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Raleigh Wealth Strategist to Chair Meals on Wheels Audit Committee

09-02-2011 09:17 AM CET | Business, Economy, Finances, Banking & Insurance

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RALEIGH, N.C. (September 1, 2011) — W. Landon Watts, wealth strategist for Raleigh-based Banyan Rock & Talent (, has been elected chair of the Audit Committee for the Meals on Wheels of Wake County ( board of directors. He will serve a two-year term and help oversee the financial reporting and disclosure process for the organization.

“The expertise and energy that Landon brings to the Meals on Wheels board is immeasurable,” says Alan Winstead, executive director of Meals on Wheels of Wake County. “We are thankful to have him as part of our team.”

Watts has volunteered with the organization for 15 years, serving as a board member since 2008. He has also served several years as co-chair of the Fat Tuesday benefit, working closely with the fundraising committee in securing new partnerships and private contributions.

“I look forward to a new challenge serving as the chair of the audit committee,” says Watts. “The organization does so much to meet the needs of our community’s citizens, and I am proud to support their efforts.”

Watts has been with Banyan Rock & Talent since 1997. He specializes in wealth strategy solutions, focusing on retirement and insurance planning. Visit for more information.

About Meals on Wheels of Wake County:
Since 1974, Meals on Wheels has been providing nutritious meals to the homebound elderly and persons with disabilities in Wake County in an effort to improve health, reduce isolation, and prevent inappropriate institutionalization. Serving as many as 1,500 meals daily to homes and nutrition centers, Meals on Wheels provides the frailest of our community’s citizens with a voice to achieve healthful independence. For more information, visit

About W. Landon Watts:
W. Landon Watts specializes in wealth strategy solutions for individuals, corporations and institutions, focusing on retirement and insurance planning in both the non-profit and for-profit sectors. Watts joined Banyan Rock & Talent in 1997. He currently holds an Investment Company and Variable Contract license, as well as a Life and Health Insurance license. Though not a CPA, Watts and Banyan Rock & Talent wealth strategists work within specific legal parameters to indicate tax-advantage opportunities that clients along with their accountants can utilize. Watts understands everyone has different goals, risk tolerances and objectives; he enjoys customizing each portfolio for his clients. Watts received a Bachelor of Science degree from Appalachian State University in 1993. He is licensed to conduct business in Florida, Indiana, North Carolina, South Carolina and Virginia. For more information visit,, or call (919) 782-0033.

About Banyan Rock & Talent:
Based in Raleigh, N.C., Banyan Rock & Talent is a collaboration of registered reps with FSC Securities Corporation. Founded in 1986 on the philosophy that strength, growth and the diversification of their client's hard-earned money is made possible through knowledge, diligence and years of experience, Banyan Rock & Talent specializes in areas including stocks, bonds, mutual funds, variable annuities, retirement strategies, market timers, life insurance, disability insurance and applied real estate. All strategists are registered representatives offering securities through FSC Securities Corporation, a registered broker-dealer, and member of FINRA/SIPC. For further information, visit 3356 Six Forks Road Raleigh, NC 27609, or call (919) 782-0033.

Securities offered through FSC Securities Corporation, Member FINRA/SIPC. Banyan, Rock & Talent is not affiliated with FSC Securities Corporation or registered as a broker/dealer.

Media contact Brian Van Norman and his related contact information is not affiliated with FSC Securities Corporation.
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