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Chatter with BNC

Podcast dedicated to all things business in North Carolina. We talk to the state's leaders in healthcare, manufacturing, education and more about their business, passions and lives in an entertaining and informative manner.

Aug 11, 2021

Welcome to Business North Carolina's Weekly Roundup, serving up interviews with some of the Tar Heel State's most interesting people. On today's episode, we are joined by Hunter Westbrook, the president of  HomeTrust Bank of Asheville. He describes how the largest financial institution based in western North Carolina has grown to nearly $4 billion in assets since converting to a mutual savings and loan in 2012. The West Virginia University graduate discusses competition with megabanks and fintech companies and the rapid growth of the Asheville economy.