First Carolina Wealth Team

Managing Director - First Carolina Wealth
John has over 45 years of experience in the trust, securities, and financial planning industries, including: CEO of a North Carolina independent trust company, General Counsel and Investment Advisor to Gordon P. Getty Family Trust, and Corporate Attorney in one of the nation’s largest law firms. He holds a Master of Laws degree in Taxation from Georgetown University Law School; an MBA in Finance and Investments as well as a Juris Doctor degree from George Washington University; and an Honors Bachelor of Arts degree in Political Science from Marquette University. He is a columnist, speaker, CLE lecturer, expert witness, and Adjunct Assistant Professor of Finance for the Love School of Business at Elon University. Additionally, his experience includes being a past Chair of the Trust and Investment Services Subcommittee of the ABA’s Banking Law Committee and the Legislative and Uniform Trust Code Committees, as well as a Council member of the NC Bar Association’s Estate Planning and Fiduciary Law Section. He is also a member of the Wake Estate Planning Council.
Drew Ginsberg, CTFA
Trust Officer - First Carolina Wealth
Drew is a Certified Trust and Fiduciary Advisor (CTFA) with over eight years of experience in the trust, investment, and wealth management industry, working with individuals, families, businesses, and non-profit organizations. In his role as Trust Officer for First Carolina Wealth, Drew is responsible for the day-to-day management of client relationships, working closely with clients to plan and achieve their financial goals. He holds a bachelor’s degree in Communications from the University of Maryland and is a member of the Durham Orange Estate Planning Council.

Bishop Golden
Wealth Administrator - First Carolina Wealth
Bishop holds a Business Management degree from the University of Alabama at Birmingham and has over six years of industry experience. In his role as Wealth Administrator for First Carolina Wealth, Bishop assists with the management of day-to-day team operations, supports the ongoing growth of the First Carolina Wealth business portfolio, and provides excellent service to First Carolina Wealth clients.