Capital Investment Companies Introduces the Financial Leadership Immersion Program

Capital Collaborates with the NC State University Poole College of
Management

RALEIGH, N.C.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Capital
Investment Companies
, one of the largest independent financial
services and brokerage firms in the Southeastern United States, in
collaboration with the NC State University Poole College of Management,
is pleased to announce the formation of the Financial Leadership
Immersion Program (FLIP). Through the FLIP program, Capital Investment
Companies will offer two students each semester an opportunity to
further develop world class knowledge gained at NC State along with a
unique opportunity to help expand the Carolinas Index while building
marketing and research intelligence on the Top 75 public companies in
North and South Carolina.

“We enjoyed great success with our beta program,” said Ben Brooks,
originator of the Carolinas Index. “Lizzie Mann and Austin Bell, our
first two NC State students to participate in the FLIP program helped
broaden our recognition and take the index to new heights. It has also
enabled the students to “FLIP” the switch from academia to real world
implementation,” Brooks stated.

Headquartered in Raleigh, N.C. for 35 years, Capital Investment
Companies (www.cico.us)
is one of the largest independent financial services firms in the
Southeastern United States. With their affiliates and strategic
partners, the firm offers a wide variety of financial services to
individuals striving to serve the Carolinas and beyond. Capital is a
four time winner (2015-2018) of the Best Employers in North Carolina by
Business North Carolina and a two time winner (2017 and 2018) of the
Best Places to Work in Money Management by Pension & Investment
Magazine. Capital Investment Companies has over 200 Independent
Professionals and has locations in 13 states.

About the Carolinas Index Capital Investment Companies, in
collaboration with the Nottingham Group, created the Carolinas Index in
2017. The Index is an equal-weighted index composed of the 75 largest
companies in the Carolinas based on market capitalization.
These
companies generally have a market cap of $150 million or greater. Look
for the Carolinas Index in the monthly edition of Business North
Carolina.

About Capital Investment Companies Capital Investment
Companies is comprised of Capital Investment Brokerage, Inc. and Capital
Investment Group, Inc., registered broker/dealers (Members FINRA/SIPC),
Capital Investment Counsel, Inc. and Capital Investment Advisory
Services, LLC (two SEC registered investment advisory firms) and their
affiliates. Capital Investment Companies (
www.cico.us)
is one of the largest independent financial services and brokerage
organizations in the Southeastern United States. Headquartered in
Raleigh, N.C., the firm offers a wide variety of financial services
including: traditional investment brokerage, money management, mutual
fund management, insurance services, estate planning, retirement plans,
trust services, mortgage services, and a community foundation. They
offer their services to individuals, corporations, and the CPA and
banking community.

About NC State University Poole College of Management The NC
State University Poole College of Management combines academic
scholarship with real-world experience to foster learning, create
knowledge, and engage with industry and academic partners in a
data-rich, global marketplace. Poole is deeply rooted in NC State’s
history as a university that excels at science, technology, engineering
and math –– taking an innovative approach to leadership and management
education by emphasizing analytical problem solving and an
entrepreneurial mindset. Poole offers undergraduate and graduate degrees
in accounting, business administration and economics, as well as
non-degree executive programs through NC State Executive Programs, LLC.
Poole’s centers and initiatives provide focused research and engagement
in the areas of enterprise risk, entrepreneurship, innovation, supply
chain, and sustainability. The college is fully accredited by AACSB
International. Learn more about the NC State Poole College of Management
at www.poole.ncsu.edu.

Contacts

Aubrey Poe
apoe@capital-invest.com