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W. Michael Bridgeman, CFIRS™, CFP®

Compliance Officer

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Michael is the Compliance Officer for Trust Company, and is based in the Raleigh office.  He is responsible for assuring compliance with North Carolina banking rules and regulations, federal BSA/AML laws and regulations, and sound fiduciary practices.  Michael is a Certified Fiduciary and Investment Risk Specialist™ and a CERTIFIED FINANCIAL PLANNER™.  He has over twenty years of experience in the financial and wealth management industry.  Prior to joining Trust Company in 2017, Michael worked at State Employees’ Credit Union as Vice President of Trust Company Compliance and Administration.

Michael holds a B.A. from NC State University, a MMC from the University of Georgia, and an MBA from Gardner-Webb University.  He is an Honor Graduate of Cannon Financial Institute’s Trust Audit, Compliance, & Risk Management School, and a graduate of Campbell University’s Southeastern Trust School.  He also is a member of the Fiduciary and Investment Risk Management Association.

Michael lives in Raleigh with his wife, Jess, and their two dogs.  In his spare time he enjoys taekwondo, grilling good food, and attending college football games.