From boardrooms and ballrooms to sleeping on the streets, Balentine employees continue to support our communities by raising funds and awareness, offering expertise in finance and investments, and giving of our time, talents, and energy to the not-for-profit and charitable organizations each of us finds most meaningful. Here’s how Balentine employees have contributed to the greater good over the past year.
Chairman Robert Balentine often reminds us that we spend more time with our colleagues than we do with our families; that’s why, at Balentine, we try to balance working hard for our clients with having fun together. Here are our favorite moments and proudest accomplishments from the past year at Balentine.
“This is my dream job; it’s the culmination of my entire career,” explained Brittain Prigge following her appointment as president of Balentine. In celebration of this achievement, she sat down with us to reflect on her 26 years in the financial services industry. In addition to sharing her favorite memories from the early days of Balentine & Company, she discussed her key areas of focus as president and what fuels her passion for giving back.
On June 1, 2018, Chief Investment Officer Adrian Cronje was named chief executive officer of Balentine. To mark the occasion, he shared his thoughts on a range of issues, including what he’s most excited about in this new role, how he’ll manage Balentine’s continued growth, advice for would-be entrepreneurs, and the biggest threats facing RIAs.
For the past five years, the Tuesday after Thanksgiving has been celebrated as #GivingTuesday, a day to refocus on what matters most—giving back to those in need. Balentine believes strongly in giving, and this November has been no exception!
Balentine’s Director of Institutional Relationships and Chief Investment Officer explain the benefits of a Global Asset Allocation (GAA) strategy in the article “Don’t Let Buy and Hold Leave You in the Cold.”
Balentine has always believed in giving back to the communities through which we earn our living. Today, every member of our team is engaged with the community.
Balentine maintains an emphasis on continuing education, and employees are highly involved in industry and peer-group organizations.
There is a long-standing correlation between Super Bowl winners and the market’s performance for the remainder of the year.
Balentine was recognized as one of the “Best Places to Work in Money Management,” ranking second among firms with fewer than 50 employees.