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Our Team

Scott began serving as a Regional Director in May 2023. Prior to that, he served as Associational Mission Strategist of the South Roanoke Baptist Association in Greenville. Scott also has over 15 years of local church experience, serving in the roles of Associate and Lead Pastor. While in local church and associational ministry, Scott had the privilege of serving on the Baptist State Convention of NC Board of Directors and Executive Committee, along with serving a two-year term as President of the NC Associational Missions Conference.

Scott is a graduate of Gardner-Webb University (B.A.) and Southeastern Baptist Theological Seminary (M.Div.). He also holds a Accredited Asset Management Specialist (AAMS) designation. Even though he grew up in Catawba County, he has spent most of his ministry in Eastern NC. Scott is married to Crystal, and they are the parents of two high schoolers. He enjoys sports, fishing, and cheering on his children in their extra-curricular activities. He is an avid Carolina Hurricanes fan and is also a hockey dad. Scott and his family are members of First Baptist Church, Washington.


Scott Setzer, AAMS®

VP, Regional Director


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, Regional Director

Chris Jones

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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