Wayne Brothers Companies announces a new shareholder. Brandon Spears, who currently serves as the Chief Financial Officer, has elected to accept the opportunity to purchase shares and become a shareholder through a private offering. Spears joins the other shareholders: Keith Wayne, Bobby Phillips, John Ashworth, Chad Hensley, Isaiah Wayne, Jim Rhodes, and Adam Weisner.
“Brandon has made significant improvements in our operations and continually puts the company in a sound financial position. His continued contribution to the Executive Committee, and now the Board of Directors, will be valuable as we grow operations.”, explains Keith Wayne, CEO and President.
Spears graduated from Appalachian State University with a Bachelors in Finance (2005), Bachelors in Accounting (2006), Masters in Accounting (2007), and in 2008 became a Certified Public Accountant. He began his career with Wayne Brothers in 2014 as a Controller with seven years of public accounting experience, six years specifically in Construction. His experience and leadership led to improved conditions and processes in the Accounting and Financial Departments. In 2017, Brandon was promoted to Chief Financial Officer where he currently manages financial planning, budgeting, procurement, and investment activities for all companies. Brandon is also serving as the President of the Charlotte Chapter of the Construction Financial Managers Association.
Spears is married to Dr. Lindsay Spears (Carolina Crossroads Dental Care) and have two children, Ella Rose and Eli Boone. They are members of Eufola Baptist Church and the Statesville Country Club where they spend an excessive amount of time losing golf balls and enjoying ice cream with the kids. Spears comments that “I am very proud to be part of this great company and for this personal accomplishment, but I realize I couldn’t have done it, nor would it be worth doing, without the support from everyone. Thank you to all of my teammates and a special thank you to my wife.”