About Us

Benton Spiker

Ben has over a quarter century of experience in trust department management and high-level wealth management for client families focusing on long-term estate planning, family governance, philanthropy, asset management, and business-succession planning.


  • SunTrust Bank, Roanoke, VA – Senior Vice President – Client Advisor
  • First Community Bank, Charleston, WV – Vice President
  • United National Bank, Charleston, WV – Vice President, Trust Department
  • Centura Bank, Charlotte and Greensboro, NC – Vice President
  • Barnett Bank, Titusville, FL – Manager, Trust Department


  • B.B.A., Trust Management – Campbell University
  • National Graduate Trust School – Northwestern University
  • Certified Trust and Financial Advisor – The Institute of Certified Bankers
  • Registered Representative Series 7 & 65/ Virginia Life and Health

Community Footprint

At Pearson Hall, Inc., all advisors are encouraged to be active members of their communities.

  • Roanoke Valley Speech and Hearing Center — Chair, Board of Directors
  • Carilion (Hospital) Pediatric Surgical Center, Dental, Oral and Maxillofacial Clinic — Financial Development
  • The Trust Education Foundation, Campbell University –— Board of Directors

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