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Release Date: 9/21/2018

Tysons Corner, VA - BB&T Scott & Stringfellow Financial Advisor and Managing Director Drew M. Karr has been selected for the 2018 Forbes 2018 Top Next-Gen Wealth Advisors list.

The 2018 Top Next-Gen Wealth Advisors list includes 1,000 young, talented advisors who represent the future of the wealth management industry. Each advisor was nominated by their respective firm, then vetted and ranked by SHOOK Research.

Each advisor is chosen based on an algorithm of qualitative and quantitative criteria, including:

  • In-person interviews
  • Industry experience
  • Compliance records
  • Revenue produced
  • Assets under management

“The Top Next-Generation Wealth Advisors is truly an esteemed list, and we are delighted to see Drew recognized as one of the nation’s most promising financial advisors. This is testimony to his strong commitment to the client relationship, investment excellence and overall professionalism” said Bryan S. Cram, President, Private Client Group, BB&T Scott & Stringfellow.

Karr joined the firm in 2009. As a member of The Atlantic Group of BB&T Scott & Stringfellow, he is a senior relationship manager for private wealth clients, and leads the group’s Corporate & Executive Services practice. He works directly with corporate executive clients and business owners; advising on monetization strategies, investment management and generational wealth planning. Karr has earned the Certified Investment Management Analyst® (CIMA®) certification, and is a graduate of The Pennsylvania State University with a bachelor’s degree in accounting.

About BB&T Scott & Stringfellow
Founded in 1893, Richmond-based BB&T Scott & Stringfellow is a division of BB&T Securities, LLC, member FINRA/SIPC. BB&T Securities, LLC, is a full-service regional brokerage and financial services firm with 60 offices in Virginia, West Virginia, North Carolina, South Carolina, Maryland, Pennsylvania, Alabama, Georgia, Texas and Florida. It is a wholly owned subsidiary of BB&T Corporation (NYSE: BBT). BB&T Securities, LLC, employs more than 1,000 people, including 280+ financial advisors. For more information visit our website:

About BB&T
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