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BB&T SCOTT & STRINGFELLOW ANNOUNCES PAUL BOPP JOINS THE GREENVILLE, SC OFFICE

Release Date: 5/8/2015

RICHMOND, VA - Paul Bopp has joined BB&T Scott & Stringfellow as Managing Director and Complex Manager. Bopp’s offices of responsibility include Greenville, SC and Asheville, NC. Bopp has more than 16 years of experience in the financial services industry, starting with Ameriprise before joining BB&T where he was a group director in the Wealth division. Most recently he was director of Wealth Management at First Citizens bank before joining BB&T Scott & Stringfellow in January 2015.

Bopp earned a BA in neuroscience from Hamilton College, Clinton, NY, in 1997 and an MBA from Emory University, Atlanta, GA, in 2012. In addition, Bopp holds the CERTIFIED FINANCIAL PLANNER™ certification awarded by the Certified Financial Planner Board of Standards. He holds the Series 7, 9, 10, 24, 63 and 65 securities licenses.

“Paul’s previous experience managing offices in large markets will be invaluable to BB&T Scott & Stringfellow as we expand our presence in the Greenville and Asheville markets,” said Private Client Group Regional Manager Mike Owen. “He will represent our firm well in the western Carolinas region, an area we’re excited to be in.”

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 46 offices in Virginia, West Virginia, North Carolina, South Carolina, Maryland, Georgia, Florida, Kentucky and Alabama. 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 $186.8 billion in assets and market capitalization of $26.8 billion, as of Dec. 31, 2014. Based in Winston-Salem, N.C., the company operates 1,839 financial centers in 12 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. More information about BB&T and its full line of products and services is available at BBT.com.