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Chip Black

Chip Black is the founder and president of Black & Associates, LLC. Chip has over 35 years experience in the estate and financial planning field. He is a graduate of the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, and received the Chartered Life Underwriter (CLU), and Chartered Financial Consultant (ChFC) diplomas and designations from the American College, Bryn Mawr, PA. The National Association of Estate Planning Councils has designated Chip as an Accredited Estate Planner (AEP). This accreditation is awarded to estate planning professionals who meet strict education, experience and ethical requirements. Chip shares his time and talents with his community and numerous nonprofit organizations. He is a founding board member and current president of the Community Foundation of Burke County, Inc., and a charter member and first president of the Rotary Club of Burke-Sunrise. He currently serves as Mayor for the Town of Valdese, and is Past Chairman of the Western Piedmont Council of Governments.

chip.black@lpl.com

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Will Cannon

Will Cannon joined Black & Associates in March of 2011. Will is a graduate of Pfeiffer University in 2003 where he received a BS in Business Administration with a Finance concentration, and later completed his MBA in 2008. Will has 14 years of experience in the Financial Services industry, and has been designated by the CFP Board of Standards, Inc. as a CERTIFIED FINANCIAL PLANNER™. This certification is awarded to individuals who have attained the highest standard of excellence in personal financial planning, ethics, and continuing education.  Will currently serves as Chairman of the Good Samaritan Clinic  board of directors, and is active in his local  community and church. Will and his wife Stephanie reside in Morganton with their children Ella, William, and Caroline.

williamb.cannon@lpl.com

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Jordan Greene

Jordan Greene joined Black and Associates, LLC in April of 2015.  He is a graduate of Appalachian State University where he received a BS in Finance and Banking.  He has worked in the financial sector for over 7 years.  Jordan has been designated by the CFP Board of Standards, Inc. as a CERTIFIED FINANCIAL PLANNER™.  This certification is awarded to individuals who have attained the highest standard of excellence in personal financial planning, ethics, and continuing education.  Jordan is also a licensed agent for life, accident, health and long-term care insurance.  He currently serves on the Board of Directors for Burke Hospice, Mimosa Hills Golf Club, and Agape Retirement Home.  Originally from Marion, NC, Jordan now resides in Valdese, NC with his wife Hayley and son Nash.

jordan.greene@lpl.com

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Tammy Arrowood

Tammy Arrowood joined Black & Associates in April of 2001 as Office Manager and Administrative Assistant. She is responsible for the management of our digital document and information system, and handles service requests from clients and providers.  Tammy is a licensed agent for life, accident, and health insurance. She is a 2001 graduate of Western Piedmont Community College, with an Associate’s Degree in Paralegal Technology. While at Western Piedmont, she served as Vice-President of Student Government and Vice-President of the Paralegal Association. Tammy resides in Morganton with her husband Billy.

tammy.arrowood@lpl.com