Financial Services

Winston-Salem, North Carolina has long been a hub of financial services and other back office activities. The community is home to a number of strong financial and insurance institutions, large corporate data centers, customer service operations and other back office functions.

 

 

ADVANTAGES FOR FINANCIAL SERVICES COMPANIES

 

Strategic Infrastructure

  • A wide array of fiber connections run through Winston-Salem and the surrounding area, many on a path from Washington D.C. to Atlanta
  • Over 2.9 million square feet of office space available in the Winston-Salem-Greensboro-High Point region at a much lower cost than most Southeastern cities
  • 3 international airports within 90 miles.
    • Piedmont Triad International Airport
    • Charlotte Douglas International Airport
    • Raleigh Durham International Airport

Workforce and Education

  • 19 Regional colleges and universities support the Financial Services companies located in the region with anchors like Wake Forest, UNC Greensboro, Winston-Salem State University, and High Point University
  • 4,800 degrees awarded each year in the region related to Finance
  • Wages that are considerably lower than most other financial regions in the nation

Favorable Business Climate

  • No inventory tax
  • Utilities known for their low cost and high reliability
  • State and local incentives
  • North Carolina is a right-to-work state

FINANCIAL TECHNOLOGY EMPLOYERS

LOCAL

  • Allegacy Federal Credit Union
  • AON Hewitt
  • BB&T
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Campus Partners
  • Centurion Global Services
  • First National Bank
  • Hatch, Inc.
  • Inmar
  • National General Insurance
  • North State
  • Truliant Federal Credit Union
  • Wells Fargo

REGIONAL

  • Aetna
  • Anomaly Squared
  • American Express
  • Bank of America
  • Dun & Bradstreet
  • General Dynamics
  • Lincoln Financial
  • Listingbook
  • Photobiz
  • UnitedHealthcare