According to the 2017 Retirement Confidence Survey, 24% of workers had less than $1,000 saved for retirement.*

Waightstill "Wade" M Scales IV, CLU


Wade is a third generation within the business. The personal dynamics resonate on every level; he is part of a family that does tremendous work helping others with family matters. Wade works hard to help and educate clients in a career that he describes as “budding, challenging, and rewarding.”

After graduating from UNC Chapel Hill in 2007, Wade spent a year in Charlotte, NC learning the fixed life, disability, and long-term care brokerage. The following year, Wade went abroad where he learned The Gold Standard of customer service as an Adventure Coordinator with The Ritz Carlton, Grand Cayman.

Wade uses his age as an advantage as he strives to expand the Sound Partners product offerings with his licenses and interest in securities and his affiliation with Equitable Advisors. By implementing the type of customer service, he became accustomed to with the Ritz, Wade hopes to build on his father’s work and grandfather’s legacy through hard work, honesty, client education, engagement and service to Greenville.

Wade is married to his high school sweetheart, Bonnie. Outside of work, Wade enjoys spending time on the water with family and friends, fishing, Carolina basketball, ECU football, and grilling out.

California Insurance License #: 0L86100

Email Wade Greenville, NC 252-756-9630

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