New Member – Wade Layton

Please join us in welcoming our new member Wade Layton sponsored by Seth Jernigan.

Wade Layton is a senior vice president and the market president for BB&T’s Durham, Person, Granville and Orange county territories. Wade and his team are directly responsible for the commercial banking activities within these markets.  Wade is a multi-year Sterling Performer and Best of the Best winner, placing him in the top 5% at BB&T. 

Wade has been with BB&T for 15 years and was promoted to Durham in January of 2019 after holding the market president position in Roanoke, VA, where he covered 19 counties in South Western VA.  Prior to Roanoke, Wade was the market president in Rocky Mount and Kinston, NC.  Wade was also a commercial banker in Goldsboro, NC after finishing the BB&T Leadership Development Program in 2004. 

Wade grew up in Kinston, NC.  He received his BS degree in business management from NC State with a finance concentration and his MBA from East Carolina University.  Wade is a graduate of The Graduate School of Banking from Louisiana State University. 

Wade’s wife, Blaire, is also from Kinston and attended NC State and ECU.  Wade and Blaire have 3 handsome boys named Parker (9), Wagner (5) and George (2).  Wade enjoys boating, hiking, mountain biking, yard work and spending time with his family. 

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