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Our Team

Harry Nelson serves as the President & Chief Executive Officer of Provision Financial Resources. Provision aims to encourage and enable wise financial stewardship for the glory of God and the good of the world. Provision is the trust affiliate of NC Baptists and offers investments, trust services, and other financial services to individuals, Christian organizations, and churches. Harry is responsible for the overall leadership of the organization. Prior to joining Provision in 2023, Harry was with Eventide Asset Management where he held several leadership roles including serving as the firm’s Chief Operating Officer. Before that, Harry was President of GuideStone Capital Management. A recognized leader in the faith-based investing industry, he has an extensive investment and financial services career having held leadership roles at Eventide, GuideStone, Golden Capital Management (now Allspring Global Investments), Charles Schwab, and First Union (now Wells Fargo) Institutional Trust division.

Harry earned a Bachelor of Arts at The Citadel and a Master of Arts in Leadership from Dallas Baptist University. He has earned a Certified Investment Management Analyst (CIMA®) designation from the Investments and Wealth Institute and taught in conjunction with the Wharton School of Business at the University of Pennsylvania.

Harry has served on the Board of the Charlotte Institute for Faith and Work and the Christian Investment Forum. He is a member of the Southeastern Society at Southeastern Baptist Theological Seminary and is a member of Faith Baptist Church in Youngsville, NC. Harry enjoys spending time with his family and is a trail runner.


Harry Nelson, CIMA®

President & CEO


201 Convention Drive Cary, NC 27511

President & CEO

Harry Nelson, CIMA®

EVP, Chief Financial & Operations Officer

Dolly B. Pierce, CPA

SVP, Chief Trust & Planned Giving Officer

Erich Hamm, AAMS®, CTFA®

SVP, Chief Credit Officer

Russell C. Jones

Executive Assistant

Allyson Velez

Marketing & Communications Manager

Brandon Ward

VP, Director of Church Lending

Daryl W. Trexler

VP, Controller

Lori M. Williams, CPA

Special Projects Manager

Robert E. Simons

VP, Regional Director

Scott Setzer, AAMS®

Donor Relations Associate

Susan Kimball

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