Biography
Matt Raines | Balentine Associate Relationship Manager in Raleigh

Matt Raines

Matt Raines is an Associate Relationship Manager in Balentine’s Raleigh office. Prior to joining Balentine, Matt spent more than six years at CAPTRUST Financial Advisors, most recently as senior client management consultant. In this role, he provided support to institutional clients, including corporate pensions, endowments, and foundations. An active member of the community, Matt is a trustee of the North Carolina Humanities Council and a member of the Cameron School of Business Economic and Finance Advisory Council. Matt is an alumnus of the University of North Carolina at Wilmington, where he majored in finance and economics.

Education

BS, University of North Carolina at Wilmington (Finance and Economics)

Professional Experience

CAPTRUST, Senior Client Management Consultant

Community Involvement

  • North Carolina Humanities Council – Gubernatorial Appointee, Trustee
  • UNCW Cameron School of Business Economic and Finance Advisory Council, Member
  • UNCW Cameron School of Business Alumni Steering Committee, Past Board Member
  • The Wade Edwards Foundation and Learning Lab, Past Treasurer and Board Member

Q&A

Why did you choose to come to work at Balentine?

I was immediately drawn to the team-based approach and the culture that it produces. Balentine is a place where the person beside you wants to see you succeed and grow in your career as much as you do.

What inspires you to come to work each day?

I’m inspired by my colleagues who, with their varied backgrounds and unique skill sets, come together in a team-based manner for the greater good of serving our clients and helping them meet their goals.

What is the most exotic place you have ever been?

My wife and I traveled to Bali, Indonesia, for our honeymoon in 2017.

If you weren’t in this business, what would you be doing?

I would, in some way, shape, or form, be involved in the golf industry. I love the game and the opportunity to spend time outside enjoying the scenery that so many of the great courses offer.

If you were abandoned on a deserted island, what would you bring?

My wife, Lindsey, and our labradoodle puppy, Sooie. Together, the three of us could survive anything that comes our way!

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