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CAPTRUST Enhances Presence in Southeast

Drew McCorkle Joins the Firm's Atlanta Office

CAPTRUST Financial Advisors, one of the nation’s leading independent retirement plan advisory firms, announced today that it has hired Drew McCorkle as vice president, financial advisor. McCorkle will be based in the firm’s Atlanta office and focus primarily on providing retirement plan advisory and consulting services to corporate fiduciaries. An experienced ERISA lawyer, he will also deepen the firm’s resources for helping clients with fiduciary governance issues.

A frequent speaker and writer on issues concerning qualified plans and employee benefits, McCorkle comes to CAPTRUST from Hewitt EnnisKnupp where he was a partner. Previously, he was a partner at Arthur Andersen and a law partner and trial attorney in Washington, DC. As a lawyer, he handled wide variety of cases involving ERISA issues.

“Drew is a crucial addition to the Atlanta team,” said J. Fielding Miller, CAPTRUST co-founder and CEO. He added, “Strengthening our presence in Atlanta is a step toward our long-term plan for growth and providing the best talent and expertise to our clients.” CAPTRUST began its presence in Atlanta with the acquisition of Palmer & Cay Investment Services from Wachovia in 2005.

About CAPTRUST Financial Advisors

CAPTRUST Financial Advisors is an independent investment research and fee-based advisory firm specializing in providing retirement plan and investment advisory services to retirement plan fiduciaries, executives, and high net-worth individuals. Headquartered in Raleigh, N.C., the firm represents $122 billion in client assets with locations in Alabama, California, Connecticut, Florida, Georgia, Iowa, Massachusetts, Michigan, Minneapolis, Minnesota, New York, North Carolina, Ohio, Pennsylvania, Texas, Virginia, and Washington, D.C.