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BB&T SCOTT & STRINGFELLOW ANNOUNCES WOOTTON PROMOTED TO MANAGING DIRECTOR

Release Date: 6/1/2016

Richmond, VA - Madison P. Wootton, CFA, Financial Advisor with BB&T Scott & Stringfellow’s Richmond, Virginia office, was promoted to Managing Director on April 28, 2015.

His promotion recognizes the hard work and dedication he has shown to his clients and the firm. Wootton's knowledge, experience and client relationships are highly valued by BB&T Scott & Stringfellow and are critical to the firm’s long‐term success. Madison Wootton, Chuck Wheeler, Erin Sutton and Reed Blair comprise the Frontier Investment Group of BB&T Scott & Stringfellow, a private client financial advisory team.

A graduate of the University of Virginia, Wootton began his investment career in 1995 in the trust department of the Union Bank of California. He received the CFA designation in 1998 and joined Scott & Stringfellow in November 2001. He is a board member of the Virginia Commonwealth University Foundation and serves on its investment committee.

About BB&T Scott & Stringfellow
Founded in 1893, Richmond, Va. 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 48 offices in Virginia, West Virginia, North Carolina, South Carolina, Maryland, Georgia, Florida, Kentucky, Alabama and Texas. It is a wholly owned subsidiary of BB&T Corporation (NYSE:BBT). BB&T Securities LLC, employs more than 1,000 people, including 260 financial advisors. For more information visit our website: BBTScottStringfellow.com.

About BB&T
BB&T is one of the largest financial services holding companies in the U.S. with approximately $208.8 billion in assets and market capitalization of approximately $27.8 billion, as of September 30,2015. Based in Winston-Salem, N.C., the company operates 2,150 financial centers in 15 states and Washington, D.C., and offers a full range of consumer and commercial banking, securities, brokerage, asset management, mortgage and insurance products and services. A Fortune 500 company, BB&T is consistently recognized for outstanding client satisfaction by the U.S. Small Business Administration, Greenwich Associates and others. BB&T has also been named one of the World’s Strongest Banks by Bloomberg Markets Magazine, one of the top three in the U.S. and in the top 15 globally. More information about BB&T and its full line of products and services is available at BBT.com.