Meet laureates in the field of Finance.

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A. Lee M. Wiggins | Legacy of Leadership Profile
A. Lee M. Wiggins | Legacy of Leadership Profile

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A. Lee M. Wiggins (1891–1980) When Lee Wiggins graduated from the University of North Carolina in 1913, he moved to Hartsville to become secretary to David R. Coker, managing partner of J. L. Coker...
Bernard M. Baruch | Legacy of Leadership Profile
Bernard M. Baruch | Legacy of Leadership Profile

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1870–1965 Bernard M. Baruch, the "Park Bench Statesman," made his fortune on Wall Street, but his greatest challenge and his greatest satisfaction were his service to his country as an economic...
Edwin F. Averyt | Legacy of Leadership Profile
Edwin F. Averyt | Legacy of Leadership Profile

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Edwin F. Averyt (1903–1978) In 1937, Edwin F. Averyt and a partner, J. C. Judy, with no experience in the insurance business, opened an accident insurance company in Columbia with only $5,000 capital...
Edwin G. Seibels | Legacy of Leadership Profile
Edwin G. Seibels | Legacy of Leadership Profile

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Edwin G. Seibels (1866–1954) "That I was not born on my father's plantation, Mount Willing in Edgefield County, S.C., in the midst of the fields of ripening cotton, was only due to the fact that there...
Francis M. Hipp | Legacy of Leadership Profile
Francis M. Hipp | Legacy of Leadership Profile

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Francis M. Hipp (1911–1995) Known as "the master of the soft sell" for his artful leadership and participatory management style, Francis M. Hipp built Greenville-based The Liberty Corporation into one...
Gayle O. Averyt | Legacy of Leadership Interview
Gayle O. Averyt | Legacy of Leadership Interview

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Gayle O. Averyt (Born October 13, 1933) In 1995, Gayle Averyt retired as chairman of Colonial Life & Accident Insurance Company, a company his father co-founded, ending an active career that began...
Gayle O. Averyt | Legacy of Leadership Profile
Gayle O. Averyt | Legacy of Leadership Profile

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Gayle O. Averyt (Born October 13, 1933) In 1995, Gayle Averyt retired as chairman of Colonial Life & Accident Insurance Company, a company his father co-founded, ending an active career that began...