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Les Dyer


(336) 667-1849

(336) 838-3590

Les' financial services career began in 1988. He is President and founder of Executive Financial Resources, Inc. Mr. Dyer’s prior business experience includes 21 years in management and administrative duties, with Fortune 500 Company; Lowes Companies, Inc. Among other accomplishments, Mr. Dyer is past Chairman of the Wilkes YMCA Board, Past President of the North Wilkesboro Kiwanis Club and member of the Wilkes Chamber of Commerce.

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 included; personnel, business management, accounting, advertising, and client development.

Trenton Walsh, MBA

Research and Technology


Trenton graduated from Catawba College with a degree in Business Management in 2021 and a Master's of Business Administration in 2022. He worked as an assistant from 2018-2021 before joining full-time in May of '22. Trenton played 5 seasons of college baseball and is a 2021 South Atlantic Conference champion. Trenton has recently been made partner at our office here in North Wilkesboro.

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

John L. Payne


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

Secretary - Treasurer

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.