Roger A. James, Jr joined Parsec in 2007 after serving as a senior vice president and senior trust advisor with Wachovia Trust. Roger began his career as an attorney, practicing exclusively in the areas of estate planning and estate administration with Strauss & Associates, P.A. in Asheville, NC. He has earned the Certified Trust and Financial Advisor (CTFA) designation from the Institute of Certified Bankers. Roger holds a Juris Doctor (JD) from the Cumberland School of Law at Samford University and a Bachelor of Arts degree in English from Baylor University.