What Our Clients Have to Say
Dean Smith - Former Head Basketball Coach, Univeristy of North Carolina
I've known Earl for over 30 years and consider him a good friend. He and his firm are constantly developing new, creative financial strategies and they provide excellent advice.
Frank Daniels - Former Publisher, News and Observer
Wes has provided excellent products and service to the News and Observer, and has implemented creative, beneficial plans for me personally.
C. Felix Harvey, III - Chairman, Harvey Enterprises / Former UNC Trustee
I have had the pleasure of working with Earl and Wes Chesson who arranged a very creative financed life insurance program on my life. The results of their work have been excellent and have helped me fund a significant charitable gift.
Anson Dorrance - Head Coach Women’s Soccer, University of North Carolina, 21 National Championships
Over the years I have been fortunate to work with Earl. He has made certain that the programs in place for my family members and me are unsurpassed in financial quality and value.
Paul Rizzo - Chairman, Franklin Street Partners / Former Vice Chairman, IBM
Hill, Chesson & Woody provides state-of-the-art benefit services to our firm. Their plan design, communications, and administration are superior.
John Bratton, Jr. - Founder, Wake Stone Corporation
Wes and Earl Chesson helped me implement a life insurance program that enabled me to make charitable gifts I otherwise could not have made. They exceeded their projections by 80%! I most heartily recommend working with Wes and Earl.
Doug Breeden - Former Dean, Duke Fuqua School of Business / Founding Partner, Smith Breeden Associates
It has been my pleasure to work with Earl Chesson who has helped me design and implement significant improvements to my life insurance program. He has a very high level of understanding of both the insurance and reinsurance markets, and his knowledge in these areas led to very satisfactory results in our work together. I wholeheartedly recommend him to you.
Jim Heavner - Owner, Vilcom Interactive Media, LLC
Earl has been instrumental in my personal estate planning. He continues to bring me state of the art ideas from his area of expertise, and he has worked effectively with my other advisors to tailor his ideas to my needs.
Bill Pinna - Attorney, Pinna, Johnston & Burwell, P.A.
I have worked with Earl Chesson for over 35 years in numerous estate and business planning situations for our clients. I never worry if Earl is involved because he is very detail oriented and is meticulous in his attention to paperwork.
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