R. Brattan Gelder, III


Brattan Gelder is a graduate of the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill and Wake Forest University School of Law. After graduating from Wake Forest, he earned his first experience in estate planning as an associate in a boutique estate planning firm with offices in Asheville and Hendersonville, NC, where he focused his practice on asset protection planning and estate and gift tax planning for high net worth individuals. After joining Wachovia Securities (later Wells Fargo Advisors) in 2005, Mr. Gelder traveled extensively throughout the mid-Atlantic region as a Regional Wealth Consultant for Wachovia Securities, where he advised financial advisors and high net worth individuals on the formation and implementation of estate and tax planning strategies.

Mr. Gelder lives in Asheville where he enjoys spending time with his family, following UNC athletics and exploring the North Carolina mountains.