degree in Business Administration the following spring. He worked at Executive Financial as an assistant from 2018 to 2021 before joining full-time at the conclusion of his Master's program. Trenton played 5 seasons of collegiate baseball and is a 2021 South Atlantic Conference champion. In March of 2023 Trenton was made partner at our North Wilkesboro office.

Mr. Walsh enjoys serving in his church, going to ballgames and being member of Oakwoods Country Club.

Payne Financial Services, Inc. – Associated Firm in Boone, NC

John L. Payne

President - Payne Financial

John has over 50 years experience in the insurance and investment services industry. Mr. Payne earned his Bachelor of Science in Business Administration and Master of Science from the University of Tennessee before serving his duty to the US Army in the Finance Corps. He is a former President of the Boone Kiwanis Club, and has served on the board of numerous charitable organizations in the Boone area.

Andrew G. Payne

Partner - Payne Financial

Andrew joined his father’s business in 2004, after a career as a photographer in Greensboro, NC. Mr. Payne earned his Bachelor of Fine Arts from the Art Institute of Boston at Lesley University. He is the fourth generation of Paynes serving the Watauga area’s financial needs for over 85 years. Andrew is pleased to continue the Payne tradition of service, integrity, and confidentiality.