CAPTRUST CEO and Co-founder Fielding Miller was recognized by the Triangle Business Journal in its 2016 CEO of the Year Awards. Miller is one of 20 CEOs in North Carolina’s Research Triangle area identified as having a milestone year in 2015. The class of 2016 was selected by peers and evaluated based upon the nominees’ likely impact on the region’s success in years to come. This award comes as CAPTRUST reaches the end of its initial 10-year strategic plan, a period that has witnessed the firm’s extraordinary growth.
“It’s an honor to be recognized among with so many who make the Triangle a great community to work and live in,” Miller stated. CAPTRUST Managing Director and Head of Advisor Support Group Wilson Hoyle added, “Fielding is a one-of-a-kind leader. He’s both humble and a strong motivator who isn’t afraid to challenge colleagues to do their best to help us live up to the company mission.”
As co-founder of CAPTRUST Financial Advisors, Miller is credited with setting the course for the company to become one of the nation's largest independent financial advisory firms. As chairman and CEO, he continues to lead corporate strategy, ensuring that CAPTRUST continues to innovate and remains competitively positioned. Miller remains active in all aspects of the business and chairs both the Executive Committee and Operating Committee. He is also active in the community, having served on the boards of trustees for the Ravenscroft School, East Carolina University, and the Oak Ranch. He is a graduate of East Carolina University and earned his Certified Investment Management Analyst (CIMA) accreditation through the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania.
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, North Carolina, the firm represents over $180 billion in client assets with offices in Alabama, California, Connecticut, Florida, Georgia, Iowa, Michigan, Minnesota, Missouri, New York, North Carolina, Ohio, Pennsylvania, Texas, and Virginia.