Vinton E. Fountain, III is the President and founder of Fountain Financial Associates. With more than 31 years of experience in the financial services industry, Vinton specializes in solving problems and providing financial advice for successful individuals. In 1998, Vinton formed Fountain Financial Associates, Inc. following successful careers with with Wachovia Corporation and the Centura organization.
Vinton earned a BA from North Carolina State University. Prior to that, he graduated from Virginia Episcopal School in Lynchburg, Virginia. He has successfully taken the Series 7, Series 66 and Series 24 examinations.
As a professional with significant experience on financial topics, Vinton has contributed articles to the Wilmington Star News and Greater Wilmington Business, has been featured on WWAY for investment perspective, and his views have been published in the book, “Successful Financial Planners” by Allen Duck.
Vinton is an active participant in his community, having served in a leadership capacity on numerous boards including the Greater Wilmington Chamber of Commerce, Wilmington Industrial Development, YMCA, Cape Fear United Way, Cape Fear Academy, and the Advisory Board for the UNCW Watson School of Education. He has been an officer for Rotary International, the Wilmington Executive Club, and an elder for the First Presbyterian Church. Vinton is a member of the Investors Roundtable and the Coastal Entrepreneurial Council.
Vinton is originally from Tarboro, NC. He and his wife, Clayton, live in Wilmington, and have three daughters, Clayton, Mary Grigg and Perry. Together, they enjoy boating, travel and sports.