Buck Beam is a partner and Vice President of Fountain Financial Associates. He joined the firm in 2005 as an Investment Adviser Representative.
Prior to joining Fountain Financial Associates, Buck was a managing director for Northwestern Mutual Financial Network from 2001, where he specialized in helping owner families of closely-held North Carolina companies with estate and succession planning. He is a graduate of Appalachian State’s Walker College of Business with a double major in Finance and Risk Management.
Outside of the office, Buck focuses his community involvement on issues facing young people. He serves as a director for Communities in Schools of Cape Fear and Smile for a Lifetime. In the past, Buck has served in a leadership position for other community and industry organizations including the North Carolina Azalea Festival, Junior Achievement, Wilmington Children’s Museum, and Appalachian State University’s Richard S. Brantley Risk & Insurance Center.
Buck and his wife Caroline have two sons, Beau and Wayland. When the sun is out you can usually find them in the waters around Wrightsville Beach.