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Les Dyer

President

(336) 667-1849

(336) 838-3590

les.dyer@taiadvisor.com

Les's illustrious career took root at Lowe's Central Office, where he dedicated 21 years to the fortune 500 company. Having obtained his financial professional licenses in 1988, his passion for helping individuals secure their financial futures led him to embark on a journey of entrepreneurship in 1994. Les's proficiency in this field has earned him a reputation as a trusted advisor in his community and beyond.

Beyond the world of finance, Les is deeply involved in his church and community. He continually serves and contributes to making a positive impact on the lives of those around him. His dedication to community and service derives from his love for family, history, and the Lord.

With Les Dyer, you get more than just a financial expert; you gain a partner in securing your financial future, and a compassionate advocate for the betterment of your community.

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

Partner

336-452-7844

trenton.walsh@taiadvisor.com

Trenton graduated with a bachelor's degree from Catawba College in 2021 and a Master's Degree in Business Administration the following spring. He had worked part-time in the financial services industry since 2018 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. After passing the required financial professional examinations, Trenton was made partner at our North Wilkesboro office in March of 2023.

Mr. Walsh is a familiar face in his community, volunteering at his church and playing golf at Oakwoods Country Club. Trenton has a deep appreciation for his community's history in business, and hopes to continue this legacy through serving others at Executive Financial for years to come.

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

John L. Payne

President - Payne Financial

john.payne@taiadvisor.com

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.payne@taiadvisor.com

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.