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BB&T SCOTT & STRINGFELLOW ANNOUNCES THE BERARD ▪ JONES GROUP JOINS THE PONTE VEDRA, FL OFFICE

Release Date: 6/10/2015

RICHMOND, VA - BB&T Scott & Stringfellow announces The Berard ▪ Jones Group of BB&T Scott & Stringfellow has joined the firm. The group includes David H. Berard, Ryan H. Jones, CFP®, Mark A. Jones, CFP®, Susan Dampier Day and Karen R. Berard.

David H. Berard joins the firm as a Senior Vice President and Financial Advisor and has more than 32 years of experience in the financial services industry. He was most recently employed by Wells Fargo Advisors and holds the Series 7, 6, 63, 65 and Life, Health and Variable Insurance licenses.

Ryan H. Jones, CFP®, joins the firm as Senior Vice President and Financial Advisor and has more than 17 years of experience in the financial services industry. He was most recently employed by Wells Fargo Advisors and holds the Series 7, 6, 63, 65, and Life, Health and Variable Insurance Licenses. He completed the CERTIFIED FINANCIAL PLANNER® professional education program at the College for Financial Planning.

Mark A. Jones, CFP®, joins the firm as a Financial Advisor and has more than 11 years of experience in the financial services industry. He was most recently employed by Wells Fargo Advisors and holds the Series 7, 66, and Life, Health and Variable Insurance Licenses. He completed the CERTIFIED FINANCIAL PLANNER® professional education program at the College for Financial Planning.

Susan Dampier Day joins the firm as a Registered Client Service Associate and has more than 20 years of experience in the financial services industry. She holds the Series 7, 63, 66, 9, 10 and Life, Health and Variable Insurance Licenses.

Karen R. Berard joins the firm as a Client Service Associate and has more than 22 years of experience in the financial services industry.

“We found BB&T Scott & Stringfellow and BB&T’s integration of wealth management, banking services and capital markets to be the most effective client service model on the street,” said Berard. “We’re excited to be able to offer all of these services to our clients.”

“We are very excited to welcome The Berard - Jones Group to our North Florida Complex,” said BB&T Scott & Stringfellow Complex Manager Chris Sivley. “Their extensive experience and expertise will be a great asset to BB&T Scott & Stringfellow.”

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 47 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 $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.