Senior Vice President
As Senior Vice President of THE SAGE GROUP, Mr. Witherspoon directs the institutional and corporate marketing program.
Prior to co-founding THE SAGE GROUP in 2002, Mr. Witherspoon was employed as a Senior Vice President with Wachovia Securities in Atlanta. He was responsible for institutional research sales to major New York accounts including J.P. Morgan Chase, U.S. Trust, Lord Abbett, Credit Suisse Warburg and others.
During his 14-year tenure at Wachovia and Interstate/Johnson Lane (acquired by Wachovia in 1999) Mr. Witherspoon successfully reactivated a number of major dormant accounts in New York and Boston markets.
From 1964-1988 Mr. Witherspoon was Manager of Southeast Institutional Sales for E.F. Hutton and Francis I. Dupont (acquired by E.F. Hutton) in Atlanta, Georgia. In addition to directing the regional institutional sales program at Hutton, he also managed the 41-broker retail office. Previously at Dupont, Mr. Witherspoon had oversight for regional municipal trading and over-the-counter stock trading.
Prior investment industry experience was in retail sales with Equitable Securities.
Mr. Witherspoon received a BA from Vanderbilt University in 1956.